Rivermen have Victoria Grizzlies on the ropes

Grizzlies forward Andrew Amousse carries the puck past Langley Rivermen defenceman Garrett Valk during the first period at The Q Centre. (DARREN STONE, TIMES COLONIST) Brian Drewry The Langley Rivermen played a stingy defence to stymie a depleted Victoria Grizzlies team and push the Grizzlies to the brink of elimination. The Rivermen jumped out to […]

Langley Rivermen sail past Grizzlies in overtime

Grizzlies defenceman Michael Adamek tries to get a shot away while getting tripped up between Rivermen players Tyler Schleppe, left, and Max Bulawka during the first period at The Q Centre on Tuesday night. DARREN STONE, TIMES COLONIST Brian Drewry The Victoria Grizzlies clawed back to make Game 3 ­interesting, but still couldn’t sink the […]

Gameday: Grizzlies host Langley for Game 3

Head to head (Playoff series): – 1-1-0-0 Tonight’s game between the Rivermen and the Grizzlies will be game 3 of their first round playoff matchup. After dropping game 1 by a score of 3-2, the Grizzlies came out on fire in game 2, putting up 8 goals while only surrendering 3. The Grizzlies will look to take the […]

Victoria Grizzlies, Langley Rivermen shooting for series lead in Game 3

Forward Matthew Wood, seen practising on March 30, has scored for the Grizzlies in both games against the Langley Rivermen. ADRIAN LAM, TIMES COLONIST) The B.C. Hockey League Coastal Conference first-round playoff series between the fifth-seed Victoria Grizzlies and fourth-seed Langley Rivermen provided a bit of everything over the first two games on the Lower […]

Grizzlies even BCHL playoff series against Langley Rivermen

Cleve Dheensaw The fifth-seed Victoria ­Grizzlies evened their B.C. Hockey League Coastal ­Conference opening-round playoff series against the fourth-seed ­Rivermen 1-1 with an 8-3 ­victory Saturday night at George ­Preston Arena in Langley. Matthew Wood, finalist for both the BCHL MVP and top rookie awards, Kalen Szeto, Connor Eddy, Michael Hoekstra, Devon deVries, Jack Gorton, […]

Grizzlies lose in BCHL playoff opener

Cleve Dheensaw Joseph Messina scored with 37 seconds remaining in regulation time to give the fourth-seed Rivermen a 3-2 victory in Langley over the fifth-seed Victoria Grizzlies on Friday night in the opening game of their best-of-seven B.C. Hockey League Coastal Conference opening-round playoff series. The second game is tonight in Langley. The third and […]

Rookie sensation Wood has Grizzlies revved up for playoffs

  Grizzlies rookie forward Matthew Wood won the BCHL scoring title with 85 points in 46 games. ADRIAN LAM, TIMES COLONIST Cleve Dheensaw Matthew Wood has already captured two titles in the 2021-22 B.C. Hockey League season as leading goal and points scorer in just his rookie season to make his name for the 2023 […]


BURNABY, B.C. – The 2022 Shaw BCHL Playoffs start tonight as the league begins its first postseason in two years with 16 teams competing for the Fred Page Cup. The playoffs open up with the Penticton Vees hosting the Trail Smoke Eaters tonight in Game 1 of their Interior Conference quarterfinal, before the other seven […]