BCHL announces plans to celebrate 60th Anniversary

The 2021-22 season is the 60th anniversary for the BCHL and the league has announced plans to celebrate the milestone and honour the rich history of the league going back to its inception in 1961. The league’s 60th Anniversary plans include an outdoor event, retro jerseys for each team, a retro theme night in each building and […]

Grizzlies land American NHL draft prospect Delay

Massachusetts product Tim Delay will be in the Grizzlies den next season. Cleve Dheensaw / Times Colonist MARCH 10, 2021 09:57 PM When you get a recommendation from Alex Newhook, you don’t Delay. The Victoria Grizzlies didn’t. As a result, they have landed a player ranked for the 2021 NHL draft. Forward Timmy Delay from […]

Newhook shines, Garand awaits crease decision at Canadian world junior camp

Former Victoria Grizzlies captain Alex Newhook had a strong performance in Team Canada’s intrasquad game on Wednesday. Cleve Dheensaw / Times Colonist DECEMBER 9, 2020 09:48 PM Former Victoria Grizzlies ­captain Alex Newhook earned rave reviews Wednesday night after scoring a goal and ­adding an assist for Team Red in a scrimmage at the Canadian […]


Victoria Grizzlies forward Alex Newhook was selected 16th overall in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Avalanche. The 18-year-old came into the draft ranked as the 13th North American skater by NHL Central Scouting. He led the BCHL in scoring this season with 102 points and took home the league’s MVP award. Although […]

Colorado Avalanche select Grizzlies’ Newhook 16th overall at NHL draft

Former Victoria Grizzlies captain Alex Newhook beams Friday at Rogers Arena in Vancouver after being selected 16th in the first round of the NHL draft by Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic, right, and other members of the team executive. Photograph By JONATHAN HAYWARD, THE CANADIAN PRESS Brian Drewry / Times Colonist JUNE 21, 2019 […]


CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday that Alex Newhook of the Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL) has been named the CJHL’s Most Valuable Player Award recipient for the 2018-19 season. Newhook earned the accolades over fellow CJHL MVP finalists Dylan Holloway (F), Okotoks Oilers (AJHL); Brodie MacArthur, (F) Summerside Western Capitals (MHL); Josh […]