8 - TIME NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
1998-1999 British Columbia Hockey League Season
Vernon Vipers Royal Bank Cup Champions

1998-1999 British Columbia Hockey League

COASTAL CONFERENCE
Island Division GP W OTW L OTL GF GA PTs
Nanaimo Clippers 60 36 1 21 2 298 229 76
Cowichan Valley Capitals 60 34 2 20 4 290 256 76
Victoria Salsa 60 31 4 22 3 282 234 73
Powell River Kings 60 12 5 43 0 216 346 34
Mainland Division GP W OTW L OTL GF GA PTs
South Surrey Eagles 60 39 1 19 1 323 244 81
Chilliwack Chiefs 60 35 3 20 2 354 272 78
Langley Hornets 60 19 1 38 2 242 294 42
Burnaby Bulldogs 60 14 1 43 2 214 347 32
INTERIOR CONFERENCE GP W OTW L OTL GF GA PTs
Vernon Vipers 60 50 2 6 2 305 145 106
Prince George Spruce Kings 60 34 3 20 3 305 229 77
Penticton Panthers 60 29 4 22 5 230 197 71
Merritt Centennials 60 21 2 31 6 224 277 52
Quesnel Millionaires 60 19 4 36 1 222 342 47
Trail Smoke Eaters 60 11 3 43 3 166 259 31

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1999 British Columbia Hockey League Playoffs

PLAYOFF FORMAT
  1. The top three teams in each Coastal Conference Division, along with the top four teams in the Interior Conference will participate in the Playoffs.
  2. THE 1ST ROUND: will be a best of five mini-series between the six teams of the Coastal Conference where, 1 vs 6, 2 vs 5 & 3 vs 4, with the remaining highest seeded winner receiving a 'bye' to the 3rd Round.
  3. THE 2ND ROUND: will be a best of five with the remaining two teams from the Coastal Conference Mini Series and the four teams of the Interior Conference, 1 vs 4 and 2 vs 3 in a best of seven series.
  4. THE 3RD ROUND: will be a best of seven with the remaining two teams from each Conference.
  5. THE FINAL ROUND: will be a best of seven between the remaining two teams.

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Subway Cup - BCHL CHAMPIONSHIP
COASTAL 1ST ROUND GP W L GF GA
South Surrey Eagles defeat Langley Hornets 4 3 1 18 10
Chilliwack Chiefs defeat Cowichan Valley Capitals 3 3 0 13 5
Victoria Salsa defeat Nanaimo Clippers 3 3 0 11 6
INTERIOR SEMIFINALS GP W L GF GA
Prince George Spruce Kings defeat Penticton Panthers 7 4 3 21 29
Vernon Vipers defeat Merritt Centennials 5 4 1 31 18
COASTAL 2ND ROUND(South Surrey had BYE) GP W L GF GA
Chilliwack Chiefs defeat Victoria Salsa 5 3 2 15 14
COASTAL CHAMPIONSHIP GP W L GF GA
Chilliwack Chiefs defeat South Surrey Eagles 7 4 3 27 30
INTERIOR CHAMPIONSHIP GP W L GF GA
Vernon Vipers defeat Prince George Spruce Kings 4 4 0 24 8
CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL GP W L GF GA
Vernon Vipers defeat Chilliwack Chiefs 5 4 1 26 18

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1999 Regional Playdowns

Mowat Cup - BC Championship GP W L GF GA
Vernon Vipers defeat Kimbeley Dynamiters (Rocky Mountain JHL) 4 3 1 25 11
Doyle Cup - BC vs AB Championship GP W L GF GA
Vernon Vipers defeat Calgary Canucks (Alberta JHL) 5 4 1 21 13

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1999 National Championship

Royal Bank Cup - Canadian Championship Tournament
Round Robin
Vernon Vipers 1 W / 3 L
Abbott Cup Game - Vernon Vipers defeat Estevan Bruins (Saskatchewan JHL) 3 - 2
Semifinal
Vernon Vipers defeat Bramalea Blues (Ontario Provincal JAHL) 3 - 2
Final
Vernon Vipers defeat Charlottetown Abbies (Maritime JAHL) 9 - 3

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