60th ANNIVERSAY SEASON
14 - TIME NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
2021-22 British Columbia Hockey League Season

BCHL NEWS

Each team to appoint a live-scoring staff member to double check scoring plays during the games on BCHL TV and make changes to the online box score when a goal has been incorrectly scored. In-game scoring changes will be announced by the arena's PA announcer and will be noted on the broadcast. The league office will review all scoring changes after the fact to ensure they are accurate.

The members of the BCHL's Executive Committee were extended and the committee also added one member. Graham Fraser (Penticton) will continue to serve as the Chairman of the Board with David White (Wenatchee) and newly-added Rich Murphy (Trail) serving as Vice-Chairs. Also on the committee is Brooks Christensen (Salmon Arm), David Michaud (Alberni Valley), and Ron Walchuk (Victoria).

The Board also voted in favour of bringing back the league office staff with contract extensions for all members. Chris Hebb will continue as the BCHL Commissioner, Dave Cannon will stay on as the league's Executive Director, Business Development and Brad Lazarowich will remain the BCHL's Director of Officiating & Player Safety. Meanwhile, Steven Cocker has been promoted to the role of Deputy Commissioner, Jesse Adamson will take on the role of Manager, Communications & Events and Jake Baker will now be the BCHL's Manager, Finance & Events.

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Rule Changes:

Add an Instigator or Aggressor penalty to a fighting major upon review.

The video review will be conducted through the Sporfie app and game officials will review on an iPad in the scorekeeper's box.

Department of Player Safety will conduct a pilot on the efficiency of a coach's challenge. These instances will also be conducted through the Sporfie app and will be reviewed by game officials on an iPad, for Offside, Goalie Interference, Puck Out Of Play, Hand Pass, and Pucks Illeagally High Sticked.

Centremen will be given a warning on their first faceoff offence infraction, not an automatic ejection. Second offence is a minor penalty.

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SHOWCASE SERIES

2021 BCHL SHOWCASE FESTIVAL BY BAUER October 20 - 24, CHILLIWACK, B.C.
BCHL Teams GP W L SOL OTL PTs OTW GF GA
Alberni Valley Bulldogs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chilliwack Chiefs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coquitlam Express 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cowichan Valley Capitals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cranbrook Bucks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Langley Rivermen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Merritt Centennials 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nanaimo Clippers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Penticton Vees 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Powell River Kings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Prince George Spruce Kings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salmon Arm Silverbacks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Surrey Eagles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Trail Smoke Eaters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vernon Vipers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Victoria Grizzlies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wenatchee Wild 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
West Kelowna Warriors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Points garned during the "Showcase Series" are awarded towards the "Regular Season Standings".

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REGULAR SEASON

REGULAR SEASON NEWS

Pre-season camps to begin early September, not in August.

Regular Season to be 54 games, to start October 8, 2021.

Realignment:

Rather than having three divisions, the league will split into two conferences: the Coastal Conference and the Interior Conference.

The Coastal Conference will consist of the 2019-20 Island and Mainland Division teams, minus the Prince George Spruce Kings.

The Interior Conference will see the Cranbrook Bucks added as well as the Prince George Spruce Kings.

The BCHL announced several changes to its schedule today along with travel procedures for visiting teams playing in Wenatchee.

SCHEDULE CHANGES DUE TO COVIC-19 RESTRICTIONS

Visiting teams will fly into Washington State and return back across the land border.

Players and staff traveling across the border will follow all COVID-19 guidelines, including providing a negative test before crossing into the U.S. and before returning to Canada.

Alberni Valley, Cowichan Valley, Nanaimo and Surrey were originally scheduled to play one-off away games in Wenatchee and will now make those games up amongst each other. Those four home games will not be made up for the Wild, which means they will play 50 games this year instead of 54.

Due to the unbalanced schedule caused by these changes, the BCHL regular-season standings will be determined by point percentage rather than total points.

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2021-22 BCHL REGULAR SEASON

COASTAL CONFERENCE GP W L OTL SOL T PTS PT % OTW GF GA PIM RK
Alberni Valley Bulldogs 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chilliwack Chiefs 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Coquitlam Express 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cowichan Valley Capitals 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Langley Rivermen 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nanaimo Clippers 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Powell River Kings 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Surrey Eagles 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Victoria Grizzlies 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
INTERIOR CONFERENCE GP W L OTL SOL T PTS PT % OTW GF GA PIM RK
Cranbrook Bucks 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Merritt Centennials 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Penticton Vees 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Prince George Spruce Kings 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salmon Arm Silverbacks 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Trail Smoke Eaters 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vernon Vipers 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wenatchee Wild 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
West Kelowna Warriors 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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PLAYOFF SERIES

PLAYOFF FORMAT

TIE-BREAKER CRITERIA:

WITH RESPECT TO PLAYOFFS, FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING THE TOP TEAMS, THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA SHALL BE USED UNTIL THE TIE IS BROKEN:

  • The Team having the best WINNING PERCENTAGE (Total Points/Max Number of Points)
  • Team Having the Most WINS IN GAMES VS EACH OTHER
  • The team having the most WINS IN GAMES AGAINST EACH OTHER
  • The team having the most POINTS IN GAMES AGAINST EACH OTHER
  • The team having the best GOALS FOR AND AGAINST IN GAMES AGAINST EACH OTHER. (By taking the goals for and subtracting the goals against in games between the teams)
  • Should teams remain tied after the above tie breakers, the team with the best WINNING PERCENTAGE in games involving CONFERENCE OPPONENTS ONLY will be used to determine the CONFERENCE STANDINGS. (This tie-breaker only applies in determining conference standings )

PLAYOFF FORMAT:

THE 2022 SHAW BCHL PLAYOFFS, WILL ADHERE TO THE FOLLOWING STRUCTURE:

  • The top-eight teams from each conference will qualify for the postseason and play a best-of-seven series based on the following seeding: 1 vs 8, 2 vs 7, 3 vs 6 & 4 vs 5.
  • The teams will then reseed in the next round, for the following order: 1 vs 4, 2 vs 3 in each conference.
  • The winners will then play in their respective Conference Final.
  • The winner of the Coastal Conference final will play the winner of the Interior Conference in the Fred Page Cup BCHL Finals.

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ROUND 1 - BCHL PRELIMINARIES Top
COASTAL CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
(1 VS 8) GF GA OT
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(2 vs 7) GF GA OT
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(3 vs 6) GF GA OT
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(4 vs 5) GF GA OT
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INTERIOR CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
(1 VS 8) GF GA OT
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(2 vs 7) GF GA OT
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(3 vs 6) GF GA OT
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(4 vs 5) GF GA OT
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ROUND 2 - BCHL QUARTERFINALS Top
COASTAL CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS
(1 VS 4) GF GA OT
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(2 vs 3) GF GA OT
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INTERIOR CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS
(1 VS 4) GF GA OT
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(2 vs 3) GF GA OT
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ROUND 3 - BCHL SEMIFINALS Top
COASTAL CONFERENCE FINALS
(1 VS 2) GF GA OT
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INTERIOR CONFERENCE FINALS
(1 VS 2) GF GA OT
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ROUND 4 - BCHL FINALS Top
FRED PAGE CUP
COASTAL CHAMPION vs INTERIOR CHAMPION GF GA OT
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