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Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe is the second-highest scoring defenceman in the BCHL so far in the 2021-22 season. (Darren Francis photo)

Abram Wiebe having breakout season on Chilliwack Chiefs defence

The young blueliner is getting heavy recruiting interest from several NCAA programs

Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe is the second-highest scoring defenceman in the BCHL so far in the 2021-22 season. (Darren Francis photo)
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Chilliwack Chiefs stop Surrey Eagles to salvage weekend split

But the Chiefs still can’t solve Langley, falling to the Rivermen for the 3rd time in three meetings

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New Chilliwack Chief Jordan Chudley (right), then with the Spokane Chiefs, battles with a Everett Silvertips player during a Western Hockey League game in May of 2021. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)

Chilliwack Chiefs acquire veteran defenceman Jordan Chudley

The 20-year-old comes to the Chiefs with 94 games of Western Hockey League experience

New Chilliwack Chief Jordan Chudley (right), then with the Spokane Chiefs, battles with a Everett Silvertips player during a Western Hockey League game in May of 2021. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)
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BCHL all-star festivities to include Top Prospects Game

All-star events will be held Jan. 14 in Penticton, with NHL and college scouts in attendance

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2021 BCHL Showcase runs Wednesday to Sunday in Chilliwack

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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Chilliwack Chiefs continue to dominate Express, but Rivermen remain a problem

The Chiefs are 2-0 against Coquitlam and 0-2 against Langley in early-season BCHL play

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BCHL’s first-ever all-female officiating crew works game in South Surrey

Four-person team will be first all-women crew to work a Canadian Junior A hockey game

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Frankie Carogioiello is back with the team he never wanted to leave, putting up points for the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Frankie Carogioiello looks to build on dazzling debut

The BCHL rookie scored three goals and added an assist in his debut against the Langley Rivermen

Frankie Carogioiello is back with the team he never wanted to leave, putting up points for the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs. (Darren Francis photo)
Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Lachlan Getz hopes for better fortune as he heads into his second BCHL season. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Lachlan Getz hopes to stay healthy for first full BCHL season

A foot injury sidelined the blueliner less than two games into last spring’s pod season

Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Lachlan Getz hopes for better fortune as he heads into his second BCHL season. (Darren Francis photo)
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31 BCHL alums on NHL rosters as pro season starts

The Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche lead the way with three BCHLers on their rosters

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Chilliwack Chiefs derail Coquitlam Express in BCHL home opener

The Chiefs bounced back from a 7-5 loss at Langley the previous night

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Chilliwack Chief Brett Rylance (left) heads into his final junior A season coping with a recent diagnosis of type-1 diabetes. But with changes to his diet and careful monitoring of his bloor sugar levels, the 20-year-old forward thinks he’ll be better than he’s ever been on the ice. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Brett Rylance copes with diabetes diagnosis

The speedy forward hopes to have more good nights this season now that he’s managing his blood sugar

Chilliwack Chief Brett Rylance (left) heads into his final junior A season coping with a recent diagnosis of type-1 diabetes. But with changes to his diet and careful monitoring of his bloor sugar levels, the 20-year-old forward thinks he’ll be better than he’s ever been on the ice. (Darren Francis photo)
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BCHL experiments with coach’s challenge, video review during preseason

The junior A league wants video review in place in time for its BCHL Showcase event in Chilliwack

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Giants have acquired 2002-born goaltender Will Gurski from the Winnipeg ICE. The trade was announced Tuesday, Sept. 14. (Vancouver Giants)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants announce deal for goalie Will Gurski

A return to B.C. for Duncan resident after playing in Winnipeg

Giants have acquired 2002-born goaltender Will Gurski from the Winnipeg ICE. The trade was announced Tuesday, Sept. 14. (Vancouver Giants)
Offseason acquisition Cam Johnson and his Chilliwack Chiefs hit the ice for training camp starting Friday, Sept. 17. (Darren Francis photo)

COVID-caused silver linings for 2021-22 Chilliwack Chiefs

Players that weren’t expected back have returned to the BCHL, and the junior A club is ready to roll

Offseason acquisition Cam Johnson and his Chilliwack Chiefs hit the ice for training camp starting Friday, Sept. 17. (Darren Francis photo)
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Border closure forcing BCHL’s Wenatchee Wild to open season on road

With Canadian teams unable to visit the United States, the Wild have no choice but to come north

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Chilliwack Chiefs open 2021-22 BCHL preseason on the road in Surrey

The rest of the five game exhibition slate is at home, including a game at the Sardis Sports Complex

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Kienan Draper returns as Chilliwack Chiefs prep for 2021-22 BCHL season

Frankie Carogioiello is also back in the building as the junior A team loads up for a title run

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B.C. junior hockey leagues ‘weighing options’ about mandatory vaccinations for fans

Junior ‘B’ league will take cues from government, experts: PJHL commissioner

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BC Football Conference teams, including Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers (in black) and Victoria’s Westshore Rebels (in white) are sharing in Amateur Sport League Fund money. (Chilliwack Progress file photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs and Valley Huskers receive COVID relief from provincial government

The Amateur Sport League Fund is distributing $11 million to 72 sports organizations

BC Football Conference teams, including Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers (in black) and Victoria’s Westshore Rebels (in white) are sharing in Amateur Sport League Fund money. (Chilliwack Progress file photo)