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Chilliwack Chief A.J. Lacroix to skate in Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Lacroix is the lone BCHL rep on a Team USA roster that mostly includes USHL and high school talent

 

Abbotsford’s Kohn Olischefski has signed with the AHL’s Rochester Americans. (Rochester Americans photo)

Abbotsford’s Kohen Olischefski signs with Rochester Americans

Former Chilliwack Chiefs star joins Buffalo Sabres AHL affiliate

 

The Las Vegas Golden Knights made Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe their final pick in the 2022 National Hockey League entry draft. (Twitter photo)

Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe drafted by NHL’s Golden Knights

The talented blueliner was a seventh round pick of Las Vegas, one of seven BCHLers drafted

 

Liam Tanner (No. 8 in white), Landon Greatorex (No. 23) and the Chilliwack Chiefs were bounced out of the second round of the BCHL playoffs by the Nanaimo Clippers. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs coach tips hat to Nanaimo Clippers keeper

On everything from puck possession to scoring chances, the Chiefs deserved a better playoff result

Liam Tanner (No. 8 in white), Landon Greatorex (No. 23) and the Chilliwack Chiefs were bounced out of the second round of the BCHL playoffs by the Nanaimo Clippers. (Darren Francis photo)
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Chilliwack Chiefs behind eight ball after dropping two to Nanaimo

The Clippers are heading home with a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven second round BCHL playoff series

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Chilliwack Chiefs D Abram Wiebe named to BCHL all-star squad

Wiebe was the lone Chief picked as the league revealed first, second and All-Rookie rosters

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Xavier Henry says back-to-back knee injuries in 2020-21 taught him how much he loves hockey, because “no normal person would go through what I went through and still get back on the ice and want to achieve more.” (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Xavier Henry looks back on hockey journey filled with obstacles

With the help of a loving mom, Henry was never prevented from playing the sport he loves

Xavier Henry says back-to-back knee injuries in 2020-21 taught him how much he loves hockey, because “no normal person would go through what I went through and still get back on the ice and want to achieve more.” (Darren Francis photo)
New Chilliwack Chiefs Jack Seymour (left) and Anthony Allepot (right). (Darren Francis photos)

Newest Chilliwack Chiefs settling in after BCHL trade deadline deals

Anthony Allepot and Jack Seymour are happy to join a team with championship dreams

New Chilliwack Chiefs Jack Seymour (left) and Anthony Allepot (right). (Darren Francis photos)
Brady Milburn (right) and the Chilliwack Chiefs have been one of the BCHL’s best teams since November and aren’t in desperate need of a trade deadline deal, but hockey boss Brian Maloney said he’ll be making and taking phone calls until Jan. 10. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs acquire defenceman Anthony Allepot in advance of BCHL trade deadline

The 20-year-old defenceman comes to the Chiefs from the Penticton Vees for future considerations

Brady Milburn (right) and the Chilliwack Chiefs have been one of the BCHL’s best teams since November and aren’t in desperate need of a trade deadline deal, but hockey boss Brian Maloney said he’ll be making and taking phone calls until Jan. 10. (Darren Francis photo)
Chilliwack Chiefs stopper Grant Riley signs an item for a young fan following a Dec. 12 home game against the Langley Rivermen at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)

Banged-up Chilliwack Chiefs still getting results in BCHL action

The Chiefs split two games last weekend, getting a win against the arch-rival Langley Rivermen

Chilliwack Chiefs stopper Grant Riley signs an item for a young fan following a Dec. 12 home game against the Langley Rivermen at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)
The Abbotsford Centre and Chilliwack Coliseum can now host 100 per cent capacity events. (File photos)

Abbotsford Centre, Chilliwack Coliseum now open to 100 per cent capacity

Fraser Health has lifted the indoor venue restrictions that were originally put in place on Sept. 28

The Abbotsford Centre and Chilliwack Coliseum can now host 100 per cent capacity events. (File photos)
Grant Riley was a rock in the Chilliwack Chiefs net for the month of November, and he has been selected to play in the BCHL all-star three-on-three tournament in Penticton. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Grant Riley to play in BCHL three-on-three tournament

Riley joins Chilliwack defenceman Abram Wiebe as Coastal Conference all-star selections

Grant Riley was a rock in the Chilliwack Chiefs net for the month of November, and he has been selected to play in the BCHL all-star three-on-three tournament in Penticton. (Darren Francis photo)
Wearing 1990s style gear on Retro in the Rink night at the Chilliwack Coliseum, Cameron Johnson of the Chiefs (in blue) takes on the Langley Rivermen in BCHL action Dec. 3, 2021. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs take two of three from busy BCHL weekend

The Chiefs finally beat the Langley Rivermen, and did so in convincing fashion at the Coliseum

Wearing 1990s style gear on Retro in the Rink night at the Chilliwack Coliseum, Cameron Johnson of the Chiefs (in blue) takes on the Langley Rivermen in BCHL action Dec. 3, 2021. (Darren Francis photo)
Grant Riley and his Chilliwack Chiefs are back in action after having last weekend's games cancelled due to flooding fallout. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Grant Riley among BCHL’s best for November

The first-year stopper has been named third star of the month by the junior A league

Grant Riley and his Chilliwack Chiefs are back in action after having last weekend's games cancelled due to flooding fallout. (Darren Francis photo)
Brady Milburn (No. 17 in white) and his Chilliwack Chiefs were set to host the Coquitlam Express Wednesday night (Dec. 1) at the Chilliwack Coliseum, but problems on Highway 7 have forced the BCHL to postpone the game. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs game against Coquitlam postponed due to Highway 7 problems

Landslides and a car accident had Highway 7 closing, then opening, then closing again Dec. 1

Brady Milburn (No. 17 in white) and his Chilliwack Chiefs were set to host the Coquitlam Express Wednesday night (Dec. 1) at the Chilliwack Coliseum, but problems on Highway 7 have forced the BCHL to postpone the game. (Darren Francis photo)
Chilliwack Chiefs blueliner Xavier Henry has committed to play for the University of Vermont Catamounts in 2022-23. (Chilliwack Chiefs twitter photo)

Chilliwack Chief Xavier Henry commits to Catamounts

The six-foot-five blueliner will finish out his last BCHL season before heading to Vermont

Chilliwack Chiefs blueliner Xavier Henry has committed to play for the University of Vermont Catamounts in 2022-23. (Chilliwack Chiefs twitter photo)
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Numbers suggest Chilliwack Chiefs are an elite team in BCHL

The record doesn’t show it yet, but everything else points to the Chiefs being a powerhouse

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BCHL taking out-of-conference games off the schedule for rest of 2021-22 season

The league is shifting to regional matchups with travel still hindered province wide

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Chilliwack Chief Kienan Draper collected six points in three games to earn Third Star of the Week honours from the BCHL. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Kienan Draper the BCHL Third Star of the Week

Draper and the Chiefs scored lots of goals in wins over Powell River, Coquitlam and Surrey

Chilliwack Chief Kienan Draper collected six points in three games to earn Third Star of the Week honours from the BCHL. (Darren Francis photo)
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Chilliwack Chiefs beat Coquitlam and Surrey in BCHL battles

The junior A club is 5-2 in November after experiencing an uneven October

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