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A Chilliwack Chiefs road trip to Penticton would normally be a quick three hour trip up the Coquihalla, but the highway is badly damaged and impassable. (BC Transportation)

Chilliwack Chiefs benched by flooding

The Chiefs need to pull a rabbit out of the hat to make weekend games in Penticton and Cranbrook

A Chilliwack Chiefs road trip to Penticton would normally be a quick three hour trip up the Coquihalla, but the highway is badly damaged and impassable. (BC Transportation)
Doug Ast in action for the Chilliwack Chiefs during a 1990s game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Chilliwack Progress archive photo)

Former Chilliwack Chiefs great to play a part on Retro in the Rink night

All-time scoring leader Doug Ast will drop the puck Dec. 3 as the Chiefs celebrate the 1990s

Doug Ast in action for the Chilliwack Chiefs during a 1990s game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Chilliwack Progress archive photo)
Chilliwack Chief Kienan Draper has committed to the NCAA’s Michigan Wolverines. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Kienan Draper commits to Michigan Wolverines

A teenager with deep ties to the Great Lakes State will go home after graduating from the BCHL

Chilliwack Chief Kienan Draper has committed to the NCAA’s Michigan Wolverines. (Darren Francis photo)
Dryden Kuramoto impressed the Chilliwack Chiefs during preseason action and has committed to the BCHL club for 2022-23. (Chiefs Twitter photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs add Dryden Kuramoto for 2022-23 BCHL season

The skilled 2006-born forward impressed the junior A club during training camp and preseason action

Dryden Kuramoto impressed the Chilliwack Chiefs during preseason action and has committed to the BCHL club for 2022-23. (Chiefs Twitter 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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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)
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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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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Chad Muller has committed to the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs. (Chilliwack Chiefs twitter photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs add power forward Chad Muller

The 2003-born player comes to the BCHL from Kingston, Ontario

Chad Muller has committed to the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs. (Chilliwack Chiefs twitter photo)
Dennis Cholowski has been selected by the Seattle Kraken in the expansion draft. (DetroitRedWings.com photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Dennis Cholowski picked by Seattle Kraken in NHL expansion draft

The Langley product will be moving hundreds of miles closer to home as he leaves Detroit

Dennis Cholowski has been selected by the Seattle Kraken in the expansion draft. (DetroitRedWings.com photo)
Ayrton Martino was only with the Chilliwack Chiefs for a brief time before departing to the USHL. The talented teen was taken in the third round of the 2021 National Hockey League entry draft by the Dallas Stars. (Darren Francis photo)

Former Chilliwack Chief Ayrton Martino picked by Dallas Stars in NHL entry draft

Martino was taken in the third round, while former Chiefs teammate Sasha Teleguine wasn’t selected

Ayrton Martino was only with the Chilliwack Chiefs for a brief time before departing to the USHL. The talented teen was taken in the third round of the 2021 National Hockey League entry draft by the Dallas Stars. (Darren Francis photo)
Ellis Rickwood, Kent Johnson and Sasha Teleguine are current or former BCHLers with a chance to be drafted by a National Hockey League team. (BCHL graphic)

How many BCHLers will be selected in 2021 National Hockey League draft?

Will current Michigan Wolverines star Kent Johnson become the highest ever drafted BCHLer

Ellis Rickwood, Kent Johnson and Sasha Teleguine are current or former BCHLers with a chance to be drafted by a National Hockey League team. (BCHL graphic)
After one year away due to COVID, Chilliwack Chiefs alum Austin Plevy will be back with the Evansville Thunderbolts of the Southern Professional Hockey League in 2021-22. (SPHL photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Austin Plevy re-signs with Evansville Thunderbolts

Plevy was the Southern Professional Hockey League’s top rookie and MVP in 2019-20

After one year away due to COVID, Chilliwack Chiefs alum Austin Plevy will be back with the Evansville Thunderbolts of the Southern Professional Hockey League in 2021-22. (SPHL photo)
Brian Patafie will call it a career following the 2021-22 BCHL season with the Chilliwack Chiefs. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs trainer Brian Patafie says 2021-22 BCHL season will be his last

The longtime trainer plans to call it a career after 43 years in the game

Brian Patafie will call it a career following the 2021-22 BCHL season with the Chilliwack Chiefs. (Darren Francis photo)
Chilliwack Chiefs alum Sasha Teleguine hopes to hear his name called at this month’s National Hockey League draft. (BCHL graphic)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Sasha Teleguine hopes to become NHL draft pick

It’s a big month for the talented teenager as the National Hockey League holds its annual draft

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Sasha Teleguine hopes to hear his name called at this month’s National Hockey League draft. (BCHL graphic)
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Chilliwack Chiefs add Grant Riley to goaltending mix

The 18-year-old Riley comes to town with a future commitment to Boston College already in hand

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BCHL partners with Eligibility Wizard Inc.

Eligibility Wizard Inc. is an online tool to make sure BCHL skaters meet NCAA elibility requirements

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BCHL takes another step towards eliminating fighting

The BCHL claims it will have the stiffest anti-fighting measures of any North American league

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