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BCEHL Weekend Update - November 26-28

For Immediate Release
November 26, 2021
 
Saanichton, B.C. –  This weekend in the BCEHL the U15 AAA league returns after their scheduled bye-week. In the Female U18 AAA league the Fraser Valley Rush and the Greater Vancouver Comets will play their third and fourth straight games against each other. In the league’s other series, the Thompson-Okanagan Lakers and the Northern Capitals will open a three-game series. Elsewhere, in the U17 AAA league the Vancouver NE Chiefs and the Valley West Giants are locked at the top of the standings as they face off on Sunday. Let’s dive into the rest of the matchups.
 
Female U18 AAA
 
After a weekend sweep of the Greater Vancouver Comets, the Fraser Valley Rush leaped into a tie for first in the league with the Northern Capitals. The Rush will face off against the Comets again this weekend. Clara Juca of the Rush picked up a shutout, jumping into a tie for the league lead in that category. Elsewhere, the Thompson-Okanagan Lakers return to action after nearly four weeks off. They will battle the Northern Capitals who boast the two highest point scorers in the league, Hailey Armstrong (13g-12a) and Brooklyn Hutchings (12g-11a).
 
Friday’s Female U18 Games
Thompson-Okanagan Lakers @ Northern Capitals – 5:00 p.m. – CN Centre
Greater Vancouver Comets @ Fraser Valley Rush – 5:45 p.m. – Langley Twin Rinks
 
Saturday’s Female U18 Games
Greater Vancouver Comets @ Fraser Valley Rush – 12:15 p.m. – Langley Twin Rinks
Thompson-Okanagan Lakers @ Northern Capitals – 3:15 p.m. – Kin Centre
 
Sunday’s Female U18 Games
Thompson-Okanagan Lakers @ Northern Capitals – 8:15 a.m. – Kin Centre
 
U18 AAA
 
Series splits were the theme in the last round of action as every team picked up a win. The Thompson Blazers, who are tied on points with the Cariboo Cougars, will make their way up north to face them this weekend. Blazers forward Jacob Hufty jumped into eleventh in league scoring following a four-point weekend (2g-2a). Elsewhere in the league two of the top four goaltenders in wins, Oliver Auyeung-Ashton of the Chiefs and Mathew Candusso of the Giants, will battle it out this weekend as their teams go head-to-head.
 
Saturday’s U18 Games
Cariboo Cougars @ Thompson Blazers – 2:45 p.m. – Sandman Centre
Valley West Giants @ Vancouver NE Chiefs – 3:00 p.m. – Scotia Barn
North Island Silvertips @ Fraser Valley Thunderbirds – 6:00 p.m. – Abbotsford Centre
 
Sunday’s U18 Games
Vancouver NE Chiefs @ Valley West Giants – 10:00 a.m. – Langley Events Centre
North Island Silvertips @ Fraser Valley Thunderbirds – 12:30 p.m. – Abbotsford Centre
Cariboo Cougars @ Thompson Blazers – 12:30 p.m. – Sandman Centre
 
U17 AAA
 
The Vancouver NE Chiefs and the Valley West Giants met on Wednesday night with the Giants coming away with the victory. They’ll matchup again on Sunday with the league’s top two scorers, Levi Green of the Chiefs (8g-19a), and Nishaan Parmar of the Giants (10g-13a) going head-to-head once again. There’s now a three-way tie for first place in the standings as the Vancouver NE Chiefs, the Greater Vancouver Canadians, and the Valley West Giants all have 22 points. The Fraser Valley Thunderbirds, who are only two points back of those three teams, came away with two wins last weekend against the Vancouver NW Hawks, scoring 10 goals.
 
Saturday’s U17 Games
Thompson Blazers @ Cariboo Cougars – 3:15 p.m. – Kin Centre
North Island Silvertips @ Fraser Valley Thunderbirds – 3:15 p.m. – Abbotsford Centre
Greater Vancouver Canadians @ South Island Royals – 7:30 p.m. – Juan de Fuca Ice Arena
 
Sunday’s U17 Games 
Greater Vancouver Canadians @ South Island Royals – 9:00 a.m. – Pearkes Recreation Centre
Thompson Blazers @ Cariboo Cougars – 11:00 a.m. – Kin Centre
Valley West Giants @ Vancouver NE Chiefs – 11:15 a.m. – Scotia Barn
North Island Silvertips @ Fraser Valley Thunderbirds – 3:15 p.m. – Abbotsford Centre
 
U15 AAA
 
In the U15 AAA league every team in the top six of the standings will be playing against someone else in the top six. The second-placed Thompson Blazers will face the fifth-placed Okanagan Rockets, the fourth-placed Vancouver NW Hawks will take on the sixth-placed Vancouver NE Chiefs and the first-placed Greater Vancouver Canadians will battle the third-placed Valley West Giants with only two points separate those two sides. Canadians’ goaltender Marcus Taylor and Giants’ goaltender Kennedy Chalmers currently lead the league with two shutouts a piece.
 
Saturday’s U15 Games
Okanagan Rockets @ Thompson Blazers – 12:15 p.m. – Sandman Centre
Valley West Giants @ Greater Vancouver Canadians – 5:00 p.m. – Richmond Olympic Oval
Fraser Valley Thunderbirds @ South Island Royals – 5:00 p.m. – Juan de Fuca Arena
Vancouver NE Chiefs @ Vancouver NW Hawks – 7:45 p.m. – North Shore Winter Club
 
Sunday’s U15 Games
Fraser Valley Thunderbirds @ South Island Royals – 10:00 a.m. – Shawnigan Lake School Arena
Okanagan Rockets @ Thompson Blazers – 3:15 p.m. – Sandman Centre
Greater Vancouver Canadians @ Valley West Giants – 7:00 p.m. – Planet Ice Delta
Vancouver NW Hawks @ Vancouver NE Chiefs – 7:30 p.m. – Planet Ice Coquitlam
 
As always, if you can’t make it out the games you can stream all BCEHL games live at: www.playfullscreen.com.
 
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