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Castagna Earns BCHL Player of the Week

The Bulldogs are proud to announce that forward Stephen Castagna has been named the FortisBC BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 11. Castagna was an offensive machine in his three games last week, totaling nine points on six goals and three assists, and vaulting into the BCHL scoring lead with 13 […]

Castagna’s Career Night Not Enough

Stephen Castagna’s career high 5 point game wasn’t enough for the Bulldogs as they dropped back and forth affair with the Victoria Grizzlies 7-5 on Sunday afternoon at the Multiplex. Castagna scored 4 times on the game and added an assist late in the 3rd period. Ellis Rickwood & Connor Eddy each scored twice in […]

Bulldogs Alumni Bohlinger Wins NCAA Championship

Aaron Bohlinger, alumni defenceman of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs captured the 2021 NCAA Men’s hockey championship with his University of Massachusetts teammates on Saturday afternoon. Bohlinger, a native of Walden NY spent the 2018-2019 BCHL season with the Bulldogs where he appeared in 55 games posting 7 goals and adding 27 assists for 34 points. […]

Glassford Commits to Long Island University

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs are proud to announce that goaltender Jackson Glassford has committed to play NCAA Div 1 Men’s Hockey at Long Island University for the 22-23 season. The 2001 born Glassford was 12-7-1 with a 3.25 GAA & a .915 SV % during his rooking campaign with the Bulldogs last season and added […]

Rested Bulldogs Take Down Caps 5-0

A well-rested Alberni Valley Bulldogs squad took down the Cowichan Capitals by a score of 5-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Dawg Pound. Lukas Jirousek had a pair of goals on the afternoon to pace the Bulldogs attack, while Castagna, Newson & Buhr added singles in the win. Josh Van Unen also chipped in with […]

Grizzlies Late Goal Gives Them Win Over Bulldogs

The Victoria Grizzlies got a late 3rd period goal from a familiar source on Monday night as they defeated the Bulldogs 4-3 at the Multiplex. Ellis Rickwood scored his 6th of the season, and 5th in two games agains the Bulldogs with just 1:48 remaining in regulation time to give the Grizzlies the win. Brandon […]

Jeffery Notches OT Winner in Comeback Win

During the BCHL’s exhibition season this past fall, the Bulldogs had a knack for not quitting, for having a flare for the dramatic if you will.  Just 2 games into the regular season and it appears that DNA is alive and well in this group of Bulldogs as well. Trailing 4-1 with 11:56 to play […]

Seven BCHL Alumni Signed to NHL Clubs

BURNABY, B.C. – With the college hockey regular season ending a few weeks ago and teams being eliminated from the national tournament last weekend, there has been a recent flurry of NCAA players signings pro contracts. Seven of these players are BCHL alumni and every one of them signed with an NHL team. Five of […]

BCHL Announces Schedule

BURNABY, B.C. – The BC Hockey League (BCHL) announced its schedule today for the 2020-21 season, which includes 20 games per team for a total of 160 league games. The five-week season will commence on Friday, Apr. 2 and will run until Sunday, May 9. The 16 teams participating in the season have each been […]

The Bulldogs Are Back

Port Alberni, B.C. – Today, the BC Hockey League (BCHL) Board of Governors approved a shortened 2020-21 season after the Provincial Health Office (PHO) accepted the league’s proposal for a safe return to play under its COVID-19 Safety Plan. The league will operate in a “pod” model where three to four teams will play each […]