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Assam Notches Shootout Winner as White Knocks off Red 7-6

It was nothing more than an inter-squad game, but for the staff and players of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs the game marked the closest thing to normal since the pandemic started all the way back in March.  A training camp doesn’t really start until you get to face someone in another jersey, so at least […]

Bulldogs Announce Pre-Season Schedule

In partnerships with Panago Pizza, the Bulldogs are proud to announce their 13 game pre-season schedule leading up to the start of the BCHL regular season in early December. The Bulldogs kick off play on October 2nd against the Nanaimo Clippers, the club they were unceremoniously bounced from the Island Division Semi-Finals from last year […]

Bulldogs Make Addition to Coaching Staff; Add to Shaw’s Role

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs are pleased to welcome Stephen Seeger to the club as an assistant coach. The 24-year-old Seeger is a native of Mississauga, Ontario. After a 4-year junior career that included stops in the QMJHL, OHL, USHL & the BCHL with the Merritt Centennials, Seeger played two seasons in the German DEL2 with […]

BCHL Approves Alternative Scenario to Guarantee 2020-2021 Season

BURNABY, B.C. – The BC Hockey League Board of Governors has unanimously approved a COVID-19 alternative plan to fulfill the 2020-21 season. The alternative will be implemented in the event that Provincial Health Office (PHO) regulations do not allow arena capacity that provides needed gate revenue for BCHL teams. In the case that the original […]

Bulldogs Rewind – John Hawthorne

When the Bulldogs polled fans early in the year on who would get the nod to franchises all-decade team, there was little debate around the top goaltender in the minds of fans.  When it was all added up, John Hawthorne grabbed over 80% of the vote. One season removed from his time in Port Alberni, […]

Ethan Bono Joins Bulldogs

After a strong performance at the Summer ID Camp this past weekend, the Bulldogs have added a key piece to their future with the addition of 2004 born forward Ethan Bono from Port McNeill BC. The 16 year old Bono is a 6’2” 185 pound forward who spent the previous two seasons with Victoria’s Pacific […]

Summer ID Camp Wrap Up

Three warm August days offered the most normalcy for the Bulldogs in months, even if it was still a little out of the norm. The Bulldogs completed 3 days of intense skates, skill work, & fitness testing at the Multiplex on Sunday afternoon.  Because of the rules and regulations the Bulldogs limited the camp to […]

Bulldogs Add Assam for 2020-2021

After a successful Summer ID Camp this past weekend at the Multiplex, the Bulldogs are pleased to welcome 2003 born forward Kobe Assam for the 2020-2021 season. The 6’2, 185 pound native of Kelowna BC spent the past 3 seasons in Penticton with the Okanagan Hockey Academy.  Last season Assam posted 14 goals and added […]

Van Isle Ford & Pacific Chevrolet Team Up to Support Bulldogs Training Camp

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs announced on Friday that Van Isle Ford & Pacific Chevrolet Buick GMC Ltd would be the co-presenting sponsors of the Bulldogs extended training camp which begins in earnest with the club’s Summer ID Camp August 14th-16th at the Alberni Valley Multiplex. When the BCHL announced that the start of the season […]

Bulldogs Rewind: Mitch Deelstra

It may have only been a couple of seasons, but there is little question that Mitch Deelstra left his mark on the Bulldogs program. Deelstra, a native of Wallace Ontario, came to the Bulldogs after two solid seasons with the Listowel Cyclones of the GOJHL in Ontario. Back to back 20+ goal seasons with Cyclones […]