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Pre-Season Skid Hits Four as Dogs Drop Weekend Pair

It was a better effort on Saturday, unfortunately for the Bulldogs, the end result was the same as Friday against Victoria. A 5-4 loss to the Clippers was a feel-good story after Friday night’s 7-1 debacle at the hands of the Victoria Grizzlies. Heading into the weekend, Bulldogs head coach and general manager Joe Martin […]

Bulldogs Drop a Pair in Duncan

There wasn’t much to be thankful for after a pair of 3-2 road losses to the Cowichan Capitals over the weekend.  It’s been a Jekyll and Hyde start to the extended pre-season for the Bulldogs who opened with a pair of convincing wins the previous weekend at home. In Friday’s 3-2 loss, Tyler Kostelecky and […]

Bulldogs Complete Weekend Sweep with Win Over Caps

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs improved to 2-0-0-0 on the young pre-season with a 6-2 win over the Cowichan Capitals on Saturday night at the Multiplex. Much like last night’s 5-1 win, the Bulldogs got off to a quick start again as Cam Newson beat Caps goalie Jayden Shull at the 4:36 mark of the opening […]

Bulldogs Open Preseason with 5-1 win over the Cowichan Capitals

The Bulldogs scored 4 first period goals on their way to an impressive 5-1 preseason win over the Cowichan Valley Capitals on Friday evening to kick off their 2020-2021 season in earnest. While the regular season would usually be long underway by now, 2020-2021 has proven to be anything but usual. In front of an […]

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 […]