BCHL

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Victoria Grizzlies start the year with a win

First game of the new year keeps Grizzlies near top of Island Division

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Surrey Eagles forward Jeff Stewart collides with Victoria Grizzlies goaltender Shawn Parkinson in the crease during a BCHL game at South Surrey Arena. (Garrett James photo)

Victoria Grizzlies add new newminder to the lineup

Kurtis Chapman expected to start this weekend

Surrey Eagles forward Jeff Stewart collides with Victoria Grizzlies goaltender Shawn Parkinson in the crease during a BCHL game at South Surrey Arena. (Garrett James photo)
The Victoria Grizzlies invite fans to donate a new teddy bear to Santas Anonymous at their Dec. 9 game in Colwood. (Photo contributed)

Victoria Grizzlies collect for charity

After two losses on the road, Grizzlies look ahead to string of home games

The Victoria Grizzlies invite fans to donate a new teddy bear to Santas Anonymous at their Dec. 9 game in Colwood. (Photo contributed)
The Victoria Grizzlies will take on the Cowichan Capitals on Dec. 6 – the final of four road games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

Victoria Grizzlies come up short against Powell River

Team to play next three games on the road

  • Dec 1, 2017
The Victoria Grizzlies will take on the Cowichan Capitals on Dec. 6 – the final of four road games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
The Victoria Grizzlies are looking to pick up some points this weekend as they sit one point back from the top spot in the division. (Gazette file photo)

Victoria Grizzlies split a pair with Powell River Kings

Movember Hockey heroes prizes up for grabs

  • Nov 23, 2017
The Victoria Grizzlies are looking to pick up some points this weekend as they sit one point back from the top spot in the division. (Gazette file photo)
Bulldogs defenceman Connor Welsh battles near the net with Grizzlies defenceman Carter Berger during a game in October. (Elena Rardon Photo)

Victoria Grizzlies look to keep momentum rolling

Two straight wins heading into back-to-back set with Alberni Valley

Bulldogs defenceman Connor Welsh battles near the net with Grizzlies defenceman Carter Berger during a game in October. (Elena Rardon Photo)
Grizzlies struggle to put wins together

Grizzlies struggle to put wins together

Victoria has lost four straight heading into contest against Alberni Valley

Grizzlies struggle to put wins together
The Victoria Grizzlies are looking to bounce back from two losses. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Victoria Grizzlies searching for consistency

Local squad looks to come back from two losses at home in Colwood

The Victoria Grizzlies are looking to bounce back from two losses. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
Victoria Grizzlies forward Alex Newhook (left) and defencemen Jacson Alexander were selected to represent Team Canada at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek from Nov. 5 to 11. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

Grizzlies duo ready to roar at 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

Alex Newhook and Jacson Alexander will represent Canada Black in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek

Victoria Grizzlies forward Alex Newhook (left) and defencemen Jacson Alexander were selected to represent Team Canada at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek from Nov. 5 to 11. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
Victoria Grizzlies encouraging kids to get up and move

Victoria Grizzlies encouraging kids to get up and move

Team to visit Sooke, Saanich and Victoria as part of program

Victoria Grizzlies encouraging kids to get up and move
The Victoria Grizzlies are looking to climb up the standings in the BCHL.(Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)

Grizzlies back on the right track after beating Coquitlam

Victoria faces off against Chilliwack Saturday at The Q Centre

The Victoria Grizzlies are looking to climb up the standings in the BCHL.(Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette staff)
The Victoria Grizzlies look to get back to their scoring ways after a disappointing road trip. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)
The Victoria Grizzlies look to get back to their scoring ways after a disappointing road trip. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)
The Victoria Grizzlies continued their hot play with a win over Cowichan Valley on Oct. 6. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)

Grizzlies continue winning ways in island rivalry

Victoria pulls away in the third period to earn a 5-2 win

The Victoria Grizzlies continued their hot play with a win over Cowichan Valley on Oct. 6. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)
Victoria native Drayson Pears (77) lines up for a faceoff against the Langley Riverman on Sept. 30. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)

Grizzlies win 4-3 in overtime against Rivermen

Victoria gives up two-goal lead but finds a way to win

Victoria native Drayson Pears (77) lines up for a faceoff against the Langley Riverman on Sept. 30. (Jessica Fedigan/News Gazette Staff)
The Victoria Grizzlies squared off against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs for some pre-season exhibition play in Sooke earlier this month. The game was a fundraiser for local youth programs. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Victoria Grizzlies hit the road before home opener

Pre-game barbecue and tailgate party on Friday, Sept. 29

  • Sep 15, 2017
The Victoria Grizzlies squared off against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs for some pre-season exhibition play in Sooke earlier this month. The game was a fundraiser for local youth programs. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
The Victoria Grizzlies are looking to expand their family. (Gazette file photo)

Grizzlies looking for dens for players

Host families relish the experience

  • Aug 28, 2017
The Victoria Grizzlies are looking to expand their family. (Gazette file photo)
The Salmon Arm Silverbacks Elijiah Barriga maintains control of the puck while airborne after being tripped in a game against the Surrey Eagles at the Shaw Centre. (Evan Buhler photo)

UPDATE: BCHL gets a grip on hockey’s concussion problem

New app HeadCheck set a baseline for player health

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks Elijiah Barriga maintains control of the puck while airborne after being tripped in a game against the Surrey Eagles at the Shaw Centre. (Evan Buhler photo)
Grizzlies forward Lucas Clark drives to the net during a 2017 playoff game against the Powell River Kings. The second-year forward has been named the club’s captain. (Gazette photo).

Grizzles looking forward to ‘exciting’ season

Number of veteran players return to lead the charge

Grizzlies forward Lucas Clark drives to the net during a 2017 playoff game against the Powell River Kings. The second-year forward has been named the club’s captain. (Gazette photo).
Cole Pickup brought a signed Grizzlies cap to Belmont secondary so that Heather Woods could give it to her grandson to replace the one he lost on a recent flight. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)

Young fan delighted to have Victoria Grizzlies cap replaced

Cole Pickup signed and delivered the cap to the boy’s grandmother

Cole Pickup brought a signed Grizzlies cap to Belmont secondary so that Heather Woods could give it to her grandson to replace the one he lost on a recent flight. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)
Victoria Grizzlies tab Lucas Clark for captaincy

Victoria Grizzlies tab Lucas Clark for captaincy

Port Perry, Ont. native saw his role grow throughout first BCHL campaign

Victoria Grizzlies tab Lucas Clark for captaincy