2013–14 BCHL season

The 2013–14 BCHL season was the 52nd season of the British Columbia Hockey League. (BCHL) The sixteen teams from the Interior, Island and Mainland divisions played 58 game schedules, starting with the 2013 BCHL Showcase in Chilliwack, BC.

2013-14 BCHL Season
LeagueBritish Columbia Hockey League
SportHockey
DurationRegular season
2013-09-06 - 2014-03-01
Playoffs
2014-03-04 - 2014-04-15
Number of teams16
Finals championsCoquitlam Express
BCHL seasons

The top teams from each division played for the Fred Page Cup, the BCHL Championship, which was won by the Coquitlam Express for the second time in club history. They would go on to finish fourth at the Western Canadian Junior A championship, the Western Canada Cup, in Dauphin, Manitoba, failing to qualify for the Royal Bank Cup in Vernon, BC.

ChangesEdit

  • The Coastal and Interior Conferences have been abolished. The former Interior Conference is now the Interior Division.
  • Two games have been added to the schedule, increasing the regular season from 56 to 58 games.
  • The third round of the Fred Page Cup Playoffs will now be a round robin between the three division champions.
  • Player awards will now only be given to one player, instead of one player from each conference.

Final standingsEdit

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, Pts = Points

Interior Division
Team Centre W-L-T-OTL Points
Penticton Vees Penticton, BC 36-16-2-4 78
West Kelowna Warriors West Kelowna, BC 29-19-3-4 78
Vernon Vipers Vernon, BC 30-18-4-6 70
Merritt Centennials Merritt, BC 31-22-4-1 67
Salmon Arm Silverbacks Salmon Arm, BC 25-24-1-8 59
Trail Smoke Eaters Trail, BC 10-42-2-4 26
Island Division
Team Centre W-L-T-OTL Points
Victoria Grizzlies Victoria, BC 37-15-3-3 80
Powell River Kings Powell River, BC 36-16-2-4 78
Nanaimo Clippers Nanaimo, BC 27-28-1-2 57
Alberni Valley Bulldogs Port Alberni, BC 21-28-2-7 51
Cowichan Valley Capitals Duncan, BC 22-30-2-4 50
Mainland Division
Team Centre W-L-T-OTL Points
Langley Rivermen Langley Township, BC 37-13-3-5 82
Prince George Spruce Kings Prince George, BC, BC 32-20-4-2 70
Coquitlam Express Coquitlam, BC 27-26-2-3 59
Surrey Eagles White Rock, BC 25-30-1-2 53
Chilliwack Chiefs Chilliwack, BC 14-37-2-5 35
  • Teams are listed on the official league website. [1]
  • Standings listed by eSportsDeskPro on the official league website. [2]

2013–2014 BCHL Fred Page Cup PlayoffsEdit

Division PlayoffsEdit

Interior Division Semi-final Interior Division Final
      
1 Penticton 4
4 Merritt 0
1 Penticton 3
3 Vernon 4
2 West Kelowna 2
3 Vernon 4
Island Division Semi-final Island Division Final
      
1 Victoria 4
4 Alberni Valley 3
1 Victoria 4
2 Powell River 2
2 Powell River 4
3 Nanaimo 1
Mainland Division Semi-finals Mainland Division Finals
      
1 Langley 4
4 Surrey 2
1 Langley 2
3 Coquitlam 4
2 Prince George 2
3 Coquitlam 4

Semi-final Round RobinEdit

Rank Team W-L GF GA +/- Points
1 Vernon 2-0 11 5 +6 4
2 Coquitlam 2-1 11 12 -1 4
3 Victoria 0-3 10 15 -5 0

NP = Not Played. Victoria was eliminated after the fourth game of the semifinal, meaning the last two games did not need to be played.

Fred Page Cup FinalEdit

Final
   
1 Vernon 0
2 Coquitlam 4

*If necessary

Playoff results are listed on the official league website.[3]

2014 Western Canada CupEdit

In the round robin, Coquitlam would defeat the AJHL champion Spruce Grove Saints and MJHL champion Winnipeg Blues before losing to the SJHL champion Yorkton Terriers and host Dauphin Kings. This placed them in the semifinal round against Spruce Grove, where they would lose 5–3, giving them a fourth-place finish in the tournament.

Scoring leadersEdit

GP = Games Played, G = Goals, A = Assists, P = Points, PIM = Penalties In Minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Landon Smith Salmon Arm Silverbacks 58 43 40 83 36
Myles Fitzgerald Victoria Grizzlies 58 27 56 83 35
Gerry Fitzgerald Victoria Grizzlies 51 35 46 81 26
Brad McClure Penticton Vees 58 41 39 80 34
Adam Rockwood Coquitlam Express 57 13 61 74 26
Michael McNicholas Vernon Vipers 56 23 46 69 58
Dexter Dancs Vernon Vipers 56 26 41 67 58
Canon Pieper Coquitlam Express 57 33 33 66 42
Ryan Rosenthal Coquitlam Express 50 34 31 65 12
Danton Heinen Surrey Eagles 57 29 33 62 8

Leading goaltendersEdit

Note: GP = Games Played, Mins = Minutes Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GA = Goals Against, SO = Shutouts, Sv% = Save Percentage, GAA = Goals Against Average. Regulation losses and overtime losses have been combined for total losses.

Player Team GP Mins W L T GA SO Sv% GAA
Jayson Argue Nanaimo Clippers 45 2634 24 19 1 109 3 0.928 2.48
Jeff Smith Powell River Kings 34 1869 20 10 1 70 3 0.923 2.25
Connor LaCouvee Alberni Valley Bulldogs 42 2387 23 16 0 110 4 0.920 2.77
Devin Kero Merritt Centennials 40 2375 19 15 4 98 3 0.918 2.48
Austin Smith Vernon Vipers 36 2032 18 13 3 89 2 0.917 2.63

Award winnersEdit

  • Brett Hull Trophy (Top Scorer): Landon Smith (Salmon Arm) & Myles Fitzgerald (Victoria)
  • Best Defenceman: Brett Beauvais (Penticton)
  • Bruce Allison Memorial Trophy (Rookie of the Year): Danton Heinen (Surrey)
  • Bob Fenton Trophy (Most Sportsmanlike): Danton Heinen (Surrey)
  • Top Goldender: Jeff Smith (Powell River)
  • Wally Forslund Memorial Trophy (Best Goaltending Duo): Oliver Mantha & Hunter Miska (Penticton)
  • Vern Dye Memorial Trophy (Regular Season MVP): Landon Smith (Salmon Arm)
  • Joe Tennant Memorial Trophy (Coach of the Year): Bobby Henderson (Langley)
  • Ron Boileau Memorial Trophy (Best Regular Season Record): Langley Rivermen
  • Fred Page Cup (League Champions): Coquitlam Express

Players selected in 2014 NHL Entry DraftEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-08. Retrieved 2014-04-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-04-16. Retrieved 2014-04-16.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "British Columbia Hockey League". bchl.ca. Archived from the original on 2014-03-30. Retrieved 2014-04-16.

External linksEdit