(Vernon leads best of 7 series 3-2)
March 14 — Vernon 3 at Penticton 4 (OT) (2,217)
March 15 — Vernon 2 at Penticton 5 (1,972)
March 14 — Prince George 1 at Chilliwack 8 (1,509)
(Best of 7 series tied 3-3)
March 14 — Powell River 1 at Nanaimo 2 (1,096)
Defenseman Stefan Gonzales (Westside AP, Burnaby, Quesnel, Chilliwack, Victoria, 2008-12) has committed to MacEwan University for this September. The 22-year-old from Surrey played the last two seasons with Selkirk College of the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League, helping the Saints to back-to-back championships. He had 21 points (7 goals, 14 assists) in 24 games with Selkirk in 2014-15.
Forward Cam Reid (Victoria, Westside, 2007-10) has been loaned to the Adirondack Flames of the AHL by the ECHL’s Reading Royals. This is the second trip this season to the AHL for Reid. In mid-February, he played two games for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, scoring a goal while racking up 14 penalty minutes. This season with Reading, the Delta, BC, product has 59 points (25 goals, 34 assists) in 59 games.
Forward Andrew Cherniwchan (Nanaimo, 2007-08) signed a standard player contract with the Providence Bruins of the AHL. He signed a pro try-out with Providence back in December, playing 26 games with the Bruins in which he posted ten points (four goals, six assists). The 25-year-old from Hinton, AB, also has 11 points (four goals, seven assists) in 11 games with South Carolina of the ECHL.