Chiefs Welcome Cranbrook Bucks to the BCHL Family

October 8, 2019
Burnaby, B.C. – The BC Hockey League announced today that the city of Cranbrook has been awarded an expansion franchise. The Cranbrook Bucks will become the league’s 18th team and will begin play in the 2020-21 season, playing out of Western Financial Place in Cranbrook. “We are pleased to add Cranbrook as the 18th member […]

Rivermen Edge Chiefs in a SO

October 6, 2019
Playing their sixth game in ten nights the Chiefs travelled to Langley Sunday afternoon to take on the Rivermen.  Looking to extend their winning streak to six games, it was all Chiefs in the first as Kyle Penney, Brett Rylance, and Brett Willits gave the hometown squad a 3-0 lead heading into the second period. […]

Chiefs Remain Perfect At Home with Win Over Surrey

October 5, 2019
Courtesy of Eric Welsh – Chilliwack Progress The Chilliwack Chiefs stretched their win streak to five games with a hard-fought win over the Surrey Eagles Saturday night at the Chilliwack Coliseum. Former Chiefs coach Cam Keith led his new team into Chilliwack for the first time, and the Eagles gave the Chiefs a battle. But […]

Chiefs Rally In Third To Beat Express 4-1

October 3, 2019
Courtesy of Eric Welsh – Chilliwack Progress The Chilliwack Chiefs overcame a sluggish start to beat the Coquitlam Express 3-1 Thursday night at the Chilliwack Coliseum. The Chiefs scored all three goals in the third period as they won their fourth straight game, improving to 6-4-0-0 on the season. They moved to within two points […]

Cooper Moore Scores Two As Chiefs Down Bulldogs 5-2

October 3, 2019
Courtesy of Eric Welsh, The Chilliwack Progress ( For the second time in four days the Chilliwack Chiefs got the better of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. In their first game of the Bauer BCHL Showcase Festival at the Chilliwack Coliseum, the Chiefs got two goals from Cooper Moore in a 5-2 win. That’s the same […]

Rylance Leads Chiefs Over Bulldogs

September 29, 2019
Courtesy of Eric Welsh – The Chilliwack Progress The Chilliwack Chiefs hammered the Alberni Valley Bulldogs 5-2 Saturday night at the Chilliwack Coliseum, The BCHL club picked up where they left off in a 6-2 home ice win over Wenatchee Friday, out-shooting their overmatched opponents 46-23. As it did in the Wild win, Chilliwack’s red […]

Chiefs 6 Wild 2

September 27, 2019
The Chiefs spoiled Daniel Chenard’s return to the Chilliwack Coliseum tonight, putting a season high 6 goals past the former Chiefs netminder routing the Wild in a 6-2 win. At the 17:27 mark of the first period Trevor Griebel scored his second of the season with help from Nick Cafarelli to give the Wild a […]

Farewell to a Friend and the Chiefs Biggest Fan

September 24, 2019
Written by Eric Welsh – The Chilliwack Progress That was the day the Chilliwack Chiefs won the Royal Bank Cup, the first national title in franchise history, captured on home ice at the then-Prospera Centre. It was also the last time I ever watched a Chiefs game with Jacob Bestebroer. I sat with JB that […]

Chiefs Win Home Opener 6-2

September 20, 2019
Courtesy of Eric Welsh – Chilliwack Progress It was somber night at the Chilliwack Coliseum Friday, two days after the passing of longtime Chilliwack Chiefs scout, radio colour man and front office staffer Jacob Bestebroer following a long battle with cancer. But the home team delivered an effort JB would have liked, downing the Prince […]

Cowichan Valley Doubles Chiefs 4-2

September 15, 2019
The Cowichan Valley Capitals played host to the Chilliwack Chiefs Saturday evening in front of 871 fans at the Cowichan Community Centre. Cowichan took an early lead in the first period and never let it go, eventually defeating the Chiefs 4-2. Jacob Slipec (Cristall/Kelly) and Brett Willits (Merritt/Henry) scored for the Chiefs. The Chiefs complete […]
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