Chiefs Weekly June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018
by Jacob Bestebroer Welcome to Chiefs Weekly, a look at what’s happening in the Chiefs world this week….. The big news this week was the commitment of 18 year old forward Clark Nelson to the Chiefs. Clark’s father Chad was a member of the 1994-95 Chiefs team that won the Chiefs first BCHL championship. In […]

Newest Chilliwack Chief Follows In Father’s Footsteps – Eric Welsh

June 12, 2018
Courtesy – Eric Welsh – The Progress The first player commitment for the 2018-19 Chilliwack Chiefs has been revealed, with Clark Nelson signing on the dotted line. The 2000-born forward spent last season with the Revelstoke Grizzlies in the Kootenay International Junior B Hockey League. Clark posted 13 goals, 22 points and 145 penalty minutes […]

Come Celebrate Our RBC Cup Win Tuesday May 22 at 6pm

May 21, 2018
In celebration of the Chilliwack Chiefs’ incredible victory in the 2018 RBC Cup Championship Game, we would like to invite all Chiefs fans, friends and family to join the team, coaches, and staff, along with the 2018 RBC Cup Host Organizing Committee, for a Fan Celebration on Tuesday, May 22 from 6:00-7:00pm on the secondary […]

Chilliwack Chiefs make history with first RBC Cup win

May 21, 2018
by Eric Welsh – The Progress For the first time in franchise history, the Chilliwack Chiefs are national junior A champions. Corey Andonovski scored the game winning goal in the third period and the Chiefs got 28 saves from Daniel Chenard in a 4-2 win over the Wellington Dukes Sunday afternoon at Prospera Centre. The […]

Chiefs Punch Ticket to RBC Cup Final – Eric Welsh

May 20, 2018
The Chilliwack Chiefs will play for a national championship on home ice tomorrow afternoon after beating the Ottawa Junior Senators in a Saturday night semi-final at Prospera Centre. The Chiefs gutted out a 3-2 win that was equal parts ugly and thrilling. The Senators gave it everything they had and if a couple bounces go […]

Calverley and Chenard Earn 2018 RBC Cup Awards

May 19, 2018
Chiefs Captain Will Calverley earned the Roland Mercier Trophy for Most Valuable Player in the 2018 Royal Bank Cup. With a tournament leading 5 goals in 4 games Calverley helped secure the Chiefs ticket in the semi finals on Saturday May 19th against the Ottawa Junior Sentators. Game time is 7pm. Meanwhile Goaltender Daniel Chenard […]

Grisdale set for swan song as BCHL commissioner at Chilliwack RBC Cup

May 17, 2018
Steve Ewen – The Province John Grisdale’s first days on the job with the British Columbia Hockey League occurred in July of 2003. Duncan Wray, the league’s chairman of the board at the time, was quoted in The Vancouver Sun saying that Grisdale was hired as commissioner of the Junior A loop because BCHL stakeholders were “concerned […]

MEMORIES OF A LOCAL LEGEND

May 16, 2018
By Ian Gustafson With the 2018 RBC Cup underway in Chilliwack, B.C., there has been plenty of talk around the Prospera Centre about the last time the hometown Chiefs made a run to Canada’s National Junior A Championship. Led by future first-round NHL draft pick Jeff Tambellini, who earned MVP and Top Scorer honours, the […]

Jersey Auction & Jeff Tambellini at Thursday’s 7pm RBC Cup Game

May 15, 2018
The poster boy for the 2018 Royal Bank Cup and Chilliwack Chiefs Alumni Jeff Tambellini will be at Thursday night’s Chiefs game against the Steinbach Pistons to drop the puck and sign autographs during the first intermission. Game time is 7pm. Thursday’s game will also see the Chiefs wear a special third jersey designed by […]

CALVERLEY DOES IT ALL, LEADS CHIEFS TO OT WIN OVER JR. SENATORS

May 14, 2018
by JASON LA ROSE Will Calverley was a one-man show, scoring all four goals – including the overtime winner 4:55 into the extra period – to lead the Chilliwack Chiefs to their first win at the 2018 RBC Cup, a 4-3 triumph over the Ottawa Jr. Senators on Sunday night. Calverley scored once in the […]