The Penticton Vees appear to be in their familiar championship form in the early goings of the new season. The Cranbrook Bucks finished the opening weekend of BCHL regular season action on the wrong end of a 7-1 final in Penticton Saturday night against the defending Fred Page Cup champions. The Vees shocked the Bucks […]
Now, that’s how you start a season! The Cranbrook Bucks opened their 2022-23 BCHL regular season on the road Friday night in triumphant fashion, earning a 5-2 win over the Merritt Centennials. Neither team was budging through the first ten minutes of the game. The Bucks managed to open the scoring just past the midway […]
The Cranbrook Bucks are excited to announce their leadership group for the 2022-23 BCHL Season. Rhys Bentham has been named captain, with Cam Kungle, Noah Quinn, and Kellan Hjartarson as assistants. Bentham has played 71 games with the Bucks since the POD season in 2020-2021. He led the team as captain last season. “Rhys has […]
The Cranbrook Bucks have added another American to their lineup for the upcoming season, committing to Rochester, New York forward Nick Peluso. Peluso played last season with the Muskegon Lumberjacks. In 39 games the 2004 born player scored three goals and six assists. “We are thrilled to be able to add a player of Nick’s […]
Review of the Home & Home Exhibition series with Trail Smoke Eaters. Preview of Season opener against Merritt Centennials and Penticton Vees. Featuring Rhys Bentham, Cam Kungle, and Kellan Hjartarson.
The boys are back in town! The Cranbrook Bucks returned home Saturday night for their final preseason game of the 2022-23 BCHL schedule, closing a home-and-home with the Trail Smoke Eaters with a lopsided 5-0 win. The first period between the two clubs was a polar opposite version of what we saw in the opening […]
A rivalry reignited. The Trail Smoke Eaters and Cranbrook Bucks met for their first of two preseason matchups Friday night in Trail. The Bucks were able to snag a convincing win in the first exhibition edition of the Battle of the Kootenay Pass. The two teams began the first period with plenty of jump in […]
In this episode we review the two exhibition games the Cranbrook Bucks played in Alberta, and preview the upcoming home-and-home exhibition series with the Trail Smoke Eaters. Interview with Jack Henry.
The Cranbrook Bucks ended their preseason Alberta tour Sunday afternoon in an entertaining affair with the AJHL’s Okotoks Oilers, though the result wasn’t one which the road team had desired. The Okotoks Oilers came out swinging in the first period, firing 14 shots on Bucks goalie Carter Capton through the first twenty minutes. Despite being […]
The band is back together! The Cranbrook Bucks stepped back on the ice Saturday night to kick off their BCHL preseason schedule with a tune up versus the Brooks Bandits of the AJHL – the defending Centennial Cup champions. Cranbrook jumped out to an impressive start in the first period. Carter Schmidt earned the distinction […]