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GAME RECAP: Bucks Lose Close Contest to the Trail Smoke Eaters

PHOTO: JACK MURRAY The Cranbrook Bucks (1-7-0-0) came up just short Friday evening, losing to the Trail Smoke Eaters (4-4-0-0) by a score of 4-3. The Smoke Eaters got off to a quick start, with Quinn Disher scoring just 1:09 into the opening frame to take a 1-0 lead before back-to-back goals from Kalen Szeto […]

GAME RECAP: Bucks Down 4-0 in Season Series Against Penticton

PHOTO: Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography The Cranbrook Bucks (1-6-0-0) dropped their fifth game in a row Thursday evening, falling to the Penticton Vees (7-1-0-0) by a score of 7-1. Cranbrook and Penticton were scoreless through the 1st period for the fourth consecutive matchup. Noah Leibl opened the scoring at the 2:20 mark of the 2nd […]

GAME RECAP: Bucks Shutout by the Vees

PHOTO: Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography The Cranbrook Bucks (1-5-0-0) suffered their fourth straight loss while the Penticton Vees (6-0-0-0) won their sixth straight contest. It was a scoreless first period with Penticton outshooting Cranbrook 7-3 to start the game. The second period saw Walker Gelbard be assessed a 5-minute major and game misconduct for boarding. […]

GAME RECAP: Bucks fall to their Kootenay Rivals on Saturday Evening

PHOTO: Jack Murray The Cranbrook Bucks (1-4-0-0) dropped a 4-2 contest to their Kootenay rivals, the Trail Smoke Eaters (2-3-0-0), on Saturday evening in Penticton. The Trail Smoke Eaters got on the scoresheet early as Jackson Krill scored just 1:42 into the 1st period. Trail increased their lead to 3-0 thanks to a pair of […]

GAME RECAP: Bucks Fall Short Against Penticton

PHOTO: Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography The Cranbrook Bucks (1-3-0-0) took to the ice on Friday evening for their fourth game of the season and their second matchup against the Penticton Vees (4-0-0-0). There were chances at both ends throughout the 1st period but it was ultimately the Vees that would score first as Liam Malmquist […]

GAME RECAP: Trail Evens Up Season Series

The Cranbrook Bucks (1-2-0-0) faced the Trail Smoke Eaters (1-2-0-0) for their third game of the BCHL regular season on Wednesday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton which saw Trail even up the series at 1-1. The Trail Smoke Eaters got off to a hot start scoring two goals in the first […]

GAME RECAP: Bucks Record First Win in Franchise History

The Cranbrook Bucks met the Trail Smoke Eaters for the first time in the regular season on Sunday afternoon. The Bucks scored 5 goals on route to their first win in franchise history. Trail’s Noah Wakeford opened the scoring at 7:53 of the first before Cranbrook’s Nathan Fox tied things up with his first BCHL […]

GAME RECAP: Bucks Fall Short in Regular-Season Debut

The Cranbrook Bucks took the ice Saturday evening for their BCHL regular-season debut against the Penticton Vees but fell short in a 6-3 loss. Cam Reid scored the first goal in franchise history for the Bucks while AJ Vasko and Tyson Dyck each recorded their first BCHL goals. Nathan Airey made his first BCHL start, […]


The Cranbrook Bucks are pleased to announce the signing of 7 new players ahead of the 2021 BCHL pod season. “We are happy to welcome these young men to our program for the remainder of the season,” said Head Coach and General Manager Ryan Donald. “While this season has presented everyone with many unique and […]


The BC Hockey League (BCHL) announced its schedule today for the 2020-21 season, which includes 20 games per team for a total of 160 league games. The five-week season will commence on Friday, Apr. 2, and will run until Sunday, May 9. The 16 teams participating in the season have each been assigned one of […]