Published: Saturday, 24 Feb 2018  
By: Stephen Heisler,

These are the final games of Canada’s British Columbia Hockey League regular season. Will we go out with a bang…or a thud?  

Wenatchee Wild at Penticton Vees – These are two of the three most dangerous teams in the league. The truth is, under normal circumstances, this game provides as much talent and skill as any two junior teams can on the continent. Yes…ANY. This season’s version of the Vees and Wild could compete for championships at the major junior or United States Hockey League levels. The hockey is THAT good. I said under normal circumstances; the last Saturday of the season does not count. Now it’s about not getting hurt or showing all the cards before the playoffs. Rule #1 comes into play. Wenatchee Wins! 

Trail Smoke Eaters at Vernon Vipers – The Vipers WANT to finish ahead of the Wild and after last night’s showdown, anything can happen. Trail’s playoff position is in place. Vernon Wins!

Merritt Centennials at Langley Rivermen – This one means a bit more for the Cents than it does for Langley. Merritt Wins!

Prince George Spruce Kings at Chilliwack Chiefs - PG consistently finds a way to lose games they should win on the road. Meanwhile, I still don't know what the Chiefs have been doing all season. Maybe that's part of the big plan all along. Chilliwack Wins!

West Kelowna Warriors at Salmon Arm Silverbacks – The party that is the regular season is all but over with the play-offs about to begin. Survival mode tonight for both teams. Salmon Arm Wins!

OVERALL RECORD 92-71-2  .564 PCT

Author: Stephen Heisler from
Stephen Heisler has spent a lifetime in the game of hockey. Stephen is also working with individual teams, coaches, and players as a director with the Heisler Hockey Group. Stephen, his wife Deysi, and four children reside in Orlando, Florida.

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