Two Goal Lead Podcast presented by BCHLNetwork

Two Goal Lead Podcast presented by BCHLNetwork

The BC Hockey League is the number-one league in Canada for developing players for the college system. Join BCHLNetwork owner and editor-in-chief Brian Wiebe as he interviews players, alumni, and personnel from each of the BCHL's 18 teams. Each weekly episode features insight and stories from Canada's top junior A hockey league.

Episodes

September 20, 2023 18 mins

A chat with BCHL Commissioner Steven Cocker about several topics on the eve of the 2023-24 regular season, including:


  • His thoughts on how the pre-season went
  • The future of the Wenatchee Wild franchise
  • BCHL-USA Hockey transfer agreements
  • And more!
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A chat with West Kelowna Warriors general manager and head coach Simon Ferguson about several topics, including:


  • The wildfire situation in West Kelowna and the Okanagan
  • Carolina Hurricanes draft pick Charles-Alexis Legault's development
  • The Warriors' strengths heading into 2023-24
  • And more!
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A chat with Victoria Grizzlies assistant coach Geoff Grimwood about several topics, including:


  • The recent passing of Mike Hammond
  • The strength of the Coastal Conference in 2022-23
  • Ottawa Senators prospect Hoyt Stanley's development
  • And more!
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A chat with Vernon Vipers general manager and head coach Jason McKee about several topics, including:


  • The Vipers' strengths heading into 2023-24
  • How motivating Vernon's past success is
  • The effect of new roster rules on recruiting
  • And more!
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A chat with Trail Smoke Eaters forward Josh Schenk about several topics, including:


  • His thoughts about the BCHL becoming an independent league
  • Hockey development in the Yukon
  • The improvement in his play thus far
  • And more!

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A chat with Surrey Eagles defender Ty Brassington about several topics, including:


  • His perspective on the BCHL's decision to leave Hockey Canada
  • A silver lining for Surrey despite its playoff loss to Alberni
  • What it means to play for his hometown Eagles
  • And more!

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A chat with Salmon Arm Silverbacks operations manager and general manager Brooks Christensen about several topics, including:


  • His perspective on the Silverbacks season to this point
  • The development curve of 2023 NHL Draft prospect Owen Beckner
  • What it means to be the GM of his hometown Silverbacks
  • And more!
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A chat with Prince George Spruce Kings head coach Alex Evin about several topics, including:

  • The fallout from the Spruce Kings' first round loss to Salmon Arm
  • Recruiting players to Prince George
  • His five-season BCHL career with Powell River, Williams Lake, and Penticton
  • And more!

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A chat with Powell River Kings defender Casey Aman about several topics, including:


  • The Kings first round match-up against Surrey
  • What the City of Powell River means to him
  • Looking ahead to attending Penn State University this fall
  • And more!
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A chat with Nanaimo Clippers defender Michael Craig about a number of topics, including:

  • Nanaimo's focus heading into the playoffs
  • Embracing the role of captain for the Clippers
  • His relationship with defensive partner Ethan Mistry
  • And more!

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A chat with Penticton Vees Vice-President of Operations and Director of Broadcasting, Communications, and Public Relations Fraser Rodgers about a number of topics, including:

  • Where this season's Vees team ranks among the franchise's best
  • Penticton's focus on more than just offensive firepower
  • The move from a WHL broadcast booth back to the BCHL
  • And more!
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A chat with Merritt Centennials defender Kyle Isenberg about a number of topics, including:

  • The adjustment of moving from Anaheim, CA to Merritt
  • How things have gone during his first BCHL season
  • His commitment to Air Force Academy
  • And more!
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A chat with Cranbrook Bucks defender Cam Kungle about a number of topics, including:

Assuming a leadership role for the Bucks as a rookie

Playing in the Penticton hub with the Vees and Trail

His commitment to Lake Superior State University

And more!

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A chat with Langley Rivermen defender Joseph Messina about a number of topics, including:


Being captain of the Rivermen

How he kept his skills sharp during the COVID-affected season

His commitment to Union College

And more!

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A chat with Cowichan Valley Capitals forward Luke Lavery about a number of topics, including:


His growth offensively since joining the Capitals

Playing in the COVID-affected Port Alberni pod

His transition to Providence College this fall

And more!

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A chat with Coquitlam Express play-by-play announcer Ian Wilson about a number of topics, including:

  • Coquitlam's chances down the stretch
  • New Express forward Ethan Rosenoff
  • How to get into sports broadcasting
  • And more!
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A chat with Chilliwack Chiefs defender Duncan Ramsay about a number of topics:

  • Attending 2021 Toronto Maple Leafs development camp
  • The transition from US prep school to the BCHL
  • His thought process in committing to the University of Vermont
  • And more!
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A chat with Alberni Valley Bulldogs captain Chase Klassen about a number of topics:

  • The impact of having Brandon Buhr rejoin the Bulldogs
  • Why the Dawg Pound is so tough to play in for opponents
  • Most difficult BCHL road rink to play in
  • And more!
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A chat with BC Hockey League Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Commissioner Steven Cocker about a number of topics:

  • 2022-23 season so far
  • Growing revenue across the league
  • Reaction to the BCHL's "Modernize the Canadian junior hockey system" document
  • And more!
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