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BC Hockey Announces 100 Great Moments
Friday, June 08, 2018

BC Hockey is proudly celebrating our 100th Year Anniversary. The organization was created on February 9, 1919 in Vancouver, BC and there has been an incredible amount of history and tradition of hockey in Pacific Canada. BC Hockey announced the list of 100 Great Moments in BC Hockey History. The list was announced at BC Hockey’s Annual Congress.

BC Hockey formed a task group that featured prominent members of the BC Hockey community and compiled a list to recognize and celebrate our history. Split over five (5) categories, the list includes some of the most influential hockey people and moments.  

The 100 Great Moments in BC Hockey categories include:

  • Builders

  • Moments

  • Officials

  • Players

  • Teams

CLICK HERE for the full list of 100 Great Moments of BC Hockey

BC Hockey will recognize these moments with a special event prior to the BC Hockey Hall of Fame Induction ceremony in July.

“Selecting this list was no easy task”, said BC Hockey Chief Executive Officer Barry Petrachenko. “So many great people and moments have contributed shaping BC Hockey’s history and identity. I want to thank the task group for their time and effort in coming up with this and recognizing our rich history.”

Along with celebrating this list BC Hockey has compiled a series of Flipbooks that show further the evolution of hockey in BC and the Yukon and how the sport has been woven into the fabric of many people’s lives.

The Beginning: 1919-1943

The Growing Years: 1944-1969

The Expansion Years: 1970-1995

The Evolution Years: 1996-present (still to come)

BC Hockey started its 100th Anniversary celebrations at the BC Hockey Championships in March 2018.

List of upcoming events:

July 2018

BC Hockey 100th Anniversary Golf Tournament

October – December 2018

BC Hockey Tour and School Visits

November 1, 2018 – February 8, 2019

Daily promotion of 100 Moments

December 26, 2018 – January 5, 2019

IIHF World Junior Championship

February 2019

Team BC competition at Canada Winter Games

BC Hockey is the governing body for amateur hockey at all levels in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. Approximately 125 Minor Hockey Associations (MHA), in addition to many Junior and Senior teams, 55,000 players, 4,500 game officials, 10,000 coaches, 20,000 official volunteers and countless others make our great game possible here in Pacific Canada.

Join BC Hockey in celebrating the history of hockey in BC through social media.  BC Hockey will use the hashtag #BCHockey100 for all fans to engage with their memories and celebrate all the great people that have helped build BC Hockey’s history. Join us in celebrating the history of hockey.

Special thanks to those on the task group, the BC Hockey Hall of Fame and the BC Sports Hall of Fame for their assistance in compiling the list and contributing to their bios.

For more information about BC Hockey, please visit the BC Hockey website at www.bchockey.net or email info@bchockey.net or follow along through social media at www.facebook.com/BCHockeySource, www.twitter.com/BCHockey_Source, www.youtube.com/BCHockeySource or www.instagram.com/BCHockeySource.


 
      

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BC Hockey is a non-profit organization and member branch of Hockey Canada in charge of governing amateur hockey at all levels in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.

Approximately 150 minor hockey associations, 55,000 players, 4,500 referees, 20,000 official volunteers and countless others make our great game possible here in Pacific Canada.

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