Welcome to the September 13, 2018 edition of Around the BCHL, a (near) daily look at what’s going on around the league and the junior A world.
The first NCAA scholarship commitment of the 2018-19 regular season goes to a Salmon Arm Silverback as Akito Hirose chooses Minnesota State University.
The Silverbacks made the announcement Tuesday.
Hirose is entering his third BCHL campaign, and started strong with one goal and one assist in Salmon Arm’s 4-2 win over Merritt last Friday.
|Defenceman Akito Hirose chases the puck behind the Silverbacks net during a playoff game against Vernon last spring. JODI BRAK PHOTO|
The 19 year old Calgary native collected five goals and…