Welcome to the October 16, 2018 edition of Around the BCHL.
I’m starting off today with something I wrote for the latest Chilliwack Progress newspaper.
Who is the most surprising team in the BCHL so far?
To me, it comes down to three teams, the Merritt Centennials, Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express.
We’re at the quarter pole of the 2018-19 season (bizarre right?) and the Cents are in unfamiliar territory, leading the Interior division with a 9-6-0-0 record. Their high powered offence (bizarre right?) has produced 64 goals in 15 games, 11 more than the next highest scoring team, the Express (bizarre right?).
The highest Merritt has finished in the Interior division in…