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    BWC Alumni Game

    The BWC Alumni Hockey Game, scheduled for Sunday July 27th, has been postponed to a later date.

    Please check back soon for the announcement.

    BWC Midget Skate

    The BWC Midget A1 and A2 Coaches have scheduled another Midget Skate for this Sunday, July 27th, at 6:15-7:15pm.

    All Midget players are invited.

    BWC U18 Academy Prep Team Evaluation camp RESCHEDULED:

    Thank you for you interest in the BWC U18 Academy Prep team.

    The new dates and times will be as follows:

    Tuesday, August 12 - 2:00-3:30 pm

    Wednesday, August 13 - 2:00-3:30 pm

    Thursday, August 14 - 2:00-3:30 pm

    Cost: $100

    Please bring a cheque with you on the 1st day of tryouts.


    Additional information:

    Registration will start at 12 noon until 1:30 on August 12th. You will be assigned a jersey, a team and a dressing room at this time.


    There will be an information session on the Academy program August 12th after the 1st intrasquad game. This will take place at 4:30pm. In this presentation, we will cover cost, daily schedule, the development model, the coaches, the league schedule, tournaments and trips, dryland conditioning and Burnaby Central high school.


    if you would like to register please go the U18 Academy website page (http://www.burnabywinterclub.com/page/show/852399-u18-prep-2013-2014-), print of the Academy application, fill it out and either scan it or take a photo of it and email it Head Coach Ben Cooper at cooperbenjamin@gmail.com

    Alternitavely, you can email Ben Cooper and he can send you the application directly.


    Any further questions about the U18 Academy Prep team please contact Head Coach Ben Cooper at cooperbenjamin@gmail.com or 250-886-5323


    The BWC U18 Academy team will compete in the Prep Division of the Canadian Sport School Hockey League. The Canadian Sport School Hockey League was founded in 2009, and although we are only in our fifth season, we have seen almost 200 of our alumni move onto the junior hockey ranks. The CSSHL has seen alumni play in the NHL, be selected at the NHL Entry Draft, play for the Memorial Cup, win the Royal Bank Cup, earn an NCAA scholarship and represent their country on the international stage. 8 of the 10 players from BC chosen in the 2014 Western Hockey League draft will be playing this season in the Prep Division of the CSSHL.
    CSSHL players drafted into the NHL:
     Mathew Dumba, Edge School for Athletes
    Drafted by the Minnesota Wild in 2012 (Round 1, 7th overall)

    Mitchell Moroz, Edge School for Athletes
    Drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in 2012 (Round 2, 32nd overall)

    Coda Gordon, Edge School for Athletes
    Drafted by the Calgary Flames in 2012 (Round 6, 165th overall)

    Curtis Lazar, Okanagan Hockey Academy
    Drafted by the Ottawa Senators in 2013 (Round 1, 17th overall)

    David Pope, Pursuit of Excellence
    Drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in 2013 (Round 4, 109th overall)

    Dysin Mayo, Pursuit of Excellence
    Drafted by the Arizona Coyotes in 2014 (Round 5, 133rd overall)

    Mackenze Stewart, Edge School for Athletes
    Drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in 2013 (Round 7, 186th overall)

    Leafs Sign Santorelli

    David Nonis, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Thursday that the team has agreed to terms on one year contracts with forwards Petri Kontiola, Mike Santorelli and Troy Bodie.

    Santorelli, 28, dressed in 49 contests for the Vancouver Canucks this past season and scored 10 goals and added 18 assists. His plus 9 mark with the Canucks was first among team forwards and third-best on the team. Born in Vancouver, B.C., the centreman has 87 points (43 goals, 44 assists) in 257 career NHL games with Nashville, Florida, Winnipeg and Vancouver. He was originally drafted 178th overall in the 2004 Entry Draft by the Predators.



    The Burnaby Winter Club is pleased to announce that Guido Lamberti –Charles will serve as Head Coach of the Burnaby Winter Club Midget A1 team for the 2014-2015 Season.  Guido has an extensive background as a hockey player, coach and developer of players. 
    The Burnaby Winter Club is excited about the opportunity to grow and develop the Midget program to complement the BWC Hockey Academy teams.  The Coach’s  initial focus will be on providing a single competitive A1 team but, if the demand warrants it, the program can expand to two” rep” teams.  The objective is to continue to develop midget aged hockey players.

    The first step is to determine if there is sufficient interest for the Midget Program at the BWC.  To that end, Midget Evaluation Skates will be held:
    June 16th – 9:00pm – 10:30pm
    June 18th – 7:30pm – 9:00pm
    June 20th  - 7:30pm – 9:00pm

    These skates will determine the direction of the BWC Midget Program.

    All eligible Burnaby residents are invited to experience the development opportunities provided by Guido.  Registration for the skates can be made through the office of the General Manager, Len McNeely at lmcneelybwc@shaw.ca .   The cost for the program is $78.75 which includes GST.  Please drop off your cheque at the office at the BWC.

    Registration cost for the BWC Midget program is $1,405. The BWC has waived the Membership Fee and Monthly Dues.  There is also a charge of $350 per player to contribute to the cost of paying for non-parent coaches.  Other costs relate to the program offered and will be reflected in team fees.

    Guido has proposed that Midget team would do a ten day Training Camp in Germany in the middle of August.  He is currently in discussions with his many connections in Germany to make this a reality. The cost per player, all included, for this trip would be approximately $2,500 - $3,000.

    If you are interested in the Evaluation Skates and/or participating in the BWC Midget Program please contact the General Manager, Len McNeely at lmcneelybwc@shaw.ca

    Len McNeely
    General Manager

    Welcome to the Burnaby Winter Club Website!

    March 23, 2014


    Congratulations to the Atom A1 team, who last night in front of a packed house, defeated the very sound Searfair Atom A1 team 2-1!  The score wasn't reflective of the end-to-end play with solid goaltending at both ends of the ice.


    The Atom A2 team clinched 3rd in the Tier 1 Final Four with a hard fought 2-1 victory over the T-BIrds.

    The Atom A4 made it to the Final 4 and competed well. The team is heading off to Seattle during the Spring break to end its Season on a high note. Good luck and have fun!

    The Atom A3 & A5 teams competed in the President's series and look to win their final games of the season.



     All three teams competing in the Provincials made it to the Finals.  The Pee Wee A1 team brings home the only Provincial banner this year.  They defeated Cranbrook in aa game that went back and forth. The final was 6-4.

    The Pee Wee A2 team competed hard but lost 6-3 to a strong Campbell River team.

    The Bantam A1 team lost to their nemisis, the North Shore Winter Club, 4-2 after leading part way through the third period.



    The Initiation Division comprised of its seven teams all competed well and wrapped up its year at the Banner Day in Richmond this past weekend.



    The Pee Wee A3 and A4 teams competed in the Presidents Series and have wrapped up for the year.



    The Bantam A2 team came up short in the Tier 2 Final Four.

    The Bantam A3 team is just wrapping up its President Series playoffs.



    The Midget A1 team had a good run and fell a goal short of making it to the Final Four in Tier 2. They competed well and wrapped up their season last week.



    The Elite 15 and Prep Under 18 teams wrapped up their playoff weekend last week in Vernon and competed well.  In all repsects it was a very successful inaugural year for the Academy teams.



    We wish you all a very successful spring. Remember it is a JOURNEY and not a RACE!

    Register for 2014/15 Winter Season

    2014 -2015 BWC TEAM LIST

    Len McNeely - General Manager 
    Dan Melanson - MHA President 
    Maco Balkovec - Hockey Director 
    Divsional Manager - Tim Sandhu 
    Hockey 2 
    Brad Reynolds - Head Coach C1 
    Ryan Bremner - Head Coach C2

    Hockey 3 
    Burt Henderson - Head Coach C1
    TBD - Head Coach C2
    Hockey 4 
    David Boyce C1
    Doug Macdonald - Head Coach C2
    TBD - Head Coach C3
    Divsional Manager:  TBA 
    Jon Calvano - Head Coach A1
    Kurt Astle - Head Coach A2
    Jeremy Bachusz - Head Coach A3
    Glenn Jeffrey - Head Coach A4
    Neal Reynolds - Head Coach A5

    Divsional Manager:  Sheldon Evers 
    Bill Hunt - Head Coach A1 
    John MacDonald - Head Coach A2
    Max Bader - Head Coach A3
    Sinclair Kim - Head Coach A4

    Divsional Manager:  Glenn Jeffrey 
    John Batchelor - Head Coach A1 
    Kevin Batchelor - Head Coach A2
    Vacant - Head Coach A3

    Divsional Manager:  Remi Rizzo 
    Guido Lamberti-Charles - Head Coach A1

    Kyle Rademaker - Head Coach A2

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