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BCHL Announces Top 50 Players of All-Time

Thousands of votes were submitted over six weeks and now the results are in from fan voting for the BCHL’s top-50 players. From each decade of the league’s existence, 10 players were selected. The list is ordered alphabetically. Penticton had the most players listed with 14 and 10 future Vancouver Canucks were also voted in.  Langley had two representatives, Ryan Walter, who played with the Langley Lords and Mark Recchi, who played with the Langley Eagles.

1960s
Harvey Budarick Goaltender Kamloops Rockets 1963-67
Wayne Dye Forward Vernon Essos 1967-68
Ron Grahame Goaltender Victoria Cougars 1967-69
Glen Madsen Forward Kamloops Rockets 1961-63
Bob Nystrom Forward Kamloops Rockets 1969-70
Dwayne Pentland Defence Penticton Broncos 1969-70
Dale Sandyke Forward Kamloops Rockets 1962-1966
Tom Serviss Defence Vernon Essos 1967-68
Eric Shishido Forward Kamloops Rockets 1962-66
Barry Wilcox Forward Victoria Cougars 1967-68

1970s
Greg C. Adams Forward Nanaimo Clippers 1977-78
Bruce Affleck Defence Penticton Broncos 1970-72
Glenn Anderson Forward Bellingham Blazers 1977-78
Mel Bridgman Forward Nanaimo Clippers 1972-73
Chad Campbell Forward Penticton Broncos 1970-73
Ernie Gare Forward Penticton/Vernon 1969-72
Doug Lidster Defence Kamloops Rockets 1977-79
Andy Moog Goaltender Kamloops/Penticton 1976-78
Bob Nicholson Forward Penticton Broncos 1970-73
Ryan Walter Forward Langley Lords 1973-75

1980s
Greg Adams Forward Kelowna Buckaroos 1980-82
Geoff Courtnall Forward C’chan Valley Capitals 1980-81
Byron Dafoe Goaltender Juan De Fuca Whalers 1986-87
Dallas Drake Forward Vernon Lakers 1987-88
Ray Ferraro Forward Penticton Knights 1981-82
Brett Hull Forward Penticton Knights 1982-84
Olaf Kolzig Goaltender Abbotsford Falcons 1987-88
Joe Murphy Forward Penticton Knights 1984-85
Mark Recchi Forward Langley Eagles 1984-85
Cliff Ronning Forward New West Royals 1982-83

1990s
Scott Gomez Forward South Surrey Eagles 1996-97
Robb Gordon Forward Pwl. River Paper Kings 1992-94
Shawn Horcoff Forward Chilliwack Chiefs 1995-96
Paul Kariya Forward Penticton Panthers 1990-92
Dave Keough Defence P.G. Spruce Kings 1998-00
Chuck Kobasew Forward Penticton Panthers 1999-00
Shane Kuss Forward South Surrey Eagles 1993-97
Willie Mitchell Defence Kelowna Spartans 1994-95
Brendan Morrison Forward Penticton Panthers 1992-93
Bill Muckalt Forward Merritt Centennials 1992-94

2000s
Jamie Benn Forward Victoria Salsa/Grizzlies 2005-07
Tyler Bozak Forward Victoria Salsa/Grizzlies 2005-07
Connor Jones Forward Vernon Vipers 2008-10
Kellen Jones Forward Vernon Vipers 2008-10
Duncan Keith Defence Penticton Panthers 1999-01
Andrew Ladd Forward Coquitlam Express 2002-03
Jeff Tambellini Forward Chilliwack Chiefs 2000-02
Brad Thiessen Goaltender Penticton/P.G./Merritt 2003-06
Kyle Turris Forward Burnaby Express 2005-07
Travis Zajac Forward Salmon Arm SilverBacks 2002-04