Saanichton, B.C. – BC Hockey is excited to share a progress update on the Junior hockey pathway in B.C., and the teams looking to move from Junior A Tier 2 to Junior A Tier 1. Behind the scenes this hard work continues as a part of our commitment to elevate the Junior hockey experience in British Columbia […]

Sockeyes Continue Winning Ways

Sockeyes Media – Steve Erickson The last half of November saw the Sockeyes outscore their opposition by a commanding 21-9 margin maintaining their first-place hold in the Tom Shaw Conference with 50 points through 27 games. They continue to be led by their Captain Matthew Stewart who adds 3 goals, 14 assists, 1 power play […]


This will be a very special game as it is the TEDDY BEAR TOSS!!! The Teddy Bear Toss is a holiday season tradition in many hockey communities, including the Richmond Sockeyes! Fans will be encouraged to bring new teddy bears or stuffed animals to the game to throw onto the ice when the Sockeyes score […]

Hundreds Honour Ray Sawada at Richmond Jersey Retirement

Valerie Leung – Richmond News Richmond’s Minoru Arena was maxed out on Thursday evening with athletes, friends, family and firefighters in the stands to watch the late Raymond Sawada’s jersey fly high to the rafters. The jersey retirement ceremony was attended by Sawada’s wife, Nicole, and two daughters, Victoria and Charlotte, as well as Richmond […]

October Full Of Treats For Sockeyes

Sockeyes Media – Steve Erickson With October coming to a close it was more of a Trick than a Treat for the Sockeyes especially with two games remaining in the month. Playing a complete sixty minutes proves at times to be more of a challenge than consistency but regardless they find themselves sitting in first […]

Sockeyes Alum Thorpe Thriving With Giants

PJHL Media At 6-foot-5 and 215 pounds, it’s hard to imagine Tyler Thorpe ever flew under the radar and escaped notice in the hockey world. The fact is, he is one of only two players on this year’s Vancouver Giants roster that was not selected in the WHL bantam draft and he spent time honing […]

League Announcement: 2023 PJHL Junior A Winter Classic

The Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL) is dialled in for the upcoming 2023 Winter Classic Showcase in Richmond, BC. “This event has become a staple in our schedule. Year after year the Richmond Sockeyes staff do an amazing job hosting this event with great community support. This event has evolved to be the kickoff towards […]

Sockeyes Not To Be Taken Lightly

Sockeyes Media – Steve Erickson Playing consistently in any sport starts with leadership and this season the Sockeyes have a group of dedicated players which start with Captain Mathew Stewart and Alternate Captain Gavin Bains. Taking direction from the coaching staff as well as having the qualities to convey their message throughout the team rests […]

Richmond Winning Streak Continues

By Steve Erickson/Richmond Sockeyes The productivity of scoring continues to be one of the strong points for the Sockeyes as well as getting a strong performance in net from Calgary’s Thomas Popa. His season started off playing in the first six regular season games allowing 16 goals while facing 164 shots with a Save % […]