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 % […]

Forever a Sockeye: Ray Sawada Jersey Retirement

Ray Sawada’s number 27 will be raised to the rafters of Minoru Arena in Richmond on November 16th, 2023. The Richmond Sockeyes will retire Ray’s jersey during a pre-game ceremony before the Sockeyes face the Grandview Steelers. Puck drop is set for 7 PM at Minoru Arena “The Fish Tank”. Sawada was a star with […]

Richmond Sockeyes open hockey season with pair of wins

PJHL Media – Richmond News ( The Richmond team took care of newcomers Poco at home, as well as North Van on the road.The Richmond Sockeyes’ season is off and running, with week one wrapping the way preseason ended, with a pair of wins. A convincing score of 8-2 over the visiting expansion Poco Trailblazers […]

Richmond Sockeyes gearing up for big season on, and off, the ice

Richmond News – Steve Erickson The Junior A Tier 2 team has brought in completely new coaching staff for its 52 season. Starting any new season is an exciting time for any team, but for the Richmond Sockeyes skating into their 52nd one, it’s filled with not only excitement, but also enthusiasm. This past summer BC […]


The Richmond Sockeyes are looking to fill the following Game Day Volunteer Positions & Team Personnel for the upcoming 2023/24 season. Game Day is Thursday Nights for 3 hours. Game Day Positions Ticket Sales Merchandise Sales 50/50 Sales Security Penalty Box Keepers Time Clock ScoreKeeper / Music Anthem Singer(s) Mascot Team Personnel Positions Team Chiropractor […]

Coastal Waters Form New PJHL Team

PJHL Media The PJHL is pleased to announce the approval of a new franchise for the Sunshine Coast, set to begin play in the 2024-25 season. While the new franchise is yet to decide on a team name, the club will play out of the Gibsons and Area Community Centre. This past season the PJHL […]


Saanichton, B.C. – BC Hockey is thrilled to announce a new pathway for Junior A hockey in British Columbia and Yukon beginning in the 2023-24 season. The junior hockey landscape in B.C. and Yukon will undergo a transformation that will see current Junior B teams in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), the Pacific Junior […]