Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Sports

Bauer BCHL Showcase

Ex-Canuck Steve Kariya at Prospera Centre to help launch Chilliwack Chiefs season Saturday

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The Chilliwack Chiefs are hosting some of the best hockey talent in BC during the Bauer BCHL Showcase Friday through Sunday.

 

e are excited to announce that The 2014 Bauer BCHL Showcase Official Honorary Chairperson is Steve Kariya.

 

The Bauer BCHL Showcase is happening Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack. Kariya will be part of the official opening ceremonies that happen prior the Chilliwack Chiefs and Powell River Kings contest on Saturday at 7 p.m.

 

Kariya amassed 36 goals and 96 pts. during the 1994-95 season for the Nanaimo Clippers. He then went on to star at the University of Maine in the NCAA with 187 points in 150 games over 4 seasons.

 

The North Vancouver product turned pro in 1999 and played close to 300 games between the AHL and NHL that included stints with the Manitoba Moose and Vancouver Canucks. Kariya also played over 300 games in Europe.

 

For more information about the Chilliwack Chiefs Hockey Club, visit here.

 

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