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Changes coming to B.C. Hockey League

Change is coming to the B.C. Hockey League for next season.

Another motion announced a new showcase event the weekend of Sept. 7-9 at an undetermined site. Each of the league’s teams will play two games that weekend in front of the assembled college and professional scouts. These games will count towards the league standings.

The regular season ends March 10, 2013.

The reduction of games, combined with the longer season, will allow for fewer mid-week games, and better maximize weekend home dates.

And the BCHL will split its Coastal Conference into two divisions:  the Mainland Division — consisting of Langley, Surrey, Coquitlam, Chilliwack and Prince George — while Victoria, Cowichan Valley, Nanaimo, Alberni Valley and Powell River make up the Island Division.

Prince George can switch to the Interior Conference after 2013 if it chooses. A new playoff format is expected to be announced later, following the clubs’ submitting new playoff format ideas.

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