Beyond Tomorrow: Fabbro weighing options in deciding to play NCAA or WHL hockey
Photo: Penticton Vees defenseman and 2016 prospect Dante Fabbro was chosen eighth overall in the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft by the Seattle Thunderbirds (courtesy of Cherie Morgan Photography)
One of the biggest draws of playing in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) is the ability to retain NCAA eligibility while still developing in one of the world’s top junior leagues. The 16-team league is based in Canada’s westernmost province with all of the teams relatively close to the US/Canada border, with the exception of Prince George.
A large percentage of the league’s alumni have gone on to play professional hockey and many have had long and distinguished NHL careers including Brett Hull, Paul Kariya, and Ray Ferraro.… read more