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BCHL Schedule Released

The BCHL announced the full 2021-22 schedule this morning which includes 54 games throughout the year for the Merritt Centennials. The Centennials will open the season at home with a double header against their pod rival Prince George Spruce Kings, followed by the Salmon Arm Silverbacks. The BCHL Showcase is scheduled from October 20-24th and […]

Cents Name Dave Chyzowski Head Coach and GM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 4, 2021 – MERRITT, BC The Merritt Centennials are proud to announce Dave Chyzowski as the team’s new Head Coach and General Manager. The Centennials Board of Directors have approved a 2 year deal with a 3rd year option for Chyzowski who will bring a full tool kit from pro […]

Cents Seeking Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager for Next Season

The Merritt Centennials are seeking a qualified, hardworking individual to fill the roll of Athletic Therapist / Equipment Manager for the upcoming season. Find the job description and application details below. MERRITT CENTENNIALS Athletic Therapist / Equipment Manager Position Description: Athletic Therapist / Equipment Manager position is responsible for all player injuries, sicknesses and other […]

Cents Committed: Visram To Portage College

The Merritt Centennials are excited to announce that defenseman Liam Visram has committed to the Portage College Voyageurs of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference for next season. Visram was a stalwart on the Centennials blueline throughout the abbreviated pod season. In a third of his overall BCHL career, Visram was able to contribute more offense […]

Centennials Launch Head Coach & GM Search

The BCHL’s Merritt Centennials Junior A Hockey Club are currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Head Coach and General Manager. Ideally, the candidate will have successful experience as Head Coach or substantial experience as an Assistant Coach at the Junior A level or higher. Proven success in recruiting and relationships with NCAA schools […]

Centennials Awards 2020-21

The Merritt Centennials went through a wild 2020-21 campaign that couldn’t have been possible without the dedication and support of their fans, sponsors, billet families, volunteers and parent group. The Cents would like to thank you all for your continued support throughout a difficult season for all involved. There were many positives throughout the season […]

Centennials Announce Coaching Change For Next Season

The Merritt Centennials and its Board of Directors have decided not to renew Derek Sweet-Coulter as head coach for next season. After much discussion, the team and the Board decided it was in the best interest of the organization to not renew his contract, which expires on May 31. “This was a difficult decision, but […]

RECAP: Cents Go Out On Shields In Final Game Of Season

The Merritt Centennials battled through adversity all pod season long and in the end couldn’t grind out an extra 5 minutes in their final test as they fell to the Chilliwack Chiefs by a score of 4-3. After having one of their worst starts of the pod the night previous, the Cents had one of […]

PTC Preview: Cents Vs Chiefs – May 8

The Merritt Centennials (3-16) face off against the Chilliwack Chiefs (12-6) for one final time in the pod tonight. Last night the Cents couldn’t level enough shots towards the Spruce Kings net to make life difficult for their goaltender and fell by a score of 3-0 in the series finale. In the first period it […]

Cents Get Shutout To End Pod Series Vs PG

The Merritt Centennials couldn’t level enough shots towards the Spruce Kings net to make life difficult for their goaltender and fell by a score of 3-0 in the season finale. In the first period it took a while for the offense to arrive, but when it did it was Prince George who got things going. […]