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Centennials Announce AGM

The Merritt Centennials are welcoming fans and those looking to get involved to join at their Annual General Meeting at the Best Western Plus Conference Room on August 20, 2020 commencing at 6:30pm. Due to COVID restrictions, only a maximum of 50 participants will be allowed including standing Board of Directors and staff. To reserve […]

TRADE ALERT: Benwell To Whitby For Futures

The Merritt Centennials have traded forward Evan Benwell (00) to the Whitby Fury of the OJHL in exchange for future considerations. The Ontario native returns to his home province for his last season of Junior A. With Merritt last season Benwell put up 9 goals and 9 assists in 28 games after being acquired from […]

Merritt ID Camp August 21 – 23rd

Join the tradition of the BCHL’s longest continuously operating franchise in the Merritt Centennials. Active through parts of 6 decades, the Centennials have helped 100s of young men reach the next step in their hockey careers from the NCAA to the NHL. The first step in the journey to becoming a part of the team […]

Camp Set To Begin With COVID Restrictions

The Merritt Centennials are set to host their first camp of the off-season this weekend at the Rinks at the Summit Centre in Abbotsford. The Cents had to cancel their Spring Camp slated for Merritt in early April and postpone their Summer Camp scheduled for early June in Abbotsford before the province lifted restrictions to […]

BCHL Announces Regular Season Start Date

BURNABY, B.C. – The BC Hockey League announced today that it is planning to start the 2020-21 regular season on Dec. 1, pending approval from the Provincial Health Office (PHO). “We’ve been having discussions with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture since March around a safe return to play,” said BCHL Commissioner Chris Hebb. […]

Cents Announce Merritt Hockey School

Registration Form Here: Merritt Hockey School DATES  AUGUST 17-21st 2020 LOCATION –Nicola Valley Memorial Arena, Merritt BC COST – $275 STAFF – Lead instructor will be Centennials Assistant Coach Levi Stuart along with current and past Centennial players, and guest instructors throughout the week. Open to  all participants in the following Age Groups – 6-9  […]

TRADE ALERT: Cents Acquire Goaltender Dias For Nameth

The Merritt Centennials have acquired goaltender Josh Dias (00) from the Lloydminster Bobcats of the AJHL in exchange for forward Chase Nameth (00). Dias, a Surrey, BC native, shouldered a heavy work load with the Bobcats getting into 42 games, sporting a record of 8-30-3 with a 3.77 GAA and a .900 SV%. The Bobcats […]

Cents Add Stuart, Purpur To Staff

The Merritt Centennials are pleased to announce two new additions to their bench staff: Levi Stuart and Jason Purpur. Stuart will join Head Coach and GM Derek Sweet-Coulter as an Assistant Coach. Stuart has worked primarily as a video coach since 2011 with the Vancouver Giants of the WHL, the Vernon Vipers, and the Centennials […]

TRADE ALERT: Clark To Grizz For Futures

The Merritt Centennials have completed a trade with the Victoria Grizzlies that will see defender Braydon Clark (02) head to Victoria in exchange for future considerations. Clark split time between the Prince Albert Raiders of the WHL and the Centennials last season. In 16 games with the Cents, the scrappy D-man had a goal, two […]

TRADE ALERT: Cents Add Veteran Defender Valente For Van Unen

Photo Credit: Garrett James MERRITT, BC – The Merritt Centennials have acquired defender Grayson Valente (00) from the Alberni Valley Bulldogs in exchange for forward Josh Van Unen and future considerations (01). Valente brings a much needed veteran presence to the blue line where he will instantly become the most experienced defender on the roster. The […]