Cowichan Valley Capitals

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Cowichan Valley Capitals
Cowichan Valley Capitals logo.svg
City Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
League British Columbia Hockey League
Division Island
Founded 1980 (1980)–81
Home arena Island Savings Centre
Colours Red, Navy, White
              
Owner(s) China Ray Zhang
General manager Canada Bob Beatty
Head coach Canada Bob Beatty
Website www.cowichancapitals.com/
Franchise history
1980–1981 Cowichan Valley Whalers
1981–1984 Cowichan Valley Capitals
1984–1986 Sidney Whalers
1986–1988 Juan De Fuca Whalers
1988–1989 Cowichan Valley Whalers
1989–1990 Cowichan Valley Capitals
1993-present Cowichan Valley Capitals

The Cowichan Valley Capitals are a Junior "A" ice hockey team based in Duncan, British Columbia, Canada. They are members of the Coastal Conference of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL). They play their home games at Island Savings Centre.

Season-by-season record[edit]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalties in minutes

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts PIM Finish Playoffs
1980-81 42 29 13 0 - 329 204 58 925 3rd, Coastal Lost in Division Quarterfinals, 1-5 (Clippers)
1981-82 48 32 16 0 - 347 244 64 3rd, Coastal Lost in Division Finals, 3-4 (Royals)
1982-83 56 17 38 1 - 247 350 35 1477 7th, Coastal Did not qualify
1983-84 50 8 41 1 - 208 347 17 6th, Coastal Did not qualify
1984-85 52 9 42 1 - 222 438 19 6th, Coastal Did not qualify
1985-86 52 13 38 1 - 216 312 27 5th, Coastal Did not qualify
1986-87 52 20 32 0 - 238 276 40 5th, Coastal Did not qualify
1987-88 52 25 25 2 - 248 241 52 4th, Coastal Lost in Division Semifinals, 2-4 (Sockeyes)
1988-89 60 14 44 2 - 286 420 30 2960 6th, Coastal Did not qualify
1989-90 61 16 44 1 - 308 468 33 6th, Coastal Lost in Preliminary, 3-4
1993-94 60 29 29 2 - 287 301 60 2nd, Coastal Lost in Finals, 1-4 (Spartans)
1994-95 60 32 24 4 - 351 270 68 2nd, Island Lost in Quarterfinals, 1-4 (Paper Kings)
1995-96 60 36 22 2 - 272 255 74 1st, Island Lost in Semifinals, 0-4 (Vipers)
1996-97 60 32 24 4 - 230 196 68 1281 4th, Coastal Lost in Preliminary, 1-2 (Chiefs)
1997-98 60 19 37 4 - 212 261 42 1158 7th, Coastal Did not qualify
1998-99 60 36 20 - 4 290 256 76 2nd, Coastal Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 0-3 (Chiefs)
1999-00 60 32 21 - 7 263 243 71 2nd, Coastal Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 0-4 (Chiefs)
2000-01 60 28 24 - 8 236 249 64 1158 3rd, Island Did not qualify
2001-02 60 39 16 - 5 291 171 83 2nd, Island Lost in Conference Semifinals, 1-3 (Clippers)
2002-03 60 30 21 2 7 234 207 69 3rd, Island Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 1-4 (Kings)
2003-04 60 38 13 4 5 242 183 85 1979 1st, Island Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 2-4 (Bulldogs)
2004-05 60 26 29 1 4 213 235 57 1362 4th, Island Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 0-4 (Clippers)
2005-06 60 25 28 2 5 188 212 57 1152 3rd, Island Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 0-4 (Bulldogs)
2006-07 60 36 16 2 6 254 209 80 1123 3rd, Coastal Lost in Conference Final, 2-4 (Clippers)
2007-08 60 27 28 2 3 200 200 59 829 7th, Coastal Did not qualify
2008-09 60 34 20 1 5 224 198 74 1107 2nd, Island Lost in Conference Semifinals, 3-4 (Grizzlies)
2009-10 60 25 32 0 3 181 243 53 951 7th, Coastal Lost in Conference Quarterfinals, 1-4 (Kings)
2010-11 60 21 30 1 8 187 253 51 8th, Coastal Did not qualify
2011-12 60 36 16 1 7 222 188 80 3rd, Coastal Lost in Conference Quarterfinals 3-4 (Eagles)
2012-13 56 13 35 1 7 144 213 34 5th, Island Did not qualify
2013-14 58 22 30 2 4 165 201 50 5th, Island Did not qualify
2014-15 58 20 33 2 3 175 238 45 5th, Island Did not qualify
2015-16 58 27 35 3 3 185 200 60 3rd, Island Lost Div Quarterfinals 2-4 (Kings)
2016-17 58 25 28 3 2 168 206 55 3rd of 5, Island
12 of 17 BCHL
Lost Div Quarterfinals 0-4 (Kings)

Roster[edit]

Goaltenders[edit]

34. Adam Marcoux
45. Lane Michasiw

Defencemen[edit]

3. Nii Noi Tetteh
4. Chris Harpur "C"
5. Ben Verrall "A"
6. Marshall Skapski
8. Simon Chen
23. Joshua Owings
24. Sean Driscoll

Forwards[edit]

7. Rhett Kingston
9. Mitch Skapski
12. Michael Montambault
13. George Sennott
14. Nicholas Wilson
15. Haydn Hopkins
16. Ty Pochipinski
17. Ayden MacDonald "A"
18. Justin Perron
19. Max Newton "A"
20. Jared Domin
21. John Sladic
96. Alec Zawatsky

General Manager & Staff[edit]

General Manager/Head Coach: Bob Beatty
Assistant GM: Darren Rodney
Assistant Coach: Dan Whiteford
Assistant Coach: Rob DeClark
Athletic Therapist: Tanner Mcgaw
Equipment Manager: Rick Smith
Assistant Equipment Manager: Bradyn Smith

Honored members[edit]

The Capitals have only one number retired,

10. Matt Ellison

The jersey with his number & name have recently been replaced with a proper banner, which hangs near the scoreboard in the arena.

NHL alumni[edit]

Awards and trophies[edit]

Cliff McNabb Memorial Trophy
Coastal Conference Champions

  • 1994

Chevrolet Cup
Regular Season Champions

  • 2004

Bob Fenton Trophy
Most Sportsmanlike Player

  • Mike Hammond: 2010
  • Alexandre Gagne: 2005
  • Mike McKay: 2000

Brett Hull Trophy
Top Scorer

Bruce Allison Memorial Trophy
Rookie of the Year

  • Kevin Robertson: 2009

Defensive Award

  • Zack Currie: 2009
  • Jim Gattolliat: 1997

Goaltending Award

  • Tim Boron: 2003
  • Tim Boron: 2002

Joe Tennant Memorial Trophy
Coach of the Year

Vern Dye Memorial Trophy
Most Valuable Player

  • Chris Rawlings: 2009
  • Kevin Lachance: 2004
  • Tim Boron: 2003
  • Jordan Watt: 2000

Wally Forslund Memorial Trophy
Best Goaltending Duo

  • Tim Boron/Jason Dupis: 2002

See also[edit]

External links[edit]