This is the 2017-18 British Columbia Hockey League season. This is the league's 28th season under this name and its 56th season overall dating back to the founding of the Okanagan Mainline Junior Hockey League in 1961.
Each team will play a 58 game schedule with 28 home games, 28 road games and 2 games played at the league's annual showcase which will be held September 20 to 24 at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack. The schedule begins on September 8 and is scheduled to end February 25 with the playoffs planned to being March 2.
- 1 Membership changes
- 2 Teams
- 3 Standings
- 4 Fred Page Cup Playoffs
- none, however the Wenatchee Wild were shifted from the Mainland Division to the Interior Division.
|Alberni Valley Bulldogs||Port Alberni, British Columbia||Weyerhaeuser Arena||1998|
|Cowichan Valley Capitals||Duncan, British Columbia||Island Savings Centre||1980|
|Nanaimo Clippers||Nanaimo, British Columbia||Frank Crane Arena||1972|
|Powell River Kings||Powell River, British Columbia||Hap Parker Arena||1988|
|Victoria Grizzlies||Victoria, British Columbia||The Q Centre||1967|
|Chilliwack Chiefs||Chilliwack, British Columbia||Prospera Centre||1996|
|Coquitlam Express||Coquitlam, British Columbia||Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex||2001|
|Langley Rivermen||Langley, British Columbia||George Preston Arena||1990|
|Prince George Spruce Kings||Prince George, British Columbia||Rolling Mix Concrete Arena||1972|
|Surrey Eagles||Surrey, British Columbia||South Surrey Arena||1976|
|Powell River Kings||58||29||19||4||6||214||176||68|
|Alberni Valley Bulldogs||58||17||32||4||5||154||230||43|
|Cowichan Valley Capitals||58||10||41||2||5||145||267||27|
|Trail Smoke Eaters||58||32||21||1||4||218||203||69|
|West Kelowna Warriors||58||28||27||1||2||198||221||59|
|Salmon Arm Silverbacks||57||24||29||1||3||172||231||52|
|Prince George Spruce Kings||58||33||17||4||4||170||138||74|
Fred Page Cup Playoffs
With the slight realignment of the conferences for the 2017-18 season the playoff format was modified. Sixteen of the seventeen teams will qualify for the playoffs.The top four teams in the Island and Mainland Divisions qualify for the playoffs. The top six teams in the Interior Division qualify. The last place team in each division will be seeded 7 and 8 in the Interior Division based on points The Island and Mainland Divisions will have two rounds and then those two division winners will meet in the semifinal series while the Interior Division Final is being held. The winners of the Semifinal series and the Interior Division final will meet for the league championship and the Fred Page Cup. All series are best-of-seven.
The playoff champion advanced to an inter-provincial playoff (2018 Doyle Cup) with the champion of the Alberta Junior Hockey League for Pacific region spot in the 2018 Royal Bank Cup, which is being held in Chilliwack, British Columbia, as the Western Canada Cup format has been abandoned by the four leagues that participated in that tournament.
Interior Division Quarterfinals
- Penticton Vees defeated Coquitlam Express 4 games to none
- Vernon Vipers defeated Salmon Arm Silverbacks 4 games to none
- Wenatchee Wild defeated Merritt Centennials 4 games to none
- Trail Smoke Eaters defeated West Kelowna Warriors 4 games to none
Island Division Semifinals
- Powell River Kings defeated Nanaimo Clippers 4 games to 2
- Victoria Grizzlies defeated Alberni Valley Bulldogs 4 games to 3
Mainland Division Semifinals
- Prince George Spruce Kings defeated Chilliwack Chiefs 4 games to 3
- Surrey Eagles defeated Langley Rivermen 4 games to 2
Interior Division Semifinals
- Trail Smoke Eaters defeated Penticton Vees 4 games to 3
- Wenatchee Wild defeated Vernon Vipers 4 games to 2
Island Division Final
Mainland Division Final
Interior Division Final
Fred Page Cup Final
The Wenatchee Wild advance to the 2018 Doyle Cup where they defeated the Spruce Grove Saints of the Alberta Junior Hockey League 4-games-to-1 to advance to the 2018 Royal Bank Cup being held in Chilliwack, British Columbia.