The British Columbia Hockey League is pleased to announce the results of fan voting for the top player from each decade of league history.
In November, the top 50 players in BCHL history were revealed as voted by the fans. There were 10 players chosen from each of the 1960s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s. From those groups, more fan voting was held to determine the top player of each decade.
Here are the top players from each decade of BCHL history, as voted by the fans:
1960s Bob Nystrom, F, Kamloops Rockets
(runner up: Eric Shishido, F, Kamloops Rockets)
1970s Chad Campbell, F, Penticton Broncos
(runner up: Andy Moog, G, Kamloops Braves, Penticton Vees)
1980s Brett Hull, F, Penticton Knights
(runner up: Mark Recchi, F, Langley Eagles)
1990s Paul Kariya, F, Penticton Panthers
(runner up: Shane Kuss, F, South Surrey Eagles)
2000s Brad Thiessen, G, Penticton Panthers/Vees, Prince George Spruce Kings, Merritt Centennials
(runner up: Duncan Keith, D, Penticton Panthers)