Luciano Wilson will join Braden Blace and David Jacobs at the BC Hockey League All-Star tournament.
Wilson, a Duncan product who now plays for the Penticton Vees, was chosen to represent the Inside Conference in online fan voting for the all-star festivities. Blace, another Cowichan Valley product now skating for the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, and Jacobs, a forward for the Cowichan Valley Capitals, were among the original 18 players selected by BCHL coaches.
The All-Star Tournament will be held in Penticton on January 15th. Four teams of six skaters and a goaltender will play a three-on-three outdoor tournament, with matches consisting of two seven-minute periods. After the round robin, the teams ranked second and third will meet in the semi-final, the winner will face the first team in the final.
Wilson is currently sixth in the league with 31 points on 13 goals and 18 assists in 22 games. The 20-year-old forward has signed up for Minnesota State Mankato for next season.
Jacobs leads the Caps with 25 points on nine goals and 16 assists in 24 games so far this year. The 20-year-old from Needham, Mass., Has signed up to Princeton University for next season.
Blace, 18, is 10th in scorer with the Bulldogs and second among Alberni Valley defensemen with 10 points on one goal and nine assists in 21 games. Blace was also one of 40 players in the league chosen to take part in the 2022 Top Prospects game, which took place inside Penticton the day before the All-Star Tournament.