A Tribute to Uncle Pauly, Grandpa Pete and the 94' NWB
The New Western Bruins Spring Hockey Team was established in 2003. After Paul, a parent, with the help from Peter Stecher decided to form their own team. Originally the Vancouver Ice, the name was officially changed to the New Western Bruins in 2004.
The New Western Bruins were based out of Vancouver and were playing elite AAA hockey in Vancouver and the surrounding areas. Playing at the AAA level Paul and Peter quickly learned that they would need more elite talent stay competitive and decided to reach out to the Okanagan, Alberta and the US.
Challenge Cup Tournament (Three times)
Ronald McDonald Spring Tournament (only Western team to win)
Nike Bauer Tournament (Twice)
Calgary Stampede Tournament
Pro Draft Picks & NHL Players
Troy Stecher - Vancouver Canucks
Morgan Reilly – Toronto Maple Leafs
Seth Jones – Nashville Predators
Griffin Reinhart – Edmonton Oil Kings, New York Islanders
Oscar Dancs – Brynus Sweden, Columbus Blue Jackets
Michel Winther – Calgary Hitmen, Dallas Stars
Hunter Shinkaruk – Medicine Hat Tigers, Vancouver Canucks