Amidst all the signings on the first day of free agency in the NHL, a number of players who changed teams are BCHL alumni. Here's a summary.
F Andrew Ebbett (Salmon Arm, 2001-02) from Phoenix to Vancouver:
F Tanner Glass (Penticton/Nanaimo, 2001-03) from Vancouver to Winnipeg:
G Mark Dekanich (Coquitlam, 2003-04) from Nashville to Columbus:
F Chuck Kobasew (Penticton, 1998-2000) from Minnesota to Colorado:
D Ryan O'Byrne (Victoria/Nanaimo, 2001-03) has signed a two-year contract extension with Colorado Avalanche (NHL). O'Byrne had 10 points (0g, 10a) in 67 games split between the Avs and Montreal Canadiens last season. . . .