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Michael DiPietro has been traded by the Canucks to the Boston Bruins organization. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Former Abbotsford starter Michael DiPietro traded by Canucks to Boston Bruins

DiPietro dealt with prospect Jonathan Myrenberg for forward Jack Studnicka

Michael DiPietro has been traded by the Canucks to the Boston Bruins organization. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Liam Steele will represent the United Kingdom in an upcoming world junior hockey tournament. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Liam Steele representing United Kingdom on world stage

Steele has just been named to the UK roster for the Div II Group A World Junior Championship

Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Liam Steele will represent the United Kingdom in an upcoming world junior hockey tournament. (Darren Francis photo)
Mamba Fight Night 11 debuts in Surrey on Nov. 4.

Mamba Fight Night making Surrey debut on Nov. 4

Abbotsford promoter hosting 11th event at Aria Convention Centre

Mamba Fight Night 11 debuts in Surrey on Nov. 4.
Abbotsford’s Emmy Curtis, shown here during a break at her job at TSN, has earned a job with FIFA at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Emmy Curtis: FIFA World Cup bound

Young journalist heading to Qatar to help FIFA with World Cup coverage

Abbotsford’s Emmy Curtis, shown here during a break at her job at TSN, has earned a job with FIFA at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. (Submitted)
Chilliwack Chiefs

New goalie performing well for Chilliwack Chiefs

Lucas Szyszka has stabilized the netminding position in his first few BCHL appearances

Chilliwack Chiefs
AJ Lacroix, who recently committed to Michigan State, is on the National Hockey League radar as a player to watch, according to the Central Scouting Bureau. (Chilliwack Chiefs graphic)

Chilliwack Chief AJ Lacroix on NHL scouting watch list

The second-year BCHLer is projected to be a later round pick by the Central Scouting Bureau

AJ Lacroix, who recently committed to Michigan State, is on the National Hockey League radar as a player to watch, according to the Central Scouting Bureau. (Chilliwack Chiefs graphic)
Kyle Rau, shown here with the Minnesota Wild, has signed a one-year contract with the Abbotsford Canucks. (NHL photo)

Abbotsford Canucks sign veteran forward Kyle Rau

Rau joins the Canucks after several seasons in the Wild organization

Kyle Rau, shown here with the Minnesota Wild, has signed a one-year contract with the Abbotsford Canucks. (NHL photo)
The UFV Cascades men’s soccer team has qualified for the Canada West playoffs. (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)

UFV Cascades men’s soccer team punches ticket to Canada West playoffs

Cascades travel to Calgary to take on the MRU Cougars on Saturday in quarterfinal

The UFV Cascades men’s soccer team has qualified for the Canada West playoffs. (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)
The Abbotsford Canucks have unveiled their Diwali themed warm-up jerseys they will wear on Saturday (Oct. 29). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks unveil Diwali jersey

AHL team will wear special jersey during warm-up on Saturday

The Abbotsford Canucks have unveiled their Diwali themed warm-up jerseys they will wear on Saturday (Oct. 29). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
The Abbotsford Canucks first-ever trip to Seattle to take on the Coachella Valley Firebirds resulted in a split. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks earn split in Seattle

Canucks win on Friday, fall on Sunday against Coachella Valley Firebirds

The Abbotsford Canucks first-ever trip to Seattle to take on the Coachella Valley Firebirds resulted in a split. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Samuel Honzek tied the game with 1.7 seconds left to force overtime against the Royals on Saturday, Oct. 22 in Victoria. (Kevin Light/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants pull off an late-in-the-game comeback for OT win against Victoria

Samuel Honzek tied the game with just 1.7 seconds left

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Samuel Honzek tied the game with 1.7 seconds left to force overtime against the Royals on Saturday, Oct. 22 in Victoria. (Kevin Light/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Penticton goalie Hank Levy stares down a shot from Chilliwack’s Mason Kesselring during a Wednesday night (Oct. 19) BCHL Showcase battle at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs get win over Wenatchee at BCHL Showcase

The Chiefs followed that with a loss to the Penticton Vees, who are 9-0 to start the season

Penticton goalie Hank Levy stares down a shot from Chilliwack’s Mason Kesselring during a Wednesday night (Oct. 19) BCHL Showcase battle at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)
The Abbotsford Canucks have signed defenceman Dylan MacPherson to a one-year contract. (Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins photo)

Abbotsford Canucks sign defenceman Dylan MacPherson

Alberta product last suited up for the Canucks at 2022 Young Stars Classic

The Abbotsford Canucks have signed defenceman Dylan MacPherson to a one-year contract. (Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins photo)
Cascades defender Sahib Sidhu goes up for a ball during Canada West soccer action on a smoky Saturday (Oct. 15) in Abbotsford. (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)

UFV Cascades men’s soccer team closes in on playoff spot

Good results this weekend means a spot in the Canada West postseason

Cascades defender Sahib Sidhu goes up for a ball during Canada West soccer action on a smoky Saturday (Oct. 15) in Abbotsford. (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)
Chilliwack Chiefs

Chilliwack Chiefs shake things up with goalie swap

Lucas Szyszka is in and Cole Savage out as the struggling BCHL club tries to right the ship

Chilliwack Chiefs
The Abbotsford Canucks pour onto the ice after to celebrate after posting a 3-2 win over the Bakersfield Condors on Saturday (Oct. 15). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks post win in Bakersfield

Canucks bounce back on Saturday after 8-2 opening day loss

The Abbotsford Canucks pour onto the ice after to celebrate after posting a 3-2 win over the Bakersfield Condors on Saturday (Oct. 15). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Ontario’s Tobias Bjornfot dekes around Abbotsford’s Jett Woo en route to scoring a goal for Ontario. (Ontario Reign photo)

Abbotsford Canucks fall 8-2 to Ontario Reign in season opener

Abbotsford allows seven unanswered goals after building an early 2-1 lead

Ontario’s Tobias Bjornfot dekes around Abbotsford’s Jett Woo en route to scoring a goal for Ontario. (Ontario Reign photo)
The Abbotsford Canucks have announced the team’s opening day roster for 2022-23. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks release 2022-23 opening day roster

25-man roster features 17 returning players and five rookies

The Abbotsford Canucks have announced the team’s opening day roster for 2022-23. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
UFV’s Taylor Richardson celebrates his game-winning goal at Abbotsford’s Rotary Stadium on Sunday (Oct. 9). (Jordie Arthur/UFV Athletics)

UFV Cascades men’s soccer team leaps into playoff picture

Cascades sweep TWU Spartans to go above .500 and enter the postseason conversation

UFV’s Taylor Richardson celebrates his game-winning goal at Abbotsford’s Rotary Stadium on Sunday (Oct. 9). (Jordie Arthur/UFV Athletics)
Chase Wouters has been named the first team captain in Abbotsford Canucks history. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Chase Wouters named first captain in Abbotsford Canucks team history

First player ever signed by team named inaugural captain on Oct. 13

Chase Wouters has been named the first team captain in Abbotsford Canucks history. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)