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The first two Abbotsford Canucks games are streaming for free on AHLTV.

First two Abbotsford Canucks games streaming for free on AHLTV

Canucks games on Friday (Oct. 14) and Saturday (Oct. 15) available for free

The first two Abbotsford Canucks games are streaming for free on AHLTV.
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Abbotsford’s Katerina Hill sliding into World Skate Games

Local longboarder set to represent Canada later this year at Argentina-based event

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Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here in preseason action on Oct. 5 against the Vancouver Canucks at the Abbotsford Centre, has been released from his professional try out. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen released by Edmonton Oilers

Former Canucks first round draft pick fails to stick with NHL team

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here in preseason action on Oct. 5 against the Vancouver Canucks at the Abbotsford Centre, has been released from his professional try out. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Vancouver’s Elias Pettersson dekes around Edmonton’s Darnell Nurse during NHL preseason action at the Abbotsford Centre on Wednesday (Oct. 5). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Vancouver Canucks post first 2022-23 preseason win in Abbotsford

Canucks defeat the Edmonton Oilers 5-4 in front of a sold out Abbotsford Centre

Vancouver’s Elias Pettersson dekes around Edmonton’s Darnell Nurse during NHL preseason action at the Abbotsford Centre on Wednesday (Oct. 5). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers battle in NHL preseason action tonight (Oct. 5) at the Abbotsford Centre. (Vancouver Canucks photo)

Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers dressing top names for Abbotsford preseason game

Canucks stars confirmed for tonight’s game, several Oilers stars likely to suit up

The Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers battle in NHL preseason action tonight (Oct. 5) at the Abbotsford Centre. (Vancouver Canucks photo)
Michael Regush, shown here with the NCAA’s Miami Redhawks, has signed with the Abbotsford Canucks. (Bella Sagarese/Miami Redhawks photo)

Surrey’s Michael Regush signs with Abbotsford Canucks

Forward inks one-year American Hockey League contract

Michael Regush, shown here with the NCAA’s Miami Redhawks, has signed with the Abbotsford Canucks. (Bella Sagarese/Miami Redhawks photo)
A competitor takes aim at a disc golf tournament at Langley’s Raptors Knoll disc golf course earlier this year. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Disc golf tournament coming to Abbotsford

2022 Fraserglen Disc Golf Charity Open occurs on Oct. 29 and 30

A competitor takes aim at a disc golf tournament at Langley’s Raptors Knoll disc golf course earlier this year. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
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Chilliwack Chiefs finding their way in early season BCHL action

The young and inexperienced Chiefs suffered a pair of one-goal losses to Surrey and Merritt

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Lucas Sorace (left), AJ Lacroix (right) and their Chilliwack Chiefs teammates will wear special jerseys when they visit the Surrey Eagles for a Friday night BCHL battle on Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Chilliwack Chiefs Twitter)

Chilliwack Chiefs partner with rival to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Game-worn jerseys from the Chiefs, Surrey Eagles and junior B White Rock Whalers will be auctioned

Lucas Sorace (left), AJ Lacroix (right) and their Chilliwack Chiefs teammates will wear special jerseys when they visit the Surrey Eagles for a Friday night BCHL battle on Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Chilliwack Chiefs Twitter)
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BCHL says Hockey Canada is biased towards major junior

A 35-page paper suggests Hockey Canada needs to recognize junior A as a legit development path

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Chilliwack Chiefs top Langley in BCHL season opener

The Chiefs hit the road and ground out a 3-2 win over their Coastal conference rivals

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Taylor Richardson’s winds up for a shot during Canada West soccer action in Abbotsford on Friday (Sept. 23). (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)

Winless weekend for UFV soccer teams

Men’s team posts draw in Abbotsford, women record loss and draw

Taylor Richardson’s winds up for a shot during Canada West soccer action in Abbotsford on Friday (Sept. 23). (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)
AJ Lacroix has committed to play for the NCAA Div 1 Michigan State Spartans. (Chilliwack Chiefs Twitter photo)

Chilliwack Chief AJ Lacroix commits to Michigan State

The young BCHL forward will spend the season preparing to play NCAA Div 1 hockey for the Spartans

AJ Lacroix has committed to play for the NCAA Div 1 Michigan State Spartans. (Chilliwack Chiefs Twitter photo)
NHL draft eligible talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League will be featured on Jan. 25 at Langley Events Centre. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
NHL draft eligible talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League will be featured on Jan. 25 at Langley Events Centre. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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Mainland Cup adds regular season intrigue for Chilliwack Chiefs

The BCHL club will compete with Coquitlam, Langley and Surrey for the new trophy

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Andrew Biggar and the UFV Cascades golf team defeated the UBCO Heat in match play on Sept. 18 and 19. (Jordie Arthur photo)

UFV Cascades earn match play win over UBCO Heat

Cascades next compete at Canada West Golf Championships on Oct. 3 and 4

Andrew Biggar and the UFV Cascades golf team defeated the UBCO Heat in match play on Sept. 18 and 19. (Jordie Arthur photo)
Harjinder Dahliwhal of the Abbotsford Trail Running Club makes his way through the Valley Vertikiller course. (Mark Wessner photo)

Valley Vertikiller set for Abbotsford trails on Oct. 8

Event is a key fundraiser for Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue

Harjinder Dahliwhal of the Abbotsford Trail Running Club makes his way through the Valley Vertikiller course. (Mark Wessner photo)
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here during his sexual assault trial this summer, has agreed to a professional tryout agreement with the Edmonton Oilers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen signs professional tryout agreement with Edmonton Oilers

Oilers set to play the Vancouver Canucks in Abbotsford on Wednesday, Oct. 5

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here during his sexual assault trial this summer, has agreed to a professional tryout agreement with the Edmonton Oilers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
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Chilliwack Chiefs and Valley Huskers team up for Oct. 1 double header

The Huskers are going to play a role in the Chiefs home opener against the Merritt Centennials

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Mitch D’Orico (white helmet) and Koston Lillies (yellow helmet) practising their craft at Chilliwack’s Traditional Muaythai School. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack hosting Muaythai Gladiators event

The event includes 12 matches and 24 amateur athletes, some using full Muaythai rules

Mitch D’Orico (white helmet) and Koston Lillies (yellow helmet) practising their craft at Chilliwack’s Traditional Muaythai School. (submitted photo)