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The Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames battle it out at the Abbotsford Centre in 2021. Vancouver hosts Edmonton in Abbotsford on Oct. 5. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Vancouver Canucks tickets for Abbotsford game on sale Thursday

NHL team hosting the Edmonton Oilers at Abbotsford Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 5

The Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames battle it out at the Abbotsford Centre in 2021. Vancouver hosts Edmonton in Abbotsford on Oct. 5. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Eric Williams, seen here during his WHL playing days with the Spokane Chiefs, is the new goalie coach for the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs. (Langley Times file photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs choose Eric Williams as new goalie coach

Williams is a former major junior and Canadian university netminder

Eric Williams, seen here during his WHL playing days with the Spokane Chiefs, is the new goalie coach for the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs. (Langley Times file photo)
BCHL

Video review pilot project planned when Chilliwack hosts BCHL Showcase

The junior A league will look at penalties that result in, or should result in, player ejections

BCHL
UFV Cascades midfielder Jessica Fennell pushes the ball forward against the Mount Royal Cougars on Friday (Sept. 9). (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)

UFV Cascades women’s soccer earn second straight draw

Smoke postpones Sunday’s home game, men drop two on the road

UFV Cascades midfielder Jessica Fennell pushes the ball forward against the Mount Royal Cougars on Friday (Sept. 9). (Jordie Arthur/UFV Cascades)
Abbotsford’s Nick Taylor tees off at the 2022 Nick Taylor Charity Pro Am at Cultus Lake Golf Club. (@VancouverGolf photo)

Abbotsford’s James Lepp wins 2022 Nick Taylor Charity Pro-Am

Ledgeview product takes home top prize at annual tournament

Abbotsford’s Nick Taylor tees off at the 2022 Nick Taylor Charity Pro Am at Cultus Lake Golf Club. (@VancouverGolf photo)
Langley Thunder scored six times on their first dozen shots on the way to a 16-11 win in the best-of-seven Mann Cup opener over the Peterborough Lakers at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Friday night, Sept. 9. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)

B.C. champions Langley Thunder take game 1 of Mann Cup over Lakers

Curtis Dickson and Dane Dobbie had eight points each

  • Sep 10, 2022
Langley Thunder scored six times on their first dozen shots on the way to a 16-11 win in the best-of-seven Mann Cup opener over the Peterborough Lakers at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Friday night, Sept. 9. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)
The Chilliwack Chiefs and Merritt Centennials renewed their rival as the BCHL clubs staged a preseason game Sept. 7 at the Hope and District Recreation Centre. (Bill Dobbs photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs topped by Merritt in preseason opener

The BCHL club hosted the Centennials at the Hope and District Recreation Centre

The Chilliwack Chiefs and Merritt Centennials renewed their rival as the BCHL clubs staged a preseason game Sept. 7 at the Hope and District Recreation Centre. (Bill Dobbs photo)
Cole Savage is back in the Chilliwack Chiefs net, this time as a starter after backing up Grant Riley last season. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs running with young goaltender tandem

Cole Savage, 19, and Austin McNicholas, 18, are the stoppers for the BCHL club as 2022-23 gets going

Cole Savage is back in the Chilliwack Chiefs net, this time as a starter after backing up Grant Riley last season. (Darren Francis photo)
UFV’s Mikael Mainella battles for the ball during Canada West action on Friday (Sept. 2) (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UFV Cascades earn split in home opener weekend

Cascades fall to TRU, blank UBC-O at Rotary Stadium to open Canada West regular season

UFV’s Mikael Mainella battles for the ball during Canada West action on Friday (Sept. 2) (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Former WHL and U Sports goalie Max Paddox has switched from hockey to volleyball and has signed with the UFV Cascades men's volleyball team. (UFV Cascades photo)

Former WHL goalie signs with UFV Cascades men’s volleyball team

Max Paddock joins Cascades for 2022-23 Canada West season

Former WHL and U Sports goalie Max Paddox has switched from hockey to volleyball and has signed with the UFV Cascades men's volleyball team. (UFV Cascades photo)
The UFV men’s soccer team, shown here competing at last year’s Canada West final four, aim to have another deep playoff run this season. (File photo)

UFV Cascades men’s soccer hosting Abbotsford home opener on Friday

Cascades welcome TRU WolfPack to Rotary Stadium to open Canada West play

The UFV men’s soccer team, shown here competing at last year’s Canada West final four, aim to have another deep playoff run this season. (File photo)
UFV’s Halle McCambley and Luciana Andrews battle for the ball against a UBC player on Friday (Aug. 26). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UFV Cascades women’s soccer open season with loss, draw

Cascades drop 8-0 decision to UBC on Friday, play to scoreless draw against Vikes on Saturday

UFV’s Halle McCambley and Luciana Andrews battle for the ball against a UBC player on Friday (Aug. 26). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
The Abbotsford-based BC Angels crashed onto the local sports scene in 2012, but never returned. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

A League of Their Own: Looking back a decade later at Abbotsford’s BC Angels lingerie football team

Former Lingerie Football League figures reflect on short-lived, titillating ride in the Bible Belt

The Abbotsford-based BC Angels crashed onto the local sports scene in 2012, but never returned. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Chilliwack Chiefs

Chilliwack Chiefs looking for BCHL game day volunteers

The junior A club is looking to fill several positions as they get set to start the 2022-23 season

Chilliwack Chiefs
Single game tickets for the Abbotsford Canucks go on sale starting on Wednesday (Aug. 31). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Single game tickets for Abbotsford Canucks available starting Aug. 31

Prices start at $24.50, team also offering commemorative four-game package

Single game tickets for the Abbotsford Canucks go on sale starting on Wednesday (Aug. 31). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Marek Klassen is trying out for a spot to wear the red and white at the FIBA AmeriCup 2022. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s Marek Klassen invited to Canada Basketball camp

Klassen one of 17 players trying out for spot on FIBA Americup 2022 team

Abbotsford’s Marek Klassen is trying out for a spot to wear the red and white at the FIBA AmeriCup 2022. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The UFV Cascades women’s soccer team returns to action on Friday (Aug. 26). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UFV Cascades women’s soccer opening season on Friday

UFV hosting UBC at Abbotsford’s Rotary Stadium at 7 p.m.

The UFV Cascades women’s soccer team returns to action on Friday (Aug. 26). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
UNLV’s Luis Rodriguez drives to the lane against the UFV Cascades on Friday (Aug. 19). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UNLV Runnin’ Rebels post win in Abbotsford over UFV Cascades

Las Vegas-based men’s basketball team earns 91-70 win over UFV on Friday

UNLV’s Luis Rodriguez drives to the lane against the UFV Cascades on Friday (Aug. 19). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Chilliwack Chiefs

Chilliwack Chiefs to play preseason game in Hope

The Chiefs and Merritt Centennials will face off at the Hope and District Recreation Centre

Chilliwack Chiefs
The UFV Cascades men’s basketball team has signed former Rick Hansen Hurricanes player Jaydan Bains. (UFV Cascades photo)

UFV Cascades sign Abbotsford’s Jaydan Bains

Men’s basketball team adds Bains, two other transfers for 2022-23

The UFV Cascades men’s basketball team has signed former Rick Hansen Hurricanes player Jaydan Bains. (UFV Cascades photo)