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Chilliwack Chief Brett Rylance (left) heads into his final junior A season coping with a recent diagnosis of type-1 diabetes. But with changes to his diet and careful monitoring of his bloor sugar levels, the 20-year-old forward thinks he’ll be better than he’s ever been on the ice. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Brett Rylance copes with diabetes diagnosis

The speedy forward hopes to have more good nights this season now that he’s managing his blood sugar

Chilliwack Chief Brett Rylance (left) heads into his final junior A season coping with a recent diagnosis of type-1 diabetes. But with changes to his diet and careful monitoring of his bloor sugar levels, the 20-year-old forward thinks he’ll be better than he’s ever been on the ice. (Darren Francis photo)
Mikael Mainella splits a pair of UBC defenders during Canada West action on Sunday (Oct. 3). (UFV Cascades photo)

Record-setting win for UFV Cascades soccer

Men’s soccer team blasts UBC, women’s losing streak continues

Mikael Mainella splits a pair of UBC defenders during Canada West action on Sunday (Oct. 3). (UFV Cascades photo)
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Group of 14 players moved to Abbotsford Canucks

Vancouver Canucks assign and loan several players to American Hockey League club

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Valley Husker Jordan Chizda (#4 in black) scampers past Vancouver Island foes, returning an interception 60 yards for a touchdown during last Saturday’s 21-19 home field loss to the Raiders. (Crazy Bee’s Photography)

Late rally comes up short as Valley Huskers fall to Vancouver Island Raiders

The Huskers lost 21-19 in their final home game of the 2021 BC Football Conference campaign

Valley Husker Jordan Chizda (#4 in black) scampers past Vancouver Island foes, returning an interception 60 yards for a touchdown during last Saturday’s 21-19 home field loss to the Raiders. (Crazy Bee’s Photography)
Abbotsford Canucks tickets are now appearing on StubHub, with tickets for a number of different home and away games now available.

Abbotsford Canucks tickets now available on StubHub

Tickets for the franchise’s first and second games, and home opener available to purchase

Abbotsford Canucks tickets are now appearing on StubHub, with tickets for a number of different home and away games now available.
Abbotsford hockey fans did not have any game presentation members to entertain them during the Vancouver Canucks training camp last week. That will change when the Abbotsford Canucks hit the ice in October. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks hiring for a number of game night positions

AHL team looking to hire Ice Team, Hype Team and Promo Team members

Abbotsford hockey fans did not have any game presentation members to entertain them during the Vancouver Canucks training camp last week. That will change when the Abbotsford Canucks hit the ice in October. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
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Mamba Fight Night returning to Abbotsford in November

Card set for Nov. 6 will feature MMA, kickboxing and boxing matches

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Curlers at the Hope Curling Club will have to be double vaccinated to play the sport they love, following new COVID restrictions handed down Sept. 28 by the Provincial Health Office. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Hope Curling Club copes with latest COVID restrictions

Curlers will need to be double vaccinated to play this fall

Curlers at the Hope Curling Club will have to be double vaccinated to play the sport they love, following new COVID restrictions handed down Sept. 28 by the Provincial Health Office. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
Abbotsford Centre will now require full vaccination for fans attending all events, including Abbotsford Canucks game. The American Hockey League debuts on home ice on Oct. 22. (File photo)

Abbotsford Canucks fans now require proof of full vaccination

New provincial measures come into effect ahead of Oct. 22 home opener at Abbotsford Centre

Abbotsford Centre will now require full vaccination for fans attending all events, including Abbotsford Canucks game. The American Hockey League debuts on home ice on Oct. 22. (File photo)
The Fraser Valley Thunderbirds are looking for a new permanent home base after the Abbotsford Canucks have taken over many of the facilities at the Abbotsford Centre. (File photo)

Fraser Valley Thunderbirds adjusting to new Abbotsford Centre set-up

BCEHL team will still play home games at Abbotsford Centre, Canucks hope to continue partnership

The Fraser Valley Thunderbirds are looking for a new permanent home base after the Abbotsford Canucks have taken over many of the facilities at the Abbotsford Centre. (File photo)
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Chilliwack Jets flying high after stopping Richmond Sockeyes

The Pacific Coast Junior B Hockey club outgunned Richmond in a high-scoring matchup

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Chilliwack FC hires Roger Torres-Jaramillo as new technical director

Current technical director Glenn Wilson will transition into a new role as head coach of CFC

Valley Husker kick returner David Coronado fights off an attempted tackle by Langley's Tyler Eckert during a Saturday night BC Football Conference game in Abbotsford. (Crazy Bee's Photography)

Valley Huskers shut out by Langley Rams in BC Football Conference action

The dominant Rams defence did to the Huskers what it’s done to every opponent this season

Valley Husker kick returner David Coronado fights off an attempted tackle by Langley's Tyler Eckert during a Saturday night BC Football Conference game in Abbotsford. (Crazy Bee's Photography)
The Vancouver Canucks will will be recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at tonight’s preseason game in Abbotsford. (Canucks photo)

Vancouver Canucks recognizing NDTR tonight in Abbotsford

Preseason game versus Calgary Flames set for 7 p.m. on Monday will have Indigenous representation

The Vancouver Canucks will will be recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at tonight’s preseason game in Abbotsford. (Canucks photo)
Canucks defenceman Alex Kannok-Leipert tries to control a puck in the air during day three of the club’s training camp in Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Vancouver Canucks hold final day of training camp in Abbotsford

NHL team next travels to Spokane to take on the Seattle Kraken on Sunday night

Canucks defenceman Alex Kannok-Leipert tries to control a puck in the air during day three of the club’s training camp in Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Vancouver Canucks training camp occurs in Abbotsford from Sept. 23 to 25. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Vancouver Canucks open training camp in Abbotsford

National Hockey League team hosts event in Abbotsford for first time ever

The Vancouver Canucks training camp occurs in Abbotsford from Sept. 23 to 25. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
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Single game tickets for Abbotsford Canucks on sale starting Oct. 1

Prices start at $25 for inaugural season for American Hockey League team

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The Fraser Valley Bandits have announced they are moving from Abbotsford to Langley and will now play out of the Langley Events Centre starting in 2022.

Fraser Valley Bandits moving from Abbotsford to Langley

Canadian Elite Basketball League team will now play out of Langley Events Centre

The Fraser Valley Bandits have announced they are moving from Abbotsford to Langley and will now play out of the Langley Events Centre starting in 2022.
Cascades forward Taylor Richardson controls the ball during Canada West action on Sunday (Sept. 19). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UFV Cascades soccer teams held to zero offence on opening weekend

Women play to pair of scoreless draws, men post a draw and a loss to Victoria

Cascades forward Taylor Richardson controls the ball during Canada West action on Sunday (Sept. 19). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Elias Pettersson’s status for the game may be in doubt, but the Vancouver Canucks are set to host the Calgary Flames at the Abbotsford Centre on Monday (Sept. 27). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Tickets now available for Vancouver Canucks preseason game in Abbotsford

Game on Monday, Sept. 27 vs. the Calgary Flames, prices range from $72 to $105

Elias Pettersson’s status for the game may be in doubt, but the Vancouver Canucks are set to host the Calgary Flames at the Abbotsford Centre on Monday (Sept. 27). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)