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Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau, right, is checked by Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid during first period NHL second-round playoff hockey action in Edmonton, Tuesday, May 24, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Nugent-Hopkins, Kane score 2 apiece as Oilers outlast Flames, grab 3-1 playoff series lead

Edmonton’s 5-3 win in Game 4 leaves them one victory away from third round

 

Edmonton Oilers winger Evander Kane skates amongst hats thrown onto the ice after his hat-trick during second period NHL second round playoff hockey action against the Calgary Flames in Edmonton, Sunday, May 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Kane nets hat trick as Oilers thump Flames 4-1 to take 2-1 playoff series lead

Connor McDavid has three assists for Edmonton in key win

 

Amesbury pre-game with the Tulsa Oilers. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: B.C. enforcer wins ‘King of the Rink’ battle

Maple Ridge’s Daniel Amesbury won competition with a TKO

Amesbury pre-game with the Tulsa Oilers. (Special to The News)
Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid, right, scores on Calgary Flames goalie Jacob Markstrom during second period NHL second round playoff hockey action in Calgary, Alta., Friday, May 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Battle of Alberta deadlocked after Oilers dump Flames 5-3 to even playoff series

Draisaitl, Keith have 3 points apiece for Edmonton; Game 3 goes Sunday

Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid, right, scores on Calgary Flames goalie Jacob Markstrom during second period NHL second round playoff hockey action in Calgary, Alta., Friday, May 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Abbotsford’s Noah Juulsen had a strong year on and off the ice for the Abbotsford Canucks in 2021-22. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford’s Noah Juulsen reflects on Abbotsford Canucks inaugural season

Yale Hockey Academy product, former Montreal Canadiens draft pick positive after year one

Abbotsford’s Noah Juulsen had a strong year on and off the ice for the Abbotsford Canucks in 2021-22. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Calgary Flames forward Brett Ritchie, centre, celebrates his goal with teammates centre Trevor Lewis (22) and left wing Milan Lucic (17) during first period NHL second round playoff hockey action against the Calgary Flames in Calgary, Wednesday, May 18, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Flames torch Oilers 9-6 in wild start to Battle of Alberta series

Tkachuk scores 3 for Calgary; Game 2 goes Friday night

Calgary Flames forward Brett Ritchie, centre, celebrates his goal with teammates centre Trevor Lewis (22) and left wing Milan Lucic (17) during first period NHL second round playoff hockey action against the Calgary Flames in Calgary, Wednesday, May 18, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Prospect development for the Vancouver Canucks has been a hot topic recently. Research by The News has shown that the organization’s draft picks over the last six years produced fewer NHL and AHL games than all other teams in the Pacific Division. (Black Press/Canadian Press file photos)

Vancouver Canucks draft and development and what it means for Abbotsford

Analyzing what the NHL Draft has produced for the Canucks at the AHL and NHL level

Prospect development for the Vancouver Canucks has been a hot topic recently. Research by The News has shown that the organization’s draft picks over the last six years produced fewer NHL and AHL games than all other teams in the Pacific Division. (Black Press/Canadian Press file photos)
Surrey’s Arshdeep Bains is expected to get an opportunity to show off his skills with the Abbotsford Canucks this season. (Red Deer Advocate photo)

Surrey’s Arshdeep Bains chasing pro hockey dream in Abbotsford

WHL’s top scorer looking to make an impact in Canucks organization

Surrey’s Arshdeep Bains is expected to get an opportunity to show off his skills with the Abbotsford Canucks this season. (Red Deer Advocate photo)
Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek, Coun. Dan McLean, Coun. Peter Demong and Coun. Evan Spencer (left to right) pose at Calgary City Hall on Monday, May 16, 2022. Gondek announced a friendly wager between the Calgary and Edmonton city councils for the upcoming Battle of Alberta NHL series between the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colette Derworiz

Calgary and Edmonton city councils make friendly wager on NHL playoffs

Top Canadian soccer players also wade in on Battle of Alberta

Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek, Coun. Dan McLean, Coun. Peter Demong and Coun. Evan Spencer (left to right) pose at Calgary City Hall on Monday, May 16, 2022. Gondek announced a friendly wager between the Calgary and Edmonton city councils for the upcoming Battle of Alberta NHL series between the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colette Derworiz
Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk, right, celebrates his goal with teammates during second period NHL playoff hockey action against the Dallas Stars in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, May 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk, right, celebrates his goal with teammates during second period NHL playoff hockey action against the Dallas Stars in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, May 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
G Tom Cadeaux ties up Englot to prevent the deflection. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants keeping their season alive

A 5-2 victory over Kamloops Blazers leads to Game 6 on Sunday

  • May 14, 2022
G Tom Cadeaux ties up Englot to prevent the deflection. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid, left, and Los Angeles Kings defenceman Mikey Anderson battle during the first period in Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Thursday, May 12, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Pair of Canadian clubs see NHL playoff matchups extended to Game 7

Edmonton-L.A. and Toronto-Tampa Bay series go the distance

Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid, left, and Los Angeles Kings defenceman Mikey Anderson battle during the first period in Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Thursday, May 12, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
The Abbotsford Canucks roster will likely have some changes for 2022-23 season, with some players returning and some being shown the door. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks offseason outlook

Who’s returning, who could be on the way out after inaugural season

The Abbotsford Canucks roster will likely have some changes for 2022-23 season, with some players returning and some being shown the door. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Montreal Canadiens logo is projected onto the ice during a pre-game ceremony prior to their NHL hockey home opener against the Chicago Blackhawks, in Montreal on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. The Montreal Canadiens won the 2022 NHL draft lottery on Tuesday night and have the first selection for the upcoming draft at their home arena. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
The Montreal Canadiens logo is projected onto the ice during a pre-game ceremony prior to their NHL hockey home opener against the Chicago Blackhawks, in Montreal on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. The Montreal Canadiens won the 2022 NHL draft lottery on Tuesday night and have the first selection for the upcoming draft at their home arena. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Abbotsford Canucks head coach Trent Cull (left) and assistant coach Jeff Ulmer, as well as the rest of the staff, will return behind the bench for the team in 2022-23. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks head coach Trent Cull reflects on inaugural season

Cull holds media availability, speaks on playoffs, Woo, Klimovich, goalies and more

Abbotsford Canucks head coach Trent Cull (left) and assistant coach Jeff Ulmer, as well as the rest of the staff, will return behind the bench for the team in 2022-23. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford Canucks general manager Ryan Johnson spoke on a variety of topics at his year-end press conference.

Abbotsford Canucks entire coaching staff returning for 2022-23

Ryan Johnson speaks on a number of topics following the end of the Abbotsford Canucks season

Abbotsford Canucks general manager Ryan Johnson spoke on a variety of topics at his year-end press conference.
The Abbotsford Canucks and the city of Abbotsford are meeting in the near future to discuss upgrade to the Abbotsford Centre. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

City of Abbotsford, Canucks meeting about potential upgrades to Abbotsford Centre

City is open to fund improvements that are ‘above and beyond’ AHL standards

The Abbotsford Canucks and the city of Abbotsford are meeting in the near future to discuss upgrade to the Abbotsford Centre. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
FILE - In this April 7, 2012, file photo, Anaheim Ducks’ Sheldon Brookbank, left, checks Calgary Flames’ Akim Aliu, a Nigerian-born Canadian, during third period of an NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta. Aliu’s book titled “Akim Aliu Dreamer: Growing Up Black in the World of Hockey,” is due out in February and shares a journey of being a Nigerian-born child of mixed-race parents attempting to assimilate at a young age in Ukraine and Canada. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File)

Aliu lands book deal on how he confronted racism in hockey

Graphic novel shares Aliu’s dealing with the difficulties of assimilating in Ukraine and Canada

FILE - In this April 7, 2012, file photo, Anaheim Ducks’ Sheldon Brookbank, left, checks Calgary Flames’ Akim Aliu, a Nigerian-born Canadian, during third period of an NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta. Aliu’s book titled “Akim Aliu Dreamer: Growing Up Black in the World of Hockey,” is due out in February and shares a journey of being a Nigerian-born child of mixed-race parents attempting to assimilate at a young age in Ukraine and Canada. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File)
The Abbotsford Canucks have bowed out in round one of the AHL playoffs after a 3-2 loss to Bakersfield on Wednesday (May 4). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks swept by Bakersfield Condors

Canucks lose 3-2 on Wednesday to lose series 2-0, lack of offence sinks club

The Abbotsford Canucks have bowed out in round one of the AHL playoffs after a 3-2 loss to Bakersfield on Wednesday (May 4). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)