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Sheldon Dries (left) celebrates a shutout win with goalie Arturs Silovs during the Canucks 3-0 win over the Henderson Silver Knights in Abbotsford on Sunday (Oct. 24). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Silovs shuts out Henderson in Abbotsford Canucks 3-0 win

Latvian goalie perfect in Sunday’s win, Abbotsford goes 2-0 on debut home stand

The Abbotsford Canucks celebrate the first-ever victory inside the Abbotsford Centre on Friday (Oct. 22) (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

SLIDESHOW: Abbotsford Canucks win debut game inside Abbotsford Centre

The Abbotsford Canucks defeated the Henderson Silver Knights 3-2 in overtime on Friday (Oct. 22)

Abbotsford Canucks defenceman Madison Bowey celebrates after scoring the game winning goal for the Canucks to defeat the Henderson Silver Knights 3-2 at the Abbotsford Centre on Friday (Oct. 22). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks win first game on home ice

Abbotsford defeats Henderson Silver Knights 3-2 in front of raucous crowd

The Abbotsford Canucks are hosting a pregame plaza party at Abbotsford Centre before tonight’s (Friday, Oct. 22) home opener.

Abbotsford Canucks hosting pregame plaza party tonight

Event runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre before home opener against Henderson

The Abbotsford Canucks are hosting a pregame plaza party at Abbotsford Centre before tonight’s (Friday, Oct. 22) home opener.
Maijken Meindertsma has been named a finalist in RBC Training Ground, the COC’s annual cross-country search for new Olympic talent. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Maijken Meindertsma makes Olympic talent search final

MEI grad, current Douglas College student attracts attention from Canadian Olympic Committee

Maijken Meindertsma has been named a finalist in RBC Training Ground, the COC’s annual cross-country search for new Olympic talent. (Submitted)
The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to the Abbotsford Centre on Jan. 30, 2022. (Submitted)

Harlem Globetrotters return to Abbotsford on Jan. 30

Basketball event back at Abbotsford Centre for first time since January 2020

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to the Abbotsford Centre on Jan. 30, 2022. (Submitted)
The Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame have opened nominations for those involved in sport for 2020 and 2021.

Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame puts out call for nominations

ASHOF seeking athletes, teams, coaches and builders who kept sports alive during the pandemic

The Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame have opened nominations for those involved in sport for 2020 and 2021.
The Abbotsford Canucks were edged 4-3 in overtime by the Ontario Reign on Tuesday (Oct. 19). (Ontario Reign Instagram photo)

Abbotsford Canucks fight back to earn a point against Ontario

Abbotsford trailed 2-0 for much of the game, but battled back only to lose 4-3 in overtime

The Abbotsford Canucks were edged 4-3 in overtime by the Ontario Reign on Tuesday (Oct. 19). (Ontario Reign Instagram photo)
Abbotsford hockey products (left to right) Brayden Schuurman, Grayden Siepmann and Graham Sward have all been named to NHL Central Scouting’s 2021-22 Preliminary Players to Watch List.

Trio of Abbotsford hockey players named to NHL Draft watch list

Brayden Schuurman, Grayden Siepmann and Graham Sward all ranked as ‘C’ prospects

Abbotsford hockey products (left to right) Brayden Schuurman, Grayden Siepmann and Graham Sward have all been named to NHL Central Scouting’s 2021-22 Preliminary Players to Watch List.
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2021 BCHL Showcase runs Wednesday to Sunday in Chilliwack

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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Lobster rolls from Salty’s Lobster Shack will soon be available during events at the Abbotsford Centre starting this week. (Salty’s Lobster Shack Instagram photo)

Salty’s Lobster Shack serving soon at Abbotsford Centre

Popular food cart making its debut at the AC starting this Thursday (Oct. 21)

Lobster rolls from Salty’s Lobster Shack will soon be available during events at the Abbotsford Centre starting this week. (Salty’s Lobster Shack Instagram photo)
Chilliwack’s Brooklyn Morrison watches the ball leave the yard after taking the winning swing in the Minot State Beavers softball homerun derby. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Brooklyn Morrison wins Minot State softball homerun derby

The infielder displayed surprising power, hitting five balls out of the yard in the final round

Chilliwack’s Brooklyn Morrison watches the ball leave the yard after taking the winning swing in the Minot State Beavers softball homerun derby. (submitted photo)
The UFV Cascades women’s soccer team winning streak continued over the weekend, and the club has now won four straight. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UFV women’s soccer continue hot streak

Abbotsford-based school has collected four straight wins, men need help for postseason

The UFV Cascades women’s soccer team winning streak continued over the weekend, and the club has now won four straight. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Bateman running back Micah Barker dodges Langley defenders in rainy conditions under the Friday Night Lights (Oct. 15). (Rick MacDonald photo)

Bateman Timberwolves fall to Langley in AA top teams clash

Winless Friday for Abbotsford high school football teams, Timberwolves drop to 4-1

Bateman running back Micah Barker dodges Langley defenders in rainy conditions under the Friday Night Lights (Oct. 15). (Rick MacDonald photo)
Braydon Goss is one of several All Star Wrestlers coming to Hope in November for a show at Hope Cinema. (Instagram/ Braydon Goss)

All Star Wrestling coming to Hope Cinema

Show will feature debut of new wrestler

Braydon Goss is one of several All Star Wrestlers coming to Hope in November for a show at Hope Cinema. (Instagram/ Braydon Goss)
Abbotsford Canucks goalie Arturs Silovs (left) celebrates his first win and Abbotsford’s first-ever win with equipment manager Ramandeep ‘Chico’ Dhanjal on Sunday (Oct. 17). (Abbotsford Canucks Instagram photo)

Abbotsford Canucks post first-ever win

Abbotsford defeats the Ontario Reign 3-2 in a shootout on Sunday to capture historical victory

Abbotsford Canucks goalie Arturs Silovs (left) celebrates his first win and Abbotsford’s first-ever win with equipment manager Ramandeep ‘Chico’ Dhanjal on Sunday (Oct. 17). (Abbotsford Canucks Instagram photo)
Noah Juulsen and the Abbotsford Canucks lost 5-3 to the Bakersfield Condors to open the AHL season on Saturday (Oct. 16). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks begin AHL journey with a loss

Canucks fall 5-3 to the Bakersfield Condors in California, take on Ontario Reign tomorrow

Noah Juulsen and the Abbotsford Canucks lost 5-3 to the Bakersfield Condors to open the AHL season on Saturday (Oct. 16). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
The Abbotsford Canucks, shown here practicing, debut tonight in California against the Bakersfield Condors. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks opening season tonight in California

American Hockey League team debuts against the Bakersfield Condors

The Abbotsford Canucks, shown here practicing, debut tonight in California against the Bakersfield Condors. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
The Abbotsford Farm Podcast will feature local discussion surrounding the Abbotsford Canucks American Hockey League franchise. (Chris Dickert logo design)

Local Abbotsford Canucks podcast launches first episode

The Abbotsford Farm Podcast set to drop weekly episodes covering the new AHL hockey team

The Abbotsford Farm Podcast will feature local discussion surrounding the Abbotsford Canucks American Hockey League franchise. (Chris Dickert logo design)
The Abbotsford Canucks will be hosting a pop-up party outside the Abbotsford Centre on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. (File photo)

Abbotsford Canucks hosting pop-up party at Abbotsford Centre on Saturday

Free event runs from noon to 3 p.m. and will feature prize draws, activities and more

The Abbotsford Canucks will be hosting a pop-up party outside the Abbotsford Centre on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. (File photo)