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The Abbotsford Canucks pour onto the ice after to celebrate after posting a 3-2 win over the Bakersfield Condors on Saturday (Oct. 15). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks post win in Bakersfield

Canucks bounce back on Saturday after 8-2 opening day loss

The Abbotsford Canucks pour onto the ice after to celebrate after posting a 3-2 win over the Bakersfield Condors on Saturday (Oct. 15). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Bateman’s Isaac Lynn finds some open field against the Holy Cross Crusaders on Friday (Oct. 14). (Rick MacDonald photo)

Abbotsford’s Bateman Timberwolves, W.J. Mouat Hawks football teams post shutout wins

Bateman remains unbeaten, Mouat wins second straight, Abby Panthers honour history

Bateman’s Isaac Lynn finds some open field against the Holy Cross Crusaders on Friday (Oct. 14). (Rick MacDonald photo)
Ontario’s Tobias Bjornfot dekes around Abbotsford’s Jett Woo en route to scoring a goal for Ontario. (Ontario Reign photo)

Abbotsford Canucks fall 8-2 to Ontario Reign in season opener

Abbotsford allows seven unanswered goals after building an early 2-1 lead

Ontario’s Tobias Bjornfot dekes around Abbotsford’s Jett Woo en route to scoring a goal for Ontario. (Ontario Reign photo)
The Abbotsford Canucks have announced the team’s opening day roster for 2022-23. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks release 2022-23 opening day roster

25-man roster features 17 returning players and five rookies

The Abbotsford Canucks have announced the team’s opening day roster for 2022-23. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
UFV’s Taylor Richardson celebrates his game-winning goal at Abbotsford’s Rotary Stadium on Sunday (Oct. 9). (Jordie Arthur/UFV Athletics)

UFV Cascades men’s soccer team leaps into playoff picture

Cascades sweep TWU Spartans to go above .500 and enter the postseason conversation

UFV’s Taylor Richardson celebrates his game-winning goal at Abbotsford’s Rotary Stadium on Sunday (Oct. 9). (Jordie Arthur/UFV Athletics)
Chase Wouters has been named the first team captain in Abbotsford Canucks history. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Chase Wouters named first captain in Abbotsford Canucks team history

First player ever signed by team named inaugural captain on Oct. 13

Chase Wouters has been named the first team captain in Abbotsford Canucks history. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
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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Mouat’s Chase Heinrich battles for yardage against the Mount Boucherie Bears on Friday (Oct. 7). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s Bateman Timberwolves, Mouat Hawks win under Friday Night Lights

Bateman blanks Langley, Mouat edges Boucherie, Abbotsford Panthers fall to G.W. Graham Grizzlies

Mouat’s Chase Heinrich battles for yardage against the Mount Boucherie Bears on Friday (Oct. 7). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
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)
The Abbotsford Warriors bantam lacrosse team recently took bronze in the B division at the provincials in Vernon. (Submitted photo)
The Abbotsford Warriors bantam lacrosse team recently took bronze in the B division at the provincials in Vernon. (Submitted photo)
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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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The Abbotsford Canucks holding their training camp from Oct. 5 to 8 in Port Coquitlam. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks hold training camp in Port Coquitlam

Sessions to be held Oct. 5 to 8 and are open to the public

The Abbotsford Canucks holding their training camp from Oct. 5 to 8 in Port Coquitlam. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The MEI senior boys volleyball team took gold on Saturday (Sept. 24) at the TWU Spartan Cup at the Langley Events Centre. (Submitted photo)

MEI senior boys volleyball squad claims TWU Spartan Cup

Team defeats Langley Christian in final on Saturday at Langley Events Centre

The MEI senior boys volleyball team took gold on Saturday (Sept. 24) at the TWU Spartan Cup at the Langley Events Centre. (Submitted photo)
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)
Taejshon Catlin dekes around a Mariners defender during high school football action on Friday (Sept. 23). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s Robert Bateman Timberwolves football team opens with 41-8 win

Timberwolves defeat Earl Marriott Mariners in home opener, big expectations for 2022

Taejshon Catlin dekes around a Mariners defender during high school football action on Friday (Sept. 23). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)