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Jesper Vikman makes a beautiful save Wednesday night in Kelowna, against theRockets. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Rockets squeak out victory in overtime against Vancouver Giants

G-Men play at home in Langley on Friday and Saturday, against Cougars and Winterhawks, respectively

Jesper Vikman makes a beautiful save Wednesday night in Kelowna, against theRockets. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Abbotsford Canucks will be hosting a Diwali Night on Friday, Nov. 12. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks hosting Diwali Night

American Hockey League team celebrating Diwali on Friday, Nov. 12

The Abbotsford Canucks will be hosting a Diwali Night on Friday, Nov. 12. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
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MLS appoints investigators to review Whitecaps’ handling of sexual misconduct allegations

MLS and the Whitecaps say they will cooperate and publicly release investigation findings

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Abbotsford’s Manveer Jhamat is hoping to represent Canada on the international stage in the sport of field hockey and has launched a GoFundMe. (Instagram)

Abbotsford’s Manveer Jhamat hoping to represent Canada at World Cup

Field hockey player launches GoFundMe to aid with travel costs for event later this month

Abbotsford’s Manveer Jhamat is hoping to represent Canada on the international stage in the sport of field hockey and has launched a GoFundMe. (Instagram)
The UFV Cascades volleyball programs enter the Canada West era starting on Friday (Nov. 5). (UFV Cascades photo)

UFV Cascades poised to enter Canada West era for volleyball

Men’s, women’s teams making CW debut on Friday in Kelowna vs. UBC-O Heat

The UFV Cascades volleyball programs enter the Canada West era starting on Friday (Nov. 5). (UFV Cascades photo)
FILE - Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel is shown during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Jack Eichel era in Buffalo is over, with a nasty public divorce reaching an eight-month finality on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. when the Sabres traded their ex-captain and face of the franchise to the Vegas Golden Knights.(AP Photo/Derik Hamilton, File)

Sabres end 8-month stalemate by trading Jack Eichel to Vegas

NHL star had been locked in a lengthy dispute over how to treat his injured neck

FILE - Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel is shown during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Jack Eichel era in Buffalo is over, with a nasty public divorce reaching an eight-month finality on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. when the Sabres traded their ex-captain and face of the franchise to the Vegas Golden Knights.(AP Photo/Derik Hamilton, File)
Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby (87) skates during the second period of the team’s NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. It is Crosby’s first game this season, after his recovery from wrist surgery. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

NHL star Sidney Crosby added to Penguins COVID-19 list

Team dealing with a run of positive tests despite being overwhelmingly vaccinated

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby (87) skates during the second period of the team’s NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. It is Crosby’s first game this season, after his recovery from wrist surgery. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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Abbotsford field hockey player launches GoFundMe to pay for World Cup trip

Jyoth Sidhu has been named to Team Canada’s world junior field hockey team for World Cup in India

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All Star Wrestling sets stage for return in Hope

First post-pandemic event for ASW occurs on Saturday, Nov. 13 at Hope Cinema

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Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, centre, of Sweden, collides with New York Rangers’ Greg McKegg, left, and Adam Fox, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Miller nets OT winner as Canucks stage late rally, stun New York Rangers 3-2

Vancouver ends three-game losing skid with first home win of NHL season

Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, centre, of Sweden, collides with New York Rangers’ Greg McKegg, left, and Adam Fox, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Atlanta Braves celebrate after winning baseball’s World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Houston. The Braves won 7-0. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
The Atlanta Braves celebrate after winning baseball’s World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Houston. The Braves won 7-0. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Abbotsford fighter Gagan Gill will be main eventing Mamba Fight Night 9, which occurs at the Abbotsford Centre on Saturday (Nov. 6). (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Gagan Gill entering main event slot for Mamba Fight Night 9

Abbotsford Senior, UFV grad takes on Winnipeg’s Kristian Bouchard in feature bout on Saturday

Abbotsford fighter Gagan Gill will be main eventing Mamba Fight Night 9, which occurs at the Abbotsford Centre on Saturday (Nov. 6). (Submitted)
Abbotsford residents Harman Aujla and Alisha Neger became the first-ever couple to become engaged at an Abbotsford Canucks game back on Sunday, Oct. 24. (Submitted)

Abbotsford couple make history with proposal at Abbotsford Canucks game

Harman Aujla surprises Alisha Neger by going on bent knee on the big screen for all to see

Abbotsford residents Harman Aujla and Alisha Neger became the first-ever couple to become engaged at an Abbotsford Canucks game back on Sunday, Oct. 24. (Submitted)
UFV’s Taylor Richardson (left) battles for the ball with an Alberta player during Canada West playoff action on Friday (Oct. 29). (Don Voaklander/UAlberta Athletics)

UFV men’s soccer team punches final four ticket

Men’s team defeats Alberta 2-1 in playoff opener, women’s club falls 2-0 to MacEwan

UFV’s Taylor Richardson (left) battles for the ball with an Alberta player during Canada West playoff action on Friday (Oct. 29). (Don Voaklander/UAlberta Athletics)
Seventeen-year-old G.W. Graham grad Julia Tuchscherer (right) had a spectacular debut weekend playing Canada West hoops for the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades.

Chilliwack’s Julia Tuchscherer stuffs stat sheet for UFV in Canada West hoops debut

The teenager led her Cascades to weekend wins over the UBC-Okanagan Heat and UNBC Timberwolves

Seventeen-year-old G.W. Graham grad Julia Tuchscherer (right) had a spectacular debut weekend playing Canada West hoops for the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks before an NHL hockey game between the Seattle Kraken and the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Bettman apologizes to Beach, defends NHL in wake of sexual assault allegations

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman publicly apologized to Kyle Beach for what the…

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks before an NHL hockey game between the Seattle Kraken and the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Travis Hamonic (left) has been recalled to Vancouver and Jack Rathbone has been sent to Abbotsford.

Vancouver Canucks recall Hamonic, send Rathbone to Abbotsford

Rathbone scored nine points in eight American Hockey League games last season

Travis Hamonic (left) has been recalled to Vancouver and Jack Rathbone has been sent to Abbotsford.
Veteran forward Laura Russell, shown in this undated hahdout photo, and the third-ranked Canadian women’s rugby team return to action for the first time in almost two years when they take on the sixth-ranked U.S., in Glendale, Colo., on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Rugby Canada

Canadian women’s rugby 15s team returns to action after two-year layoff

Canada-U. S. matches are part of the Pacific Four Series, a new competition that launches in full next year

Veteran forward Laura Russell, shown in this undated hahdout photo, and the third-ranked Canadian women’s rugby team return to action for the first time in almost two years when they take on the sixth-ranked U.S., in Glendale, Colo., on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Rugby Canada
Travis Hamonic made his Abbotsford Canucks debut on Saturday (Oct. 30). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks drop 3-2 overtime decision to the Ontario Reign

Abbotsford fights back from 2-0 deficit but come up short in three-on-three extra frame

Travis Hamonic made his Abbotsford Canucks debut on Saturday (Oct. 30). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Vancouver Canucks’ Luke Schenn (left) checks Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid during third period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
Vancouver Canucks’ Luke Schenn (left) checks Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid during third period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam