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Giants defenceman Colton Roberts participated in the Hockey Canada U-17 camp in Calgary back in July. (Rob Wilton,Vancouver Giants/Special to Black Press Media)

Vancouver Giants player chosen for Team Canada in World U-17 Hockey Challenge

Defenceman Colton Roberts is 1 of 10 B.C.-born players to be selected

Giants defenceman Colton Roberts participated in the Hockey Canada U-17 camp in Calgary back in July. (Rob Wilton,Vancouver Giants/Special to Black Press Media)
The Abbotsford Pilots have struggled defensively early into the PJHL season.

Abbotsford Pilots allow 10 goals in back-to-back games

Pilots lose 10-0 to Delta, fall 10-2 to Chilliwack as team struggles early in PJHL season

The Abbotsford Pilots have struggled defensively early into the PJHL season.
The Abbotsford Canucks have signed defenceman Dylan MacPherson to a one-year contract. (Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins photo)

Abbotsford Canucks sign defenceman Dylan MacPherson

Alberta product last suited up for the Canucks at 2022 Young Stars Classic

The Abbotsford Canucks have signed defenceman Dylan MacPherson to a one-year contract. (Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins photo)
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)
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)
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)
Former justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Thomas Cromwell looks on before being invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Cromwell recommended wholesale change at Hockey Canada a day before the embattled sports organization’s president and CEO and board resigned on Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Hockey Canada board resigned after justice Thomas Cromwell’s recommendation

Report: Hockey Canada’s leadership had lost the confidence of stakeholders, major teardown needed

Former justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Thomas Cromwell looks on before being invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Cromwell recommended wholesale change at Hockey Canada a day before the embattled sports organization’s president and CEO and board resigned on Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Book author Aaron Volpatti played five seasons in the NHL with Vancouver Canucks and Washington Capitals. (Submitted photo)

Ex-Canuck’s new ‘FIGHTER’ book details path from Revelstoke to burn unit to NHL and beyond

‘I was willing to die before giving up on that dream,’ Aaron Volpatti says

Book author Aaron Volpatti played five seasons in the NHL with Vancouver Canucks and Washington Capitals. (Submitted photo)
A Hockey Canada logo is shown on the jersey of a player with Canada’s National Junior Team during a training camp practice in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Nike has suspended its partnership with and paused support for Hockey Canada as the sports organization faces increasing pressure to handle alleged sexual assaults. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

CEO Scott Smith out at Hockey Canada, board of directors resigns

Organization under intense scrutiny over handling of sexual assault scandals

A Hockey Canada logo is shown on the jersey of a player with Canada’s National Junior Team during a training camp practice in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Nike has suspended its partnership with and paused support for Hockey Canada as the sports organization faces increasing pressure to handle alleged sexual assaults. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Andrea Skinner, Interim Chair of the Board of Directors, Hockey Canada, is pictured on ParlVU as she appears virtually as a witness at a House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Sport minister says Hockey Canada leadership still must change after chair resigns

Pascale St-Onge issued the statement on Sunday, a day after Andrea Skinner resigned as the interim chair

Andrea Skinner, Interim Chair of the Board of Directors, Hockey Canada, is pictured on ParlVU as she appears virtually as a witness at a House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Vancouver Canucks’ Bo Horvat responds to questions during a news conference ahead of the NHL hockey team’s training camp in Vancouver, B.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Last year, the club finished five points shy of a playoff spot with a 40-30-12 record.
This year needs to be different, said captain Horvat. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks’ Bo Horvat responds to questions during a news conference ahead of the NHL hockey team’s training camp in Vancouver, B.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Last year, the club finished five points shy of a playoff spot with a 40-30-12 record.
This year needs to be different, said captain Horvat. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Andrea Skinner, Interim Chair of the Board of Directors, Hockey Canada, is pictured on ParlVU as she appears virtually as a witness at a House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Media outlets are reporting that Andrea Skinner, interim chair of Hockey Canada’s board of directors, has submitted her resignation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Andrea Skinner resigns as interim chair of Hockey Canada’s board of directors

Organization under fire for handling of widespread sexual assault allegations against players

Andrea Skinner, Interim Chair of the Board of Directors, Hockey Canada, is pictured on ParlVU as she appears virtually as a witness at a House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Media outlets are reporting that Andrea Skinner, interim chair of Hockey Canada’s board of directors, has submitted her resignation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Many eyes will be on Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews as the NHL gets set to resume play. (Photo: Sportsnet)

Drop the puck: What you need to know about the 2022-23 NHL season

32 teams set to play 1,312 games over 189 days, starting Friday in Prague

Many eyes will be on Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews as the NHL gets set to resume play. (Photo: Sportsnet)
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)
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Okanagan resort cuts ties with Hockey Canada following assault allegations

Predator Ridge set plans in motion in June, becoming one of the first organizations to do so

(Photo - @predatorridge/Instagram)
A Hockey Canada logo is shown on the jersey of a player with Canada’s National Junior Team during a training camp practice in Calgary, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Sponsorship boycott of Hockey Canada’s men’s programs grows amid calls for change

A growing list of top-tier corporate sponsors are pulling their support for…

A Hockey Canada logo is shown on the jersey of a player with Canada’s National Junior Team during a training camp practice in Calgary, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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)
A Hockey Canada document is review by a member of Parliament during a House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage looking into safe sport in Canada on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A Hockey Canada document is review by a member of Parliament during a House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage looking into safe sport in Canada on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick