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Brandon Wheat Kings defenceman and new Abbotsford Canucks player Chad Nychuk (left) tries to defend Rebels forward Chris Douglas during 2019 WHL action. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Abbotsford Canucks sign defenceman Chad Nychuk

“Rossburn Rifle” signs a one-year AHL contract after impressive Canucks development camp

Brandon Wheat Kings defenceman and new Abbotsford Canucks player Chad Nychuk (left) tries to defend Rebels forward Chris Douglas during 2019 WHL action. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Abbotsford’s Jake Chiasson recently attended Edmonton Oilers development camp and now has the opportunity to earn a spot on the Team Canada world junior team. (Edmonton Oilers photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Chiasson invited to Team Canada camp

Edmonton Oilers prospect battling for roster spot for August tournament

Abbotsford’s Jake Chiasson recently attended Edmonton Oilers development camp and now has the opportunity to earn a spot on the Team Canada world junior team. (Edmonton Oilers photo)
Abbotsford’s Kohn Olischefski has signed with the AHL’s Rochester Americans. (Rochester Americans photo)

Abbotsford’s Kohen Olischefski signs with Rochester Americans

Former Chilliwack Chiefs star joins Buffalo Sabres AHL affiliate

Abbotsford’s Kohn Olischefski has signed with the AHL’s Rochester Americans. (Rochester Americans photo)
The Abbotsford Canucks 2022-23 schedule has been released. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks 2022-23 schedule released

AHL club will play 36 home dates at the Abbotsford Centre in 2022-23

The Abbotsford Canucks 2022-23 schedule has been released. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference on Bowen Island, B.C., on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. The prime minister says it’s “hard for anyone” to have faith in Hockey Canada’s leadership as revelations emerge about how the federation maintains a fund meant to partially handle sexual abuse claims.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rips Hockey Canada leadership over sex assault fund

Hockey Canada’s CEO has testified no government money was used in settlement of alleged assault

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference on Bowen Island, B.C., on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. The prime minister says it’s “hard for anyone” to have faith in Hockey Canada’s leadership as revelations emerge about how the federation maintains a fund meant to partially handle sexual abuse claims.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Yushiroh Hirano waves goodbye to Canucks fans at his final game last season. He will be back in green, white and blue in 2022-23. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks sign forward Yushiroh Hirano

First Japanese-born player to score in the AHL returning to Abbotsford Canucks

Yushiroh Hirano waves goodbye to Canucks fans at his final game last season. He will be back in green, white and blue in 2022-23. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
How popular did the Abbotsford Canucks get after one year? The Abbotsford News has compared the team through Google Trends to a number of other teams.

CHARTS: How popular did the Abbotsford Canucks become after one year?

Google Trends results compare the team year over year with other professional sports teams

How popular did the Abbotsford Canucks get after one year? The Abbotsford News has compared the team through Google Trends to a number of other teams.
Hockey Canada says it is reopening a third-party investigation into an alleged sexual assault involving members of the country’s 2018 world junior teamHockey Canada logo is shown at an event in Toronto on Wednesday Nov. 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Hockey Canada reopening investigation into alleged 2018 sexual assault

Hockey Canada said participation in the investigation by the players in question is mandatory

Hockey Canada says it is reopening a third-party investigation into an alleged sexual assault involving members of the country’s 2018 world junior teamHockey Canada logo is shown at an event in Toronto on Wednesday Nov. 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Abbotsford hockey players Jake Chiasson (left) and Brayden Schuurman are both attending Edmonton Oilers development camp, which occurs this week.

Pair of Abbotsford hockey players attending Edmonton Oilers development camp

Forwards Jake Chiasson and Brayden Schuurman suiting up at camp this week

Abbotsford hockey players Jake Chiasson (left) and Brayden Schuurman are both attending Edmonton Oilers development camp, which occurs this week.
Abbotsford Canucks forward Danila Klimovich is one of several players from last year’s AHL team heading to the Vancouver Canucks 2022 Development Camp, which begins at UBC on Monday (July 11). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Several Abbotsford players heading to Canucks Development Camp

Camp runs from July 11 to 14 at UBC’s Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

Abbotsford Canucks forward Danila Klimovich is one of several players from last year’s AHL team heading to the Vancouver Canucks 2022 Development Camp, which begins at UBC on Monday (July 11). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Mikey Milne (left), Graham Sward and Tyson Dyck were chosen on Friday (July 8) at the NHL Draft in Montreal.

Three Abbotsford hockey talents selected at NHL Draft

Michael Milne, Graham Sward and Tyson Dyck all drafted by NHL clubs

Abbotsford’s Mikey Milne (left), Graham Sward and Tyson Dyck were chosen on Friday (July 8) at the NHL Draft in Montreal.
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Germany assistant coach Jessica Campbell stands behind players at the German bench during the group A Hockey World Championship match between France and Germany in Helsinki, Finland, Monday May 16, 2022. The Coachella Valley Firebirds have hired Campbell, the American Hockey League’s first female assistant coach. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner
Germany assistant coach Jessica Campbell stands behind players at the German bench during the group A Hockey World Championship match between France and Germany in Helsinki, Finland, Monday May 16, 2022. The Coachella Valley Firebirds have hired Campbell, the American Hockey League’s first female assistant coach. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner
The Vancouver Canucks will host a pre-season in Abbotsford on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

Abbotsford Centre hosting Vancouver Canucks pre-season game

Edmonton Oilers coming to the AC on Wednesday, Oct. 5

The Vancouver Canucks will host a pre-season in Abbotsford on Wednesday, Oct. 5.
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced that they have hired former Abbotsford Canucks goaltending coach Curtis Sanford to be used in that role in Toronto. (YouTube)

Abbotsford Canucks goaltending coach joins Toronto Maple Leafs

Curtis Sanford hired by NHL team after one season in Abbotsford

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced that they have hired former Abbotsford Canucks goaltending coach Curtis Sanford to be used in that role in Toronto. (YouTube)
Jeremy Colliton, shown here in an Oct. 24 game as the head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, is the new head coach of the Abbotsford Canucks. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Nam Y. Huh)

Abbotsford Canucks announce new head coach

Jeremy Colliton new bench boss in Abbotsford, several players re-sign with Canucks organization

Jeremy Colliton, shown here in an Oct. 24 game as the head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, is the new head coach of the Abbotsford Canucks. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Nam Y. Huh)
People walk past a newly-renovated Tim Hortons in Toronto, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Tim Hortons has joined a growing list of corporations pulling financial support for Hockey Canada in the wake of the federation’s handling of an alleged sexual assault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Tim Hortons ‘suspends support’ for world juniors in another blow for Hockey Canada

Decision comes in wake of handling of an alleged sexual assault and out-of-court settlement

People walk past a newly-renovated Tim Hortons in Toronto, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Tim Hortons has joined a growing list of corporations pulling financial support for Hockey Canada in the wake of the federation’s handling of an alleged sexual assault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
The Abbotsford Canucks have signed forward Chase Wouters to a two-year extension. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Chase Wouters slides into two-year extension with Abbotsford Canucks

First-ever player to ink a deal with Abbotsford Canucks signs on for two more years

The Abbotsford Canucks have signed forward Chase Wouters to a two-year extension. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Abbotsford Canucks have signed former Kamloops Blazers captain Quinn Schmiemann to a two-year deal. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks sign former Kamloops Blazers captain Quinn Schmiemann

20-year-old former Tampa Bay Lightning draft pick signed for two years with AHL club

The Abbotsford Canucks have signed former Kamloops Blazers captain Quinn Schmiemann to a two-year deal. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Forward John Stevens is one of three players the Canucks re-signed on Monday (June 27) who have Abbotsford connections from last season. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Canucks re-sign trio of players from Abbotsford

Sheldon Dries, Guillaume Brisebois and John Stevens all ink new deals with Canucks

Forward John Stevens is one of three players the Canucks re-signed on Monday (June 27) who have Abbotsford connections from last season. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)