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Canucks Ohlund inducted into BC Hockey Hall of Fame

  One of the best defencemen in Canucks history is part of the 2020 class for the BC Hockey Hall of Fame. 1994 was a good year for the Vancouver Canucks. Everyone remembers the legendary run to the Stanley Cup Final, with all of the magical moments, like The Save from Kirk McLean, Pavel Bure’s Read More »

WJC – Finns eliminate USA in QF

  January 2, 2020 by Lucas Aykroyd, IIHF The defending champs are still rolling. Joonas Oden scored in the third period to give Finland a 1-0 win over the U.S. and a berth in the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship semi-finals. On the power play, Kristian Tanus, Finland’s leading scorer (2+6=8), looked off the U.S. Read More »

Canucks sign Boeser to 3 year deal

  September 16, 2019 by Alex Hoegler, TheCanuckWay.com The Vancouver Canucks signed Brock Boeser to a three-year deal on Monday evening. Here’s what it means for both sides. After several months of tough contract negotiations, the Vancouver Canucks have signed Brock Boeser to a three-year deal worth an AAV of $5.875 million per season, the Read More »

What a draft year for USA U18s!

  July 2, 2019 It was quite a draft year for the USA U18 development program – which saw eight players drafted in the first round in Vancouver on June 28, including the #1 overall pick, Jack Hughes, selected by the New Jersey Devils. The USA can also claim one more, who, while not on Read More »

NHL Central Scouting – 20 BC Players listed

      April 16, 2019 BC Born / Raised NHL Draft Prospects Here’s a brief look at the Top 10 BC players on the NHL Central Scouting final pre-draft prospects list. Scroll down for the full list of 20 BC born / raised players listed.     Cranbrook’s Bowen Byram of the Vancouver Giants, Read More »

Fabbro notches a big first NHL goal

  April 9, 2019 It only took Nashville Predators rookie defenceman and Penticton Vees alum Dante Fabbro four games to pot his first NHL goal and he did it in one of the biggest games of the year for his new team. Down 2-0 to the Chicago Blackhawks in the last game of the regular Read More »

New start for Petan with the Leafs

  February 26, 2019 With files from Terry Koshan, Toronto Sun Delta native Nic Petan was part of the excitement at the NHL Trade deadline on Monday, traded from the Winnipeg Jets to the Toronto Maple Leafs, for Par Lindholm. Petan, a 5’9″ 179 lb, 23 year old, played bantam at NSWC in 2009-10 (76G-63A, Read More »

Canada Women down USA in first Rivalry Series

  February 19, 2019 DETROIT — The inaugural Rivalry Series was created to give Canada and the United States another opportunity to put the world’s best female hockey teams on the ice together. It went so well, there likely will be a sequel. Brianne Jenner and Blayre Turnbull scored, Shannon Szabados made 38 saves, and Read More »

Hockey Canada launches Pat Quinn Scholarship Fund

  January 3, 2019 VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Hockey Canada Foundation (HCF) has launched the Pat Quinn Scholarship Fund to honour the long-time coach and Team Canada legend. The fund will provide assistance to student-athletes in pursuit of a post-graduate professional designation. Applications are open to Canadian citizens from March 17 to June 30 of Read More »

Bieska captains Spengler Cup Team, Fabbro, Zucale add youth

  December 21, 2018 By Rob Williams, Daily Hive Hockey Canada released its Spengler Cup roster on Thursday and there are a number of familiar names to be seen. Kevin Bieksa headlines the group, as the former Vancouver Canucks and Anaheim Ducks defenceman plays what will likely be his final games of competitive hockey. Other Read More »

NHL comes to Seattle 2021-2022

December 4, 2018, 2:02 PM By Rory Boyle, Sportsnet by Rory [email protected] In a press conference at the Board of Governors meetings in Sea Island, Ga., on Tuesday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced the arrival of the league’s 32nd team in Seattle. The long-awaited and expected approval was voted on unanimously, though the new team Read More »

BC Hockey 100th Anniversary – Moments

November 9, 2018 BC Hockey is celebrating its 100th Year Anniversary. The organization was created on February 9, 1919 in Vancouver, BC and there has been an incredible amount of history and tradition of hockey in Pacific Canada. On June 9, 2018, BC Hockey announced the list of 100 Great Moments in BC Hockey history. Read More »

Potomak and Zandee-Hunt selected for 4 Nations Cup

  Twenty-three players look to capture Canada’s first gold medal since 2014 October 25, 2018 CALGARY – Hockey Canada has unveiled the 23 players (three goaltenders, seven defencemen and 13 forwards) who are aiming to capture Canada’s first 4 Nations Cup gold medal in four years when the event hits Canadian ice Nov. 6-10 in Saskatoon, Read More »

Young Maple Ridge man dies playing rec hockey

  October 4, 2018, 7:30 PM by Neil Corbett, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News A young man from Maple Ridge died while playing a men’s recreational hockey league game in Langley.Noah Trulsen, 22, passed away at early Thursday after tripping head first into the boards during a game. ”It is with the saddest of Read More »

137 WHL grads on NHL rosters – 35 from BC

  October 4, 2018 As the new NHL season got underway last night, 137 WHL alums had cracked opening-night lineups across the league, including 35 BC-born or raised players. All 31 NHL teams have rostered at least one WHL Alum, with the Edmonton Oilers on top with eight players listed. The Calgary Flames, Montreal Canadiens, New Read More »

Dillon Dube – player to watch at Flames Camp

    September 17, 2018 by Ty Wilson, CalgaryFlames.com Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls – welcome to the Dillon Dube Show. Certainly not content to rest on his laurels after dominating last week’s two-game rookie series against the Edmonton Oilers, the Golden, B.C., product picked right up where he left off Monday night in Read More »

Three Oil Kings at NHL camps

  September 8, 2018 As the WHL pre-season continues, three Edmonton Oil Kings are currently taking part in NHL camps. Trey Fix-Wolansky: Columbus Blue Jackets (2018, round 7, #204 overall) Brett Kemp: Vegas Golden Nights (Invite) Wyatt McLeod: Pittsburgh Penguins (Invite)   Read More »

Vancouver Canucks: Who I BO-lieve the captain should be

  With only a few weeks left of the silly season, we are approaching some actual hockey and the final silly topic to discuss is who should be the Canucks captain next season. September 2, 2018 by Chris Faber, TheCanuckWay.com The discussion for the Vancouver Canucks next captain may be leaning towards one player, but Read More »

Longtime Burnaby hockey player in the fight of his life

  Former Burnaby Winter Club hockey player Wade MacLeod and his young family, wife Karly and daughter Ava James, enjoy some downtime between hockey seasons. MacLeod’s playing days may be over, though, as the 31-year-old underwent his fourth brain operation in five years to remove recurring tumour. Photograph By FACEBOOK by Mario Bartel / Burnaby Read More »

Canucks announce Young Stars Classic roster

  August 27, 2018 Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver Canucks announced their 2018 Young Stars Classic roster and ice times today. The first practice is scheduled on September 6 at 2:00 PM at the South Okanagan Events Centre, in Penticton, followed by media availability. The roster includes a few young players BC fans will be Read More »

West Van Academy hires Todd Harkins

August 26, 2018 The West Van Hockey Academy has announced the hiring of former Prince George Cougars General Manager Todd Harkins. Harkins joined West Van officially August 13, as the Director of Program Development and will also take the reins as Head Coach of the Bantam Varsity team. Harkins has considerable experience working with, and Read More »

Barzal caps NHL rookie year with Calder Cup

  August 17, 2018 Coquitlam born Mathew Barzal of the New York Islanders won the Calder Trophy as the NHL rookie of the year at the 2018 NHL Awards, handed out in Las Vegas on June 20. Barzal won by a landslide, collecting 160 out of 164 votes for the honor. The 21-year-old center led Read More »

40 invited to World Junior Showcase in Kamloops

  July 4, 2018 Hockey Canada, Calgary – For 40 of Canada’s top junior hockey players (see roster below), the quest to fulfill their dream to represent Canada at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship – being hosted in Vancouver and Victoria this December – is well underway as they have received official invites to wear Read More »

Jersey Day – April 12, 2018

  April 12, 2018 CBC News, with files from Canadian Press From celebrities to premiers to hockey moms in B.C., Canadians wore hockey jerseys on Thursday in a show of solidarity with the victims and survivors of a Saskatchewan bus crash that killed 16 people. Jersey Day, as it has been dubbed, was organized by Read More »

Not the first tragedy at this intersection

  Crash reminiscent of tragedy over twenty years prior – same intersection White crosses mark the spot where six people were killed in a crash in 1997. That crash killed Rod Fiddler, 33; his wife, Terri Lynne Fiddler, 30; and their children Jocelyn, 4; Jasmine, 3; and Kassandre, one month. The girls’ aunt, 26-year-old Wendy Lou Fiddler, also Read More »

Cherry’s Tribute

  April 12, 2018 The Canadian Press Don Cherry paid further tribute to the Humboldt Broncos on Coach’s Corner on Wednesday night. Cherry spoke during the first intermission of Game 1 of the Winnipeg Jets and Minnesota Wild’s first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, adding further detail to his thoughts on the Humboldt Broncos’ bus crash Read More »