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Calgary Flames’ Michael Stone (26) collides with teammate, goalie Daniel Vladar, of the Czech Republic, as Vancouver Canucks’ Justin Dowling, left, watches during the second period of a pre-season NHL hockey game in Abbotsford on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Ekman-Larsson has 2 points as Canucks down Flames 4-2 in NHL exhibition action

Vancouver doubles up on Calgary in game played in Abbotsford

White Rock Whalers forward Chris Fortems warms up before last weekend’s game against Delta. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)

White Rock Whalers shut out Ice Hawks to halt two-game losing skid

Junior ‘B’ team sits with 4-2 record through six games of PJHL season

Jesper Vikman is warming up with the Vancouver Giants after his return from Las Vegas, the Langley-based team announced Monday, Sept. 27. (Giants/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Jesper Vikman will play for Vancouver Giants

NHL’s Las Vegas Knights have reassigned Swedish-born player

Giants forward Justin Sourdif has signed his first NHL contract, with the Florida Panthers. (Giants file)

Giants Justin Sourdif signs first NHL contract

Three-year entry-level deal with Florida Panthers

Giants forward Justin Sourdif has signed his first NHL contract, with the Florida Panthers. (Giants file)
The Vancouver Canucks will will be recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at tonight’s preseason game in Abbotsford. (Canucks photo)

Vancouver Canucks recognizing NDTR tonight in Abbotsford

Preseason game versus Calgary Flames set for 7 p.m. on Monday will have Indigenous representation

The Vancouver Canucks will will be recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at tonight’s preseason game in Abbotsford. (Canucks photo)
This year’s Head of the Nicomekl regatta featured more than 100 teams and 215 competitors – the second-best turnout ever in the event’s 26-year history. (Contributed photo)

Delta pair wins overall title at Nicomekl regatta

Despite pandemic-related travel restrictions, Head of the Nicomekl boasts second-best turnout ever

This year’s Head of the Nicomekl regatta featured more than 100 teams and 215 competitors – the second-best turnout ever in the event’s 26-year history. (Contributed photo)
Vancouver Canucks’ goalie Arturs Silovs clears Seattle Kraken’s Nathan Bastian in the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, in Spokane, Wash. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)
Vancouver Canucks’ goalie Arturs Silovs clears Seattle Kraken’s Nathan Bastian in the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, in Spokane, Wash. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)
Friday night (Sept. 24) at the Cam Neely Arena in Maple Ridge, the Langley-based Vancouver Giants skated to a 3-1 victory over the visiting Prince George Cougars. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Friday night (Sept. 24) at the Cam Neely Arena in Maple Ridge, the Langley-based Vancouver Giants skated to a 3-1 victory over the visiting Prince George Cougars. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Canucks defenceman Alex Kannok-Leipert tries to control a puck in the air during day three of the club’s training camp in Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Vancouver Canucks hold final day of training camp in Abbotsford

NHL team next travels to Spokane to take on the Seattle Kraken on Sunday night

Canucks defenceman Alex Kannok-Leipert tries to control a puck in the air during day three of the club’s training camp in Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
B.C. Lions’ Lucky Whitehead (7) pushes Saskatchewan Roughriders’ Nick Marshall away as he runs with the ball after making a reception during the first half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, on Friday, September 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. Lions’ Lucky Whitehead (7) pushes Saskatchewan Roughriders’ Nick Marshall away as he runs with the ball after making a reception during the first half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, on Friday, September 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Hockey player Justin Sourdif in action with the WHL’s Vancouver Giants. (file photo)

Surrey’s Sourdif signs with NHL’s Florida Panthers after starring with Vancouver Giants

‘Justin is a dynamic forward who plays the game with speed and skill’

Hockey player Justin Sourdif in action with the WHL’s Vancouver Giants. (file photo)
Semiahmoo Peninsula-raised filmmaker Ryan Mains’ latest project is a four-part documentary series that follows Kevin Porter on his journey to play pro hockey in his 40s. (Contributed photo)

White Rock-raised filmmaker directs ‘inspirational’ hockey documentary

Ryan Mains’ four-part series, Relentess, details Kevin Porter’s attempts to play pro hockey

Semiahmoo Peninsula-raised filmmaker Ryan Mains’ latest project is a four-part documentary series that follows Kevin Porter on his journey to play pro hockey in his 40s. (Contributed photo)
Tampa Bay Lightning and Toronto Maple Leafs players stand for the national anthem prior to NHL hockey action in Toronto on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Ontario increases sporting events capacity, ahead of baseball playoffs, NHL season

Ontario is opening the door wider for fans at sporting events, just…

Tampa Bay Lightning and Toronto Maple Leafs players stand for the national anthem prior to NHL hockey action in Toronto on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The Vancouver Canucks training camp occurs in Abbotsford from Sept. 23 to 25. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Vancouver Canucks open training camp in Abbotsford

National Hockey League team hosts event in Abbotsford for first time ever

The Vancouver Canucks training camp occurs in Abbotsford from Sept. 23 to 25. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Resurfacing and other improvements continue at the South Surrey Athletic Park’s track, which first opened in 2005. (Aaron Hinks photo)

South Surrey Athletic Park turf field scheduled for resurfacing in 2022

Originally set to reopen in early September, track facility now slated to open later this fall

Resurfacing and other improvements continue at the South Surrey Athletic Park’s track, which first opened in 2005. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Toronto Maple Leafs forward William Nylander catches his breath behind the net during their NHL training camp in Toronto on Thursday, September 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

NHLers weigh in on league’s vaccine policy: ‘I’ve gotta be careful with this one’

NHL deputy commissioner said last week he estimates 98 per cent of players will be vaccinated

Toronto Maple Leafs forward William Nylander catches his breath behind the net during their NHL training camp in Toronto on Thursday, September 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Single game tickets for the Abbotsford Canucks will be on sale for the general public starting on Oct. 1.

Single game tickets for Abbotsford Canucks on sale starting Oct. 1

Prices start at $25 for inaugural season for American Hockey League team

Single game tickets for the Abbotsford Canucks will be on sale for the general public starting on Oct. 1.
The Fraser Valley Bandits have announced they are moving from Abbotsford to Langley and will now play out of the Langley Events Centre starting in 2022.

Fraser Valley Bandits moving from Abbotsford to Langley

Canadian Elite Basketball League team will now play out of Langley Events Centre

The Fraser Valley Bandits have announced they are moving from Abbotsford to Langley and will now play out of the Langley Events Centre starting in 2022.
Images on a website for the new Surrey Sports Museum Endowment Fund, on surreycares.org.

Surrey Sports Museum dream for Ironman athlete who kick-started funding drive

The sports museum would be located in Downtown Surrey, where Elizabeth Model is CEO of business improvement association

Images on a website for the new Surrey Sports Museum Endowment Fund, on surreycares.org.
Canadian Olympic Committee Chief Executive Officer David Shoemaker in Toronto on Monday July 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Lululemon to outfit Canadian Olympic, Paralympic athletes through 2028 Games

Lululemon will provide Team Canada with clothing and accessories from 2022 until 2028

Canadian Olympic Committee Chief Executive Officer David Shoemaker in Toronto on Monday July 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn