junior hockey

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

 

Surrey-raised Arshdeep Bains in action with Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League. (Photo courtesy Red Deer Rebels/Rob Wallator)

Surrey’s Bains caps WHL career with Bobby Clarke Trophy as top scorer, looks to make Canucks next

In 257 regular-season games, all with Red Deer, the winger totalled 209 points since his 2017 debut

 

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Surrey, Delta players selected in WHL Prospects Draft

Delta Hockey Academy’s Chase Harrington is highest local player picked – 8th overall

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Longtime hockey trainer Wayne Hubbard in the Delta Ice Hawks room at Ladner Leisure Centre in February 2020. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

B.C. junior hockey mourns Surrey’s ‘Wayner the Trainer,’ who has passed after 2-year cancer fight

For 50 years, Surrey resident Wayne Hubbard worked hockey dressing rooms and benches across B.C.

Longtime hockey trainer Wayne Hubbard in the Delta Ice Hawks room at Ladner Leisure Centre in February 2020. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Surrey’s Dalton MacGillivray in action with Delta Ice Hawks, who host the Cyclone Taylor Cup from April 7-10. (Photo: Facebook.com/Delta-Ice-Hawks)

Delta hosts B.C.’s top Junior B hockey teams for Cyclone Taylor Cup, starting Thursday

Fifth time for Delta Ice Hawks in provincial championship tournament, first as host city

Surrey’s Dalton MacGillivray in action with Delta Ice Hawks, who host the Cyclone Taylor Cup from April 7-10. (Photo: Facebook.com/Delta-Ice-Hawks)
Dalton MacGillivray in action with Delta Ice Hawks. (Photo: deltaicehawks.com)

Rookie of the Year award for Surrey’s high-scoring MacGillivray, with Delta Ice Hawks

Pacific Junior Hockey League announces award winners as playoffs continue

Dalton MacGillivray in action with Delta Ice Hawks. (Photo: deltaicehawks.com)
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Forty BCHL stars to skate in Top Prospects Game

The all-star showcase will be part of the junior A league’s 60th anniversary weekend in January

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Justin Sourdif, a Surrey-raised forward with the WHL Vancouver Giants, is among seven B.C.-based players invited to Canada’s national junior hockey team selection camp, ahead of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. (Photo: Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)

Seven from B.C. will be shooting for Canada’s World Junior hockey team

35-player ‘selection camp’ roster named weeks ahead of Boxing Day start of annual tourney

Justin Sourdif, a Surrey-raised forward with the WHL Vancouver Giants, is among seven B.C.-based players invited to Canada’s national junior hockey team selection camp, ahead of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. (Photo: Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)
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BCHL all-star festivities to include Top Prospects Game

All-star events will be held Jan. 14 in Penticton, with NHL and college scouts in attendance

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31 BCHL alums on NHL rosters as pro season starts

The Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche lead the way with three BCHLers on their rosters

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Hockey coach Andy Liboiron on the Surrey Knights bench Sept. 16 during the team’s home game against White Rock Whalers. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Knights’ rookie head coach aims to bring winning vibe to hockey team that has really struggled

Now with PJHL team, Andy Liboiron once won world championship with Team Canada in ball hockey

Hockey coach Andy Liboiron on the Surrey Knights bench Sept. 16 during the team’s home game against White Rock Whalers. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Surrey-area players Carson Latimer (left) and Caedan Bankier were both selected in last weekend’s NHL Entry Draft. (Latimer photo: Oil Kings/Andy Devlin; Bankier photo: Kamloops Blazers/Allen Douglas)

Pair of Surrey players selected in National Hockey League draft

Caedan Bankier drafted by Minnesota Wild; Carson Latimer picked by Ottawa Senators

Surrey-area players Carson Latimer (left) and Caedan Bankier were both selected in last weekend’s NHL Entry Draft. (Latimer photo: Oil Kings/Andy Devlin; Bankier photo: Kamloops Blazers/Allen Douglas)
Junior A team Coquitlam Express is offering all Tri-City residents who get vaccinated against COVID-19 a free ticket to one of their games. (Facebook/Coquitlam Express)

B.C. hockey team offering free tickets to hometown fans who get the COVID-19 vaccine

‘We know the only way to get fans back is people getting vaccinated,’ says Express’ general manager Tali Campbell

Junior A team Coquitlam Express is offering all Tri-City residents who get vaccinated against COVID-19 a free ticket to one of their games. (Facebook/Coquitlam Express)
Findings indicate a culture of racism, misogyny and bullying has gripped the game with 64 per cent of people involved saying players bully others outside of the rink. (Pixabay)

Misogyny, racism and bullying prevalent across Canadian youth hockey, survey finds

56% of youth hockey players and coaches say disrespect to women is a problem in Canada’s sport

Findings indicate a culture of racism, misogyny and bullying has gripped the game with 64 per cent of people involved saying players bully others outside of the rink. (Pixabay)
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BCHL stays tight-lipped about reasons for leaving Canadian Junior Hockey League

The BCHL retains affiliation with Hockey Canada and BC Hockey, but isn’t saying what comes next

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Surrey’s Arshdeep Bains (bottom right) and his Red Deer Rebels teammates are living in the suites at their home arena during the upcoming 24-game WHL season. (Red Deer Rebels photos)

Living at rink ‘a cool opportunity’ for Surrey’s Bains and WHL teammates

Red Deer Rebels will live at home arena during 24-game junior hockey season

Surrey’s Arshdeep Bains (bottom right) and his Red Deer Rebels teammates are living in the suites at their home arena during the upcoming 24-game WHL season. (Red Deer Rebels photos)
With hockey season over and school online, South Surrey resident Mason Smith used his free time to start an online business, Dane Cutlery. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey hockey player cuts through boredom by starting online business

Stuck at home due to COVID-19 lockdown, Mason Smith creates Dane Cutlery

With hockey season over and school online, South Surrey resident Mason Smith used his free time to start an online business, Dane Cutlery. (Contributed photo)
Canada’s Bowen Byram (4) is knocked into Russia goalie Yaroslav Askarov (1) by defenseman Semyon Chistyakov (6) during first second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Canada to play for world junior hockey gold after pounding Russia 5-0

Canadian goalie Levi records third shutout of tourney in victory

Canada’s Bowen Byram (4) is knocked into Russia goalie Yaroslav Askarov (1) by defenseman Semyon Chistyakov (6) during first second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action in Edmonton on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
An example of a credential with the COVID-19 contact tracing technology TraceSafe is shown in this undated handout photo. What looks like a thin pack of gum is attached Braden Schneider's event credential at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton. It's a beacon providing contact-tracing capability should the Canadian defenceman test positive for the COVID-19 virus. It also warns him if he stands to close to someone else for too long. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - TraceSafe MANDATORY CREDIT

Wearable tech a defence against COVID-19 in world junior tournament ‘bubble’

TraceSafe’s wearable technology is Hockey Canada’s extra layer of defence against the spread of the virus in the world junior tournament

An example of a credential with the COVID-19 contact tracing technology TraceSafe is shown in this undated handout photo. What looks like a thin pack of gum is attached Braden Schneider's event credential at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton. It's a beacon providing contact-tracing capability should the Canadian defenceman test positive for the COVID-19 virus. It also warns him if he stands to close to someone else for too long. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - TraceSafe MANDATORY CREDIT