Junior B Hockey

Langley Trappers celebrated after winning their first Cyclone Taylor Cup in Ladner on Sunday, April 10. (Tom Zillich/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Langley Trappers win Cyclone Taylor Cup

Delighted coach calls team ‘unreal’

 

Lewis Nikkel scored twice as the Aldergrove Kodiaks downed Abbotsford Pilots 6-4 at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena on Jan. 19. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove Kodiaks down Abbotsford

Aldergrove currently fourth in Harold Brittain conference: Langley Trappers in lead

 

Kodiaks, seen here during a November regular season game, opened their new season with a double win at the PJHL Winter Classic on Dec. 30 and Jan. 2. (Langley Advance Times file)

Aldergrove Kodiaks triumphant at Winter Classic

A shutout and a ‘gutsy’ short-handed win at PJHL event

 

The Peninsula Panthers and the hockey community at large are mourning the death of 18-year-old Grant Gilbertson, who died in a collision Monday night near the intersection of Sooke and Humpback roads. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)

Icy roads near Victoria claim life of 18-year-old junior hockey player

VIJHL junior B team planning special ceremony Friday to honour Grant Gilbertson, who was 18

The Peninsula Panthers and the hockey community at large are mourning the death of 18-year-old Grant Gilbertson, who died in a collision Monday night near the intersection of Sooke and Humpback roads. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)
An Omicron outbreak forced Langley Trappers, seen here during a previous regular season game at George Preston in November, to pull out of the annual Winter Classic. (Langley Advance Times file)

Omicron outbreak forces Langley Trappers to withdraw from Winter Classic

Eight players test positive; coach hopes to reschedule missed games

An Omicron outbreak forced Langley Trappers, seen here during a previous regular season game at George Preston in November, to pull out of the annual Winter Classic. (Langley Advance Times file)
Aldergrove’s Massimo Ranello goes for the puck against Surrey goalie Mason Upton on Dec. 22 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. Kodiaks won 2-0.(Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Kodiaks win, Trappers lose last pre-Christmas games

Next up, Langley teams will appear in the PJHL Winter classic

Aldergrove’s Massimo Ranello goes for the puck against Surrey goalie Mason Upton on Dec. 22 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. Kodiaks won 2-0.(Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Connor Droux got a hat trick as the Aldergrove Kodiaks downed Abbotsford pilots 7-0 on home ice Dec. 8. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove Kodiaks go on scoring rampage

Droux gets a hat trick, Preston a double, in lopsided win over Pilots

Connor Droux got a hat trick as the Aldergrove Kodiaks downed Abbotsford pilots 7-0 on home ice Dec. 8. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Trappers Forward Hayden Yahn, seen here during a previous game against the Kodiaks, scored twice in a losing cause on Dec. 3 as Langley’s winning streak was ended at eight, courtesy of Ridge Meadows Flames. (Langley Advance Times file)
Trappers Forward Hayden Yahn, seen here during a previous game against the Kodiaks, scored twice in a losing cause on Dec. 3 as Langley’s winning streak was ended at eight, courtesy of Ridge Meadows Flames. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Trappers avenged their Oct. 8 defeat by Aldergrove Kodiaks with a hard-fought 7-5 Nov. 10 win. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Crosstown battle sees Langley Trappers down Aldergrove Kodiaks

‘We were undisciplined and you can’t be, against a quality team like that’

Langley Trappers avenged their Oct. 8 defeat by Aldergrove Kodiaks with a hard-fought 7-5 Nov. 10 win. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove Kodiaks downed Ridge Meadows Flames 3-2 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. The Nov. 3 game was the Kodiaks’ second win in a row over Ridge Meadows. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove Kodiaks begin November with back-to-back wins

Crosstown rival Langley Trappers have a win and a loss

Aldergrove Kodiaks downed Ridge Meadows Flames 3-2 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. The Nov. 3 game was the Kodiaks’ second win in a row over Ridge Meadows. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kodiaks netminder Mark Paton stopped 30 of 34 shots Oct. 13 during a home game that saw the team down Port Moody Panthers 6-4. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove Kodiaks wrap up October with a win

A ‘really great game’ against top-ranked Ridge Meadows

Kodiaks netminder Mark Paton stopped 30 of 34 shots Oct. 13 during a home game that saw the team down Port Moody Panthers 6-4. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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Delta to host B.C. Junior ‘B’ hockey’s Cyclone Taylor Cup championship next April

The 2021 tournament was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Flame Zack Lagrange (21) tries make a pass to the front of the Langley net. He scored the game-winning goal against Langley on Friday night. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Ridge Meadows Flames grab a share of first place

Beat first-place Langley 4-2 on Friday night

Flame Zack Lagrange (21) tries make a pass to the front of the Langley net. He scored the game-winning goal against Langley on Friday night. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Trappers’ Brendan O’Grady faces off in the first period of the Oct. 6 game at George Preston that would see rival Kodiaks win 3-1. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Battle of Langley-based teams sees Kodiaks down Trappers

Aldergrove team moves up in standings, while Langley remains number one

Trappers’ Brendan O’Grady faces off in the first period of the Oct. 6 game at George Preston that would see rival Kodiaks win 3-1. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove Kodiaks lost 8-3 to Chilliwack Jets in a Sept. 22 home game that saw four game misconduct penalties handed out at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. A week later, the Kodiaks administered a 7-1 defeat to Surrey Knights on home ice. (Kurt Langmann/Langley Advance Times file)

Kodiaks dominate Surrey Knights

A 7-1 home ice victory for Aldergrove

Aldergrove Kodiaks lost 8-3 to Chilliwack Jets in a Sept. 22 home game that saw four game misconduct penalties handed out at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. A week later, the Kodiaks administered a 7-1 defeat to Surrey Knights on home ice. (Kurt Langmann/Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Trappers celebrated their seventh win in a row Friday, Oct. 1, a 6-2 victory over the Abbotsford Pilots. On Saturday, the streak ended with a narrow loss to White Rock Whalers. (Trappers Twitter feed)
Langley Trappers celebrated their seventh win in a row Friday, Oct. 1, a 6-2 victory over the Abbotsford Pilots. On Saturday, the streak ended with a narrow loss to White Rock Whalers. (Trappers Twitter feed)
Ray Stonehouse, PJHL President and former owner of the Ridge Meadows Flames, passed away at the age of 76, the league announced on Saturday, July 17. (PJHL)

PJHL president Ray Stonehouse passes

Remembered as tough but fair ambassador for the league

Ray Stonehouse, PJHL President and former owner of the Ridge Meadows Flames, passed away at the age of 76, the league announced on Saturday, July 17. (PJHL)
Brad Bakken, assistant coach for the Langley Rivermen for the last three seasons, has been named new head coach and general manager for the Trappers. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Brad Bakken takes the helm with Langley Trappers

Rivermen assistant coach named head coach and GM of PJHL team

Brad Bakken, assistant coach for the Langley Rivermen for the last three seasons, has been named new head coach and general manager for the Trappers. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Matt Trulsen of Maple Ridge went on from the PJHL to excel in junior college hockey in the U.S. (Dakota College at Bottineau/Special to The News)

B.C. goaltender excels in U.S. junior college

Matt Trulsen, brother of the late Noah, calls community support ‘amazing’

Matt Trulsen of Maple Ridge went on from the PJHL to excel in junior college hockey in the U.S. (Dakota College at Bottineau/Special to The News)
The Pacific Junior Hockey League has decided to cancel the rest of the 2020-‘21 season, a move the Aldergrove Kodiaks coach called ‘unfortunate’ (Jody Harris file photo)

PJHL decision to cancel season called ‘unfortunate’ by Aldergrove Kodiaks coach

Team was in first place in its cohort when the announcement was made

The Pacific Junior Hockey League has decided to cancel the rest of the 2020-‘21 season, a move the Aldergrove Kodiaks coach called ‘unfortunate’ (Jody Harris file photo)