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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

 

After winning the BCEHL championship, Fraser Valley Rush now have their sights set on a national title, at the U18AAA National Championship, the ESSO CUP in Alberta May 16 - 21. (Twitter)

Fraser Valley Rush heads to Alberta for national championships

It’s been quite a season for the team, which has four Langley players on roster

  • May 12, 2022

 

Nanaimo Clippers goalie Cooper Black made a save with help from teammate Andrew Noel as Langley Rivermen Riley Wallack and Max Bulawka go to the net during Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal final playoff series Saturday, April 30, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Langley Rivermen eliminated from BCHL playoffs

Nanaimo Clippers defeat local team 6-1 on Wednesday at the George Preston Rec Centre

 

Nanaimo Clippers goalie Cooper Black makes a save with help from teammate Andrew Noel as Langley Rivermen Riley Wallack and Max Bulawka go to the net during Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal final playoff series Saturday, April 30, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (file)

VIDEO: Langley Rivermen on verge of being eliminated following OT loss

Nanaimo Clippers have a chance to clinch Coastal Conference final tonight

Nanaimo Clippers goalie Cooper Black makes a save with help from teammate Andrew Noel as Langley Rivermen Riley Wallack and Max Bulawka go to the net during Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal final playoff series Saturday, April 30, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (file)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ Ethan Leyer, right, tries to get his stick on the puck in front of Langley Rivermen goalie Ajeet Gundarah in the third period of Game 5 of the BC Hockey League Coastal Conference semifinal, April 22, 2022 in Port Alberni. (File)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ Ethan Leyer, right, tries to get his stick on the puck in front of Langley Rivermen goalie Ajeet Gundarah in the third period of Game 5 of the BC Hockey League Coastal Conference semifinal, April 22, 2022 in Port Alberni. (File)
Langley Rivermen celebrated their playoff win over Victoria Grizzlies Friday, April 8 at George Preston arena. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Rivermen celebrated their playoff win over Victoria Grizzlies Friday, April 8 at George Preston arena. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Colton Eisner and Camden Bajzer (right) are among three new additions who will join the Langley Rivermen roster next season, the team announced. (Rivermen graphic)

VIDEO: Rivermen sign three

Players from Ohio, Illinois, and B.C. commit for 2022-23 season

Colton Eisner and Camden Bajzer (right) are among three new additions who will join the Langley Rivermen roster next season, the team announced. (Rivermen graphic)
Brendan O’Grady, seen here during regular season play, made it 5-2 as the Langley Trappers completed their sweep of the Ridge Meadows Flames on Monday, March 7. (Langley Advance Times file)
Brendan O’Grady, seen here during regular season play, made it 5-2 as the Langley Trappers completed their sweep of the Ridge Meadows Flames on Monday, March 7. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Trappers recorded two shutouts along the way as the team won their first round of PJHL playoff games. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley Trappers win best-of-seven against Mission City Outlaws

League champions recorded two shutouts along the way

Langley Trappers recorded two shutouts along the way as the team won their first round of PJHL playoff games. (Langley Advance Times file)
Brendan O’Grady, seen here in a 2021 game, got a hat trick as Langley Trappers downed the Aldergrove Kodiaks 7-4 on Feb. 12 to become the 2021-2022 Harold Brittain conference and PJHL regular season champions for the first time in franchise history. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley Trappers are PJHL regular season champions

First in franchise history called a ‘fun ride’ by coach

Brendan O’Grady, seen here in a 2021 game, got a hat trick as Langley Trappers downed the Aldergrove Kodiaks 7-4 on Feb. 12 to become the 2021-2022 Harold Brittain conference and PJHL regular season champions for the first time in franchise history. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Rivermen netminder Ajeet Gundarah has the best save percentage in the BCHL, one reason why the team has clinched a playoff spot and leads the Costal Conference. (Garrett James file/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Rivermen netminder Ajeet Gundarah has the best save percentage in the BCHL, one reason why the team has clinched a playoff spot and leads the Costal Conference. (Garrett James file/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove Kodiaks forward Taylor Chiu pursued the puck Wednesday Jan 26 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. Final score: Chilliwack 6 Aldergrove 5. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove Kodiaks face tough schedule as they battle for playoff spot

Team is currently fifth in standings: rival Langley Trappers lead conference

Aldergrove Kodiaks forward Taylor Chiu pursued the puck Wednesday Jan 26 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. Final score: Chilliwack 6 Aldergrove 5. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fabian Lysell scored the Giants lone goal in a 2-1 road loss to the Kamloops Blazers on Wednesday, Jan. 27. (Allen Douglas/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Giants fall 2-1 to Kamloops Blazers in road game

The Langley-based team will be back at home in the LEC on Friday

  • Jan 27, 2022
Fabian Lysell scored the Giants lone goal in a 2-1 road loss to the Kamloops Blazers on Wednesday, Jan. 27. (Allen Douglas/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The Kodiaks and Trappers have met up a few time so far this season. (Kurt Langmann/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Trappers dominated Friday’s match with Aldergrove

Crosstown battle was played on the Kodiak’s home ice

The Kodiaks and Trappers have met up a few time so far this season. (Kurt Langmann/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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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)
BCHL

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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BCHL’s first-ever all-female officiating crew works game in South Surrey

Four-person team will be first all-women crew to work a Canadian Junior A hockey game

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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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Langley Rivermen hosted a summer ID (talent identification) camp at the “Lodge” on Saturday, Aug. 14 and Sunday, Aug 15. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Future hockey stars vied for attention at Langley ‘Lodge’

Talent identification camp was open to players and goalies born between 2001 and 2006

Langley Rivermen hosted a summer ID (talent identification) camp at the “Lodge” on Saturday, Aug. 14 and Sunday, Aug 15. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)