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The Abbotsford Centre will not be hosting any playoff games for round one of the AHL postseason after the Canucks finished fifth in the Pacific Division on the final day of the regular season. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Centre not hosting any AHL playoff games for round one

Series of unfortunate events lead to Abbotsford Canucks falling to fifth on last day of season

The Abbotsford Centre will not be hosting any playoff games for round one of the AHL postseason after the Canucks finished fifth in the Pacific Division on the final day of the regular season. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Abbotsford Canucks needed one point in two games in Manitoba to guarantee home ice in round one of the AHL playoffs, but were unsuccessful and lost both games. (Manitoba Moose photo)

Abbotsford Canucks fall 6-0 to Manitoba, playoff fate in Bakersfield’s hands

Canucks await results of tonight’s Bakersfield game to see if they host round one

The Abbotsford Canucks needed one point in two games in Manitoba to guarantee home ice in round one of the AHL playoffs, but were unsuccessful and lost both games. (Manitoba Moose photo)
The Manitoba Moose celebrate a first period goal as Canucks players Jack Rathbone and Jett Woo skate back to the bench. (Manitoba Moose photo)

Abbotsford Canucks win streak ends in thud with 7-1 loss to Moose

Canucks still seeking one point to guarantee home ice for first round of AHL playoffs

The Manitoba Moose celebrate a first period goal as Canucks players Jack Rathbone and Jett Woo skate back to the bench. (Manitoba Moose photo)
Defence Jack Rathbone mans the point for the Abbotsford Canucks during the power play in Tuesday’s (April 26) game against the Bakersfield Condors. Rathbone was recently named to the AHL’s all-rookie team. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s Jack Rathbone named to AHL all-rookie team

First Vancouver Canucks draft named to all-rookie team since 2004-05

Defence Jack Rathbone mans the point for the Abbotsford Canucks during the power play in Tuesday’s (April 26) game against the Bakersfield Condors. Rathbone was recently named to the AHL’s all-rookie team. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Abbotsford Canucks averaged 4,292 fans at the Abbotsford Centre for the 2021-22 season. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks average 4,292 per game for inaugural season

Canucks rank 17th in AHL attendance despite capacity restrictions for most of the season

The Abbotsford Canucks averaged 4,292 fans at the Abbotsford Centre for the 2021-22 season. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Madison Bowey (middle) celebrates his goal with teammates John Stevens and Devante Stephens. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks extend franchise record win streak to nine

Canucks now need just one point in final two games to secure home ice in round one of playoffs

Madison Bowey (middle) celebrates his goal with teammates John Stevens and Devante Stephens. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Canadian Forces SkyHawks return to the Abbotsford International Airshow this summer. (File photo)

Canadian Forces SkyHawks announce return to Abbotsford International Airshow

SkyHawks return to the local skies for the first time since 2019, show runs from Aug. 5 to 7

The Canadian Forces SkyHawks return to the Abbotsford International Airshow this summer. (File photo)
Abbotsford Canucks forward Justin Bailey was the hero on Wednesday (April 20), scoring a hat trick including the overtime game winner. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Bailey’s hat trick powers Abbotsford Canucks to incredible 5-4 comeback overtime win

Canucks down 4-1 to San Diego after two, battle back to send the game to extra frame and win

Abbotsford Canucks forward Justin Bailey was the hero on Wednesday (April 20), scoring a hat trick including the overtime game winner. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford Canucks goalie Michael DiPietro stood tall in a crucial 3-1 win for the team over the Bakersfield Condors on Saturday (April 16). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

DiPietro dominates, Abbotsford Canucks win sixth straight and take sole possession of fourth

Abbotsford Canucks defeat Bakersfield 3-1, DiPietro makes 37 saves to earn crucial win

Abbotsford Canucks goalie Michael DiPietro stood tall in a crucial 3-1 win for the team over the Bakersfield Condors on Saturday (April 16). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Newlywed Danila Klimovich (middle) and Guillaume Brisebois chase down Barracuda forward Joachim Halbgewachs on Friday (April 15). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks jump back into fourth place with 4-3 overtime win over San Jose

Canucks score big road win, prepare for massive game on Saturday against Bakersfield Condors

Newlywed Danila Klimovich (middle) and Guillaume Brisebois chase down Barracuda forward Joachim Halbgewachs on Friday (April 15). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Abbotsford Canucks forward Danila Klimovich married his partner Nastassia Bartsevich on Sunday (April 10) at Cultus Lake. (Dan Milstein Twitter)

Abbotsford Canucks forward marries partner at Cultus Lake

19-year-old Danila Klimovich weds partner Nastassia Bartsevich on Sunday (April 10)

Abbotsford Canucks forward Danila Klimovich married his partner Nastassia Bartsevich on Sunday (April 10) at Cultus Lake. (Dan Milstein Twitter)
Abbotsford’s Alex Kannok Leipert congrtulates Michael DiPietro after a 5-2 win on Saturday (April 9). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks sweep San Diego, remain in fourth in Pacific Division

Canucks defeat San Diego 5-2 on Saturday and 6-3 on Friday, attendance over 5,000 both games

Abbotsford’s Alex Kannok Leipert congrtulates Michael DiPietro after a 5-2 win on Saturday (April 9). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Spencer Martin has signed a one-way, two-year deal with the Vancouver Canucks. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Vancouver Canucks sign Spencer Martin to one-way, two-year deal

Abbotsford Canucks starting goalie earns spot in the National Hockey League starting next season

Spencer Martin has signed a one-way, two-year deal with the Vancouver Canucks. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s John Stevens dekes around Laval’s Jean-Christophe Beaudin during AHL action on Saturday (April 2). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks score big win in front of biggest crowd ever

Canucks defeat Laval Rocket 6-1 in front of 6,017 at Abbotsford Centre

Abbotsford’s John Stevens dekes around Laval’s Jean-Christophe Beaudin during AHL action on Saturday (April 2). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Abbotsford Canucks and Toronto Marlies battle for the puck in front of the Canucks net on Wednesday (March 30). (Toronto Marlies photo)

Abbotsford Canucks earn one of four possible points against Toronto

Canucks unable to defeat emergency back up goalies, next host Laval on Saturday

The Abbotsford Canucks and Toronto Marlies battle for the puck in front of the Canucks net on Wednesday (March 30). (Toronto Marlies photo)
Vendors prepare floor medals for the four-day Pacific Agriculture Show, which runs from Thursday to Saturday at Tradex. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Pacific Agriculture Show ready for Abbotsford return tomorrow

Vendors set up inside Tradex, show runs from Thursday to Saturday (9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Vendors prepare floor medals for the four-day Pacific Agriculture Show, which runs from Thursday to Saturday at Tradex. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Excelsior 4, shown here following an appearance at Abbotsford provincial court in 2020, have launched a GoFundMe to help with legal costs.

Abbotsford hog-farm protestors launch GoFundMe for legal fees

Excelsior 4 currently on pretrial in New Westminster, trial begins in Abbotsford on June 27

The Excelsior 4, shown here following an appearance at Abbotsford provincial court in 2020, have launched a GoFundMe to help with legal costs.
Trinity Western University goalie Talor Joseph celebrates his first professional win after he and the Toronto Marlies defeated the Abbotsford Canucks 5-3 on Tuesday (March 29). (Toronto Marlies photo)

Trinity Western’s Talor Joseph leads Toronto to win over Abbotsford

Emergency back-up goalie gets the start, earns 5-3 win in professional debut

Trinity Western University goalie Talor Joseph celebrates his first professional win after he and the Toronto Marlies defeated the Abbotsford Canucks 5-3 on Tuesday (March 29). (Toronto Marlies photo)
Hardwell comes to Abbotsford on Sept. 23. (Tradex photo)

DJ Hardwell coming to Abbotsford in September

World renowned DJ, record producer and remixer performing at Tradex

Hardwell comes to Abbotsford on Sept. 23. (Tradex photo)
Sheldon Dries (left) and Spencer Martin celebrate a Canucks 4-1 win in San Jose on Thursday (March 24). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Scorching hot Abbotsford Canucks extend win streak to four games

Abbotsford has now moved into third place after winning five of the last six

Sheldon Dries (left) and Spencer Martin celebrate a Canucks 4-1 win in San Jose on Thursday (March 24). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
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