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Burrards coach Rob Williams will be a coach of a new NLL farm team, starting play next month at the Langley Events Centre. (The News files)

Maple Ridge Burrards coach to head new team in ALL

Williams the bench boss for expansion team in NLL farm system

Burrards coach Rob Williams will be a coach of a new NLL farm team, starting play next month at the Langley Events Centre. (The News files)
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price blocks a shot during the second period in Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup semifinal playoff series against the Vegas Golden Knights, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Habs goalie Carey Price says ‘substance use’ led him to NHL’s assistance program

‘Over the last few years I have let myself get to a very dark place and I didn’t have the tools to cope’

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price blocks a shot during the second period in Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup semifinal playoff series against the Vegas Golden Knights, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Vancouver Whitecaps acting head coach Vanni Sartini shouts on the sideline during the second half of an MLS soccer game against FC Dallas in Vancouver on Saturday, September 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

‘I think we did a miracle’: Unique interim coach leads Whitecaps to playoffs

Vanni Sartini takes Caps from near the bottom of MLS to their first playoff spot in four years

Vancouver Whitecaps acting head coach Vanni Sartini shouts on the sideline during the second half of an MLS soccer game against FC Dallas in Vancouver on Saturday, September 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Abbotsford Canucks forward Vincent Arseneau celebrates the team’s lone goal on Saturday (Nov. 6) vs. the Stockton Heat. (Abbotsford Canucks Twitter photo)

Winless weekend for Abbotsford Canucks in Stockton

Canucks swept by the Stockton Heat, set to host Diwali Night on Friday vs. San Jose

Abbotsford Canucks forward Vincent Arseneau celebrates the team’s lone goal on Saturday (Nov. 6) vs. the Stockton Heat. (Abbotsford Canucks Twitter photo)
Tyler O’Neill tips his hat to the cheering St. Louis Cardinals crowd after hitting a home run. (The News files)

Maple Ridge baseball star wins a second Gold Glove award

Tyler O’Neill also in the running for a Silver Slugger

Tyler O’Neill tips his hat to the cheering St. Louis Cardinals crowd after hitting a home run. (The News files)
Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, left, of Sweden, and Brock Boeser celebrate Pettersson’s goal against the Dallas Stars during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canucks score 3 times on power play to cruise past visiting Dallas Stars 6-3

Pettersson, Horvat, Hughes all have three points for Vancouver

Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, left, of Sweden, and Brock Boeser celebrate Pettersson’s goal against the Dallas Stars during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Whitecaps’ Ryan Gauld, right, and Russell Teibert celebrate Gauld’s goal against the Seattle Sounders during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Whitecaps’ Ryan Gauld, right, and Russell Teibert celebrate Gauld’s goal against the Seattle Sounders during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Maggie Coles-Lyster (UCI Track Champions League/Special to The News)

Pro Maple Ridge cyclist brings home win in Spain

Maggie Coles-Lyster pedals to victory in women’s endurance race on indoor track

Maggie Coles-Lyster (UCI Track Champions League/Special to The News)
Giants downed Portland Winterhawks 3-1 Saturday, Nov. 6, at the LEC, the first time the Langley-based team has played a non-B.C. Division opponent since February 2020. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)

Outplayed, but not defeated: Vancouver Giants down Portland Winterhawks

Netminder Jesper Vikman‘won us that hockey game” says Giants coach

Giants downed Portland Winterhawks 3-1 Saturday, Nov. 6, at the LEC, the first time the Langley-based team has played a non-B.C. Division opponent since February 2020. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)
FILE - Hamilton Tiger-Cats alumnus Angelo Mosca is driven out onto the field in Hamilton, Ontario, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Mosca, the five-time Grey Cup champion defensive lineman best remembered for a controversial hit and a subsequent fight with Joe Kapp 40 years later, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. He was 84. (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Angelo Mosca, colorful former CFL lineman, dies at 84

“Angelo Mosca was a superstar,” CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie said in a statement

FILE - Hamilton Tiger-Cats alumnus Angelo Mosca is driven out onto the field in Hamilton, Ontario, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Mosca, the five-time Grey Cup champion defensive lineman best remembered for a controversial hit and a subsequent fight with Joe Kapp 40 years later, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. He was 84. (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
(The News files)

Two rinks separate from the pack in Haney Masters Curling

Dunbar and Livesay are leading the league

  • Nov 6, 2021
(The News files)
Will Gurski stopped 25 of the 26 shots fired his way to earn his first win in a Giants uniform as the Langley-based team downed Prince George 3-1 n Friday, Nov. 5 at the LEC. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants down Cougars

Third straight home ice win for Langley-based team

Will Gurski stopped 25 of the 26 shots fired his way to earn his first win in a Giants uniform as the Langley-based team downed Prince George 3-1 n Friday, Nov. 5 at the LEC. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Abbotsford Canucks and the Stockton Heat faced off for the very first time on Friday (Nov. 5). (Stockton Heat Twitter photo)

Abbotsford Canucks edged 3-2 by Stockton Heat

Late rally not enough as Abbotsford falls up short in first-ever battle against former home team

The Abbotsford Canucks and the Stockton Heat faced off for the very first time on Friday (Nov. 5). (Stockton Heat Twitter photo)
Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser, left, swats the puck away from Nashville Predators’ Colton Sissons during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Friday, November 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser, left, swats the puck away from Nashville Predators’ Colton Sissons during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Friday, November 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
BC Lions quarterback Michael Reilly is sacked by Hamilton Tiger Cats defensive end Julian Howsare (95) during first half CFL football game action in Hamilton, Ont. on Friday, November 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
BC Lions quarterback Michael Reilly is sacked by Hamilton Tiger Cats defensive end Julian Howsare (95) during first half CFL football game action in Hamilton, Ont. on Friday, November 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
James Cybulski was announced as the first-ever voice of the Abbotsford Canucks last month. The award winning broadcaster joined the Abbotsford Farm Podcast to talk about the job, his career and a number of other topics. (Photo: twitter.com/jamescybulski)

PODCAST: James Cybulski visits the Abbotsford Farm Podcast

Episode four features the award winning broadcaster & recently named voice of the Abbotsford Canucks

James Cybulski was announced as the first-ever voice of the Abbotsford Canucks last month. The award winning broadcaster joined the Abbotsford Farm Podcast to talk about the job, his career and a number of other topics. (Photo: twitter.com/jamescybulski)
Maple Ridge’s Karina LeBlanc is the new general manager of the Portland Thorns. (Portland Thorns Facebook/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge’s LeBlanc joins Portland Thorns as GM

Reunited with longtime teammate Christine Sinclair

Maple Ridge’s Karina LeBlanc is the new general manager of the Portland Thorns. (Portland Thorns Facebook/Special to The News)
Jesper Vikman makes a beautiful save Wednesday night in Kelowna, against theRockets. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Rockets squeak out victory in overtime against Vancouver Giants

G-Men play at home in Langley on Friday and Saturday, against Cougars and Winterhawks, respectively

Jesper Vikman makes a beautiful save Wednesday night in Kelowna, against theRockets. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Abbotsford Canucks will be hosting a Diwali Night on Friday, Nov. 12. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks hosting Diwali Night

American Hockey League team celebrating Diwali on Friday, Nov. 12

The Abbotsford Canucks will be hosting a Diwali Night on Friday, Nov. 12. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Ridge Meadows Flames goaltender Elliott Marshall blocks the net from a Aldergrove Kodiaks player during Wednesday Night’s action. (Kurt Langmann/Special to The News)

Flames lose to Kodiaks in back-to-back meetings

Junior Bs back in Maple Ridge on Friday night against Chilliwack

Ridge Meadows Flames goaltender Elliott Marshall blocks the net from a Aldergrove Kodiaks player during Wednesday Night’s action. (Kurt Langmann/Special to The News)