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MLS appoints investigators to review Whitecaps’ handling of sexual misconduct allegations

MLS and the Whitecaps say they will cooperate and publicly release investigation findings

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FILE - Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel is shown during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Jack Eichel era in Buffalo is over, with a nasty public divorce reaching an eight-month finality on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. when the Sabres traded their ex-captain and face of the franchise to the Vegas Golden Knights.(AP Photo/Derik Hamilton, File)

Sabres end 8-month stalemate by trading Jack Eichel to Vegas

NHL star had been locked in a lengthy dispute over how to treat his injured neck

FILE - Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel is shown during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Jack Eichel era in Buffalo is over, with a nasty public divorce reaching an eight-month finality on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. when the Sabres traded their ex-captain and face of the franchise to the Vegas Golden Knights.(AP Photo/Derik Hamilton, File)
Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby (87) skates during the second period of the team’s NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. It is Crosby’s first game this season, after his recovery from wrist surgery. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

NHL star Sidney Crosby added to Penguins COVID-19 list

Team dealing with a run of positive tests despite being overwhelmingly vaccinated

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby (87) skates during the second period of the team’s NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. It is Crosby’s first game this season, after his recovery from wrist surgery. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, centre, of Sweden, collides with New York Rangers’ Greg McKegg, left, and Adam Fox, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Miller nets OT winner as Canucks stage late rally, stun New York Rangers 3-2

Vancouver ends three-game losing skid with first home win of NHL season

Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, centre, of Sweden, collides with New York Rangers’ Greg McKegg, left, and Adam Fox, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Atlanta Braves celebrate after winning baseball’s World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Houston. The Braves won 7-0. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
The Atlanta Braves celebrate after winning baseball’s World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Houston. The Braves won 7-0. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Flames defenceman Sam Rose looks for a play from the point. Rose is off to a great start to the season, with 14 points in 13 games. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Maple Ridge Junior Bs lose in overtime

Flames trade with Port Moody for veteran defenceman

Flames defenceman Sam Rose looks for a play from the point. Rose is off to a great start to the season, with 14 points in 13 games. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Abbotsford residents Harman Aujla and Alisha Neger became the first-ever couple to become engaged at an Abbotsford Canucks game back on Sunday, Oct. 24. (Submitted)

Abbotsford couple make history with proposal at Abbotsford Canucks game

Harman Aujla surprises Alisha Neger by going on bent knee on the big screen for all to see

Abbotsford residents Harman Aujla and Alisha Neger became the first-ever couple to become engaged at an Abbotsford Canucks game back on Sunday, Oct. 24. (Submitted)
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks before an NHL hockey game between the Seattle Kraken and the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Bettman apologizes to Beach, defends NHL in wake of sexual assault allegations

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman publicly apologized to Kyle Beach for what the…

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks before an NHL hockey game between the Seattle Kraken and the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Travis Hamonic (left) has been recalled to Vancouver and Jack Rathbone has been sent to Abbotsford.

Vancouver Canucks recall Hamonic, send Rathbone to Abbotsford

Rathbone scored nine points in eight American Hockey League games last season

Travis Hamonic (left) has been recalled to Vancouver and Jack Rathbone has been sent to Abbotsford.
Mayor Bill Dingwall and the council celebrated the team’s provincial success. (2009 Ridge Meadows Pride Facebook/Special to The News)
Mayor Bill Dingwall and the council celebrated the team’s provincial success. (2009 Ridge Meadows Pride Facebook/Special to The News)
Veteran forward Laura Russell, shown in this undated hahdout photo, and the third-ranked Canadian women’s rugby team return to action for the first time in almost two years when they take on the sixth-ranked U.S., in Glendale, Colo., on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Rugby Canada

Canadian women’s rugby 15s team returns to action after two-year layoff

Canada-U. S. matches are part of the Pacific Four Series, a new competition that launches in full next year

Veteran forward Laura Russell, shown in this undated hahdout photo, and the third-ranked Canadian women’s rugby team return to action for the first time in almost two years when they take on the sixth-ranked U.S., in Glendale, Colo., on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Rugby Canada
Travis Hamonic made his Abbotsford Canucks debut on Saturday (Oct. 30). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks drop 3-2 overtime decision to the Ontario Reign

Abbotsford fights back from 2-0 deficit but come up short in three-on-three extra frame

Travis Hamonic made his Abbotsford Canucks debut on Saturday (Oct. 30). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Vancouver Canucks’ Luke Schenn (left) checks Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid during third period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
Vancouver Canucks’ Luke Schenn (left) checks Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid during third period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
B.C. Lions wide receiver Bryan Burnham (16) makes a touchdown catch as he his defended by Toronto Argonauts defensive back Jalen Collins (7) during first half CFL action in Toronto on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler
B.C. Lions wide receiver Bryan Burnham (16) makes a touchdown catch as he his defended by Toronto Argonauts defensive back Jalen Collins (7) during first half CFL action in Toronto on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler
Tyler O’Neill has been nominated for Golden Glove and Silver Slugger awards this year. (Taka Yanagimoto/St. Louis Cardinals)

Maple Ridge Major Leaguer up for another Gold Glove

Tyler O’Neill is also in consideration for a Silver Slugger

Tyler O’Neill has been nominated for Golden Glove and Silver Slugger awards this year. (Taka Yanagimoto/St. Louis Cardinals)
Vancouver Giants scored a convincing 7-2 win over the visiting Kelowna Rockets in Western Hockey League action at Langley Events Centre on Friday, Oct. 29. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants down Kelowna Rockets

‘We simplified and were rewarded’ says coach

Vancouver Giants scored a convincing 7-2 win over the visiting Kelowna Rockets in Western Hockey League action at Langley Events Centre on Friday, Oct. 29. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Abbotsford Canucks defenceman Madison Bowey and Ontario Reign forward T.J. Tynan battle for positioning during the Canucks 5-2 loss in Abbotsford on Friday. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks fall 5-2 to Ontario Reign on home ice

Canucks suffer first-ever loss inside the Abbotsford Centre, two teams meet again on Saturday

Abbotsford Canucks defenceman Madison Bowey and Ontario Reign forward T.J. Tynan battle for positioning during the Canucks 5-2 loss in Abbotsford on Friday. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Ryan Denney had four goals against the Delta Ice Hawks on Tuesday. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Denney leads Ridge Meadows Flames in win

Maple Ridge Junior Bs back in action Friday night

Ryan Denney had four goals against the Delta Ice Hawks on Tuesday. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Alisha Neger and Harman Aujla - the first-ever couple to get engaged at an Abbotsford Canucks game and Josh Schaefer - the voice of the Ontario Reign are the guests on episode three of the Abbotsford Farm Podcast.

PODCAST: First proposal at an Abbotsford Canucks game and Ontario Reign’s Josh Schaefer

Episode three of the Abbotsford Farm Podcast features newly engaged couple and Reign broadcaster

Alisha Neger and Harman Aujla - the first-ever couple to get engaged at an Abbotsford Canucks game and Josh Schaefer - the voice of the Ontario Reign are the guests on episode three of the Abbotsford Farm Podcast.
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz speaks during an NHL hockey press conference in Chicago. The Blackhawks are holding a briefing Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, to discuss the findings of an investigation into allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player in 2010. Team owner Rocky Wirtz, CEO Danny Wirtz and former federal prosecutor Reid Schar, who ran the investigation, are scheduled to speak. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)

Blackhawks want name of man at centre of sex scandal stricken from Stanley Cup

Chicago owner says Brad Aldrich’s conduct disqualifies him from being included

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz speaks during an NHL hockey press conference in Chicago. The Blackhawks are holding a briefing Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, to discuss the findings of an investigation into allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player in 2010. Team owner Rocky Wirtz, CEO Danny Wirtz and former federal prosecutor Reid Schar, who ran the investigation, are scheduled to speak. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)