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Penticton Vees’ Luc Wilson completed his three-point night, adding a goal on the powerplay to extend the Vees lead to 5-3 in the third in home ice hockey action against the Victoria Grizzlies in a game in November, 2021. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

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Abbotsford Canucks players congratulate recent call-up goalie Joe Murdaca after earning his first-ever AHL win on Saturday (Jan. 22). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks ride call-up goalie to 5-3 win

Joe Murdaca makes 13 saves to win first-ever AHL start on Saturday

 

The Toronto Maple Leafs take on the Ottawa Senators in a nearly empty Scotiabank Arena during NHL hockey action in Toronto, Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

NHL reschedules 98 postponed games, moves 23 more after COVID-19 disruptions

NHL also announced date changes for 23 other games as it filled former Olympic break

 

Toronto Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren (37) and Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl (29) battle for the puck during second period NHL action in Edmonton on Tuesday, December 14, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Toronto Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren (37) and Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl (29) battle for the puck during second period NHL action in Edmonton on Tuesday, December 14, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Vancouver Canucks defenceman Tyler Myers (57) fights with Nashville Predators right wing Michael McCarron (47) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Demko makes 31 saves as Canucks earn 3-1 win over skidding Nashville Predators

Pettersson scores again for Vancouver in second straight victory

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Tyler Myers (57) fights with Nashville Predators right wing Michael McCarron (47) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
Seattle Kraken left wing Jared McCann takes off from center ice to shoot a penalty shot against the Chicago Blackhawks during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, in Seattle. McCann did not score on this play but the Kraken won 3-2 after a shootout following overtime. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

NHL to stop testing asymptomatic players post-All-Star break

Testing of asymptomatic individuals still needed for crossing the U.S.-Canada border

Seattle Kraken left wing Jared McCann takes off from center ice to shoot a penalty shot against the Chicago Blackhawks during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, in Seattle. McCann did not score on this play but the Kraken won 3-2 after a shootout following overtime. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Vancouver Giants captain Justin Sourdif has been traded to the Edmonton Oil Kings. (Rob Wilton/Special to Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants captain Justin Sourdif heading to Edmonton

In a series of trades, the Vancouver hockey team based in Langley gives up a few veteran players

Vancouver Giants captain Justin Sourdif has been traded to the Edmonton Oil Kings. (Rob Wilton/Special to Advance Times)
Abbotsford’s John Stevens chases down a Reign player during AHL action on Monday (Jan. 17). (Ontario Reign photo)

Abbotsford Canucks down Ontario Reign 2-1 in shootout

Canucks go 2-1 on California trip, return home for games on Saturday and Sunday

Abbotsford’s John Stevens chases down a Reign player during AHL action on Monday (Jan. 17). (Ontario Reign photo)
The Abbotsford Canucks have signed goalie Joe Murdaca and defenceman Matt Murphy to PTO agreements. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks sign pair of players

AHL team adds goalie Joe Murdaca and defenceman Matt Murphy to PTO agreements

The Abbotsford Canucks have signed goalie Joe Murdaca and defenceman Matt Murphy to PTO agreements. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
(Vancouver Giants took on Prince George Cougars Saturday, and lost 4-2. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Cougars take down Giants again at Langley Events Centre

G-Men fall to Prince George for the second night in a row, this time 4-2

  • Jan 16, 2022
(Vancouver Giants took on Prince George Cougars Saturday, and lost 4-2. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) moves the puck past Vancouver Canucks centre J.T. Miller (9) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Al Drago)

Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Capitals 4-2 to snap 3-game losing skid

Demko makes 31 saves to earn victory in goal for Vancouver

Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) moves the puck past Vancouver Canucks centre J.T. Miller (9) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Al Drago)
Canucks defenceman Jack Rathbone recorded two points and was one of the better players tonight for Abbotsford. (San Diego Gulls photo)

Abbotsford Canucks fall 4-3 in San Diego

Gulls, Canucks split two-game set, DiPietro not in lineup for Abbotsford

Canucks defenceman Jack Rathbone recorded two points and was one of the better players tonight for Abbotsford. (San Diego Gulls photo)
Justin Lies was on the ice for the Vancouver Giants Friday, when they faced off against the Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre. They’re back in a rematch Saturday. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants host rematch with Cougars Saturday at Langley Event Centre

G-Men earn a single-point in 3-2 overtime loss Friday to Prince George

  • Jan 15, 2022
Justin Lies was on the ice for the Vancouver Giants Friday, when they faced off against the Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre. They’re back in a rematch Saturday. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Canucks’ J.T. Miller (9) wins a battle for the puck against Carolina Hurricanes’ Jordan Staal (11) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
Vancouver Canucks’ J.T. Miller (9) wins a battle for the puck against Carolina Hurricanes’ Jordan Staal (11) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
Abbotsford’s Michael DiPietro, shown here in the team’s home opener, had one of his best performances of the season on Friday (Jan. 14). He made 23 saves to earn a 5-1 win over the San Diego Gulls. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

DiPietro backstops Abbotsford Canucks to 5-1 win

Goalie makes 23 saves in first win since Nov. 30, Canucks get goals from five different players

Abbotsford’s Michael DiPietro, shown here in the team’s home opener, had one of his best performances of the season on Friday (Jan. 14). He made 23 saves to earn a 5-1 win over the San Diego Gulls. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
FILE – Mark Scheifele (55, Winnipeg Jets, blue) hits Jake Evans (71, Montreal Canadiens, white) with a violent hit to the head last June in a Stanley Cup playoff game (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Should head shots be banned in the NHL? 89% of hockey fans say yes

1000 Canadians and “hockey fans” were polled and believe the game would be more appealing

FILE – Mark Scheifele (55, Winnipeg Jets, blue) hits Jake Evans (71, Montreal Canadiens, white) with a violent hit to the head last June in a Stanley Cup playoff game (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
Phil Di Giuseppe (right) has rejoined the Abbotsford Canucks for the upcoming California trip. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks in California, Saturday’s game streaming for free

AHL team takes on San Diego tonight and tomorrow, battles Ontario on Monday

Phil Di Giuseppe (right) has rejoined the Abbotsford Canucks for the upcoming California trip. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Boris Katchouk (13) pushes away Vancouver Canucks defenceman Quinn Hughes (43) as he moves the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Boris Katchouk (13) pushes away Vancouver Canucks defenceman Quinn Hughes (43) as he moves the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
Florida Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (72) defends the goal against Vancouver Canucks left wing Tanner Pearson (70) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Florida Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (72) defends the goal against Vancouver Canucks left wing Tanner Pearson (70) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
The rough stuff continued between the teams for much of Thursday’s game. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks lack offensive punch in 2022 debut

Canucks fall 6-2 to Bakersfield Condors, teams meet three more times in next four days

The rough stuff continued between the teams for much of Thursday’s game. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)