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With one game left before the BCHL’s Christmas break, the Surrey Eagles are hoping they’ll have plenty to celebrate over the holidays. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles aim to head into holiday break on ‘high note’

BC Hockey League team has one game left – this Friday against Prince George – before Christmas

With one game left before the BCHL’s Christmas break, the Surrey Eagles are hoping they’ll have plenty to celebrate over the holidays. (Garrett James photo)
Team Canada West player Alexander Campbell (Victoria Grizzlies, BCHL) races the puck up the ice through traffic, while teammate Alex Newhook tries to give him some space. Canada West lost to Russia 3-0 on Wednesday night in the preliminary round of the World Junior A Challenge.                                Hockey Canada images

BCHL’ers blanked by Russia at World Junior A Challenge

Canada West loses battle of the unbeaten teams in the preliminary round

Team Canada West player Alexander Campbell (Victoria Grizzlies, BCHL) races the puck up the ice through traffic, while teammate Alex Newhook tries to give him some space. Canada West lost to Russia 3-0 on Wednesday night in the preliminary round of the World Junior A Challenge.                                Hockey Canada images
Alex Swetlikoff (Vernon Vipers, BCHL), left, runs over a Team Canada East player during Monday night’s all-Canadian preliminary game at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge. Team Canada West won the game 6-1. Photo courtesy of Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images

BCHL player lifts Canada West to second win at World Junior A Challenge

Chilliwack Chiefs player has a three-point performance

Alex Swetlikoff (Vernon Vipers, BCHL), left, runs over a Team Canada East player during Monday night’s all-Canadian preliminary game at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge. Team Canada West won the game 6-1. Photo courtesy of Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images
Surrey Eagles defenceman Jeremy Smith is surrounded by stuffed bears after his goal against the Coquitlam Express Friday night sent the toys raining down from the stands as part of the team’s annual Teddy Bear Toss night. The bears were collected and will be donated to children in local hospitals at Christmas, as well as distributed through the Surrey Christmas Bureau. (Damon James photo)

Surrey Eagles pick up overtime point on weekend homestand

BCHL team drops game to Coquitlam Express on Teddy Bear Toss night

Surrey Eagles defenceman Jeremy Smith is surrounded by stuffed bears after his goal against the Coquitlam Express Friday night sent the toys raining down from the stands as part of the team’s annual Teddy Bear Toss night. The bears were collected and will be donated to children in local hospitals at Christmas, as well as distributed through the Surrey Christmas Bureau. (Damon James photo)
Surrey Eagle Ty Westgard (left) helps collect stuffed toys after they were thrown on the ice as part last year’s Teddy Bear Toss. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles to host Teddy Bear Toss night Saturday

Fans encouraged to bring, or buy at the rink, stuffed toys to throw after BCHL team scores

Surrey Eagle Ty Westgard (left) helps collect stuffed toys after they were thrown on the ice as part last year’s Teddy Bear Toss. (Garrett James photo)
Former Surrey Eagle captain thinks NHL in Seattle ‘is going to be huge’

Former Surrey Eagle captain thinks NHL in Seattle ‘is going to be huge’

Seattle resident Kris Wilson excited at expansion team coming to his hometown

Former Surrey Eagle captain thinks NHL in Seattle ‘is going to be huge’
David Bowers photo                                 Former assistant coach Linden Saip has been named the Surrey Eagles interim head coach after Peter Schaefer was fired by the team last month.

Saip to focus on ‘little things’ in new role as Surrey Eagles head coach

Changing culture, off-ice work habits is top priority for 27-year-old bench boss

David Bowers photo                                 Former assistant coach Linden Saip has been named the Surrey Eagles interim head coach after Peter Schaefer was fired by the team last month.
Peter Schaefer (inset photo) was fired as head coach of the Surrey Eagles, the team announced Tuesday. Assistant coach Linden Saip (left) will take over the top job on an interim basis. (Surrey Eagles photo)

Schaefer ‘relieved of duties’ as Surrey Eagles head coach

Assistant coach Linden Saip to take over BCHL team’s top job on interim basis

Peter Schaefer (inset photo) was fired as head coach of the Surrey Eagles, the team announced Tuesday. Assistant coach Linden Saip (left) will take over the top job on an interim basis. (Surrey Eagles photo)
Gemini Visuals Photography                                 The Surrey Eagles dance team are new to home games this season.

Surrey Eagles add dance team to home-game presentation

BCHL team, Essence of Dance studio collaborate on new endeavour

Gemini Visuals Photography                                 The Surrey Eagles dance team are new to home games this season.
Garrett James photo                                 Surrey Eagles netminder Cayden Bailey makes a diving save during a game earlier this month. After two trades last week – one which saw fellow goalie Kyle Dumba dealt away – Bailey will now share the net with newcomer Hayden Missler.

Three-team trade brings another goalie into Surrey Eagles’ nest

BCHL team ships Chase Stevenson to Trail and acquires blue-liner, goalie

Garrett James photo                                 Surrey Eagles netminder Cayden Bailey makes a diving save during a game earlier this month. After two trades last week – one which saw fellow goalie Kyle Dumba dealt away – Bailey will now share the net with newcomer Hayden Missler.
Garrett James photo                                 Surrey Eagles captain Ty Westgard is aiming for a strong second half of the season, and a long playoff run, in his final year of junior hockey.

Longtime Surrey Eagle Ty Westgard seeks success in final year of junior hockey

20-year-old Semiahmoo Minor Hockey alum looks to lead team back into win column

Garrett James photo                                 Surrey Eagles captain Ty Westgard is aiming for a strong second half of the season, and a long playoff run, in his final year of junior hockey.
Penticton Vees forward Cassidy Bowes is growing his hair out as a fundraiser for the Children’s Cancer Research Fund.                                Mark Brett/Western News

Hockey player’s flow a no-go for BCHL poll

Penticton Vees forward Cassidy Bowes left off best hockey hair poll

Penticton Vees forward Cassidy Bowes is growing his hair out as a fundraiser for the Children’s Cancer Research Fund.                                Mark Brett/Western News
Garrett James photo                                 Surrey Eagles goalie Cayden Bailey – seen here against Prince George in late September – hadn’t seen any game action since Oct. 6 but stopped 32 shots Sunday.

Surrey Eagles pick up point as struggles on home ice continue

BCHL team heads out on road trip this weekend

Garrett James photo                                 Surrey Eagles goalie Cayden Bailey – seen here against Prince George in late September – hadn’t seen any game action since Oct. 6 but stopped 32 shots Sunday.
Surrey Eagles goalie Kyle Dumba stopped 34 shots in his team’s win over the Langley Rivermen Friday. (Garrett James photo)

Westgard hat trick leads Surrey Eagles to win over Langley

BCHL squad wins once in three games last week

Surrey Eagles goalie Kyle Dumba stopped 34 shots in his team’s win over the Langley Rivermen Friday. (Garrett James photo)
Longtime Surrey Eagles goaltender Daniel Davidson was traded to the SJHL Thursday. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles trade longtime netminder to alleviate crease crunch

BC Hockey League team deals Daniel Davidson to Saskatchewan’ La Ronge Ice Wolves

Longtime Surrey Eagles goaltender Daniel Davidson was traded to the SJHL Thursday. (Garrett James photo)
Surrey Eagles forward Justyn Gurney scored a game-tying goal Sunday against Victoria to send the game to overtime. Surrey eventually won the game in a shootout. (Garrett James photo)

Shootout winner gives Surrey Eagles win in Victoria

BCHL squad wins one of three games on Vancouver Island road trip

Surrey Eagles forward Justyn Gurney scored a game-tying goal Sunday against Victoria to send the game to overtime. Surrey eventually won the game in a shootout. (Garrett James photo)
Former pro hockey player Colten Teubert has joined the staff of the Surrey Eagles. (Wikimedia Commons photo)

Surrey Eagles add former NHLer Teubert to staff

White Rock native will join BC Hockey League team in player-development role

Former pro hockey player Colten Teubert has joined the staff of the Surrey Eagles. (Wikimedia Commons photo)
Surrey Eagles defenceman Riley Hayles set up the tying goal and then scored the winner in overtime Wednesday against the Vernon Vipers. (Garrett James photo)

Eagles follow overtime win with pair of road losses

Surrey BCHL squad sits last in Mainland Division with 4-11 record

Surrey Eagles defenceman Riley Hayles set up the tying goal and then scored the winner in overtime Wednesday against the Vernon Vipers. (Garrett James photo)
Forward Holden Katzalay is among the newest members of the Surrey Eagles, after a flurry of roster moves over the last two weeks. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles add third goalie amid flurry of roster moves

BC Hockey League makes three-team deal, adds players cut from WHL

Forward Holden Katzalay is among the newest members of the Surrey Eagles, after a flurry of roster moves over the last two weeks. (Garrett James photo)
Surrey Eagles goalie Cayden Bailey makes a highlight-reel save, reaching behind him to knock the puck away during Friday’s game against the Prince George Spruce Kings. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles victorious on night they honour Humboldt Broncos victim

Team wins in shootout after raising Jaxon Joseph’s No. 10 into rafters

Surrey Eagles goalie Cayden Bailey makes a highlight-reel save, reaching behind him to knock the puck away during Friday’s game against the Prince George Spruce Kings. (Garrett James photo)