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Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price stops Vancouver Canucks’ Loui Eriksson during first period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price stops Vancouver Canucks’ Loui Eriksson during first period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
White Rock Whalers and North Van Wolfpack shake hands after the Wolfpack’s playoff series-clinching win Saturday night (Feb. 22) at Harry Jerome Rec Centre in North Vancouver. (Photo: Twitter.com/WRWhalersHockey)

Playoff loss ends White Rock Whalers’ season

North Van Wolfpack too much to handle in PJHL first-round series

White Rock Whalers and North Van Wolfpack shake hands after the Wolfpack’s playoff series-clinching win Saturday night (Feb. 22) at Harry Jerome Rec Centre in North Vancouver. (Photo: Twitter.com/WRWhalersHockey)
Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Pierre Engvall (47) scores his team’s third goal of the game against Hurricanes emergency goalie David Ayres during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. Ayres, who serves as the Toronto Marlies’ zamboni driver, replaced Petr Mrazek in net after a delay in action. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Zamboni driver, 42, earns NHL win over Maple Leafs

Emergency goalie called into action for Carolina Hurricanes

Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Pierre Engvall (47) scores his team’s third goal of the game against Hurricanes emergency goalie David Ayres during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. Ayres, who serves as the Toronto Marlies’ zamboni driver, replaced Petr Mrazek in net after a delay in action. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Alberta forward Kadyn Chabot makes his debut with the Vancouver Giants this weekend. (Jamison Derksen/Special to Black Press Media)

New Alberta forward joins Vancouver Giants’ ranks

new left-handed 18-year-old is a familiar face to Giants head coach Michael Dyck

  • Feb 21, 2020
Alberta forward Kadyn Chabot makes his debut with the Vancouver Giants this weekend. (Jamison Derksen/Special to Black Press Media)
Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, of Sweden, looks on during a stoppage in play during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Vancouver, on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Galchenyuk nets shootout winner as Wild edge Canucks 4-3

Vancouver tied with Calgary for second spot in NHL’s Pacific Division

Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, of Sweden, looks on during a stoppage in play during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Vancouver, on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Brendan Dillon in a photo posted to the Washington Capitals’ website.

Trade sends Surrey NHLer Brenden Dillon to Washington

‘We felt it was important for us to add a player of his caliber to our defensive group,’ says Caps GM

Brendan Dillon in a photo posted to the Washington Capitals’ website.
VIDEO: Giants win 10th straight on home ice in Langley

VIDEO: Giants win 10th straight on home ice in Langley

Family Day was about spending time with the fans and dazzling them with a 3-2 victory over Seattle

  • Feb 17, 2020
VIDEO: Giants win 10th straight on home ice in Langley
Anaheim Ducks’ Josh Manson (42) punches Vancouver Canucks’ Tyler Myers (57) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Henrique scores 2 as Ducks soar past Canucks 5-1

Vancouver tumbles out of top spot in Pacific Division

Anaheim Ducks’ Josh Manson (42) punches Vancouver Canucks’ Tyler Myers (57) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, and their families watch as their numbers are raised to the rafters during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Sedins’ jerseys retired as Canucks blank Blackhawks 3-0

Markstrom makes 49 saves on special night for Vancouver

Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, and their families watch as their numbers are raised to the rafters during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
WHL referee Sean Raphael (left) with Kevin Muench, the league’s senior director of officiating, on Saturday, Feb. 8, prior to a game between Victoria Royals and Kamloops Blazers. (submitted photo: WHL)

Surrey hockey ref Raphael given WHL Milestone Award in his 16th season

‘Sean is deserving of this prestigious award,’ league commissioner says

WHL referee Sean Raphael (left) with Kevin Muench, the league’s senior director of officiating, on Saturday, Feb. 8, prior to a game between Victoria Royals and Kamloops Blazers. (submitted photo: WHL)
Calgary Flames’ Matthew Tkachuk (19) and Vancouver Canucks’ J.T. Miller (9) fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Saturday February 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Calgary Flames’ Matthew Tkachuk (19) and Vancouver Canucks’ J.T. Miller (9) fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Saturday February 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
PHOTOS: Canada-USA women’s hockey rivalry on display in Victoria

PHOTOS: Canada-USA women’s hockey rivalry on display in Victoria

Team Canada takes first Rivalry Series win on home ice

PHOTOS: Canada-USA women’s hockey rivalry on display in Victoria
Surrey Knights find positives as one-win season comes to a close this week

Surrey Knights find positives as one-win season comes to a close this week

‘What you can’t take away from this group is hard work and good work ethic,’ head coach says

Surrey Knights find positives as one-win season comes to a close this week
Vancouver Canucks centre Bo Horvat (53) and Carolina Hurricanes defenceman Jaccob Slavin (74) vie for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Vancouver Canucks centre Bo Horvat (53) and Carolina Hurricanes defenceman Jaccob Slavin (74) vie for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Vancouver Canucks’ Quinn Hughes (43) is congratulated after scoring. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Vancouver Canucks’ Quinn Hughes (43) is congratulated after scoring. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Vancouver Canucks’ Christopher Tanev, left, and San Jose Sharks’ Joel Kellman (46) watch an airborne puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Vancouver Canucks’ Christopher Tanev, left, and San Jose Sharks’ Joel Kellman (46) watch an airborne puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
The White Rock Whalers have plenty to celebrate this week, after qualifying for the Pacific Junior Hockey League playoffs. (Jody Harris photo)

White Rock Whalers earn PJHL playoff spot

Second-year junior ‘B’ hockey team qualifies for postseason after victory over Port Moody

The White Rock Whalers have plenty to celebrate this week, after qualifying for the Pacific Junior Hockey League playoffs. (Jody Harris photo)
Players battle for the puck during the Ice Hockey World Championships Group A match between Russia and Denmark, in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ivan Sekretarev

Hockey players in PEI warned of season suspensions for online trash talk

Any minor league player who violates social media policy will be suspended for rest of season

Players battle for the puck during the Ice Hockey World Championships Group A match between Russia and Denmark, in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ivan Sekretarev
White Rock Whalers defenceman Bryce Margetson was one of two Whalers invited to take part in the PJHL-VIJHL Top Prospects Game earlier this month in Nanaimo. (Jody Harris photo)

White Rock Whalers earn points after string of overtime games

Junior ‘B’ hockey squad sits in playoff spot as season heads into stretch run

White Rock Whalers defenceman Bryce Margetson was one of two Whalers invited to take part in the PJHL-VIJHL Top Prospects Game earlier this month in Nanaimo. (Jody Harris photo)
White Rock Whalers forward Gianni Lattanzio (left) fights for control of the puck against a Delta Ice Hawks player during a Pacific Junior Hockey League game last week. (Jody Harris photo)

‘Moving month’ for streaking White Rock Whalers

Junior ‘B’ hockey team has wins in seven of last 11 PJHL games

White Rock Whalers forward Gianni Lattanzio (left) fights for control of the puck against a Delta Ice Hawks player during a Pacific Junior Hockey League game last week. (Jody Harris photo)