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Canucks Alumni hockey players during an Indoor/Outdoor Challenge game in Smithers last February. (Photo: facebook.com/canucksalumni)

Canucks alumni players move their weekly scrimmages to Surrey’s newest hockey rink

Ex-NHLers on the ice at North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex, but spectators aren’t allowed right now

 

The Vancouver Canucks and Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen have agreed to a two-year deal with an average annual salary of $2.55 million. (@Canucks Twitter photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, Vancouver Canucks agree to two-year deal

Two sides avoid arbitration, Virtanen will receive average annual salary of $2.55 million

 

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen and the Vancouver Canucks are scheduled to go to salary arbitration on Oct. 28. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, Vancouver Canucks playing waiting game for new contract

Yale Hockey Academy product files for arbitration with Canucks, hearing set for Oct. 28

 

Vancouver Canucks fans in Abbotsford on South Fraser Way celebrate the club’s game five win on Tuesday. (YouTube)

VIDEO: Abbotsford hockey fans celebrate Vancouver Canucks playoff win

#SouthFraserCellies take over Abbotsford’s South Fraser Way on Tuesday night, game six on Thursday

Vancouver Canucks fans in Abbotsford on South Fraser Way celebrate the club’s game five win on Tuesday. (YouTube)
Canucks fans were out in full force Friday night (Aug. 21) at Scott Road and 72nd Avenue as the Vancouver team moved on to the next round in the Stanley Cup playoffs. (Screenshot: Canuckgirl20/Twitter)

Canucks win: Police estimate crowds of more than 1,000 people at Scott Road celebration

‘We’re asking people please to celebrate at home or in smaller groups’

Canucks fans were out in full force Friday night (Aug. 21) at Scott Road and 72nd Avenue as the Vancouver team moved on to the next round in the Stanley Cup playoffs. (Screenshot: Canuckgirl20/Twitter)
Video posted to Facebook by Wes Lawrie shows Canucks fans celebrating the team’s “play-in” series win Friday (Aug. 7) at the corner of Scott Road and 72nd Avenue in Surrey.
Video posted to Facebook by Wes Lawrie shows Canucks fans celebrating the team’s “play-in” series win Friday (Aug. 7) at the corner of Scott Road and 72nd Avenue in Surrey.
Video posted to Facebook by Wes Lawrie shows Canucks fans celebrating the team’s “play-in” series win Friday (Aug. 7) at the corner of Scott Road and 72nd Avenue in Surrey.
Video posted to Facebook by Wes Lawrie shows Canucks fans celebrating the team’s “play-in” series win Friday (Aug. 7) at the corner of Scott Road and 72nd Avenue in Surrey.
The Vancouver Canucks are suggesting one of the three recently rescued grizzly bear cubs at the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove be named Huggy Bear in honour of Calder trophy finalist Quinn Hughes. (Vancouver Canucks Twitter)

Canucks want baby bear cub at Aldergrove zoo named Huggy Bear

Greater Vancouver Zoo recently rescued three grizzly bear cub who need names

The Vancouver Canucks are suggesting one of the three recently rescued grizzly bear cubs at the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove be named Huggy Bear in honour of Calder trophy finalist Quinn Hughes. (Vancouver Canucks Twitter)
Abbotsford’s Tommy Kippes has developed a large online following after creating unique #ShotgunJake videos on Twitter. (@tommykippes Twitter)

Clams, Slurpees and maple syrup: Abbotsford man takes #ShotgunJake challenge to new heights

Tommy Kippes (aka Tommy the Tractor Guy) develops online buzz with videos to honour Jake Virtanen

Abbotsford’s Tommy Kippes has developed a large online following after creating unique #ShotgunJake videos on Twitter. (@tommykippes Twitter)
Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser, from left, Elias Pettersson, of Sweden, and Derrick Pouliot celebrate Pouliot’s winning goal against the Colorado Avalanche during overtime NHL hockey action in Vancouver, on Friday November 2, 2018. With the Canucks in rebuild mode, fan expectations were low heading into hockey season. But 15 games in, the Canucks (9-6-0) were second in the Pacific Division on Monday and riding a three-game win streak, thanks in large part to the team’s young stars. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)
Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser, from left, Elias Pettersson, of Sweden, and Derrick Pouliot celebrate Pouliot’s winning goal against the Colorado Avalanche during overtime NHL hockey action in Vancouver, on Friday November 2, 2018. With the Canucks in rebuild mode, fan expectations were low heading into hockey season. But 15 games in, the Canucks (9-6-0) were second in the Pacific Division on Monday and riding a three-game win streak, thanks in large part to the team’s young stars. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)
Vancouver Canucks right wing Nikolay Goldobin (77) celebrates his goal with teammate Vancouver Canucks centre Elias Pettersson (40) during third period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Wednesday, Oct, 3, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Vancouver Canucks right wing Nikolay Goldobin (77) celebrates his goal with teammate Vancouver Canucks centre Elias Pettersson (40) during third period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Wednesday, Oct, 3, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Canucks forward Bo Horvat out up to six weeks with right foot fracture

Canucks forward Bo Horvat out up to six weeks with right foot fracture

Horvat was injured in the third period of Vancouver’s 3-0 win over Carolina this week

Canucks forward Bo Horvat out up to six weeks with right foot fracture
Sven Baertschi spent the day in North Surrey visiting kids from a program he’s been involved with for years. (Twitter/@Canucksforkids)

Vancouver Canucks forward Sven Baertschi skates with kids in Surrey

Baertschi donated 25 bags of gear to HEROS, after being involved with the organization previously

Sven Baertschi spent the day in North Surrey visiting kids from a program he’s been involved with for years. (Twitter/@Canucksforkids)
Vancouver Canucks mascot Fin and former NHL defenceman Dave Babych (right) speak to youngsters taking part in Semiahmoo Minor Hockey’s Learn To Play program on Oct. 29 at South Surrey Arena. (Devin Manky photos)

Semiahmoo Minor Hockey, Canucks help youth learn the game

Weekend introduction sessions have included team alumni, mascot Fin

Vancouver Canucks mascot Fin and former NHL defenceman Dave Babych (right) speak to youngsters taking part in Semiahmoo Minor Hockey’s Learn To Play program on Oct. 29 at South Surrey Arena. (Devin Manky photos)
Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alex Edler sprained his medial collateral ligament. (NHL photo)

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alex Edler to miss 4-6 weeks with injury

Edler sprained his medial collateral ligament in Thursday’s game against the Winnipeg Jets

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alex Edler sprained his medial collateral ligament. (NHL photo)
Canucks acquire Pouliot from Penguins

Canucks acquire Pouliot from Penguins

Vancouver hopes new defenceman can learn under new head coach Travis Green

Canucks acquire Pouliot from Penguins
Music in NHL locker-rooms a balancing act

Music in NHL locker-rooms a balancing act

Rookies don’t get a shot at the speakers

Music in NHL locker-rooms a balancing act
The Sedins plan to stay in Vancouver. (NHL photo)

Sedins remain committed to Vancouver Canucks’ rebuild

Gone are the days of dominance where the Sedins consistently put up big numbers

The Sedins plan to stay in Vancouver. (NHL photo)