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The High Tides bonspiel is set for Peace Arch Curling Club later this month. (File photo)

Peace Arch Curling Club gets ready to host High Tides bonspiel

20 teams expected to take part in White Rock tournament later this month

The High Tides bonspiel is set for Peace Arch Curling Club later this month. (File photo)
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BCHL postpones eight games due to flooding

The homes of the Chilliwack Chiefs and Merritt Centennials have been particularly hard hit

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Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko (35) stops Chicago Blackhawks’ Alex DeBrincat (12) during first period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Fleury stops 40 shots, outduels Demko as Blackhawks blank Canucks 1-0

Chicago goalie improves recent record against Vancouver to 13-0-2

Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko (35) stops Chicago Blackhawks’ Alex DeBrincat (12) during first period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Two White Rock Titans teams set for semifinal football matchups

Winners of Sunday games will advance to Vancouver Mainland Football League finals on Nov. 27

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Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green, back, stands on the bench behind Brock Boeser, from left to right, Jason Dickinson, Juho Lammikko, of Finland, and Tyler Motte during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche in Vancouver, on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green, back, stands on the bench behind Brock Boeser, from left to right, Jason Dickinson, Juho Lammikko, of Finland, and Tyler Motte during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche in Vancouver, on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Abbotsford Canucks games rescheduled due to local state of emergency

American Hockey League team game’s set for Friday and Sunday have been rescheduled

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Canada’s Steven Vitória (5) and Mexico’s Orbelin Pineda Alvarado (10) via for the ball during World Cup Qualifiers in Edmonton, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Canada’s Steven Vitória (5) and Mexico’s Orbelin Pineda Alvarado (10) via for the ball during World Cup Qualifiers in Edmonton, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
The Surrey RCMP Classic basketball tournament involves close to 700 student-athletes in what has become a city championship, and certainly a barometer for future success in playoffs, held a few weeks later. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey school gyms have some bounce again as basketball season starts

RCMP Classic tournament organizer laments ‘disappointing and sad’ 2020-21 season, which was cancelled

The Surrey RCMP Classic basketball tournament involves close to 700 student-athletes in what has become a city championship, and certainly a barometer for future success in playoffs, held a few weeks later. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
The Lord Tweedsmuir defense swarm-tackles South Delta running back Jesse Mitran Nov. 12. Tweedsmuir won the wildcard playoff games 35-14. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers win playoff wildcard game

Panthers onto provincial quarterfinal game

The Lord Tweedsmuir defense swarm-tackles South Delta running back Jesse Mitran Nov. 12. Tweedsmuir won the wildcard playoff games 35-14. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
White Rock Whalers Kyle Spak and Travis Smythe sell poppies by donation prior to Remembrance Day earlier this month. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Whalers Kyle Spak and Travis Smythe sell poppies by donation prior to Remembrance Day earlier this month. (Contributed photo)
Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson, right, deflects the puck hit by Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson, right, deflects the puck hit by Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Kamloops Blazers downed the Vancouver Giants on home ice at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Nov, 13. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Weary Vancouver Giants drop 2-1 decision to Kamloops

It was the fourth game in five nights, in three different cities, without some key players

Kamloops Blazers downed the Vancouver Giants on home ice at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Nov, 13. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vegas Golden Knights centre Brett Howden (21) and Vancouver Canucks defenceman Quinn Hughes (43) chase the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
Vegas Golden Knights centre Brett Howden (21) and Vancouver Canucks defenceman Quinn Hughes (43) chase the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
Vegas Golden Knights centre Brett Howden (21) and Vancouver Canucks defenceman Quinn Hughes (43) chase the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
Vegas Golden Knights centre Brett Howden (21) and Vancouver Canucks defenceman Quinn Hughes (43) chase the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
Team Canada’s Alphonso Davies (19) and Costa Rica’s Ricardo Jose Blanco Mora (2) vie for the ball during first half World Cup qualifier soccer action in Edmonton on Friday, November 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Team Canada’s Alphonso Davies (19) and Costa Rica’s Ricardo Jose Blanco Mora (2) vie for the ball during first half World Cup qualifier soccer action in Edmonton on Friday, November 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Abbotsford’s Will Lockwood carries the puck against San Jose on Friday (Nov. 12). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks light the lamp on Diwali Night

Highest offensive production ever for AHL team as they beat San Jose 7-1 on Friday

Abbotsford’s Will Lockwood carries the puck against San Jose on Friday (Nov. 12). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
B.C. Lions quarterback Michael Reilly, right, hits the ground after Calgary Stampeders’ Shawn Lemon forced him to fumble the ball leading to a turnover during the second half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, on Friday, November 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. Lions quarterback Michael Reilly, right, hits the ground after Calgary Stampeders’ Shawn Lemon forced him to fumble the ball leading to a turnover during the second half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, on Friday, November 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Abbotsford Canucks equipment manager Ramandeep ‘Chico’ Dhanjal (right) is the special guest on episode five of the Abbotsford Farm Podcast. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

PODCAST: Abbotsford Canucks equipment manager Ramandeep ‘Chico’ Dhanjal shares his hockey journey

Episode five of the Abbotsford Farm Podcast showcases Canucks equipment manager Chico Dhanjal

Abbotsford Canucks equipment manager Ramandeep ‘Chico’ Dhanjal (right) is the special guest on episode five of the Abbotsford Farm Podcast. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Vancouver Canucks centre Bo Horvat, centre, jostles for position with Colorado Avalanche defenceman Cale Makar, right, as goaltender Darcy Kuemper watches the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Rantanen has 3 points, MacKinnon-less Avs rout Vancouver Canucks 7-1

Colorado superstar expected to miss three weeks with injury

Vancouver Canucks centre Bo Horvat, centre, jostles for position with Colorado Avalanche defenceman Cale Makar, right, as goaltender Darcy Kuemper watches the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Surrey Eagles rookie Grayden Slipec (centre) celebrates after scoring a goal earlier this season. (Garrett James photo)

Highly-touted Eagles rookie soaring in first junior-hockey season

Grayden Slipec, 16, already has committed to the NCAA’s University of North Dakota

Surrey Eagles rookie Grayden Slipec (centre) celebrates after scoring a goal earlier this season. (Garrett James photo)
Hamilton Tiger Cats wide receiver Tim White (12) and B.C. Lions linebacker Jordan Williams (21) dive for a loose ball during second half CFL football game action in Hamilton, Ont. on Friday, November 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

Lions’ linebacker Williams sets single-season record for tackles by Canadian rookie

The six-foot, 232-pound Jordan Williams has registered 81 defensive tackles in 12 games this season

Hamilton Tiger Cats wide receiver Tim White (12) and B.C. Lions linebacker Jordan Williams (21) dive for a loose ball during second half CFL football game action in Hamilton, Ont. on Friday, November 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power