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Final card for Abbotsford’s Mamba Fight Night 9 revealed

Event featuring MMA, boxing and kickboxing set to occur at Abbotsford Centre on Saturday

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Jesper Vikman makes a beautiful save Wednesday night in Kelowna, against theRockets. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Rockets squeak out victory in overtime against Vancouver Giants

G-Men play at home in Langley on Friday and Saturday, against Cougars and Winterhawks, respectively

Jesper Vikman makes a beautiful save Wednesday night in Kelowna, against theRockets. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Abbotsford Canucks will be hosting a Diwali Night on Friday, Nov. 12. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks hosting Diwali Night

American Hockey League team celebrating Diwali on Friday, Nov. 12

The Abbotsford Canucks will be hosting a Diwali Night on Friday, Nov. 12. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
(Instagram.com - @Whitecaps)

MLS appoints investigators to review Whitecaps’ handling of sexual misconduct allegations

MLS and the Whitecaps say they will cooperate and publicly release investigation findings

(Instagram.com - @Whitecaps)
Surrey Knights hockey player Jacob Tudan with prized puck after scoring a rare “Michigan” goal on Wednesday, Nov. 3. (Photo: twitter.com/SurreyKnights)

VIDEO: Surrey Knights player shocks onlookers by scoring rare ‘Michigan’ goal in Langley

‘To see the move put to use in the PJHL is a testament to how skilled young Canadian hockey players are these days’

Surrey Knights hockey player Jacob Tudan with prized puck after scoring a rare “Michigan” goal on Wednesday, Nov. 3. (Photo: twitter.com/SurreyKnights)
FILE - Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel is shown during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Jack Eichel era in Buffalo is over, with a nasty public divorce reaching an eight-month finality on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. when the Sabres traded their ex-captain and face of the franchise to the Vegas Golden Knights.(AP Photo/Derik Hamilton, File)

Sabres end 8-month stalemate by trading Jack Eichel to Vegas

NHL star had been locked in a lengthy dispute over how to treat his injured neck

FILE - Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel is shown during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Jack Eichel era in Buffalo is over, with a nasty public divorce reaching an eight-month finality on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. when the Sabres traded their ex-captain and face of the franchise to the Vegas Golden Knights.(AP Photo/Derik Hamilton, File)
A White Rock Titans Atom Blue player – decked out with spooky face paint for Halloween – tries to evade a tackle from an Atom White player during Sunday’s action. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Titans win big in playoff quarter-finals

Atom, midget teams advance to semifinals while other age divisions look to wrap up regular season

A White Rock Titans Atom Blue player – decked out with spooky face paint for Halloween – tries to evade a tackle from an Atom White player during Sunday’s action. (Contributed photo)
Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby (87) skates during the second period of the team’s NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. It is Crosby’s first game this season, after his recovery from wrist surgery. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

NHL star Sidney Crosby added to Penguins COVID-19 list

Team dealing with a run of positive tests despite being overwhelmingly vaccinated

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby (87) skates during the second period of the team’s NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. It is Crosby’s first game this season, after his recovery from wrist surgery. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, centre, of Sweden, collides with New York Rangers’ Greg McKegg, left, and Adam Fox, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Miller nets OT winner as Canucks stage late rally, stun New York Rangers 3-2

Vancouver ends three-game losing skid with first home win of NHL season

Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, centre, of Sweden, collides with New York Rangers’ Greg McKegg, left, and Adam Fox, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Atlanta Braves celebrate after winning baseball’s World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Houston. The Braves won 7-0. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
The Atlanta Braves celebrate after winning baseball’s World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Houston. The Braves won 7-0. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Abbotsford residents Harman Aujla and Alisha Neger became the first-ever couple to become engaged at an Abbotsford Canucks game back on Sunday, Oct. 24. (Submitted)

Abbotsford couple make history with proposal at Abbotsford Canucks game

Harman Aujla surprises Alisha Neger by going on bent knee on the big screen for all to see

Abbotsford residents Harman Aujla and Alisha Neger became the first-ever couple to become engaged at an Abbotsford Canucks game back on Sunday, Oct. 24. (Submitted)
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks before an NHL hockey game between the Seattle Kraken and the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Bettman apologizes to Beach, defends NHL in wake of sexual assault allegations

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman publicly apologized to Kyle Beach for what the…

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks before an NHL hockey game between the Seattle Kraken and the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Travis Hamonic (left) has been recalled to Vancouver and Jack Rathbone has been sent to Abbotsford.

Vancouver Canucks recall Hamonic, send Rathbone to Abbotsford

Rathbone scored nine points in eight American Hockey League games last season

Travis Hamonic (left) has been recalled to Vancouver and Jack Rathbone has been sent to Abbotsford.
Veteran forward Laura Russell, shown in this undated hahdout photo, and the third-ranked Canadian women’s rugby team return to action for the first time in almost two years when they take on the sixth-ranked U.S., in Glendale, Colo., on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Rugby Canada

Canadian women’s rugby 15s team returns to action after two-year layoff

Canada-U. S. matches are part of the Pacific Four Series, a new competition that launches in full next year

Veteran forward Laura Russell, shown in this undated hahdout photo, and the third-ranked Canadian women’s rugby team return to action for the first time in almost two years when they take on the sixth-ranked U.S., in Glendale, Colo., on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Rugby Canada
Travis Hamonic made his Abbotsford Canucks debut on Saturday (Oct. 30). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Canucks drop 3-2 overtime decision to the Ontario Reign

Abbotsford fights back from 2-0 deficit but come up short in three-on-three extra frame

Travis Hamonic made his Abbotsford Canucks debut on Saturday (Oct. 30). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Vancouver Canucks’ Luke Schenn (left) checks Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid during third period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
Vancouver Canucks’ Luke Schenn (left) checks Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid during third period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
B.C. Lions wide receiver Bryan Burnham (16) makes a touchdown catch as he his defended by Toronto Argonauts defensive back Jalen Collins (7) during first half CFL action in Toronto on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler
B.C. Lions wide receiver Bryan Burnham (16) makes a touchdown catch as he his defended by Toronto Argonauts defensive back Jalen Collins (7) during first half CFL action in Toronto on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler
Vancouver Giants scored a convincing 7-2 win over the visiting Kelowna Rockets in Western Hockey League action at Langley Events Centre on Friday, Oct. 29. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants down Kelowna Rockets

‘We simplified and were rewarded’ says coach

Vancouver Giants scored a convincing 7-2 win over the visiting Kelowna Rockets in Western Hockey League action at Langley Events Centre on Friday, Oct. 29. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Abbotsford Canucks defenceman Madison Bowey and Ontario Reign forward T.J. Tynan battle for positioning during the Canucks 5-2 loss in Abbotsford on Friday. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks fall 5-2 to Ontario Reign on home ice

Canucks suffer first-ever loss inside the Abbotsford Centre, two teams meet again on Saturday

Abbotsford Canucks defenceman Madison Bowey and Ontario Reign forward T.J. Tynan battle for positioning during the Canucks 5-2 loss in Abbotsford on Friday. (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Alisha Neger and Harman Aujla - the first-ever couple to get engaged at an Abbotsford Canucks game and Josh Schaefer - the voice of the Ontario Reign are the guests on episode three of the Abbotsford Farm Podcast.

PODCAST: First proposal at an Abbotsford Canucks game and Ontario Reign’s Josh Schaefer

Episode three of the Abbotsford Farm Podcast features newly engaged couple and Reign broadcaster

Alisha Neger and Harman Aujla - the first-ever couple to get engaged at an Abbotsford Canucks game and Josh Schaefer - the voice of the Ontario Reign are the guests on episode three of the Abbotsford Farm Podcast.