Junior B Hockey

Alyssa MacMillan, assistant coach and director of marketing and advertising with the Summerland Steam, is the first and only female coach in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. (Contributed)

Summerland Junior B hockey team has first female coach in league

Alyssa MacMillan has a long history playing and coaching hockey

 

Zachary Sherwin (left) and goaltender Ty Angus show off their milestone pucks – Sherwin for a hat trick, Angus for his first-ever win. (White Rock Whalers photo)

White Rock Whalers earn win in PJHL home-opener

Junior ‘B’ squads rebounds after getting shut out against Surrey Knights two days earlier

 

Surrey Knights head coach Andy Liboiron (in mask) on the bench last season at North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey Knights shoot for PJHL playoffs with young, local players, and some optimism

Second-year head coach Andy Liboiron preps team for home-opener Thursday

 

After advancing all the way to the PJHL championship final last season, the White Rock Whalers will look to have similar success this season. They play their first game Thursday against the Surrey Knights. (White Rock Whalers photo)

White Rock Whalers to open PJHL season Thursday against Surrey

Whalers to host Ridge Meadows Flames for home-opener Saturday night at Centennial Arena

After advancing all the way to the PJHL championship final last season, the White Rock Whalers will look to have similar success this season. They play their first game Thursday against the Surrey Knights. (White Rock Whalers photo)
Surrey Knights hockey player Brad Collins is given a ‘C’ jersey to wear for the coming season by former team captains Billy Thompson, Drew Williams and Evan Purewal. (Photo: twitter.com/SurreyKnights)

With new captain, PJHL’s Surrey Knights are home tonight after exhibition win in Port Moody

Over the summer the Knights signed several Surrey- and Delta-raised players, among others

Surrey Knights hockey player Brad Collins is given a ‘C’ jersey to wear for the coming season by former team captains Billy Thompson, Drew Williams and Evan Purewal. (Photo: twitter.com/SurreyKnights)
Surrey Knights players and coaches with trophies at the end of the 2021-22 junior hockey season. (Photo: twitter.com/SurreyKnights)

Surrey Knights players celebrated with awards following 2021-22 hockey season

Nine awards and trophies were given to the Junior B players

Surrey Knights players and coaches with trophies at the end of the 2021-22 junior hockey season. (Photo: twitter.com/SurreyKnights)
Surrey’s Dalton MacGillivray in action with Delta Ice Hawks, who host the Cyclone Taylor Cup from April 7-10. (Photo: Facebook.com/Delta-Ice-Hawks)

Delta hosts B.C.’s top Junior B hockey teams for Cyclone Taylor Cup, starting Thursday

Fifth time for Delta Ice Hawks in provincial championship tournament, first as host city

Surrey’s Dalton MacGillivray in action with Delta Ice Hawks, who host the Cyclone Taylor Cup from April 7-10. (Photo: Facebook.com/Delta-Ice-Hawks)
With a Game 5 victory Wednesday night, the Langley Trappers defeated the White Rock Whalers 4-1 in the best-of-seven Pacific Junior Hockey League championship finals. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)

Last-minute goal from Langley Trappers sinks Whalers in PJHL finals

White Rock junior ‘B’ hockey squad loses best-of-seven Stonehouse Cup in five games

With a Game 5 victory Wednesday night, the Langley Trappers defeated the White Rock Whalers 4-1 in the best-of-seven Pacific Junior Hockey League championship finals. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)
Left to right: Mykhaylo Gadechuk, Lena Keshysheva, Yaroslava Tanko, and Olesya Rud sing the Ukrainian national anthem after Whalers president Ronnie Paterson (right) presented a cheque for $3,500 to be split equally between the Maple Hope Foundation and the Ukranian Catholic Church. (David Stevens Photography courtesy of the White Rock Whalers)

Whalers ‘have a lot of work to do’ to extend series against Trappers

White Rock trails Langley 3-1 in junior ‘B’ hockey finals; Game 5 set for Wednesday

Left to right: Mykhaylo Gadechuk, Lena Keshysheva, Yaroslava Tanko, and Olesya Rud sing the Ukrainian national anthem after Whalers president Ronnie Paterson (right) presented a cheque for $3,500 to be split equally between the Maple Hope Foundation and the Ukranian Catholic Church. (David Stevens Photography courtesy of the White Rock Whalers)
White Rock Whalers forward Cole Svendson (left) has a scoring chance in front of the Langley Trappers net during Game 2 of the teams’ best-of-seven PJHL final. (White Rock Whalers photo)

Langley Trappers extend lead over White Rock Whalers in PJHL finals

Game 3 win puts Whalers on ropes, Trappers one win away from league championship

White Rock Whalers forward Cole Svendson (left) has a scoring chance in front of the Langley Trappers net during Game 2 of the teams’ best-of-seven PJHL final. (White Rock Whalers photo)
The White Rock Whalers and Delta Ice Hawks shake hands at the conclusion of their PJHL conference final series last week. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)

White Rock Whalers lose first two games of PJHL final

Junior ‘B’ hockey squad to face Langley Trappers in Game 3 Tuesday

The White Rock Whalers and Delta Ice Hawks shake hands at the conclusion of their PJHL conference final series last week. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)
The White Rock Whalers salute the crowd after winning their series against Delta. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)

Whalers, Trappers to begin PJHL finals Friday in Langley

White Rock home games to be played at South Surrey Arena, rather than Centennial

The White Rock Whalers salute the crowd after winning their series against Delta. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)
The White Rock Whalers celebrate a goal from Jayson Beauregard earlier in the team’s PJHL conference final series against the Delta Ice Hawks. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)

White Rock Whalers to face Langley Trappers in PJHL final

Whalers advance to championship round after 4-2 series win over Delta Ice Hawks

The White Rock Whalers celebrate a goal from Jayson Beauregard earlier in the team’s PJHL conference final series against the Delta Ice Hawks. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)
The White Rock Whalers will begin a second-round playoff series against the Delta Ice Hawks Saturday at Centennial Arena. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)

Whalers, Ice Hawks to begin PJHL playoff series Saturday

Junior ‘B’ hockey playoffs continue after pair of first-round upsets

The White Rock Whalers will begin a second-round playoff series against the Delta Ice Hawks Saturday at Centennial Arena. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)
White Rock Whalers goalie Keegan Maddocks led his team to a series-clinching victory Monday night at Centennial Arena. Maddocks stopped 37 shots as the Whalers defeated the North Vancouver Wolf Pack 6-2 to win the series in six games. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)

White Rock Whalers win first-ever playoff series with victory over Wolf Pack

Junior ‘B’ hockey team will now play Delta Ice Hawks in PJHL conference finals

White Rock Whalers goalie Keegan Maddocks led his team to a series-clinching victory Monday night at Centennial Arena. Maddocks stopped 37 shots as the Whalers defeated the North Vancouver Wolf Pack 6-2 to win the series in six games. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)
Surrey Knights’ graduating hockey players include 2001-born Aaron Burton, Jayman Jutla, Montaro Uyeyama and Billy Thompson, all now “aged out” of the Pacific Junior Hockey League. (Photo: twitter.com/SurreyKnights)

Surrey Knights look to next hockey season as PJHL playoffs start this week

Delta Ice Hawks will host the 2022 Cyclone Taylor Cup from April 7-10

Surrey Knights’ graduating hockey players include 2001-born Aaron Burton, Jayman Jutla, Montaro Uyeyama and Billy Thompson, all now “aged out” of the Pacific Junior Hockey League. (Photo: twitter.com/SurreyKnights)
Matt Burry and goalie Keegan Maddocks look skyward Feb. 6 during a White Rock Whalers 2-0 win over the Grandview Steelers Feb. 6. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)

White Rock Whalers to face Wolf Pack in first-round of PJHL playoffs

Junior ‘B’ hockey playoff series a rematch of first round two years ago

Matt Burry and goalie Keegan Maddocks look skyward Feb. 6 during a White Rock Whalers 2-0 win over the Grandview Steelers Feb. 6. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)
Reina Ren skates during an intermission performance at a White Rock Whalers game. (Contributed photo)

White Rock figure skaters gain experience at junior ‘B’ Whalers games

Young skaters performing routines during intermissions at Centennial Arena

Reina Ren skates during an intermission performance at a White Rock Whalers game. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Whalers goaltenders Adam Winters (left) and Keegan Maddocks (right) have backstopped the team to a number of victories lately. (White Rock Whalers photos)

White Rock Whalers win three straight to start 2022

PJHL team now on a four-game win streak, after seeing seven-game streak snapped last month

White Rock Whalers goaltenders Adam Winters (left) and Keegan Maddocks (right) have backstopped the team to a number of victories lately. (White Rock Whalers photos)
The Peninsula Panthers and the hockey community at large are mourning the death of 18-year-old Grant Gilbertson, who died in a collision Monday night near the intersection of Sooke and Humpback roads. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)

Icy roads near Victoria claim life of 18-year-old junior hockey player

VIJHL junior B team planning special ceremony Friday to honour Grant Gilbertson, who was 18

The Peninsula Panthers and the hockey community at large are mourning the death of 18-year-old Grant Gilbertson, who died in a collision Monday night near the intersection of Sooke and Humpback roads. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)
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