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Vancouver Giants captain Justin Sourdif has been traded to the Edmonton Oil Kings. (Rob Wilton/Special to Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants captain Justin Sourdif heading to Edmonton

In a series of trades, the Vancouver hockey team based in Langley gives up a few veteran players

Playing his first competitive lacrosse game since 2018, Steve McKinlay had a hat trick and four points as the Grizzlies Lacrosse Club defeated the Shooting Eagles Lacrosse Club 15-14 in overtime Sunday. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Grizzlies cap off ‘thrilling’ comeback with OT victory

In lacrosse play Sunday at Langley Events Centre, Shooting Eagles were defeated in overtime 15-14

  • Jan 18, 2022
Sea Spray pulls out a 13-12 win in overtime against the Black Fish Sunday at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Sea Spray Lacrosse Club wins overtime victory at LEC Sunday

Less than a minute and a half into Arena Lacrosse League OT, Carter Dickson makes deciding goal

  • Jan 17, 2022
The Kodiaks and Trappers have met up a few time so far this season. (Kurt Langmann/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Trappers dominated Friday’s match with Aldergrove

Crosstown battle was played on the Kodiak’s home ice

The Kodiaks and Trappers have met up a few time so far this season. (Kurt Langmann/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Arena Lacrosse League west division goaltender Justin Geddie, who made his NLL debut on Jan. 14 with the San Diego Seals at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Black Fish goaltender victorious in NLL debut

Arena Lacrosse League west division’s netminder Justin Geddie plays first game for San Diego Seals

  • Jan 17, 2022
Arena Lacrosse League west division goaltender Justin Geddie, who made his NLL debut on Jan. 14 with the San Diego Seals at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
(Vancouver Giants took on Prince George Cougars Saturday, and lost 4-2. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Cougars take down Giants again at Langley Events Centre

G-Men fall to Prince George for the second night in a row, this time 4-2

  • Jan 16, 2022
(Vancouver Giants took on Prince George Cougars Saturday, and lost 4-2. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Justin Lies was on the ice for the Vancouver Giants Friday, when they faced off against the Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre. They’re back in a rematch Saturday. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants host rematch with Cougars tonight at Langley Event Centre

G-Men earn a single-point in 3-2 overtime loss Friday to Prince George

  • Jan 15, 2022
Justin Lies was on the ice for the Vancouver Giants Friday, when they faced off against the Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre. They’re back in a rematch Saturday. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
University of Fraser Valley Cascades took down the TWU Spartans in overtime on the basketball court at Langley Events Centre Thursday night. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

After defeats Thursday, Langley Spartans prepare to battle Wolfpacks

In both men’s and women’s play at Langley Events Centre, TWU’s basketball teams fell to UFV Cascades

  • Jan 14, 2022
University of Fraser Valley Cascades took down the TWU Spartans in overtime on the basketball court at Langley Events Centre Thursday night. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Trappers last played Aldergrove in October. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley/Aldergrove battle to take place on ice today

The game was earlier postponed due to player illness

Langley Trappers last played Aldergrove in October. (Langley Advance Times file)
The Vancouver Giants will be playing the Prince George Cougars again this weekend after returning from a COVID-19-related delay.(Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Vancouver Giants will be playing the Prince George Cougars again this weekend after returning from a COVID-19-related delay.(Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Nicole Fransson was named Spartan Female Athlete of the Week at Langley’s Trinity Western University after yet another week of dominance against Thompson Rivers. It was Fransson’s second consecutive time to get the award.(TWU)
Nicole Fransson was named Spartan Female Athlete of the Week at Langley’s Trinity Western University after yet another week of dominance against Thompson Rivers. It was Fransson’s second consecutive time to get the award.(TWU)
Abreast in a Boat is an organization of dragonboat teams in Metro Vancouver, including Fort Langley, with the goal of raising awareness about breast cancer and to demonstrate that those who have been diagnosed can lead full and active lives. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Abreast in a Boat is an organization of dragonboat teams in Metro Vancouver, including Fort Langley, with the goal of raising awareness about breast cancer and to demonstrate that those who have been diagnosed can lead full and active lives. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Credo Christian High School athletic director Colin VanDelft accepted a gift in 2018 from the board and staff of the Langley school to recognize almost three decades of service. VanDelft, 53, passed away in Smithers on Jan.7. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Credo Christian High School athletic director Colin VanDelft accepted a gift in 2018 from the board and staff of the Langley school to recognize almost three decades of service. VanDelft, 53, passed away in Smithers on Jan.7. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
U15 LUSA Premier Castilians soccer team assistant coach Brian Kerr and daughter Kyla were out collecting for a team bottle drive on Sunday, Jan. 9 in Brookswood. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Their planned trip may be on hold because of COVID, but a Langley soccer team isn’t giving up

Members of U15 Castilians were out collecting bottles and cans on the weekend

U15 LUSA Premier Castilians soccer team assistant coach Brian Kerr and daughter Kyla were out collecting for a team bottle drive on Sunday, Jan. 9 in Brookswood. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Team Tardi at the 2022 B.C. championships (left to right). Skip: Tyler Tardi. Third: Sterling Middleton. Second: Jason Ginter. Lead: Jordan Tardi. Coach: Paul Tardi (CurlBC)

Curling season ends with a loss for Langley’s Team Tardi

Making it to the B.C. playoffs to determine final four a ‘plus’ skip says

Team Tardi at the 2022 B.C. championships (left to right). Skip: Tyler Tardi. Third: Sterling Middleton. Second: Jason Ginter. Lead: Jordan Tardi. Coach: Paul Tardi (CurlBC)
San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane, seen during a regular season game against the Arizona Coyotes. The NHL team has placed the former Vancouver Giant on unconditional waivers with intent to terminate his contract. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

San Jose Sharks terminate Evander Kane’s contract

Former Vancouver Giants player could lose $22.9 million

San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane, seen during a regular season game against the Arizona Coyotes. The NHL team has placed the former Vancouver Giant on unconditional waivers with intent to terminate his contract. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
Black Fish player Jordan Roberts tangled with Grizzlies defenders Brayden Laity and Cody Garrison on the way to a 12-8 victory over the previously unbeaten Grizzlies on Saturday, Jan. 8 at the LEC. Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Black Fish player Jordan Roberts tangled with Grizzlies defenders Brayden Laity and Cody Garrison on the way to a 12-8 victory over the previously unbeaten Grizzlies on Saturday, Jan. 8 at the LEC. Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Nicole Fransson and Kianna Wiens were standouts as Trinity Western Spartans extended their winning streak to a record eight in a row with Saturday night’s win over Thompson Rivers. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley’s Trinity Western University Spartans make it eight wins in a row

Last loss in Canada West conference play by women’s basketball team was Feb. 7, 2020.

Nicole Fransson and Kianna Wiens were standouts as Trinity Western Spartans extended their winning streak to a record eight in a row with Saturday night’s win over Thompson Rivers. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Grizzlies’ Clark Walter (#25) and Sea Spray’s Keegan Bell (#32) are among the four Arena Lacrosse League players who have been promoted from their respective National Lacrosse League’s practice rosters to active rosters. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Grizzlies’ Clark Walter (#25) and Sea Spray’s Keegan Bell (#32) are among the four Arena Lacrosse League players who have been promoted from their respective National Lacrosse League’s practice rosters to active rosters. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Zack Ostapchuk struck 30 seconds into overtime and three other Giants had a pair of points in a 4-3 victory over the Kelowna Rockets on Sunday afternoon, Jan, 2. The next three game on the team schedule were cancelled due to COVID. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

COVID tests lead to postponement of three Vancouver Giants games

Langley-based team still scheduled to play next weekend

Zack Ostapchuk struck 30 seconds into overtime and three other Giants had a pair of points in a 4-3 victory over the Kelowna Rockets on Sunday afternoon, Jan, 2. The next three game on the team schedule were cancelled due to COVID. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)