Junior B Hockey

Langley Trappers celebrated after winning their first Cyclone Taylor Cup in Ladner on Sunday, April 10. (Tom Zillich/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Langley Trappers win Cyclone Taylor Cup

Delighted coach calls team ‘unreal’

 

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

 

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

 

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 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)
Lewis Nikkel scored twice as the Aldergrove Kodiaks downed Abbotsford Pilots 6-4 at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena on Jan. 19. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove Kodiaks down Abbotsford

Aldergrove currently fourth in Harold Brittain conference: Langley Trappers in lead

Lewis Nikkel scored twice as the Aldergrove Kodiaks downed Abbotsford Pilots 6-4 at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena on Jan. 19. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kodiaks, seen here during a November regular season game, opened their new season with a double win at the PJHL Winter Classic on Dec. 30 and Jan. 2. (Langley Advance Times file)

Aldergrove Kodiaks triumphant at Winter Classic

A shutout and a ‘gutsy’ short-handed win at PJHL event

Kodiaks, seen here during a November regular season game, opened their new season with a double win at the PJHL Winter Classic on Dec. 30 and Jan. 2. (Langley Advance Times file)
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)
An Omicron outbreak forced Langley Trappers, seen here during a previous regular season game at George Preston in November, to pull out of the annual Winter Classic. (Langley Advance Times file)

Omicron outbreak forces Langley Trappers to withdraw from Winter Classic

Eight players test positive; coach hopes to reschedule missed games

An Omicron outbreak forced Langley Trappers, seen here during a previous regular season game at George Preston in November, to pull out of the annual Winter Classic. (Langley Advance Times file)
Aldergrove’s Massimo Ranello goes for the puck against Surrey goalie Mason Upton on Dec. 22 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. Kodiaks won 2-0.(Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Kodiaks win, Trappers lose last pre-Christmas games

Next up, Langley teams will appear in the PJHL Winter classic

Aldergrove’s Massimo Ranello goes for the puck against Surrey goalie Mason Upton on Dec. 22 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. Kodiaks won 2-0.(Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Connor Droux got a hat trick as the Aldergrove Kodiaks downed Abbotsford pilots 7-0 on home ice Dec. 8. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove Kodiaks go on scoring rampage

Droux gets a hat trick, Preston a double, in lopsided win over Pilots

Connor Droux got a hat trick as the Aldergrove Kodiaks downed Abbotsford pilots 7-0 on home ice Dec. 8. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Trappers Forward Hayden Yahn, seen here during a previous game against the Kodiaks, scored twice in a losing cause on Dec. 3 as Langley’s winning streak was ended at eight, courtesy of Ridge Meadows Flames. (Langley Advance Times file)
Trappers Forward Hayden Yahn, seen here during a previous game against the Kodiaks, scored twice in a losing cause on Dec. 3 as Langley’s winning streak was ended at eight, courtesy of Ridge Meadows Flames. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Trappers avenged their Oct. 8 defeat by Aldergrove Kodiaks with a hard-fought 7-5 Nov. 10 win. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Crosstown battle sees Langley Trappers down Aldergrove Kodiaks

‘We were undisciplined and you can’t be, against a quality team like that’

Langley Trappers avenged their Oct. 8 defeat by Aldergrove Kodiaks with a hard-fought 7-5 Nov. 10 win. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove Kodiaks downed Ridge Meadows Flames 3-2 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. The Nov. 3 game was the Kodiaks’ second win in a row over Ridge Meadows. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove Kodiaks begin November with back-to-back wins

Crosstown rival Langley Trappers have a win and a loss

Aldergrove Kodiaks downed Ridge Meadows Flames 3-2 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. The Nov. 3 game was the Kodiaks’ second win in a row over Ridge Meadows. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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)
Kodiaks netminder Mark Paton stopped 30 of 34 shots Oct. 13 during a home game that saw the team down Port Moody Panthers 6-4. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove Kodiaks wrap up October with a win

A ‘really great game’ against top-ranked Ridge Meadows

Kodiaks netminder Mark Paton stopped 30 of 34 shots Oct. 13 during a home game that saw the team down Port Moody Panthers 6-4. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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Delta to host B.C. Junior ‘B’ hockey’s Cyclone Taylor Cup championship next April

The 2021 tournament was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Flame Zack Lagrange (21) tries make a pass to the front of the Langley net. He scored the game-winning goal against Langley on Friday night. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Ridge Meadows Flames grab a share of first place

Beat first-place Langley 4-2 on Friday night

Flame Zack Lagrange (21) tries make a pass to the front of the Langley net. He scored the game-winning goal against Langley on Friday night. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Trappers’ Brendan O’Grady faces off in the first period of the Oct. 6 game at George Preston that would see rival Kodiaks win 3-1. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Battle of Langley-based teams sees Kodiaks down Trappers

Aldergrove team moves up in standings, while Langley remains number one

Trappers’ Brendan O’Grady faces off in the first period of the Oct. 6 game at George Preston that would see rival Kodiaks win 3-1. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove Kodiaks lost 8-3 to Chilliwack Jets in a Sept. 22 home game that saw four game misconduct penalties handed out at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. A week later, the Kodiaks administered a 7-1 defeat to Surrey Knights on home ice. (Kurt Langmann/Langley Advance Times file)

Kodiaks dominate Surrey Knights

A 7-1 home ice victory for Aldergrove

Aldergrove Kodiaks lost 8-3 to Chilliwack Jets in a Sept. 22 home game that saw four game misconduct penalties handed out at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. A week later, the Kodiaks administered a 7-1 defeat to Surrey Knights on home ice. (Kurt Langmann/Langley Advance Times file)