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Kodiaks Isaiah Fernandez and Trappers Anthony Bosnjak chased the puck Nov. 9 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena, the two Langley teams’ second meeting of the season. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Black PressMedia)

Langley Trappers and Aldergrove Kodiaks rematch a much closer contest

Second meeting of crosstown rivals came down to the closing seconds of the game

 

Langley Trappers Head Coach Brad Bakken will be at the helm of the Pacific Junior Hockey League’s (PJHL) team for the first annual British Columbia Hockey Conference Prospects Game against the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) on Nov. 22 in Chilliwack. (file)

Trappers coach to head first PJHL top prospects team

Three Trappers players on roster

  • Nov 12, 2022

 

Aldergrove Kodiaks Trevor Baron blasted past the North Vancouver Wolf Pack bench on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. Baron, who set up a short-handed goal in the second period, was named third star of the game, which saw North Van win 3-2 in overtime. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Black Press Media)

Aldergrove Kodiaks get points, but not the win

Team currently fifth in conference

 

Kodiaks defenceman Cameron Northard takes a shot during the Oct. 19 game against Mission City Outlaws at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. Mission won 6-1. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove Kodiaks snap losing streak

A win after a tiring schedule

Kodiaks defenceman Cameron Northard takes a shot during the Oct. 19 game against Mission City Outlaws at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. Mission won 6-1. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants defenceman Colton Roberts participated in the Hockey Canada U-17 camp in Calgary back in July. (Rob Wilton,Vancouver Giants/Special to Black Press Media)

Vancouver Giants player chosen for Team Canada in World U-17 Hockey Challenge

Defenceman Colton Roberts is 1 of 10 B.C.-born players to be selected

Giants defenceman Colton Roberts participated in the Hockey Canada U-17 camp in Calgary back in July. (Rob Wilton,Vancouver Giants/Special to Black Press Media)
NHL draft eligible talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League will be featured on Jan. 25 at Langley Events Centre. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
NHL draft eligible talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League will be featured on Jan. 25 at Langley Events Centre. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Adam Maglio was hired by the Vancouver Giants on July 27 of this year after leaving his position with the Spokane Chiefs. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants finish pre-season training with a 1-3 record

‘We’re definitely on the right track’ said Giants associate coach

Adam Maglio was hired by the Vancouver Giants on July 27 of this year after leaving his position with the Spokane Chiefs. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
People walk past a newly-renovated Tim Hortons in Toronto, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Tim Hortons has joined a growing list of corporations pulling financial support for Hockey Canada in the wake of the federation’s handling of an alleged sexual assault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Tim Hortons ‘suspends support’ for world juniors in another blow for Hockey Canada

Decision comes in wake of handling of an alleged sexual assault and out-of-court settlement

People walk past a newly-renovated Tim Hortons in Toronto, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Tim Hortons has joined a growing list of corporations pulling financial support for Hockey Canada in the wake of the federation’s handling of an alleged sexual assault. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
After winning the BCEHL championship, Fraser Valley Rush now have their sights set on a national title, at the U18AAA National Championship, the ESSO CUP in Alberta May 16 - 21. (Twitter)

Fraser Valley Rush heads to Alberta for national championships

It’s been quite a season for the team, which has four Langley players on roster

  • May 12, 2022
After winning the BCEHL championship, Fraser Valley Rush now have their sights set on a national title, at the U18AAA National Championship, the ESSO CUP in Alberta May 16 - 21. (Twitter)
Nanaimo Clippers goalie Cooper Black made a save with help from teammate Andrew Noel as Langley Rivermen Riley Wallack and Max Bulawka go to the net during Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal final playoff series Saturday, April 30, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Langley Rivermen eliminated from BCHL playoffs

Nanaimo Clippers defeat local team 6-1 on Wednesday at the George Preston Rec Centre

Nanaimo Clippers goalie Cooper Black made a save with help from teammate Andrew Noel as Langley Rivermen Riley Wallack and Max Bulawka go to the net during Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal final playoff series Saturday, April 30, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo Clippers goalie Cooper Black makes a save with help from teammate Andrew Noel as Langley Rivermen Riley Wallack and Max Bulawka go to the net during Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal final playoff series Saturday, April 30, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (file)

VIDEO: Langley Rivermen on verge of being eliminated following OT loss

Nanaimo Clippers have a chance to clinch Coastal Conference final tonight

Nanaimo Clippers goalie Cooper Black makes a save with help from teammate Andrew Noel as Langley Rivermen Riley Wallack and Max Bulawka go to the net during Game 2 of the B.C. Hockey League’s Coastal final playoff series Saturday, April 30, at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (file)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ Ethan Leyer, right, tries to get his stick on the puck in front of Langley Rivermen goalie Ajeet Gundarah in the third period of Game 5 of the BC Hockey League Coastal Conference semifinal, April 22, 2022 in Port Alberni. (File)
Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ Ethan Leyer, right, tries to get his stick on the puck in front of Langley Rivermen goalie Ajeet Gundarah in the third period of Game 5 of the BC Hockey League Coastal Conference semifinal, April 22, 2022 in Port Alberni. (File)
Langley Rivermen celebrated their playoff win over Victoria Grizzlies Friday, April 8 at George Preston arena. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Rivermen celebrated their playoff win over Victoria Grizzlies Friday, April 8 at George Preston arena. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Colton Eisner and Camden Bajzer (right) are among three new additions who will join the Langley Rivermen roster next season, the team announced. (Rivermen graphic)

VIDEO: Rivermen sign three

Players from Ohio, Illinois, and B.C. commit for 2022-23 season

Colton Eisner and Camden Bajzer (right) are among three new additions who will join the Langley Rivermen roster next season, the team announced. (Rivermen graphic)
Brendan O’Grady, seen here during regular season play, made it 5-2 as the Langley Trappers completed their sweep of the Ridge Meadows Flames on Monday, March 7. (Langley Advance Times file)
Brendan O’Grady, seen here during regular season play, made it 5-2 as the Langley Trappers completed their sweep of the Ridge Meadows Flames on Monday, March 7. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Trappers recorded two shutouts along the way as the team won their first round of PJHL playoff games. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley Trappers win best-of-seven against Mission City Outlaws

League champions recorded two shutouts along the way

Langley Trappers recorded two shutouts along the way as the team won their first round of PJHL playoff games. (Langley Advance Times file)
Brendan O’Grady, seen here in a 2021 game, got a hat trick as Langley Trappers downed the Aldergrove Kodiaks 7-4 on Feb. 12 to become the 2021-2022 Harold Brittain conference and PJHL regular season champions for the first time in franchise history. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley Trappers are PJHL regular season champions

First in franchise history called a ‘fun ride’ by coach

Brendan O’Grady, seen here in a 2021 game, got a hat trick as Langley Trappers downed the Aldergrove Kodiaks 7-4 on Feb. 12 to become the 2021-2022 Harold Brittain conference and PJHL regular season champions for the first time in franchise history. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Rivermen netminder Ajeet Gundarah has the best save percentage in the BCHL, one reason why the team has clinched a playoff spot and leads the Costal Conference. (Garrett James file/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Rivermen netminder Ajeet Gundarah has the best save percentage in the BCHL, one reason why the team has clinched a playoff spot and leads the Costal Conference. (Garrett James file/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove Kodiaks forward Taylor Chiu pursued the puck Wednesday Jan 26 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. Final score: Chilliwack 6 Aldergrove 5. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove Kodiaks face tough schedule as they battle for playoff spot

Team is currently fifth in standings: rival Langley Trappers lead conference

Aldergrove Kodiaks forward Taylor Chiu pursued the puck Wednesday Jan 26 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Arena. Final score: Chilliwack 6 Aldergrove 5. (Kurt Langmann/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fabian Lysell scored the Giants lone goal in a 2-1 road loss to the Kamloops Blazers on Wednesday, Jan. 27. (Allen Douglas/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Giants fall 2-1 to Kamloops Blazers in road game

The Langley-based team will be back at home in the LEC on Friday

  • Jan 27, 2022
Fabian Lysell scored the Giants lone goal in a 2-1 road loss to the Kamloops Blazers on Wednesday, Jan. 27. (Allen Douglas/Special to the Langley Advance Times)