Langley Rivermen

Langley Rivermen netminder Ajeet Gundarah continues to be near-impossible to beat, one reason why he was just named one of the BCHL Stars of the Week. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Rivermen netminder Ajeet Gundarah continues to be near-impossible to beat, one reason why he was just named one of the BCHL Stars of the Week. (Garrett James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Andrej Kovacevic pursued the puck as Langley Rivermen defeated Cowichan Capitals 4-1 before 435 fans at George Preston arena on Thursday, Nov. 18, donning retro ‘Langley Thunder’ jerseys to celebrate 60 years of Jr. A hockey in B.C. (Garret James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Andrej Kovacevic pursued the puck as Langley Rivermen defeated Cowichan Capitals 4-1 before 435 fans at George Preston arena on Thursday, Nov. 18, donning retro ‘Langley Thunder’ jerseys to celebrate 60 years of Jr. A hockey in B.C. (Garret James/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ajeet Gundarah celebrated his first BCHL shutout with the Langley Rivermen on Oct. 30. (file)
Ajeet Gundarah celebrated his first BCHL shutout with the Langley Rivermen on Oct. 30. (file)
Langley Rivermen team owner John Henderson presents the Sharma family with Ronin’s last game-worn jersey Friday, Oct. 8, at George Preston Recreation Centre in Langley. (Photo: Garrett James, via twitter.com/LangleyRivermen)

Langley hockey team honours Surrey’s Sharma on what would have been 17th birthday

BCHL franchise saluted the forward prior to their season-opening game

Langley Rivermen team owner John Henderson presents the Sharma family with Ronin’s last game-worn jersey Friday, Oct. 8, at George Preston Recreation Centre in Langley. (Photo: Garrett James, via twitter.com/LangleyRivermen)
Burt Henderson moved from coaching the Langley Trappers to become Langley Rivermen head coach and general manager. (Tonino Guzzo/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Burt Henderson takes the reins at Langley Rivermen

New head coach and general manager promises ‘entertaining’ season

Burt Henderson moved from coaching the Langley Trappers to become Langley Rivermen head coach and general manager. (Tonino Guzzo/Special to Langley Advance Times)
After Bobby Henderson apologized online for his comments to a Toronto reporter, the Langley Rivermen announced that he was no longer team coach and general manager and in fact, had ‘parted ways’ with the franchise in March. (file/Twitter)

Former Langley Rivermen coach and GM apologizes for comments to Toronto reporter

Bobby Henderson blames stress due to the pandemic for his ‘disparaging’ remarks

After Bobby Henderson apologized online for his comments to a Toronto reporter, the Langley Rivermen announced that he was no longer team coach and general manager and in fact, had ‘parted ways’ with the franchise in March. (file/Twitter)
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Langley Rivermen opt out of BCHL ‘pod’ season

Statement cites ‘mental and physical health implications’

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Dozens of fans took to the ice at George Preston arena Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, for a traditional post-game skate with the Langley Rivermen (Langley Advance Times file )

A welcome return to the ice for Langley Rivermen

Practices can resume with changes to COVID-19 age restrictions

Dozens of fans took to the ice at George Preston arena Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, for a traditional post-game skate with the Langley Rivermen (Langley Advance Times file )
Dozens of fans took to the ice at George Preston arena Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, for a traditional post-game skate with the Langley Rivermen (Langley Advance Times file )

Putting their season on pause: why the Langley Rivermen aren’t playing

Provincial COVID order limiting play to 18 and under would keep many players off the ice

Dozens of fans took to the ice at George Preston arena Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, for a traditional post-game skate with the Langley Rivermen (Langley Advance Times file )
Langley Rivermen forward Sean Bunting speeds away from Vernon defenders during the Rivermen’s 3-1 B.C. Hockey League win Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 in Vernon. Bunting and fellow U.S.-born Rivermen player Hunter McCoy are now playing in the U.S. after the team opted for an all-Canadian line-up during the pandemic. (Black Press Media file)

Langley Rivermen go with all-Canadian roster during pandemic

Concerns about potential problems posed by U.S. during pandemic led to decision

Langley Rivermen forward Sean Bunting speeds away from Vernon defenders during the Rivermen’s 3-1 B.C. Hockey League win Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 in Vernon. Bunting and fellow U.S.-born Rivermen player Hunter McCoy are now playing in the U.S. after the team opted for an all-Canadian line-up during the pandemic. (Black Press Media file)
The Langley Rivermen hosted the Coquitlam Express on Saturday, Oct. 10. (Rivermen Tweet)

Langley Rivermen force exhibition game into overtime before 2-1 loss

Riverman played the Coquitlam Express Friday and Saturday night

The Langley Rivermen hosted the Coquitlam Express on Saturday, Oct. 10. (Rivermen Tweet)
VIDEO: Rivermen earn 3-2 victory against Chilliwack Chiefs at Sunday’game

VIDEO: Rivermen earn 3-2 victory against Chilliwack Chiefs at Sunday’game

The Langley BCHL team haven’t played on home ice since Jan. 4

VIDEO: Rivermen earn 3-2 victory against Chilliwack Chiefs at Sunday’game
VIDEO: Rivermen earn 3-2 victory against Chilliwack Chiefs at Sunday’s game

VIDEO: Rivermen earn 3-2 victory against Chilliwack Chiefs at Sunday’s game

The Langley BCHL team haven’t played on home ice since Jan. 4

VIDEO: Rivermen earn 3-2 victory against Chilliwack Chiefs at Sunday’s game
VIDEO: Langley Rivermen aim for playoff sweep

VIDEO: Langley Rivermen aim for playoff sweep

Team takes 3-0 series lead over Chilliwack

  • Mar 5, 2019
VIDEO: Langley Rivermen aim for playoff sweep
Rivermen went into a pivotal weekend seeking two wins against the Coquitlam Express, and they got it. Defenceman Jake Livingstone was among those playing. (Langley Rivermen/Special to Black Press)

VIDEO: Rivermen back on the ice in Langley tonight

In their game against West Kelowna tonight, Langley’s junior A hockey team gets into action at 7:15.

  • Jan 22, 2019
Rivermen went into a pivotal weekend seeking two wins against the Coquitlam Express, and they got it. Defenceman Jake Livingstone was among those playing. (Langley Rivermen/Special to Black Press)
Langley Rivermen’s forward Ethan Leyh potted 2 goals in the 4-2 victory over Merritt on Saturday in Chilliwack. (Langley Rivermen photo/Special to the Langley Advance)

Langley Rivermen bring home two wins in Bauer showcase

Langley’s junior A hockey team earned victories over Trail and Merritt this weekend in Chilliwack.

  • Sep 26, 2018
Langley Rivermen’s forward Ethan Leyh potted 2 goals in the 4-2 victory over Merritt on Saturday in Chilliwack. (Langley Rivermen photo/Special to the Langley Advance)
Giants trio, Rivermen duo on NHL draft list

Giants trio, Rivermen duo on NHL draft list

Three members of Vancouver Giants, two Langley Rivermen on radar for June’s NHL draft

Giants trio, Rivermen duo on NHL draft list
Slow start in series proves costly

Slow start in series proves costly

Langley had lost just seven times in regulation on home ice during regular season, but drops two of three home playoff games

Slow start in series proves costly
Surrey Eagles Ty Westgard and Desi Burgart celebrate a goal earlier in the team’s first-round series against the Langley Rivermen. Surrey leads the series 3-1. (Garrett James photo)

Burgart scores four to lead Eagles to Game 4 win

Surrey leads Langley Rivermen 3-1 in best-of-seven BCHL series

Surrey Eagles Ty Westgard and Desi Burgart celebrate a goal earlier in the team’s first-round series against the Langley Rivermen. Surrey leads the series 3-1. (Garrett James photo)
Langley Rivermen’s Eric Butte and Surrey Eagles’ Aaron White during game one of the teams’ best-of-seven playoff series at the George Preston Recreation Centre. Garrett James photo

Rivermen find themselves in 0-2 hole

Surrey comes into Langley and wins both games one and two in best-of-seven playoff series

Langley Rivermen’s Eric Butte and Surrey Eagles’ Aaron White during game one of the teams’ best-of-seven playoff series at the George Preston Recreation Centre. Garrett James photo
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