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Vancouver Canucks’ Quinn Hughes (43) is congratulated after scoring. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Vancouver Canucks’ Quinn Hughes (43) is congratulated after scoring. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Vancouver Canucks’ Christopher Tanev, left, and San Jose Sharks’ Joel Kellman (46) watch an airborne puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Vancouver Canucks’ Christopher Tanev, left, and San Jose Sharks’ Joel Kellman (46) watch an airborne puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Players battle for the puck during the Ice Hockey World Championships Group A match between Russia and Denmark, in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ivan Sekretarev

Hockey players in PEI warned of season suspensions for online trash talk

Any minor league player who violates social media policy will be suspended for rest of season

Players battle for the puck during the Ice Hockey World Championships Group A match between Russia and Denmark, in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ivan Sekretarev
Sooke is in the running for Kraft Hockeyville. (Bruce Hogarth photo)

Sooke launches Hockeyville bid

Up for grabs: $250,000 in arena upgrades and an NHL game

Sooke is in the running for Kraft Hockeyville. (Bruce Hogarth photo)
Victoria Royals beat Prince George Cougars for third consecutive win

Victoria Royals beat Prince George Cougars for third consecutive win

The Royals secured a 2-1 victory over the Cougars Saturday night

  • Nov 10, 2019
Victoria Royals beat Prince George Cougars for third consecutive win
Calgary Flames center Derek Ryan (10) tries to get a shot past Vancouver Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom (25) during first period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Wednesday, Oct, 3, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Victoria Canucks game a sell-out, fans warned about fake tickets

Any tickets seen on sale might be fake as all official ones are sold

Calgary Flames center Derek Ryan (10) tries to get a shot past Vancouver Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom (25) during first period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Wednesday, Oct, 3, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Hayley Schaefer in her Peninsula Eagles kit. She often played for two teams throughout her childhood and teenage years. (Courtesy of Mark Schaefer)

Trailblazing Peninsula hockey player talks growing up as the only girl on the team

When faced with lack of opportunity for girls, Hayley Schaefer played her way into boys teams

Hayley Schaefer in her Peninsula Eagles kit. She often played for two teams throughout her childhood and teenage years. (Courtesy of Mark Schaefer)
The Saanich Braves and the Victoria Ice Hawks used to be competitors, but will now run under the same team name and logo (File contributed/Gordon Rufh)

Victoria and Saanich minor hockey leagues amalgamate

The Ice Hawks and the Braves are coming together to form a new association

The Saanich Braves and the Victoria Ice Hawks used to be competitors, but will now run under the same team name and logo (File contributed/Gordon Rufh)
Kenn Shaw (left) and Jordie Oberg hanging out in their Ultimate Hockey Fan Cave. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria hosts ‘Ultimate Hockey Fan Cave’

The hockey cave was recently featured on a Netflix special

Kenn Shaw (left) and Jordie Oberg hanging out in their Ultimate Hockey Fan Cave. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The players face off at the start of the third quarter. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

North Saanich students victorious in Viking Cup, beating teachers 9-8

Goaltending heroics help students win extra–time shootout at Panorama Recreation Centre

The players face off at the start of the third quarter. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
All-female hockey association hits the ice in Greater Victoria

All-female hockey association hits the ice in Greater Victoria

Girls and women aged 5-20 will have more opportunity to play and compete

All-female hockey association hits the ice in Greater Victoria
Marlene Roberts out on the ice during a game. (Courtesy of Andre Truter)

Sidney hockey players back on home ice with the Vancouver Island Seals

Puck drop is March 9 at 3:20 p.m. on the ice at Panorama Recreation Centre

Marlene Roberts out on the ice during a game. (Courtesy of Andre Truter)
The Peninsula Midget A Hockey Team are through to provincials as district champions. (Jana Sexton)

District champs Peninsula Midget A Eagles power into provincials

Midget A Tier 2 B.C Provincial Championships are held in Vernon, March 16 to 20

The Peninsula Midget A Hockey Team are through to provincials as district champions. (Jana Sexton)
Capt. Jason Boyd, Base Commander of CFB Esquimalt (centre) met with legendary hockey commentators Don Cherry (left) and Ron MacLean during a Rogers Hometown Hockey event aboard HMCS Vancouver. (Base Public Affairs/ CFB Esquimalt)

Hometown Hockey a hit at CFB Esquimalt

Thousands of hockey fans could meet legends like Don Cherry and Ron MacLean

Capt. Jason Boyd, Base Commander of CFB Esquimalt (centre) met with legendary hockey commentators Don Cherry (left) and Ron MacLean during a Rogers Hometown Hockey event aboard HMCS Vancouver. (Base Public Affairs/ CFB Esquimalt)
Joseph’s nickname, Cujo, stems from the masks he wore that featured a fierce dog – inspired by the Stephen King novel Cujo – during his eighteen season career that saw him retire with the most career wins (454) of any goaltender in NHL history who never played on a Stanley Cup-winning team. (Twitter.com/Cujo)

NHL legend ‘Cujo’ to sign memoir at Victoria bookstore

Curtis Joseph opens up about life on and off the ice

Joseph’s nickname, Cujo, stems from the masks he wore that featured a fierce dog – inspired by the Stephen King novel Cujo – during his eighteen season career that saw him retire with the most career wins (454) of any goaltender in NHL history who never played on a Stanley Cup-winning team. (Twitter.com/Cujo)
Matt Pettinger - from the NHL to Real Estate

Matt Pettinger – from the NHL to Real Estate

Former NHLer applies lessons learned to the commercial real estate business

  • Aug 24, 2018
Matt Pettinger - from the NHL to Real Estate
Former pro hockey player Mitch Fadden, who lit up the scoresheet for the Victoria Cougars junior B team in the early 2000s, passed away suddenly at age 29 this week. Facebook

Former Victoria Cougars hockey president remembers Fadden as a sparkplug

Gary Boyer offers thoughts after untimely death this week at 29 of Mitch Fadden

Former pro hockey player Mitch Fadden, who lit up the scoresheet for the Victoria Cougars junior B team in the early 2000s, passed away suddenly at age 29 this week. Facebook
Canada hosts the 2019 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships in Vancouver and Victoria. The City has confirmed its allocation of spending for the event. File photo

Victoria confirms funding for World Junior Hockey Championship

City will allocate up to $70,000 for event

Canada hosts the 2019 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships in Vancouver and Victoria. The City has confirmed its allocation of spending for the event. File photo
A linesman attempts to keep Victoria’s Dylan Defosse away from Comox Valley’s Scott Arbuckle in a goalmouth scuffle in Thursday’s home opening Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League game at Archie Browning Sports Centre. The Cougars won 5-0. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Cougars win hockey home opener in style in Esquimalt

Victoria heads to Courtenay for back end of home and home on Saturday

A linesman attempts to keep Victoria’s Dylan Defosse away from Comox Valley’s Scott Arbuckle in a goalmouth scuffle in Thursday’s home opening Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League game at Archie Browning Sports Centre. The Cougars won 5-0. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Victoria Cougars release exhibition schedule

Victoria Cougars release exhibition schedule

The Cougars play at Archie Browning Centre in Esquimalt Aug. 28 and 29.

  • Aug 6, 2017
Victoria Cougars release exhibition schedule