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Surrey Eagles goalie Cayden Bailey made more than 80 saves in a pair of losses to the Prince George Spruce Kings last weekend. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles drop pair of games in Prince George

Team still in BC Hockey League playoff hunt despite recent struggles

Surrey Eagles goalie Cayden Bailey made more than 80 saves in a pair of losses to the Prince George Spruce Kings last weekend. (Garrett James photo)
Surrey Eagles netminder Cale Dolan makes a save during Sunday’s BCHL game against the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles earn win after dealing captain prior to trade deadline

BCHL squad beats Cowichan with retooled roster, call-up netminder

Surrey Eagles netminder Cale Dolan makes a save during Sunday’s BCHL game against the Cowichan Valley Capitals. (Garrett James photo)
Surrey Eagles forward Ty Westgard has been traded to the Coquitlam Express. (Damon James photo)

Surrey Eagles deal captain Ty Westgard to Coquitlam Express

BC Hockey League team receives Cole Edgerton in return for leading scorer

Surrey Eagles forward Ty Westgard has been traded to the Coquitlam Express. (Damon James photo)
New York Islander Devon Toews (second from right) celebrates his first career NHL goal Thursday. (New York Islanders/Twitter photo)

Former Surrey Eagle Toews scores first NHL goal

Devon Toews’ first career goal an overtime winner for New York Islanders

New York Islander Devon Toews (second from right) celebrates his first career NHL goal Thursday. (New York Islanders/Twitter photo)
Team Canada forward Cory Emmerton (left) and teammate Maxim Noreau fend off a Kalpa Kuopio player during the final of the 2018 Spengler Cup. Canada dropped the game 2-1 after an eight-round shootout. Photo courtesy of @HC_Men/Twitter

Canada settles for silver at Spengler Cup

BCHL alum finish with silver medal at 2018 Spengler Cup

Team Canada forward Cory Emmerton (left) and teammate Maxim Noreau fend off a Kalpa Kuopio player during the final of the 2018 Spengler Cup. Canada dropped the game 2-1 after an eight-round shootout. Photo courtesy of @HC_Men/Twitter
Team Canada celebrating one of their six goals scored against Nurnberg Ice Tigers at the Spengler Cup on Dec. 28. Photo couresty of @HC_Men/Twitter

BCHL alum net four goals for Team Canada in Spengler Cup win

Team Canada heading to the semi-final of the 2018 Spengler Cup in Davos

Team Canada celebrating one of their six goals scored against Nurnberg Ice Tigers at the Spengler Cup on Dec. 28. Photo couresty of @HC_Men/Twitter
BCHL’ers help Canada to record setting win at Spengler Cup

BCHL’ers help Canada to record setting win at Spengler Cup

Team Canada opened the 2018 tournament with a win over Davos

BCHL’ers help Canada to record setting win at Spengler Cup
Former Surrey Eagles defenceman Devon Toews made his NHL debut with the New York Islanders Sunday. (New York Islanders Twitter photo)

Former Surrey Eagle makes NHL debut with Islanders

Defenceman Devon Toews plays 18 minutes in New York’s 3-1 win over Dallas Sunday

Former Surrey Eagles defenceman Devon Toews made his NHL debut with the New York Islanders Sunday. (New York Islanders Twitter photo)
With one game left before the BCHL’s Christmas break, the Surrey Eagles are hoping they’ll have plenty to celebrate over the holidays. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles aim to head into holiday break on ‘high note’

BC Hockey League team has one game left – this Friday against Prince George – before Christmas

With one game left before the BCHL’s Christmas break, the Surrey Eagles are hoping they’ll have plenty to celebrate over the holidays. (Garrett James photo)
Team Canada West player Alexander Campbell (Victoria Grizzlies, BCHL) races the puck up the ice through traffic, while teammate Alex Newhook tries to give him some space. Canada West lost to Russia 3-0 on Wednesday night in the preliminary round of the World Junior A Challenge.                                Hockey Canada images

BCHL’ers blanked by Russia at World Junior A Challenge

Canada West loses battle of the unbeaten teams in the preliminary round

Team Canada West player Alexander Campbell (Victoria Grizzlies, BCHL) races the puck up the ice through traffic, while teammate Alex Newhook tries to give him some space. Canada West lost to Russia 3-0 on Wednesday night in the preliminary round of the World Junior A Challenge.                                Hockey Canada images
Alex Swetlikoff (Vernon Vipers, BCHL), left, runs over a Team Canada East player during Monday night’s all-Canadian preliminary game at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge. Team Canada West won the game 6-1. Photo courtesy of Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images

BCHL player lifts Canada West to second win at World Junior A Challenge

Chilliwack Chiefs player has a three-point performance

Alex Swetlikoff (Vernon Vipers, BCHL), left, runs over a Team Canada East player during Monday night’s all-Canadian preliminary game at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge. Team Canada West won the game 6-1. Photo courtesy of Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images
Surrey Eagles defenceman Jeremy Smith is surrounded by stuffed bears after his goal against the Coquitlam Express Friday night sent the toys raining down from the stands as part of the team’s annual Teddy Bear Toss night. The bears were collected and will be donated to children in local hospitals at Christmas, as well as distributed through the Surrey Christmas Bureau. (Damon James photo)

Surrey Eagles pick up overtime point on weekend homestand

BCHL team drops game to Coquitlam Express on Teddy Bear Toss night

Surrey Eagles defenceman Jeremy Smith is surrounded by stuffed bears after his goal against the Coquitlam Express Friday night sent the toys raining down from the stands as part of the team’s annual Teddy Bear Toss night. The bears were collected and will be donated to children in local hospitals at Christmas, as well as distributed through the Surrey Christmas Bureau. (Damon James photo)
Surrey Eagle Ty Westgard (left) helps collect stuffed toys after they were thrown on the ice as part last year’s Teddy Bear Toss. (Garrett James photo)

Surrey Eagles to host Teddy Bear Toss night Saturday

Fans encouraged to bring, or buy at the rink, stuffed toys to throw after BCHL team scores

Surrey Eagle Ty Westgard (left) helps collect stuffed toys after they were thrown on the ice as part last year’s Teddy Bear Toss. (Garrett James photo)
Former Surrey Eagle captain thinks NHL in Seattle ‘is going to be huge’

Former Surrey Eagle captain thinks NHL in Seattle ‘is going to be huge’

Seattle resident Kris Wilson excited at expansion team coming to his hometown

Former Surrey Eagle captain thinks NHL in Seattle ‘is going to be huge’
David Bowers photo                                 Former assistant coach Linden Saip has been named the Surrey Eagles interim head coach after Peter Schaefer was fired by the team last month.

Saip to focus on ‘little things’ in new role as Surrey Eagles head coach

Changing culture, off-ice work habits is top priority for 27-year-old bench boss

David Bowers photo                                 Former assistant coach Linden Saip has been named the Surrey Eagles interim head coach after Peter Schaefer was fired by the team last month.
Peter Schaefer (inset photo) was fired as head coach of the Surrey Eagles, the team announced Tuesday. Assistant coach Linden Saip (left) will take over the top job on an interim basis. (Surrey Eagles photo)

Schaefer ‘relieved of duties’ as Surrey Eagles head coach

Assistant coach Linden Saip to take over BCHL team’s top job on interim basis

Peter Schaefer (inset photo) was fired as head coach of the Surrey Eagles, the team announced Tuesday. Assistant coach Linden Saip (left) will take over the top job on an interim basis. (Surrey Eagles photo)
Gemini Visuals Photography                                 The Surrey Eagles dance team are new to home games this season.

Surrey Eagles add dance team to home-game presentation

BCHL team, Essence of Dance studio collaborate on new endeavour

Gemini Visuals Photography                                 The Surrey Eagles dance team are new to home games this season.
Garrett James photo                                 Surrey Eagles netminder Cayden Bailey makes a diving save during a game earlier this month. After two trades last week – one which saw fellow goalie Kyle Dumba dealt away – Bailey will now share the net with newcomer Hayden Missler.

Three-team trade brings another goalie into Surrey Eagles’ nest

BCHL team ships Chase Stevenson to Trail and acquires blue-liner, goalie

Garrett James photo                                 Surrey Eagles netminder Cayden Bailey makes a diving save during a game earlier this month. After two trades last week – one which saw fellow goalie Kyle Dumba dealt away – Bailey will now share the net with newcomer Hayden Missler.
Garrett James photo                                 Surrey Eagles captain Ty Westgard is aiming for a strong second half of the season, and a long playoff run, in his final year of junior hockey.

Longtime Surrey Eagle Ty Westgard seeks success in final year of junior hockey

20-year-old Semiahmoo Minor Hockey alum looks to lead team back into win column

Garrett James photo                                 Surrey Eagles captain Ty Westgard is aiming for a strong second half of the season, and a long playoff run, in his final year of junior hockey.
Penticton Vees forward Cassidy Bowes is growing his hair out as a fundraiser for the Children’s Cancer Research Fund.                                Mark Brett/Western News

Hockey player’s flow a no-go for BCHL poll

Penticton Vees forward Cassidy Bowes left off best hockey hair poll

Penticton Vees forward Cassidy Bowes is growing his hair out as a fundraiser for the Children’s Cancer Research Fund.                                Mark Brett/Western News