junior hockey

White Rock Whalers president Ronnie Paterson (inset photo) is hopeful the team and City of White Rock will be able to find a solution that will allow the Whalers and their PJHL opponents to use the dressing rooms at Centennial Arena. (Jody Harris photo)

Whalers waiting to hear on dressing-room availability as PJHL home-opener looms

White Rock team owner ‘confident’ hurdles can be overcome in talks with city

 

Surrey Knights in action during the 2019-20 season. (File photo)

PJHL hockey season starts for teams in four cohorts, no fans in stands

‘Our teams have put in a lot of work getting us to this point,’ says league commissioner

 

White Rock Whalers forward Gianni Lattanzio (left) fights for control of the puck against a Delta Ice Hawks player during a Pacifiic Junior Hockey League game last season. (Jody Harris photo)

New ‘cohort divisions’, quarantine procedures and roster deadline announced by PJHL

Junior ‘B’ hockey league still aiming to begin 2020-‘21 season on Sept. 29

 

Surrey-raised hockey player Caleb Reimer (left) in a photo posted to oilkings.ca on June 24.

Virtual Hockey Canada camp for Surrey’s Reimer and other U17 players

Meantime, BC Hockey says it will be operating a zone program for the 2020-2021 season

Surrey-raised hockey player Caleb Reimer (left) in a photo posted to oilkings.ca on June 24.
Justin Sourdif in action with the Vancouver Giants. (Photo: Giants/WHL)

NHL draft a waiting game for Surrey’s Sourdif, a Giant standout ready for next step

‘This year I could have done way better, but it is what it is now’

Justin Sourdif in action with the Vancouver Giants. (Photo: Giants/WHL)
Trevor Alto has been named the commissioner of the Pacific Junior Hockey League, replacing Ray Stonehouse. (Contributed photo)

White Rock’s Alto named commissioner of junior ‘B’ PJHL

Trevor Alto replaces Ray Stonehouse, who moves into senior advisor role

Trevor Alto has been named the commissioner of the Pacific Junior Hockey League, replacing Ray Stonehouse. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Whalers head coach Jason Rogers (right) was named the PJHL’s coach of the year for the 2019/20 season. (Jody Harris photo)

White Rock Whalers’ Rogers named PJHL coach of the year

Jason Rogers led second-year junior ‘B’ hockey team to playoffs

White Rock Whalers head coach Jason Rogers (right) was named the PJHL’s coach of the year for the 2019/20 season. (Jody Harris photo)
Former Surrey Eagle Anthony Bardaro is back in B.C. after his European pro hockey season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis. (Contributed photo)

Former Surrey Eagle home from ‘quiet, empty’ Italy after hockey season cancelled

Delta-born Anthony Bardaro has spent last three seasons playing professionally in Europe

Former Surrey Eagle Anthony Bardaro is back in B.C. after his European pro hockey season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis. (Contributed photo)
Christopher Akerman made 27 saves Wednesday, backstopping the White Rock Whalers to a 3-2 win over the North Vancouver Wolf Pack in Game 1 of the teams’ first-round, best-of-seven series. (Jody Harris photo)

White Rock Whalers win Game 1 of PJHL playoff series over Wolf Pack

Whalers beat record-setting North Vancouver team 3-2

Christopher Akerman made 27 saves Wednesday, backstopping the White Rock Whalers to a 3-2 win over the North Vancouver Wolf Pack in Game 1 of the teams’ first-round, best-of-seven series. (Jody Harris photo)
White Rock Whalers goalie Chris Akerman makes a save against the North Vancouver Wolfpack earlier this season. The two teams are set for a first-round playoff battle beginning Wednesday. (Jody Harris photo)

White Rock Whalers set for first-round playoff tilt against North Vancouver

Second-year Pacific Junior Hockey League team to battle first-place Wolfpack beginning Wednesday

White Rock Whalers goalie Chris Akerman makes a save against the North Vancouver Wolfpack earlier this season. The two teams are set for a first-round playoff battle beginning Wednesday. (Jody Harris photo)
White Rock Whalers defenceman Bryce Margetson was one of two Whalers invited to take part in the PJHL-VIJHL Top Prospects Game earlier this month in Nanaimo. (Jody Harris photo)

White Rock Whalers earn points after string of overtime games

Junior ‘B’ hockey squad sits in playoff spot as season heads into stretch run

White Rock Whalers defenceman Bryce Margetson was one of two Whalers invited to take part in the PJHL-VIJHL Top Prospects Game earlier this month in Nanaimo. (Jody Harris photo)
The White Rock Whalers have a 2-2 win-loss record so far in October. (Jody Harris photo)

White Rock Whalers improve record with October wins

Pacific Junior Hockey League team gets set for handful of road games to end month

The White Rock Whalers have a 2-2 win-loss record so far in October. (Jody Harris photo)
White Rock Whalers goaltender Jonathan Holloway stretches to make a save against the Aldergrove Kodiaks last season. Holloway is one of a handful of key returning players for the team this season. (Photo courtesy of White Rock Whalers)

‘Guarded optimism’ as Whalers enter second season

White Rock Junior ‘B’ hockey squad will aim to improve on inaugural campaign

White Rock Whalers goaltender Jonathan Holloway stretches to make a save against the Aldergrove Kodiaks last season. Holloway is one of a handful of key returning players for the team this season. (Photo courtesy of White Rock Whalers)
Chris Fortems and Bryce Margetson are two of five players recently signed by the junior ‘B’ White Rock Whalers. (Contributed photos)

White Rock Whalers add five new players to roster

Junior ‘B’ hockey team continues to revamp roster in advance of second season

Chris Fortems and Bryce Margetson are two of five players recently signed by the junior ‘B’ White Rock Whalers. (Contributed photos)
Giants to lean on Surrey, White Rock talent as WHL final begins

Giants to lean on Surrey, White Rock talent as WHL final begins

Players from Surrey, White Rock, Delta and Langley will be part of Western Hockey League series

Giants to lean on Surrey, White Rock talent as WHL final begins
White Rock Whalers head coach Jason Rogers (inset) said his first year behind the bench with the PJHL expansion team was a learning experience. (Jody Harris photo)

No time to waste as White Rock Whalers coach looks to the future

Jason Rogers reflects on inaugural PJHL season, plans for Year 2

White Rock Whalers head coach Jason Rogers (inset) said his first year behind the bench with the PJHL expansion team was a learning experience. (Jody Harris photo)
Matt Rogers – shown here with Semiahmoo Minor Hockey player Brady Cyr before a game in November – was named captain of the White Rock Whalers this month. (Jody Harris photo)

Busy Whalers make two trades, name captain

White Rock junior ‘B’ hockey team makes off-ice moves prior to trade deadline

Matt Rogers – shown here with Semiahmoo Minor Hockey player Brady Cyr before a game in November – was named captain of the White Rock Whalers this month. (Jody Harris photo)