Langley Events Centre

Wednesday night game at Langley Events Centre showcased top NHL draft talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. (Photos courtesy of Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)

Team White defeats Team Red 4-2 at 2023 kubota CHL/NHL top prospects game

Connor Bedard finished with six shots on goal

  • Jan 26, 2023

 

Vancouver Bandits 2023 regular season schedule will see the Langley-based team play a 20-game slate. (File)

Vancouver Bandits begin 2023 on the road

Schedule released

  • Jan 24, 2023

 

Ty Thorpe took a shot. Number 8 scored the only Vancouver Giants goal Friday, Jan, 20 against the visiting Kelowna Rockets, as the Langley-based team suffered a fourth loss in a row. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Kelowna Rockets down struggling Vancouver Giants

Fourth loss in a row for G-Men

  • Jan 21, 2023

 

Ty Halaburda, Carson Haynes, and Jesper Vikman tried to prevent a Tri-City goal Sunday afternoon, Jan. 15 at Langley Events Centre. Giants lost 7-3. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A new look, but another loss, for Vancouver Giants

Tri-City Americans dominated

  • Jan 16, 2023
Ty Halaburda, Carson Haynes, and Jesper Vikman tried to prevent a Tri-City goal Sunday afternoon, Jan. 15 at Langley Events Centre. Giants lost 7-3. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants Captain Ty Thorpe scored back-to-back goals against Spokane Chiefs Friday, Jan. 13th, in the first home game of the new year at Langley Event Centre.8 (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Two goals by new Vancouver Giants captain not enough for win

Team was good “in spurts” but couldn’t sustain it: coach

Vancouver Giants Captain Ty Thorpe scored back-to-back goals against Spokane Chiefs Friday, Jan. 13th, in the first home game of the new year at Langley Event Centre.8 (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jesper Vikman blocked 34 of 36 shots for the Vancouver Giants Tuesday, Dec. 27, as the G-Men won their fourth in a row over Victoria Royals 3-2. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants win fourth against Victoria Royals

Langley-based G-Men win despite being out-shot 36-19.

Jesper Vikman blocked 34 of 36 shots for the Vancouver Giants Tuesday, Dec. 27, as the G-Men won their fourth in a row over Victoria Royals 3-2. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A shorthanded Giants roster made a valiant effort against the first-place Portland Winterhawks, but Portland came away with a 2-1 win on Friday, Dec. 16 at Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)

VIDEO: A close loss to Portland for Vancouver Giants

Home ice defeat for Langley-based G-Men

  • Dec 17, 2022
A shorthanded Giants roster made a valiant effort against the first-place Portland Winterhawks, but Portland came away with a 2-1 win on Friday, Dec. 16 at Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)
Daniel Sedin (left) and Stan Smyl will be co-coaches for one of the teams at the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game on Jan. 25, 2023. The pair will oppose Henrik Sedin and Vancouver Giants head coach Michael Dyck. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Sedins behind the bench for Langley-based CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

CHL announces 40-man roster at press conference on Monday at Langley Events Centre

Daniel Sedin (left) and Stan Smyl will be co-coaches for one of the teams at the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game on Jan. 25, 2023. The pair will oppose Henrik Sedin and Vancouver Giants head coach Michael Dyck. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Oak Bay downed the Kelowna Owls 73-47 Saturday, Dec. 10, in the final game of the 32-team, 64-game 2022 Tsumura Basketball Invitational Tournament at Langley Events Centre (Garrett James/Langley Events Centre)

Oak Bay downs Kelowna to take Tsumura title at Langley Events Centre

Winning margin averaged nearly 29 points

  • Dec 11, 2022
Oak Bay downed the Kelowna Owls 73-47 Saturday, Dec. 10, in the final game of the 32-team, 64-game 2022 Tsumura Basketball Invitational Tournament at Langley Events Centre (Garrett James/Langley Events Centre)
A near-capacity crowd of 5,021 turned out for Chevrolet Teddy Bear Toss night at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Dec. 10. Dylan Anderson scored the Teddy Bear goal and Brenden Pentecost sniped home the winner shorthanded in overtime. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A teddy bear toss and a win at home for Vancouver Giants fans

Near-capacity crowd at Langley Events centre

  • Dec 11, 2022
A near-capacity crowd of 5,021 turned out for Chevrolet Teddy Bear Toss night at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Dec. 10. Dylan Anderson scored the Teddy Bear goal and Brenden Pentecost sniped home the winner shorthanded in overtime. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Christian Lightning struck quickly and often in opening the game on a 12-0 run against the R.E. Mountain Eagles in the championship final of Draw 3 at the Tsumura Basketball Invitational on Friday morning at Langley Events Centre. They went on to win 72-64. (Langley Events Centre)

Langley Christian Lightning and Victoria’s Spectrum Thunder crowned champs at Tsumura

Invitational basketbal tournament contnues at Langle Events Centre

  • Dec 10, 2022
Langley Christian Lightning struck quickly and often in opening the game on a 12-0 run against the R.E. Mountain Eagles in the championship final of Draw 3 at the Tsumura Basketball Invitational on Friday morning at Langley Events Centre. They went on to win 72-64. (Langley Events Centre)
After a scoreless first period, Ty Halaburda put Vancouver up with an end to end rush 3:29 into the second period against the Blazers in Kamloops on Friday, Dec. 9. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants fall to Blazers

Vancouver scored first, Blazers respond with two

  • Dec 10, 2022
After a scoreless first period, Ty Halaburda put Vancouver up with an end to end rush 3:29 into the second period against the Blazers in Kamloops on Friday, Dec. 9. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Day one is in the books for the boys Tsumura Basketball Invitational (TBI) at Langley Events Centre as 16 teams remain in contention for one of the three tournament titles up for grabs. (Courtesy of Langley Events Centre)

Happening now at LEC: Tsumura Basketball Invitational boys tournament

16 teams in race for one of the three tournament titles

  • Dec 8, 2022
Day one is in the books for the boys Tsumura Basketball Invitational (TBI) at Langley Events Centre as 16 teams remain in contention for one of the three tournament titles up for grabs. (Courtesy of Langley Events Centre)
Julian Cull got past two Cougars Sunday afternoon, Dec. 4, before 2,908 fans at Langley Events Centre. Giants led for most of the first two periods, but a huge third period by the Prince George Cougars was too much for the G-men to handle. (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants fall to Cougars

Four games in five days end with loss

  • Dec 5, 2022
Julian Cull got past two Cougars Sunday afternoon, Dec. 4, before 2,908 fans at Langley Events Centre. Giants led for most of the first two periods, but a huge third period by the Prince George Cougars was too much for the G-men to handle. (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)
Goals were freely flowing for both teams at the Langley Events Centre Saturday night, Dec. 3, as the Vancouver Giants hosted Kamloops Blazers at Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Goals were freely flowing for both teams at the Langley Events Centre Saturday night, Dec. 3, as the Vancouver Giants hosted Kamloops Blazers at Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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Surrey, Delta high school teams among 64 at LEC’s expanded Tsumura Basketball Invitational

‘We have seen the tournament grow and develop into a staple of the high school basketball calendar’

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Vancouver Giants bounced back in a big way Sunday afternoon, Nov. 27, taking down the first-place Portland Winterhawks 3-1 at Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Shorthanded Vancouver Giants score to down Portland Winterhawks

Ty Thorpe notches 100th career point

  • Nov 27, 2022
Vancouver Giants bounced back in a big way Sunday afternoon, Nov. 27, taking down the first-place Portland Winterhawks 3-1 at Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants captain Zack Ostapchuk was named second star of the game Friday, Nov. 25 as a sellout crowd of 5,276 watched Pats captain Connor Bedard, a rising star and top NHL prospect, lead his team against Vancouver at the Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Sold-out crowd watches Connor Bedard lead Regina Pats to victory over Vancouver Giants

Top NHL prospect generates ‘unprecedented’ turnout

  • Nov 27, 2022
Giants captain Zack Ostapchuk was named second star of the game Friday, Nov. 25 as a sellout crowd of 5,276 watched Pats captain Connor Bedard, a rising star and top NHL prospect, lead his team against Vancouver at the Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Connor Bedard met with the media Thursday, Nov. 25, 2022, at the Langley Events Centre. (Ryan Molag/LEC)

NHL’s hottest prospect visits B.C. ahead of Giants vs Regina Pats game

Most of Connor Bedard’s upcoming games are sold out

Connor Bedard met with the media Thursday, Nov. 25, 2022, at the Langley Events Centre. (Ryan Molag/LEC)
Four hockey legends from the 1972 Canada-Russia hockey series were on hand for the puck drop at Langley Centre Centre on Friday, Nov. 18 with Giants captain Zack Ostapchuk and teammates wearing jerseys that paid tribute to Team Canada. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants loss at ‘Legends’ tribute game

Special teams were the story of the night

  • Nov 19, 2022
Four hockey legends from the 1972 Canada-Russia hockey series were on hand for the puck drop at Langley Centre Centre on Friday, Nov. 18 with Giants captain Zack Ostapchuk and teammates wearing jerseys that paid tribute to Team Canada. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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