Women’s hockey team named for 2022 Olympic Winter Games

Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), has announced the 23-player roster that has been nominated to represent Team Canada in women's hockey at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, Feb. 4-20 in Beijing, China.Canada’s roster includes three goaltenders, seven defence...

Canada Soccer announces squad for Women’s U-20 camp in January

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team Program has announced its squad for an upcoming January 2022 Women’s U-20 identification camp in Markham, Ontario. This will be Canada Soccer’s second youth camp in back-to-back months following a 10-day Women’s U-17 identification camp in Mexico in December....

Royals Sign Goaltender Jayden Kraus

The Victoria Royals have signed 2006-born goaltender Jayden Kraus to a WHL Standard Play Agreement (SPA).Kraus, a 6’0” one-hundred- and seventy-pound netminder, is currently playing for the Prince Albert Mintos U18 AAA of the Saskatchewan Male AAA Hockey League (SMAAAHL). In the first half of the season,...

WHL ANNOUNCES POSTPONEMENT OF SEVEN WHL REGULAR SEASON GAMES

The Western Hockey League announced today the postponement of seven WHL Regular Season games as a result of travel delays due to weather in the Pacific Northwest or multiple players and staff being added to the WHL COVID-19 Protocol List due to exhibiting symptoms or...

HarbourCats start 2022 signings with local talent

There's a lot of baseball talent in the southern tip of Vancouver Island.The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce the first nine signings -- yep, a full lineup, from Victoria -- for the 2022 West Coast League season, and all have strong Victoria roots.The...

Canada Soccer update on Men’s National Team planning for January

In response to the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic and the impact of the Omicron variant, Canada Soccer have canceled the upcoming pre-competition Men’s National Team camp in Florida that was scheduled for early January in preparation for FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. The cancelation includes...

WHL recognized three Victoria Royals in their weekly WHL awards

Veteran forward Bailey Peach was announced as the WHL Player of the Week after the spectacular four games he had against the Vancouver Giants and the Kelowna Rockets. The 20-year-old earned 13 points including seven in one game from eight goals and five assists.Peach has...

Bailey’s 7 Point Night Propels The Royals To Victory

The Victoria Royals and the Vancouver Giants played their last game of 2021 on Thursday night. In which Victoria came out victorious by a score of 7-3. Campbell Arnold picked up the win for the Royals stopping 35 shots out of 38. The first...

Team Czechia placed in quarantine forfeit game to Finland

Due to a mandated team quarantine following a positive test result of one of its players, Team Czechia will be unable to participate in its 29 December preliminary round game against Finland at the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship.The result of the game will...

Western Hockey League Update on COVID-19 Protocol List

The Western Hockey League announced today an update on the WHL COVID-19 Protocol List for players and Hockey Operations staff returning from the holiday break.A total of 36 WHL players or Hockey Operations staff have been added to the WHL COVID-19 Protocol List as...

Royals Close Out The Year With Series Against Giants

The Victoria Royals are back from Christmas break and will face the Vancouver Giants three times this week before entering the new year with a game against the Kelowna Rockets.Before leaving for the week, Victoria split a weekend battle against the Tri-City Americans, winning 3-2 on...

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