The sounds of a lone bagpiper and cheering fans echoed through the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre during the Heroes Hockey Challenge on Sunday afternoon.
Stanley Cup fever is building early in the Fraser Valley this season.
He hasn't accepted the job nor has he applied for it.
The Stanley Cup, a Hockey Hall of Fame broadcaster and a parcel of former Vancouver Canucks stalwarts will be on hand next month as a team of ex-NHLers take on the Canadian military to help wounded soldiers and the families of their fallen comrades.
One rough year that started so well has now ended with a dismissal.
Coquitlam hockey fans can keep watching high-quality hockey here at home after the Coquitlam Express and the city announced a five-year lease extension on Thursday.
What do a Big Irishman and Chinese New Year have in common?
Frustration, disappointment and heartbreak could describe the feelings among the Coquitlam Express these days.
Vancouver Canucks favourites Cliff Ronning, Dave Babych, Darcy Rota, Jack McIlhargey and Garry Valk will relive their glory days at the second annual Richmond Celebrates Hockey Day on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Richmond Olympic Oval.
And now the healing begins - at least that's the hope for businesses across the Tri-Cities in light of the end of the NHL lockout.
With the BC Lions bounced from Grey Cup contention and the NHL lockout reaching critical mass, businesses across the Tri-Cities are being forced to re-invent themselves.
Philip Zielonka's timely arrival with the Coquitlam Express coincided with an exodus of sorts.
Cool as ice or heated playoff action, spectators have a bevy of options this week when it comes to sporting events.
With the NHL locking out its players and no end in sight to the labour dispute, local businesses are re-assessing how they'll operate in the absence of a pro hockey season.
A new divisional and conference makeup, a reduction in games and roster changes highlighted the B.C. Hockey League's annual general meeting last week.
He has a new title - and with it, more responsibility.
Coquitlam native Megan Pinske was named Thursday to the final 16-player roster for the senior women's national basketball team for the upcoming Jack Donohue International Classic series.
Shaking off the disappointment of a first-round exit in the B.C. Hockey League playoffs is never an easy thing.
The Coquitlam Express are going to have a bit in common with the Friendly Giant next season, as the B.C. Hockey League board of governors voted in favour of a realignment scheme last week that will see the creation of three divisions.