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Abbotsford Canucks

Abbotsford Canucks

A professional ice hockey club playing in the American Hockey League (AHL).

A professional ice hockey club from Abbotsford, British Columbia, playing in the AHL. The team began playing in the 2021/22 season with home games at the Abbotsford Center as an AHL affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League. The team is a relocation of a franchise owned by the Canucks and known as the Utica Comets from 2013 to 2021. This is the second AHL team to play in Abbotsford after the Calgary Flames affiliate Abbotsford Heat from 2009 to 2014.

The Abbotsford Canucks franchise is one of the oldest professional hockey franchises, dating back to 1932 when the team was known as the Quebec Beavers.On March 29, 2013, Canucks Sports & Entertainment (CS &E), owners of the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL), announced the purchase of the franchise of the American Hockey League (AHL), which then played as the Peoria Rivermen.

Timeline

March 5, 2021
Abbotsford Canucks
2013
Utica Comets
2005
Peoria Rivermen
1994
Worcester IceCats
1974
Springfield Indians
1967
Springfield Kings
1954
Springfield Indians
1951
Syracuse Warriors
1935
Springfield Indians
1932
Quebec Castors

Patents

Further Resources

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

AHL's Newest Franchise Named Abbotsford Canucks

Canucks Communications

Web

July 13, 2021

Canucks: Defenceman Hamonic skates in Abbotsford

Patrick Johnston

Web

October 28, 2021

Local Abbotsford Canucks podcast launches first episode

Abbotsford News Staff

Web

October 15, 2021

No TV or radio deal for Abbotsford Canucks ... yet

Patrick Johnston

Web

August 25, 2021

podcasts - Abbotsford News

Web

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