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James Cybulski was announced as the first-ever voice of the Abbotsford Canucks last month. The award winning broadcaster joined the Abbotsford Farm Podcast to talk about the job, his career and a number of other topics. (Photo: twitter.com/jamescybulski)

PODCAST: James Cybulski visits the Abbotsford Farm Podcast

Episode four features the award winning broadcaster & recently named voice of the Abbotsford Canucks

James Cybulski was announced as the first-ever voice of the Abbotsford Canucks last month. The award winning broadcaster joined the Abbotsford Farm Podcast to talk about the job, his career and a number of other topics. (Photo: twitter.com/jamescybulski)
Kevin Smith and the Cowichan Steelheads are preparing for the local derby against the Cowichan 49ers this Saturday at 8 p.m. (Citizen file)

Masters teams both looking to get back in the win column

The Cowichan Steelheads suffered their third straight loss last weekend as they…

Kevin Smith and the Cowichan Steelheads are preparing for the local derby against the Cowichan 49ers this Saturday at 8 p.m. (Citizen file)
Cowichan’s Robin Gusse takes the ball out of a ruck a Piggies home game earlier this season. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Toughest test so far as Cowichan Piggies lose to Castaways

Players ‘shellshocked’ after hard battle with Victoria club

Cowichan’s Robin Gusse takes the ball out of a ruck a Piggies home game earlier this season. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
The new movie Long Live Chainsaw celebrates the life and legacy of Nanaimo mountain bike racer Steve Smith. (Photo courtesy Sven Martin/Long Live Chainsaw)

New movie tells true story of Nanaimo mountain bike racer’s life and legacy

Long Live Chainsaw, a documentary about Steve Smith, premieres Nov. 5

The new movie Long Live Chainsaw celebrates the life and legacy of Nanaimo mountain bike racer Steve Smith. (Photo courtesy Sven Martin/Long Live Chainsaw)
Los Angeles Galaxy’s Robbie Keane, left, of Ireland, and Rob Friend celebrate Keane’s goal against the Vancouver Whitecaps during second half MLS soccer action in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday April 19, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

World-class soccer pair relish chance to grow the game as Pacific FC co-owners

Former Canadian internationals Rob Friend and Josh Simpson co-own Vancouver Island club

Los Angeles Galaxy’s Robbie Keane, left, of Ireland, and Rob Friend celebrate Keane’s goal against the Vancouver Whitecaps during second half MLS soccer action in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday April 19, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Cowichan United’s Kate Collins makes her way around the Salt Spring defence during last Sunday’s game at the Sherman Road turf. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Cougars cruise in first test against A-level club

United’s league-best offence stymied by Saltspring

Cowichan United’s Kate Collins makes her way around the Salt Spring defence during last Sunday’s game at the Sherman Road turf. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
(Instagram.com - @Whitecaps)

MLS appoints investigators to review Whitecaps’ handling of sexual misconduct allegations

MLS and the Whitecaps say they will cooperate and publicly release investigation findings

(Instagram.com - @Whitecaps)
Brady Estabrook continued his torrid scoring pace for the Kerry Park Islanders with three points against the Saanich Predators last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Estabrook and Walker pace Kerry Park Islanders to win over Saanich

Early deficit easily overcome by powerful Kerry Park offence

Brady Estabrook continued his torrid scoring pace for the Kerry Park Islanders with three points against the Saanich Predators last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Conditions were beautiful for the Oct. 30 Shawnigan Hills parkrun. (Claire Curtis photo)
Conditions were beautiful for the Oct. 30 Shawnigan Hills parkrun. (Claire Curtis photo)
Cowichan Secondary School’s junior field hockey team had an undefeated season, culminating with the Island championships in Victoria last week. (Todd Blumel photo)
Cowichan Secondary School’s junior field hockey team had an undefeated season, culminating with the Island championships in Victoria last week. (Todd Blumel photo)
Seen here in a game earlier this season, Dan Citra was one of LMG’s top performers in Powell River last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan LMG escapes Powell River with three points

Wins are hard to come by at Timberlane Park

Seen here in a game earlier this season, Dan Citra was one of LMG’s top performers in Powell River last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
FILE - Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel is shown during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Jack Eichel era in Buffalo is over, with a nasty public divorce reaching an eight-month finality on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. when the Sabres traded their ex-captain and face of the franchise to the Vegas Golden Knights.(AP Photo/Derik Hamilton, File)

Sabres end 8-month stalemate by trading Jack Eichel to Vegas

NHL star had been locked in a lengthy dispute over how to treat his injured neck

FILE - Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel is shown during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Jack Eichel era in Buffalo is over, with a nasty public divorce reaching an eight-month finality on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. when the Sabres traded their ex-captain and face of the franchise to the Vegas Golden Knights.(AP Photo/Derik Hamilton, File)
Jeremy Garside bowled a perfect game at Duncan Lanes on Oct. 20. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Perfection! Jeremy Garside bowls 300 at Duncan Lanes

Garside is youngest to bowl perfect game in Cowichan Valley

Jeremy Garside bowled a perfect game at Duncan Lanes on Oct. 20. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Capitals goalie Matthew Hutchinson watches as teammates Griffin Wilson and Owen Simpson hold off the Vernon Vipers in front of his net. Hutchinson made 51 saves as the Caps beat the Vipers 4-2 last Sunday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Capitals goalie Matthew Hutchinson watches as teammates Griffin Wilson and Owen Simpson hold off the Vernon Vipers in front of his net. Hutchinson made 51 saves as the Caps beat the Vipers 4-2 last Sunday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Ellashani George is followed by a young fan at a Turnour Island (T.I.) Braves match. (Submitted)
Ellashani George is followed by a young fan at a Turnour Island (T.I.) Braves match. (Submitted)
Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby (87) skates during the second period of the team’s NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. It is Crosby’s first game this season, after his recovery from wrist surgery. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

NHL star Sidney Crosby added to Penguins COVID-19 list

Team dealing with a run of positive tests despite being overwhelmingly vaccinated

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby (87) skates during the second period of the team’s NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. It is Crosby’s first game this season, after his recovery from wrist surgery. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, centre, of Sweden, collides with New York Rangers’ Greg McKegg, left, and Adam Fox, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Miller nets OT winner as Canucks stage late rally, stun New York Rangers 3-2

Vancouver ends three-game losing skid with first home win of NHL season

Vancouver Canucks’ Elias Pettersson, centre, of Sweden, collides with New York Rangers’ Greg McKegg, left, and Adam Fox, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Atlanta Braves celebrate after winning baseball’s World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Houston. The Braves won 7-0. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
The Atlanta Braves celebrate after winning baseball’s World Series in Game 6 against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Houston. The Braves won 7-0. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Kraken forward Anthony Wilson kicks the puck to his stick during the second period of his team’s win over the Nanaimo Buccaneers in Lake Cowichan last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Gazette)

Split weekend for Lake Cowichan Kraken

Kraken fall to Storm in Campbell River, beat Bucs at home

Kraken forward Anthony Wilson kicks the puck to his stick during the second period of his team’s win over the Nanaimo Buccaneers in Lake Cowichan last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Gazette)
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks before an NHL hockey game between the Seattle Kraken and the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Bettman apologizes to Beach, defends NHL in wake of sexual assault allegations

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman publicly apologized to Kyle Beach for what the…

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks before an NHL hockey game between the Seattle Kraken and the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)