Kieran O'Connor

Yesterday, Trevor Linden agreed to part ways with the Vancouver Canucks after four years as President of Hockey Operations (via @Canucks/Twitter)

GM Benning takes over hockey operations for NHL’s Canucks

Vancouver brass speaks out after legend Trevor Linden parts ways with club

Yesterday, Trevor Linden agreed to part ways with the Vancouver Canucks after four years as President of Hockey Operations (via @Canucks/Twitter)
Multiple reports said Tuesday 17-year-old Vancouver Whitecaps’ star Alphonso Davies has been transferred to Bayern Munich. (via @WhitecapsFC/Twitter)

Whitecaps coach all but confirms Alphonso Davies heading to Bayern Munich

Carl Robinson talks about the 17-year-old star joining the top club at the end of MLS season

Multiple reports said Tuesday 17-year-old Vancouver Whitecaps’ star Alphonso Davies has been transferred to Bayern Munich. (via @WhitecapsFC/Twitter)
Argentine Captain, Lionel Messi hops on the back of Marcos Rojo, who scored the game winning goal against Nigeria to send Argentina through into the knockout stage (via @ManUtd/Twitter)

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Defending champions, Germany stunned as they place last in Group F

Argentine Captain, Lionel Messi hops on the back of Marcos Rojo, who scored the game winning goal against Nigeria to send Argentina through into the knockout stage (via @ManUtd/Twitter)
Quinn Hughes dons a Vancouver Canucks jersey after the Canucks selected him during the NHL hockey draft in Dallas, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Vancouver Canucks tab Quinn Hughes with No. 7 overall pick in NHL draft

University of Michigan standout was second defenceman picked in first round

Quinn Hughes dons a Vancouver Canucks jersey after the Canucks selected him during the NHL hockey draft in Dallas, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
Vancouver will host the Calgary Flames for their first game and home game of the 2018-19 season on Oct. 3 at Rogers Arena. (via @Canucks/Twitter)

Canucks release 2018-19 season schedule

Vancouver to face Calgary Flames on Wednesday, Oct. 3, for home opener

Vancouver will host the Calgary Flames for their first game and home game of the 2018-19 season on Oct. 3 at Rogers Arena. (via @Canucks/Twitter)
Construction continues for the Piazza Italia, designed by Langley-based company, Gemstone Masonry & Landscape Supply (Photo by Kieran O’Connor/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Luxury Home and Design Show opens with Italian flare

Event set to run Friday to Sunday at BC Place in Vancouver

Construction continues for the Piazza Italia, designed by Langley-based company, Gemstone Masonry & Landscape Supply (Photo by Kieran O’Connor/Black Press Media)
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his fourth goal of the FIFA World Cup and the game-winner against Morocco on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 (via @UEFAEURO/Twitter)

FIFA World Cup weekly roundup

Host nation Russia remains unbeaten in Group A, tied with Uruguay

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his fourth goal of the FIFA World Cup and the game-winner against Morocco on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 (via @UEFAEURO/Twitter)
2017 Miss BC winner, Arshdeep Purba from Surrey poses on stage at the Chief Sepass Theatre in Fort Langley during last year’s pageant finale (Photo courtesy of Maninder Purba)

Vote for your favourite Miss BC contestant in the People’s Choice Awards

Miss BC, Mrs. BC and Miss Teen BC pageant finale is July 2 in Fort Langley

2017 Miss BC winner, Arshdeep Purba from Surrey poses on stage at the Chief Sepass Theatre in Fort Langley during last year’s pageant finale (Photo courtesy of Maninder Purba)
Poland’s star striker, Robert Lewandowski prepares in training for their first World Cup group stage match against Senegal on June 19 (via @lewy_official/Twitter)

FIFA World Cup preview: First game begins, last preview with Group H

Colombia’s James Rodriguez poised to repeat his success from 2014 World Cup in Group H

Poland’s star striker, Robert Lewandowski prepares in training for their first World Cup group stage match against Senegal on June 19 (via @lewy_official/Twitter)
24-year-old striker, Harry Kane, has 108 goals in 150 appearances for Tottenham Hotspur. Kane is set to captain the England national team in the 2018 FIFA World Cup (via @HKane/Twitter)

FIFA World Cup preview: Manchester’s De Bruyne to lead top-ranked Belgium side through Group G

Young England side hopes to return to winning ways and advance to knockout stage

24-year-old striker, Harry Kane, has 108 goals in 150 appearances for Tottenham Hotspur. Kane is set to captain the England national team in the 2018 FIFA World Cup (via @HKane/Twitter)
Germany’s star goalkeeper and Captain, Manuel Neuer will be healthy to start for his nation after being sidelined since September of 2017 with a fractured foot (via @DFB_Team_EN/Twitter)

FIFA World Cup preview: Defending World Cup champions Germany prepared to lead Group F

Battle for group runner-up will be close with Mexico, Sweden and South Korea

Germany’s star goalkeeper and Captain, Manuel Neuer will be healthy to start for his nation after being sidelined since September of 2017 with a fractured foot (via @DFB_Team_EN/Twitter)
Vancouver Whitecaps’ Captain, Kendall Waston (with ball), prepares for his first World Cup match against Serbia on June 17 as he represents his native Costa Rica (via @kwaston88/Twitter)
Vancouver Whitecaps’ Captain, Kendall Waston (with ball), prepares for his first World Cup match against Serbia on June 17 as he represents his native Costa Rica (via @kwaston88/Twitter)
Argentine Captain, Lionel Messi, trains in the rain prior to their first match against Iceland on Saturday, June 16. Messi has yet to win the coveted World Cup. (via @Argentina/Twitter)

FIFA World Cup preview: Lionel Messi set to shine on the world stage in Group D

Argentina are the favourites to win Group D, as the battle for the runners-up will be a great one

Argentine Captain, Lionel Messi, trains in the rain prior to their first match against Iceland on Saturday, June 16. Messi has yet to win the coveted World Cup. (via @Argentina/Twitter)
France celebrates as they beat Italy 3-1 in a friendly on June 1, 2018 at the Allianz Riviera in Nice, France (via @equipedefrance/Twitter)

FIFA World Cup preview: France, Denmark poised to push through Group C

Young, star-studded French team have high hopes for World Cup

France celebrates as they beat Italy 3-1 in a friendly on June 1, 2018 at the Allianz Riviera in Nice, France (via @equipedefrance/Twitter)
Star player Cristiano Ronaldo has yet to win a World Cup with his native Portugal (via @dalli58/Flickr)

FIFA World Cup preview: Portugal and Spain set to cruise through Group B

Portugal aim to continue championship form from 2016 Euros

Star player Cristiano Ronaldo has yet to win a World Cup with his native Portugal (via @dalli58/Flickr)
African Footballer of the Year and Premier League Footballer of the Year Mohamed Salah hopes to be ready for Egypt’s first group stage match against Uruguay on Friday, June 15. (via @premierleague/Twitter)

FIFA World Cup preview: Uruguay expected to stomp through Group A

Suarez and Cavani leading the charge against Russia, Saudi Arabia and Egypt

African Footballer of the Year and Premier League Footballer of the Year Mohamed Salah hopes to be ready for Egypt’s first group stage match against Uruguay on Friday, June 15. (via @premierleague/Twitter)
Washington Capitals’ Captain celebrates during game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals. The Capitals look to take a two-game series lead tonight in Washington. (via @NHL/Twitter)

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Vegas Golden Knights look to pull even with Caps tonight in Washington

Washington Capitals’ Captain celebrates during game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals. The Capitals look to take a two-game series lead tonight in Washington. (via @NHL/Twitter)
Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin celebrates as the Capitals defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final to advance, for the second time in franchise history, to the Stanley Cup final. (via @WiserFan/Twitter)

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Upstart Vegas Golden Knights clash with Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin celebrates as the Capitals defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final to advance, for the second time in franchise history, to the Stanley Cup final. (via @WiserFan/Twitter)
Kelly Mann, President and CEO of the BC Games Society has decided to step down from his positions this coming fall (with files from Black Press Media)

BC Games Society president to step down

Kelly Mann says it’s time for a change after 26 years with the society

Kelly Mann, President and CEO of the BC Games Society has decided to step down from his positions this coming fall (with files from Black Press Media)
Brayden Point and the Tampa Bay Lightning look to close out the series tonight against the Washington Capitals and book a spot in the Stanley Cup Finals for the second time in four years (via @TBLightning/Twitter)

NHL playoffs weekly roundup

Vegas Golden Knights have done the impossible and have a chance at hoisting the Stanley Cup

Brayden Point and the Tampa Bay Lightning look to close out the series tonight against the Washington Capitals and book a spot in the Stanley Cup Finals for the second time in four years (via @TBLightning/Twitter)