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Abbotsford Canucks

NHL Affiliate:Vancouver CanucksFounded:1932
Home Rink:Abbotsford CentreCoach:Jeremy Colliton
GM:Ryan JohnsonCaptain:Chase Wouters

The Abbotsford Canucks are a professional ice hockey team based in Abbotsford, British Columbia, and members of the American Hockey League (AHL). The team began play in the 2021–22 season with home games at Abbotsford Centre as the AHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks. The team is a relocation of the 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 until 2014.

Deeper Dive

The Players

Franchise History

  • 1932–1935 Quebec Beavers
  • 1935–1951 Springfield Indians
  • 1951–1954 Syracuse Warriors
  • 1954–1967 Springfield Indians
  • 1967–1974 Springfield Kings
  • 1974–1994 Springfield Indians
  • 1994–2005 Worcester IceCats
  • 2005–2013 Peoria Rivermen
  • 2013–2021 Utica Comets
  • 2021–present Abbotsford Canucks