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Quinton Howden gets a spot in the WHL's Top Ten plays of the week.

WHL Plays of the Week: Jan. 26-Feb. 2

Here are your top ten plays of the week in the WHL, from Jan. 26-Feb. 2, 2012.

  • Feb 3, 2012
Quinton Howden gets a spot in the WHL's Top Ten plays of the week.

Walker first star as Royals route Cougars, split two-game series

Walker scores first two goals, including game winner as Royals beat Cougars 5-1 Wednesday night

Ben Walker’s energy is starting to stand out at Royals games.

Walking tall: Royals rookie coming to life

Minnesota high schooler becoming consistent contributor to Royals offense

Ben Walker’s energy is starting to stand out at Royals games.
Wes Barrett

Bobby keeps his promise: MLS Whitecaps to visit UVic Vikes

The UVic Vikes and Whitecaps annual exhibition match was always fun, but the ante is up as the Whitecaps have gone MLS, and visit Feb. 19

Wes Barrett

Vikes swimmer splashing closer to Olympics

Vikes open-water specialist Richard Weinberger zeroing in on a spot with Canadian Olympic team

Vickers is chased by Islanders’ Dayne Ellison seconds before blasting the overtime winner top shelf last Friday.

Panthers beat Islanders in OT

Peninsula Panthers shut down Kerry Park Islanders in dramatic overtime goal on Friday

Vickers is chased by Islanders’ Dayne Ellison seconds before blasting the overtime winner top shelf last Friday.

VIJHL’s top scorers to meet as Cougars host Braves

High-scoring captains Brody Coulter of the Victoria Cougars and Ty Jones of the Saanich Braves meet in Esquimalt on Thursday

Luc Pearson

Elite rugby players at home in Langford

For a group of young men and women living on the West Shore, breakfast is a scrum at Goudy field

Luc Pearson
Toby Peyton

Defending champs Castaway-Wanderers reload for another run

Premier rugby kicks off with national players watching from sidelines

Toby Peyton
Kelly Hwang and Ryan Comisky of the Saanich Skating Club perform a routine in their pre-preliminary dance division Sunday at the Lynn Hetherington Memorial figure skating competition in Nanaimo. The three-day event attracted 350 skaters.

Ice dance duo

The Nanaimo Skating Club hosted the Lynn Hetherington Memorial figure skating competition on the weekend.

  • Jan 30, 2012
Kelly Hwang and Ryan Comisky of the Saanich Skating Club perform a routine in their pre-preliminary dance division Sunday at the Lynn Hetherington Memorial figure skating competition in Nanaimo. The three-day event attracted 350 skaters.

Debating the BCHL’s best players, decade by decade

Vote for best BCHL players by the decade, including Brett Hull, Mark Recchi and Jamie Benn

Concussed Stahl hoping to return to Royals

Tyler Stahl is back practising with the Victoria Royals, hoping to return from concussion before the season ends

The Royals split their weekend series with the Kamloops Blazers

Royals fade to Blazers on Pink in the Rink night

Promising start by Victoria Royals undone by WHL-best Kamloops Blazers, as Blazers win 5-1

The Royals split their weekend series with the Kamloops Blazers

Royals slay dragon after a rough start

Victoria Royals earn first WHL win over Kamloops since relocating, 4-2 on Friday night

  • Jan 28, 2012
Rhys Williams leads the rush against the Kerry Park Islanders at Archie Browning arena earlier this season. Williams is one of the few remaining Stingers still in the VIJHL

VIJHL: Rhys Williams has gone from worst to first

For Rhys Williams of the Victoria Cougars, his days as a Stinger are now a distant memory

Rhys Williams leads the rush against the Kerry Park Islanders at Archie Browning arena earlier this season. Williams is one of the few remaining Stingers still in the VIJHL
Coltyn Hansen

Changes afoot for BCHL’s 2012-13 season

Island division returns to BCHL for shortened 2012-13 season

Coltyn Hansen

Cedar Hill juniors squash the competition

Cedar Hill junior squash players win big at B.C. open in Vancouver

Grey Cup to visit Mount Doug secondary, Oak Bay Safeway and Bear Mountain Arena

Canadian football's biggest trophy comes to Saanich, Oak Bay and Colwood

Panthers' big and strong defenceman

Panthers lie down in last period against Braves

VIJHL match between Peninsula Panthers, Saanich Braves ends badly for the home team

Panthers' big and strong defenceman
Lambrick Park senior volleyball players Chelsea Strandlund and Tyger Holt plan to continue playing at the college level after high school

Can Victoria survive as volleyball mecca?

Lack of Vikes program a “factor” in number of CIS, national players produced from the South Island

Lambrick Park senior volleyball players Chelsea Strandlund and Tyger Holt plan to continue playing at the college level after high school
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