AHL approves relocation of Canucks' affiliate to Abbotsford
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The Vancouver Canucks' AHL affiliate will be playing closer to home starting next season.

The AHL's board of governors approved relocation for the Canucks-owned franchise from Utica, New York, to Abbotsford, British Columbia, beginning in the 2021-22 campaign, the league announced.

Vancouver's new affiliate will play out of Abbotsford Center, but the details of the team's name, logo, and brand are still unknown.

In a corresponding move, the AHL franchise owned by the New Jersey Devils will move from Binghamton, New York, to Utica beginning next season.

The Utica Comets announced a 10-year affiliation deal with the Devils. The organization will keep the same name but will reveal new jersey designs and colors later in the year.

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AHL approves relocation of Canucks' affiliate to Abbotsford
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