Vancouver Female Hockey Association
Metro Vancouver Minor Hockey Association of the Year!


  • Formed a Society with the Gov’t of BC as Killarney Girls Hockey


1972-1980 - Teams were made up of:

  • Senior (18+) called Shamrocks
  • Intermediate (ages 13-17)
  • Junior (ages 6-9)



  • Won the BCIHA Junior League Championship
  • Won the BCIHA Intermediate League Championship


1980 -1983

New Phase of Junior Team (ages 7–12) sponsored by the Vancouver Firefighters

  • Junior Teams took part in many Metro Vancouver tournaments and played against the LMFIHA league teams made up of Cloverdale, Richmond, North Shore, Delta, Surrey
  • Took part in several years of attending the “Showcase” where the teams mingled with the Vancouver Canucks, had ice parades, autograph signing, food, presentation of small commemorative banners, and lots of fun.


1984 –1995

6 Killarney teams:

  • Senior Teams called Ice Breakers A, Shamrocks AA, Knights AAA
  • Senior Teams also used the names the Coyotes AA and the Klovers A
  • The Midget teams were called the Crunch AA and the Crash A
  • The Junior team was called Killarney Kanucks



  • Midget LMFIHA League Champions



  • Midget Team represented Zone 5 at BC Winter Games (Penticton)



  • Midget Team represented Zone 5 at BC Winter Games (Cowichan) won GOLD medal



  • Sr Team (Knights) represented Zone 5 at BC Winter Games (Vernon)



  • Sr Team (Knights) represented Zone 5 at BC Winter Games (Kitimat)



  • Sr Team (Knights) represented Zone 5 at BC Winter Games (Comox) won BRONZE medal 
  • Senior Icebreakers AA LMIHA League Champions



  • BC Hockey /PCAHA /LMFIHA declared girls (Junior and Midget age players) must register in the zone that they live in (except if there is no team in that zone)



  • After a few years of no teams in the Jr division another attempt at reviving a younger girls team starting at the age of 5 - registered 3 teams and they chose the Harry Potter names for teams



  • New jerseys purchased in the current colours with a new logo (Official rebrand as Vancouver Angels)



  • Senior Team (Knights) dissolved to give ice times available to younger players



  • Association begins to grow as Female Hockey popularity skyrockets due to Vancouver Olympics



  • BC Winter Games U16 girls that attended: Hazel B, Madeline F, Zoe L and Elaine M
  • PCAHA Scholarship awarded to Julie Rudecki




  • Association and Teams participated in Car Free Festival on Main St, Slice of Summer at Killarney, The Fair at Champlain Heights Community Centre and Kits Picnic in the Park. Also in the October World Hockey Day


Dec 2014

  • Entered a Float at the Santa Parade with 75 Girls Hockey Players marching down Georgia St



  • Come Try Girls Hockey events start, which have become hugely popular, helping to fuel further growth in Female Hockey



  • PCAHA Scholarships awarded to Emily F, Natalie C, Natalie B 
  • PCAHA Banners awarded to PeeWee C2, Atom C1, Midget C1



  • PCAHA Scholarships to Jamie Y and Emily W



  • PCAHA Awarded Killarney with the Association of the Year and the Executive of the Year
  • Hosted Yukon Atom C1 team in January
  • Banners went to Atom C1, PeeWee C1, PeeWee C2, Bantam C2, Midget C1 and C2


June 2017

  • Killarney Girls Ice Hockey Association officially became VANCOUVER FEMALE ICE HOCKEY ASSOCIATION


March 2018

  • Bantam A Provincials Host