Penticton Vees

Vees goalkeeper Yaniv Perets stands watch while Tyler Ho takes the puck around the back of the net in the last game of the Okanagan Cup’s round robin stage on Nov. 7. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Penticton could be the ‘hub-city’ for a potential BCHL bubble

Seventeen teams would stay and play all their games in the South Okanagan

 

Vees goalkeeper Yaniv Perets stands watch while Tyler Ho takes the puck around the back of the net on Nov. 7. The BCHL press release did not name the player who tested positive.(Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Penticton Vees quarantining after player tests positive for COVID-19

The team, staff and billets are isolating while they are tested

 

Philippe Chapleau will be joining the Vees from Quebec.  (Submitted - Le Courrier Du Sud)

Penticton Vees pick up Quebec defenseman

Philippe Chapleau played for Team Canada East and two all-start teams

 

The Penticton Vees celebrate winning the Okanagan Cup semi-final game 5-2 against the Salmon Arm Silverbacks Friday night. The Vees play for the championship Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (Cherie Morgan of Cherie Morgan Photography)
The Penticton Vees celebrate winning the Okanagan Cup semi-final game 5-2 against the Salmon Arm Silverbacks Friday night. The Vees play for the championship Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (Cherie Morgan of Cherie Morgan Photography)
Vees goalkeeper Yaniv Perets stands watch while Tyler Ho takes the puck around the back of the net in the last game of the Okanagan Cup’s round robin stage on Nov. 7. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Penticton Vees take commanding 6-3 win against Vernon Vipers

The Vees beat the Vernon Vipers in back-to-back games, to close out round robin

Vees goalkeeper Yaniv Perets stands watch while Tyler Ho takes the puck around the back of the net in the last game of the Okanagan Cup’s round robin stage on Nov. 7. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Kaeden Lane posted a shutout as the Penticton Vees blanked the Vernon Vipers by a score of 4-0 at Kal Tire Place Friday night, Nov. 6, 2020. (Lisa Mazurek Photography)

Penticton Vees blank Vernon Vipers in 4-0 win

Kaeden Lane stopped 25 shots to shut out the Vipers Friday night

Kaeden Lane posted a shutout as the Penticton Vees blanked the Vernon Vipers by a score of 4-0 at Kal Tire Place Friday night, Nov. 6, 2020. (Lisa Mazurek Photography)
Penticton Vees captain Finlay Williams gets worked over by Vernon Vipers defenceman Griffen Barr in front of goalie Kobe Grant during the Vees’ 4-1 B.C. Hockey League Okanagan Cup victory Saturday, Oct. 10, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Penticton Vees stay perfect in pre-season

Vees go to Vernon and beat the Vipers 4-1 to improve to 6-0 in B.C. Hockey League Okanagan Cup event

Penticton Vees captain Finlay Williams gets worked over by Vernon Vipers defenceman Griffen Barr in front of goalie Kobe Grant during the Vees’ 4-1 B.C. Hockey League Okanagan Cup victory Saturday, Oct. 10, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
The Penticton Vees have acquired decorated Manitoba junior hockey player, Owen Murray, in exchange for future considerations. (Penticton Vees/Contributed)

Penticton Vees acquire decorated Manitoba defenseman

Murray represented Team Canada West during the World Junior A Challenge in Dawson Creek, B.C.

The Penticton Vees have acquired decorated Manitoba junior hockey player, Owen Murray, in exchange for future considerations. (Penticton Vees/Contributed)
Vees sign Connecticut blueliner for 2020/21 season

Vees sign Connecticut blueliner for 2020/21 season

The Penticton Vees announced they have signed defenceman Jason Marsella

Vees sign Connecticut blueliner for 2020/21 season
Vees win in overtime to clinch Interior Division quarter finals

Vees win in overtime to clinch Interior Division quarter finals

The Penticton Vees needed overtime to win their quarter final playoff series against West Kelowna

Vees win in overtime to clinch Interior Division quarter finals
Village seniors take on Penticton Vees in fun hockey game

Village seniors take on Penticton Vees in fun hockey game

“Life should be about nonstop growth. Whether you’re 40, 60, 80 or even 100 years old…” - Gary Doi

Village seniors take on Penticton Vees in fun hockey game
Penticton Vees drop possible series sweep with overtime loss to Warriors

Penticton Vees drop possible series sweep with overtime loss to Warriors

The Vees will host West Kelowna for game 5 Wednesday after the 2-1 loss

Penticton Vees drop possible series sweep with overtime loss to Warriors
Vees push Warriors to the brink of elimination with 9-2 win

Vees push Warriors to the brink of elimination with 9-2 win

The Penticton Vees made it three games in a row and are now in a position to sweep the Warriors

Vees push Warriors to the brink of elimination with 9-2 win
Liam Malmquist slides the puck past the West Kelowna Warrior in game two of the opening playoff series in Penticton. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Penticton Vees lead series 2-0 after 4-1 win over the West Kelowna Warriors

The Vees put up four goals in the final period to win

  • Feb 28, 2020
Liam Malmquist slides the puck past the West Kelowna Warrior in game two of the opening playoff series in Penticton. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
South Okanagan mayors put their BCHL jerseys on the line

South Okanagan mayors put their BCHL jerseys on the line

Mayors of Penticton and West Kelowna make a “friendly” wager on the BCHL series outcome.

South Okanagan mayors put their BCHL jerseys on the line
Vees have a short-handed romp over visiting West Kelowna Warriors

Vees have a short-handed romp over visiting West Kelowna Warriors

The Penticton Vees scored three short-handed goals to take a 1-0 series lead over West Kelowna

Vees have a short-handed romp over visiting West Kelowna Warriors
Vees forward Jay O’Brien has been named to the BCHL’s first team all-star line-up. O’Brien joined the Vees after struggling to find his game in the NCAA with Providence College last season. (Cherie Morgan photo)

Penticton Vees forward O’Brien named first team BCHL all-star

O’Brien finished the season tied for fourth in leauge scoring with 66 points in 46 games.

Vees forward Jay O’Brien has been named to the BCHL’s first team all-star line-up. O’Brien joined the Vees after struggling to find his game in the NCAA with Providence College last season. (Cherie Morgan photo)
Liam Malmquist, the Vees’ Rookie of the Year, takes the puck around the back of the Wenatchee Wild net on Saturday. (Brennan Phillips)

Penticton Vees recognized on and off ice success

The awards were given out following their Saturday night win.

  • Feb 23, 2020
Liam Malmquist, the Vees’ Rookie of the Year, takes the puck around the back of the Wenatchee Wild net on Saturday. (Brennan Phillips)
Penticton Vees comeback for overtime win to end regular season

Penticton Vees comeback for overtime win to end regular season

The Vees were down 3-0 to start the third before putting together an epic comeback.

  • Feb 22, 2020
Penticton Vees comeback for overtime win to end regular season
The Vees won 4-1 against the Wild in Penticton Friday, Feb. 21. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)

Vees secure 4-1 win against Wenatchee

On Saturday night the Vees take on the Wild again at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

The Vees won 4-1 against the Wild in Penticton Friday, Feb. 21. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)