Penticton Vees

Penticton Vees lose a squeaker in Salmon Arm

Penticton Vees lose a squeaker in Salmon Arm

The Penticton Vees got off to a rousing start but in the end fell 4-3 to Salmon Arm

Penticton Vees lose a squeaker in Salmon Arm
Penticton Vees acquire forward Lakoduk from Victoria Grizzlies

Penticton Vees acquire forward Lakoduk from Victoria Grizzlies

The Penticton Vees have acquired forward Darwin Lakoduk in a trade with the Victoria Grizzlies

Penticton Vees acquire forward Lakoduk from Victoria Grizzlies
(photo courtesy of the Penticton Vees)
(photo courtesy of the Penticton Vees)
Vees’ Jay O’Brien during the First Responders’ Night game on Oct. 19. O’Brien racked up another two goals and an assist during his game against the Wenatchee Wild on Friday. (Western News File Photo)

Vees take first game in double-header in Wenatchee

The Vees took a 4-1 victory with two goals and an assist from Jay O’Brien.

  • Nov 9, 2019
Vees’ Jay O’Brien during the First Responders’ Night game on Oct. 19. O’Brien racked up another two goals and an assist during his game against the Wenatchee Wild on Friday. (Western News File Photo)
Penticton Vees suffer Wicked Wednesday

Penticton Vees suffer Wicked Wednesday

The Penticton Vees five-game win streak came to an end Wednesday as the Smoke Eaters win 4-1

Penticton Vees suffer Wicked Wednesday
The Penticton Vees captured their fifth straight win over the Victoria Grizzlies on Saturday night at The Q Centre.(PHOTO: Kyle Robinson/Kyle Robinson Photography)
The Penticton Vees captured their fifth straight win over the Victoria Grizzlies on Saturday night at The Q Centre.(PHOTO: Kyle Robinson/Kyle Robinson Photography)
(Photo: Damon James/BCHL)

Vees complete comeback for 4th straight win

Penticton earned a 5-3 victory over South Surry Friday night, play Victoria Saturday

(Photo: Damon James/BCHL)
Penticton wins third junior hockey start

Penticton wins third junior hockey start

The Penticton Vees are back to their winning ways collecting a third straight BCHL victory.

Penticton wins third junior hockey start
(Photo courtesy of Darren Francis/FotoShotz)

Holtz heroics help Vees to 4-3 overtime win over Chiefs

Steve Holtz played the overtime hero as the Penticton Vees earned a 4-3 victory in extra time

(Photo courtesy of Darren Francis/FotoShotz)
The Penticton Vees came out victorious against the Trail Smoke Eaters in their final home game for a while, with the team now on the road for a series of away games. (Photo by Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)

Vees best Smoke Eaters 4-2 in first wicked Wednesday home game

Now Penticton hits the road for a series of away games, starting with the Chilliwack Chiefs

The Penticton Vees came out victorious against the Trail Smoke Eaters in their final home game for a while, with the team now on the road for a series of away games. (Photo by Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)
Former Vernon Vipers goaltender Carl Stankowski has been added to the Penticton Vees roster, alongside Tyler Ho from the Kanata Lasers. (Photo by Candace Ward/Calgary Hitmen)

Vees add new blood to lineup in advance of first wicked Wednesday game

Carl Stankowski, 19, and Tyler Ho, 19, have been acquired while Derek Krall has been traded

Former Vernon Vipers goaltender Carl Stankowski has been added to the Penticton Vees roster, alongside Tyler Ho from the Kanata Lasers. (Photo by Candace Ward/Calgary Hitmen)
Penticton’s choice to host 2021 Centennial Cup well grounded

Penticton’s choice to host 2021 Centennial Cup well grounded

The strength runs deep throughout the Vees organization and the city in landing Centennial Cup

Penticton’s choice to host 2021 Centennial Cup well grounded
Vees’ Jay O’Brien takes the puck around the back of the Nanaimo Clipper net during the First Responders’ Night game on Oct. 19. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Vees fall to Clippers by 4-1

It was a bit of a feeling out process through the opening 20 minutes between two teams

Vees’ Jay O’Brien takes the puck around the back of the Nanaimo Clipper net during the First Responders’ Night game on Oct. 19. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Vees’ player David Silye races a Vernon Viper for the puck during Friday’s game. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Vees fall to Vipers in overtime at the SOEC

Penticton takes on Nanaimo tonight in their double header home game weekend

Vees’ player David Silye races a Vernon Viper for the puck during Friday’s game. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Penticton has been named host of the Centennial Cup, formerly Royal Bank Cup, tournament in 2021. The Penticton Vees won the Junior A hockey championship in 1986 and 2012. (contributed).

Penticton Vees to host 2021 Centennial Cup

It’s the first time Penticton has hosted the tournament that decides the country’s Junior A champions

Penticton has been named host of the Centennial Cup, formerly Royal Bank Cup, tournament in 2021. The Penticton Vees won the Junior A hockey championship in 1986 and 2012. (contributed).
Members of the Penticton Vees went to the Penticton Fire Department this week to personally invite firefighters to this tonight’s B.C. Hockey League game for First Responder Night. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Vees to recognize local first responders at tonight’s game

First Responders Night offers free tickets to responders in the community.

  • Oct 19, 2019
Members of the Penticton Vees went to the Penticton Fire Department this week to personally invite firefighters to this tonight’s B.C. Hockey League game for First Responder Night. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Appreciation for South Okanagan first responders

Appreciation for South Okanagan first responders

The Penticton Western News and the Penticton Vees are giving first responders free hockey tickets

Appreciation for South Okanagan first responders
The Vees were served their first loss of the season last night against the Bulldogs. (Photo courtesy of Penticton Vees)

Vees fall to Bulldogs in first loss of the season

Vees had the best chance in the opening moments to find the back of the net

The Vees were served their first loss of the season last night against the Bulldogs. (Photo courtesy of Penticton Vees)
Penticton Vees forward Danny Weight was integral in the team’s 11th straight victory last night against the Powell River Kings. He was also recently listed as a ‘C’ prospect in the NHL’s Central Scouting Initial Players to Watch List. (Photo by Jack Murray, from Instagram)

Vees pull off 11th straight win against Kings

Penticton used multiple power plays to their advantage, beating Powell River 6-2

Penticton Vees forward Danny Weight was integral in the team’s 11th straight victory last night against the Powell River Kings. He was also recently listed as a ‘C’ prospect in the NHL’s Central Scouting Initial Players to Watch List. (Photo by Jack Murray, from Instagram)
Vees win 10th straight game

Vees win 10th straight game

It didn’t take long for the Vees offence to get its legs early on in the game

Vees win 10th straight game