Penticton Vees

The Penticton Vees faced off against the Brooks Bandits at the 2017 RBC Cup national championship in Cobourg, Ont. (Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images via Twitter)

Penticton Vees will face national champions in pre-season action

The defending national champions, the Brooks Bandits, will play against the Penticton Vees

The Penticton Vees faced off against the Brooks Bandits at the 2017 RBC Cup national championship in Cobourg, Ont. (Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images via Twitter)
Defenceman Ethan Martini will join the Penticton Vees for the 2019-2020 season. (Photo courtesy of Garrett James — BCHL)

Penticton Vees add gritty defenceman to lineup

Defenceman Ethan Martini was picked up from the Powell River Kings

Defenceman Ethan Martini will join the Penticton Vees for the 2019-2020 season. (Photo courtesy of Garrett James — BCHL)
Massimo Rizzo in action last season for the Vees. He was traded to the Coquitlam Express, just a few days after being drafted by the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes. (Western News file photo)

Penticton Vees trade captain Rizzo days after NHL draft

The Penticton Vees announced they traded 2001-born forward Massimo Rizzo

Massimo Rizzo in action last season for the Vees. He was traded to the Coquitlam Express, just a few days after being drafted by the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes. (Western News file photo)
Penticton Vees alumni Jonny Tychonick. (Black Press file photo)

Penticton Vees alum invited to World Junior hockey tryouts

Two Vees alum have been invited to the World Junior Summer Camps

Penticton Vees alumni Jonny Tychonick. (Black Press file photo)
Netminder Jack LaFontaine and defenceman Mason Snell have worked together to get the Vees to the top of the Interior Division standings. (Western News file photo)

Penticton Vees duo could be picked at NHL Entry Draft

Penticton Vees will be among a long list BCHL players hoping to be selected

Netminder Jack LaFontaine and defenceman Mason Snell have worked together to get the Vees to the top of the Interior Division standings. (Western News file photo)
Flyers top NHL draft pick commits to Penticton Vees

Flyers top NHL draft pick commits to Penticton Vees

A first round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft will play for the Penticton Vees this season

Flyers top NHL draft pick commits to Penticton Vees
The Penticton Vees have acquired the CJHL rights to Colton Kalezic from the Toronto Patriots in exchange for future considerations. (Submitted photo)

Kalezic brings loads of junior hockey experience to Penticton Vees

The Penticton Vees have acquired the CJHL playing rights to forward Colton Kalezic

The Penticton Vees have acquired the CJHL rights to Colton Kalezic from the Toronto Patriots in exchange for future considerations. (Submitted photo)
Scott Gilowski, 17, is the newest player to join the Penticton Vees’ roster for the 2019-20 season. (Okanagan Rockets photo)

Vernon defenceman signs with hometown rival Penticton Vees

Scott Gilowski is well aware of the lengthy B.C. Hockey League history

Scott Gilowski, 17, is the newest player to join the Penticton Vees’ roster for the 2019-20 season. (Okanagan Rockets photo)
Forward Tristan Amonte will join the Penticton Vees for the upcoming season. (Photo courtesy of PentictonVees.com)

Former NHL’ers son joins Penticton Vees

The son of a former NHL player will be joining the Penticton Vees for the upcoming season

Forward Tristan Amonte will join the Penticton Vees for the upcoming season. (Photo courtesy of PentictonVees.com)
Goaltender Yaniv Perets has committed to the Penticton Vees for the upcoming season. (Photo courtesy of the Boston Junior Bruins)

Top goalie commits to Penticton Vees

Yaniv Perets has committed to the Penticton Vees

Goaltender Yaniv Perets has committed to the Penticton Vees for the upcoming season. (Photo courtesy of the Boston Junior Bruins)
Penticton Vees assistant coach Jason Becker, left, is moving on. (Photo from Penticton Vees Facebook page)

Penticton Vees assistant coach Jason Becker moving on

He accepted a new position with St. George’s School in Vancouver

Penticton Vees assistant coach Jason Becker, left, is moving on. (Photo from Penticton Vees Facebook page)
The committee organizing the City of Penticton’s bid to host the 2021 National Junior A Hockey Championships is confident the city has a good chance of being picked. The event coincides with the Penticton Vees 60th anniversary and would benefit the city economically. (Photo from Facebook)

Penticton group confident in bid to host 2021 Junior A Hockey Championships

The 10-day event would bring thousands to the city, garner national TV coverage

The committee organizing the City of Penticton’s bid to host the 2021 National Junior A Hockey Championships is confident the city has a good chance of being picked. The event coincides with the Penticton Vees 60th anniversary and would benefit the city economically. (Photo from Facebook)
Nashville Predators centre Ryan Johansen (92) and Vancouver Canucks defenceman Troy Stecher (51) chase after the puck in the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Penticton Vees alumni will play for Canada at World Hockey Championship

Dante Fabbro and Troy Stecher will play at the World Hockey Championship in Slovakia

Nashville Predators centre Ryan Johansen (92) and Vancouver Canucks defenceman Troy Stecher (51) chase after the puck in the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Two Penticton Vees earn NHL draft rankings

Two Penticton Vees earn NHL draft rankings

Mason Snell and captain Massimo Rizzo of the Penticton Vees win spots in 2019 NHL draft rankings.

Two Penticton Vees earn NHL draft rankings
Dante Fabbro, Penticton Vees and BCHL alumni, scored his first NHL goal with the Nashville Predators on April 6. The Predators went on to win the game and clinch their division championship. (Photo courtesy of Nashville Predators/Twitter)

Penticton Vees alum nets first NHL goal with Nashville Predators

Dante Fabbro saw NHL action with the Nashville Predators

Dante Fabbro, Penticton Vees and BCHL alumni, scored his first NHL goal with the Nashville Predators on April 6. The Predators went on to win the game and clinch their division championship. (Photo courtesy of Nashville Predators/Twitter)
Penticton Vees goalie Mathew Robson. (Western News file photo)

Penticton Vees alum ink NHL deals

Former Vees sign deals with NHL clubs the Nashville Predators and Minnesota Wild

Penticton Vees goalie Mathew Robson. (Western News file photo)
Penticton Vees goalie Jack LaFontaine about to snatch the puck during their Feb. 16 game against the Langley Rivermen. LaFontaine had one of his best seasons of junior hockey yet with the Penticton Vees. Brennan Phillips - Penticton Western News

Players look back at the Penticton Vees 2018-19 season, playoffs

Massimo Rizzo, Cassidy Bowes and Jack LaFontaine recap the ups and downs of the season and playoffs

Penticton Vees goalie Jack LaFontaine about to snatch the puck during their Feb. 16 game against the Langley Rivermen. LaFontaine had one of his best seasons of junior hockey yet with the Penticton Vees. Brennan Phillips - Penticton Western News
Caps top Penticton Vees to take first-round BCHL playoff series
Caps top Penticton Vees to take first-round BCHL playoff series
Penticton Vees captain Massimo Rizzo chases down a Cowichan Valley Capitals defenceman Dimitri Mikrogiannakis on Saturday night at the SOEC. The Vees won Game 5 of the BCHL playoff series 4-1. (Brennan Phillips/Western News Staff)

Video: Tensions boil over as Penticton Vees defeat Cowichan Valley Capitals

Penticton Vees win Game 5 against the Cowichan Valley Capitals in the BCHL playoff series

Penticton Vees captain Massimo Rizzo chases down a Cowichan Valley Capitals defenceman Dimitri Mikrogiannakis on Saturday night at the SOEC. The Vees won Game 5 of the BCHL playoff series 4-1. (Brennan Phillips/Western News Staff)
Penticton Vees looking regain goalscoring touch

Penticton Vees looking regain goalscoring touch

Penticton Vees play the Cowichan Valley Capitals in a must win Game 5

Penticton Vees looking regain goalscoring touch