Penticton Vees

Moments before Penticton’s Jack LaFontaine was taken down by Rylan Van Unen and Jack Lagerstorm in the second period. LaFontaine would remain down for a few minutes but stayed in the game to take the following penalty shot before being replaced by Derek Krall. Brennan Phillips/Western News

Penticton Vees shut down by Merritt Centennials on Feb. 15

The Vees now host the Langley Riverment tonight at the SOEC

Moments before Penticton’s Jack LaFontaine was taken down by Rylan Van Unen and Jack Lagerstorm in the second period. LaFontaine would remain down for a few minutes but stayed in the game to take the following penalty shot before being replaced by Derek Krall. Brennan Phillips/Western News
The Penticton Vees lost to the Vernon Vipers in OT at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Feb. 8. The teams rematch on Feb. 9 at Kal Tire Place. Brennan Phillips/Western News

Vees come up short against Vipers in OT

The teams rematch tonight at Kal Tire Place at 6 p.m.

The Penticton Vees lost to the Vernon Vipers in OT at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Feb. 8. The teams rematch on Feb. 9 at Kal Tire Place. Brennan Phillips/Western News
The Penticton Vees squeaked out a win versus Wenatchee Wild thanks to a third period goal by Ryan Sandelin. The Vees now face Chilliwack Chiefs on Feb. 2. Brennan Phillips/Western News

Penticton Vees pull out a win against Wenatchee Wild at the SOEC

Vees are set to take on the Chilliwack Chiefs on Feb. 2

The Penticton Vees squeaked out a win versus Wenatchee Wild thanks to a third period goal by Ryan Sandelin. The Vees now face Chilliwack Chiefs on Feb. 2. Brennan Phillips/Western News
Penticton Vees coach on home stretch to BCHL milestone

Penticton Vees coach on home stretch to BCHL milestone

The Penticton Vees head coach is just five wins shy of 500 regular season victories.

Penticton Vees coach on home stretch to BCHL milestone
Penticton Vees Lukas Sillinger waits for the puck to drop. Mark Brett/Western News

Penticton Vees winning streak snapped by Nanaimo Clippers

Lukas Sillinger nets two goals in Penticton Vees loss

Penticton Vees Lukas Sillinger waits for the puck to drop. Mark Brett/Western News
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Penticton Vees add to winning streak, defeating Powell River Kings 4-3

Vees face off against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Vancouver Island tonight at 7 p.m.

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Netminder Jack LaFontaine and defenceman Mason Snell have worked together to get the Vees to the top of the Interior Division standings.                                Mark Brett/Western News

Okanagan goalie stingy in the twines as Vees head out on weekend road trip

Penticton Vees have the hottest goalie in the league as they embark on weekend road trip

Netminder Jack LaFontaine and defenceman Mason Snell have worked together to get the Vees to the top of the Interior Division standings.                                Mark Brett/Western News
Vees meeting Centennials in division showdown

Vees meeting Centennials in division showdown

Penticton Vees sitting on top of Interior Division

Vees meeting Centennials in division showdown
Massimo Rizzo scored netted the winner for the Penticton Vees in a shootout against the Wenatchee Wild on Wednesday. (File photo)

Penticton Vees win border battle shootout against Wild

Penticton Vees defeat Wenatchee Wild in BCHL action

Massimo Rizzo scored netted the winner for the Penticton Vees in a shootout against the Wenatchee Wild on Wednesday. (File photo)
A Nanaimo Clippers’ stick goes flying over Brendan Harrogate’s head as they both chase a puck into the corner. Brennan Phillips/Western News

Vees end Nanaimo’s streak with 4-1 win at home

Vees now ranked no. 1 in the Interior Division

A Nanaimo Clippers’ stick goes flying over Brendan Harrogate’s head as they both chase a puck into the corner. Brennan Phillips/Western News
The Penticton Vees made good work of their power plays against the Powell River Kings, coming out 5-3 in their home game on Jan. 11. The Vees take on the Nanaimo Clippers again at the SOEC tonight, Jan. 12, with the puck dropping at 6 p.m.

Vees turn out 3 power play goals, top Kings 5-3

The Penticton team has upped its power play work since last week

The Penticton Vees made good work of their power plays against the Powell River Kings, coming out 5-3 in their home game on Jan. 11. The Vees take on the Nanaimo Clippers again at the SOEC tonight, Jan. 12, with the puck dropping at 6 p.m.
Trade deadline looming for BCHL teams

Trade deadline looming for BCHL teams

Trade watch will heat up as the roster freeze deadline is on Jan. 10

Trade deadline looming for BCHL teams
The Penticton Vees lost 3-1 to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Jan. 4. The teams will rematch Jan. 6 in Salmon Arm at 3 p.m. Brennan Phillips/Western News

Vees bested 3-1 by Silverbacks

Despite multiple power plays and more shots on net, the Vees took an ‘L’

The Penticton Vees lost 3-1 to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Jan. 4. The teams will rematch Jan. 6 in Salmon Arm at 3 p.m. Brennan Phillips/Western News
The Vees Andre Ghantous comes around the net for a try on West Kelowna Warriors goalie Connor Hopkins during their match on December 21.                                Brennan Phillips/Western News

Vees open 2019 with home game against Salmon Arm tonight

The Penticton Vees are back at the SOEC Jan. 4 after a much-needed 10-day break

The Vees Andre Ghantous comes around the net for a try on West Kelowna Warriors goalie Connor Hopkins during their match on December 21.                                Brennan Phillips/Western News
Penticton Vees top the Interior Division

Penticton Vees top the Interior Division

Vees win marathon game in West Kelowna to sweep weekend

Penticton Vees top the Interior Division
Josh Latta of the Vernon Vipers tries to get the puck past Jack LaFontaine of the Penticton Vees in BCHL play in November at Kal Tire Place. The Vees defeated the Vipers at the SOEC on Wednesday 2-1.                                 Black Press file photo

Penticton Vees nip Vernon Vipers in last minute

Vees score with under a minute to play to defeat Vipers at South Okanagan Events Centre

Josh Latta of the Vernon Vipers tries to get the puck past Jack LaFontaine of the Penticton Vees in BCHL play in November at Kal Tire Place. The Vees defeated the Vipers at the SOEC on Wednesday 2-1.                                 Black Press file photo
Penticton Vees (left to right) David Silye, Mason Snell, Brendon Kerr (equipment manager) and Massimo Rizzo, all members of the bronze medal winning Team Canada West at the World Junior A Challenge in Bonnyville, Alta.                                Mark Brett/Western News

Penticton Vees players named to CJHL Top Prospects game

Fresh off winning a bronze medal with Team Canada West players get nod for Top Prospects games

Penticton Vees (left to right) David Silye, Mason Snell, Brendon Kerr (equipment manager) and Massimo Rizzo, all members of the bronze medal winning Team Canada West at the World Junior A Challenge in Bonnyville, Alta.                                Mark Brett/Western News
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Vees trump Smoke Eaters in overtime shootout

The teams will face off again tonight at 7 p.m. at Cominco Arena

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Team Canada West player Alexander Campbell (Victoria Grizzlies, BCHL) races the puck up the ice through traffic, while teammate Alex Newhook tries to give him some space. Canada West lost to Russia 3-0 on Wednesday night in the preliminary round of the World Junior A Challenge.                                Hockey Canada images

BCHL’ers blanked by Russia at World Junior A Challenge

Canada West loses battle of the unbeaten teams in the preliminary round

Team Canada West player Alexander Campbell (Victoria Grizzlies, BCHL) races the puck up the ice through traffic, while teammate Alex Newhook tries to give him some space. Canada West lost to Russia 3-0 on Wednesday night in the preliminary round of the World Junior A Challenge.                                Hockey Canada images
Okanagan player earns nod as BC Hockey League Player of the Month

Okanagan player earns nod as BC Hockey League Player of the Month

James Miller was named BC Hockey League Player of the Month for November.

Okanagan player earns nod as BC Hockey League Player of the Month