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PENTICTON VEES forward Mitch Newsome

Snakes will be feisty opponents for Vees

The Penticton Vees are anxious to play the Vernon Vipers and add to the rivalry

PENTICTON VEES forward Mitch Newsome
Penticton Vees Patrick Newell fires a shot that goes over the glove of West Kelowna Warriors netminder Stephen Heslop in the third period of the B.C. Hockey League playoff match at the South Okanagan Events Centre March 9. Penticton's next games are March 14 and 15 when they host the Vernon Vipers in the second round. Both games are at 6 p.m.

Vees put dagger in Warriors, clinch Interior Division series

Hunter Miska puts up shutout, while Matt Serratore nets winner

Penticton Vees Patrick Newell fires a shot that goes over the glove of West Kelowna Warriors netminder Stephen Heslop in the third period of the B.C. Hockey League playoff match at the South Okanagan Events Centre March 9. Penticton's next games are March 14 and 15 when they host the Vernon Vipers in the second round. Both games are at 6 p.m.
West Kelowna Warriors Jonathan Desbiens is sandwiched between Penticton Vees Demico Hannoun and Patrick Sexton during a break out attempt in the third period of the BC Hockey League playoff opener Tuesday at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The Warriors' Jason Cotton scored the winning goal in the second overtime period for a 4-3 victory however Penticton evened the series the following night at home with 3-2 overtime win.

Vee hopes for third chance at RBC

Demico Hannoun looks to return to the RBC Cup for the third time, but win his first ring

West Kelowna Warriors Jonathan Desbiens is sandwiched between Penticton Vees Demico Hannoun and Patrick Sexton during a break out attempt in the third period of the BC Hockey League playoff opener Tuesday at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The Warriors' Jason Cotton scored the winning goal in the second overtime period for a 4-3 victory however Penticton evened the series the following night at home with 3-2 overtime win.
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PENTICTON VEES FORWARD Steen Cooper (17) does other good things when he’s not burying pucks. Steen has been a strong defensive player who takes the body and is a big reason the Vees won their second BCHL regular season title in four years.

Winning with Mr. Cooper

Steen Cooper has been doing everything to help the Penticton Vees win

PENTICTON VEES FORWARD Steen Cooper (17) does other good things when he’s not burying pucks. Steen has been a strong defensive player who takes the body and is a big reason the Vees won their second BCHL regular season title in four years.
PENTICTON VEES goalie Hunter Miska uses his pad to stifle Merritt Centennials forward Colin Grannary on this chance with co-captain Patrick Sexton supporting him. Miska made 21 saves in a 4-1 win in BCHL action Friday at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Vees set to battle with the ‘Backs

Final Wicked Wednesday of the season for Penticton Vees is against the Salmon Arm Silverbacks

PENTICTON VEES goalie Hunter Miska uses his pad to stifle Merritt Centennials forward Colin Grannary on this chance with co-captain Patrick Sexton supporting him. Miska made 21 saves in a 4-1 win in BCHL action Friday at the South Okanagan Events Centre.
STEEN COOPER (17) and the Penticton Vees meet the Merritt Centennials and goalie Jonah Imoo again

Vees to play gritty style

The Penticton Vees aim to continue their gritty crash the net style against Merritt Friday

STEEN COOPER (17) and the Penticton Vees meet the Merritt Centennials and goalie Jonah Imoo again
PENTICTON VEES forward Demico Hannoun fires a shot on the West Kelowna goal during a matchup earlier this season at the South Okanagan Events Centre. On Tueday

Chartier hat trick helps Vees pound Warriors

Connor Chartier nets a hat trick, while Steen Cooper knocks in winner in West Kelowna

  • Jan 21, 2015
PENTICTON VEES forward Demico Hannoun fires a shot on the West Kelowna goal during a matchup earlier this season at the South Okanagan Events Centre. On Tueday
JOEY HOLKA (19) spent three seasons with the Vees before playing 80 college games with the St. Cloud State Huskies. He is now playing in the East Coast Hockey League with the Utah Grizzlies.

Former Vee makes pit stop in Penticton

Joey Holka, who spent three seasons with the Penticton Vees, skated with current members of the team to joining ECHL team

JOEY HOLKA (19) spent three seasons with the Vees before playing 80 college games with the St. Cloud State Huskies. He is now playing in the East Coast Hockey League with the Utah Grizzlies.
Penticton Vees netminder Hunter Miska covers up the puck on this scoring chance by the Prince George Spruce Kings in the first period of the B.C. Hockey League match at the South Okanagan Events Centre

Jost wires home winner for Vees over Prince George

Dante Fabbro collects three assists in Vees victory over Prince George

Penticton Vees netminder Hunter Miska covers up the puck on this scoring chance by the Prince George Spruce Kings in the first period of the B.C. Hockey League match at the South Okanagan Events Centre

Vees face BCHL’s top scorer

The Penticton Vees and Coquitlam Express are set for their first meeting of the season

PENTICTON VEES forward Patrick Newell (11) battles with West Kelowna Warriors' Brett Mennear while Cam Amantea (74) and Greydon Robinson collide along the boards in their BCHL matchup in the South Okanagan Events Centre Friday. The two teams met again Saturday at Royal LePage Place on Saturday night with the Vees completing the weekend sweep defeating the Warriors 7-2.

Penticton Vees sweep weekend series with West Kelowna Warriors

Penticton Vees scored four third period goals en route to a 7-2 romp over the Warriors at Royal LePage Place on Dec. 20.

  • Dec 21, 2014
PENTICTON VEES forward Patrick Newell (11) battles with West Kelowna Warriors' Brett Mennear while Cam Amantea (74) and Greydon Robinson collide along the boards in their BCHL matchup in the South Okanagan Events Centre Friday. The two teams met again Saturday at Royal LePage Place on Saturday night with the Vees completing the weekend sweep defeating the Warriors 7-2.
UPDATED —Four Vees get Canada nod

Four Vees named to Canada West team for WJAC

Demico Hannoun, Tyson Jost, Gabe Bast and Dante Fabbro to play for Canada West

UPDATED —Four Vees get Canada nod
Tyson Jost

Tyson Jost

Tyson Jost is a rookie with the Penticton Vees and has represented Canada

  • Dec 10, 2014
Tyson Jost
Demico Hannoun

Demico Hannoun

Demico Hannoun is in his fourth season in the BCHL and first with the Vees

  • Dec 4, 2014
Demico Hannoun
Penticton Vees Cam Amantea flips the puck past a Trail Smoke Eaters player during their game at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Wednesday.

From the Slot with Cam Amantea: Getting ready for another tough week

Throughout the season, Cam Amantea will write a column for the Western News giving readers insight on the Vees.

  • Dec 4, 2014
Penticton Vees Cam Amantea flips the puck past a Trail Smoke Eaters player during their game at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Wednesday.

Five Vees get Canada West invite

Demico Hannoun, Tyson Jost, Dante Fabbro, Gabe Bast and Miles Gendron try to earn roster spots with Canada

THE PENTICTON VEES will be without winger Matt Serratore with a broken left ankle for six to eight weeks. This weekend the Vees visit Langley on Friday then host the West Kelowna Warriors at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Saturday.

Vees constantly hone skills

Vees hit the road to Langley for rematch with Rivermen, host West Kelowna Saturday

THE PENTICTON VEES will be without winger Matt Serratore with a broken left ankle for six to eight weeks. This weekend the Vees visit Langley on Friday then host the West Kelowna Warriors at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Saturday.
PENTICTON VEES forward Riley Alferd wore 26 in his first year with the Vees

From the Slot with Riley Alferd

Forward Riley Alferd writes about the Vees' busy month and why he switched his number

  • Nov 20, 2014
PENTICTON VEES forward Riley Alferd wore 26 in his first year with the Vees
Riley Alferd (left) fights for the puck against the Cowichan Valley Capitals’ Mitchell Stapley (right) and Jacob Switzer during their BCHL match up with the Penticton Vees on Nov. 15 at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The  Vees won the game 4-1.

More line juggling expected for Vees

Penticton Vees add Dakota Conroy and Connor Chartier to roster

Riley Alferd (left) fights for the puck against the Cowichan Valley Capitals’ Mitchell Stapley (right) and Jacob Switzer during their BCHL match up with the Penticton Vees on Nov. 15 at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The  Vees won the game 4-1.
Learning experience for Vees' Canadian players

Learning experience for Vees’ Canadian players

Tyson Jost and Dante Fabbro return from World U17 Hockey Challenge with more experience

Learning experience for Vees' Canadian players