BCHL

City of Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog will be cheering for the Nanaimo Clippers in the BCHL Fred Page Cup finals, which start Friday, May 13, in Penticton. (Submitted photo)

Nanaimo bars, Penticton wine on the line as mayors bet on BCHL finals

Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog makes friendly wager with Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki

 

The Penticton swept the West Kelowna Warriors in the Interior Conference Finals, booking their ticket to the Fred Page Cup Finals in the process. (Photo: Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)

B.C. Hockey League releases schedule for Fred Page Cup Finals

Penticton will battle the Nanaimo in Game No. 1 of the fourth-round hockey series on May 13

 

The Vernon Vipers, B.C. Hockey League and Shaw Communications have teamed up to help local charities in each Canadian member city. The Vipers have selected the Kalamalka Starfish Society’s backpack program to help local kids. Fans can text to donate $10 to the charity until May 31. (Morning Star file photo)

Vernon Vipers, Shaw, community help feed the need

Donate $10 through text message, donation will be matched and funds raised benefit Starfish Society

 

The Cristall brothers with NHLer Shea Weber (Contributed)

The Cristall brothers: Taking Kelowna hockey by storm

“It’s awesome that we’re both so close to each other.”

The Cristall brothers with NHLer Shea Weber (Contributed)
Warriors goaltender Johnny Derrick celebrated advancing to the second round with forwards John Evans and Elan Bar-Lev-Wise (Photo - Tami Quan Photography/Contributed)

West Kelowna Warriors end Vernon Vipers’ season with 7-2 win

West Kelowna will face either Prince George or Cranbrook in the second round

Warriors goaltender Johnny Derrick celebrated advancing to the second round with forwards John Evans and Elan Bar-Lev-Wise (Photo - Tami Quan Photography/Contributed)
(Photo - Tami Quan Photography/Contributed)

West Kelowna Warriors looking to move on over Vernon Vipers

Game six (if necessary) would take place Saturday night in Vernon

(Photo - Tami Quan Photography/Contributed)
(Photo - Tami Quan Photohgraphy/Contributed)

West Kelowna Warriors take 3-1 series lead over Vernon Vipers

Game five goes Friday night in West Kelowna

(Photo - Tami Quan Photohgraphy/Contributed)
West Kelowna Warriors Christophe Farmer is coming off a four-point night in game three of this first round BCHL series. (Photo - Tami Quan Photography)
West Kelowna Warriors Christophe Farmer is coming off a four-point night in game three of this first round BCHL series. (Photo - Tami Quan Photography)
(Photo - @vernonvipers Twitter)
(Photo - @vernonvipers Twitter)
(Tami Quan Photography)
(Tami Quan Photography)
(Photo - @vernonvipers Twitter)

West Kelowna falls to Vernon 5-2 in game one of the BCHL playoffs

The loss ended West Kelowna’s 10-game winning streak

(Photo - @vernonvipers Twitter)
Tyler Chan of the Vernon Vipers is pinned to the boards by West Kelowna’s Zach Reim while Jayden Price comes in to help during the Warriors’ 4-3 BCHL win Saturday, Dec. 11, at Kal Tire Place. The two rivals face each other in Round 1 of the league playoffs starting Friday in West Kelowna. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Eight years between playoff dates for Vernon Vipers, West Kelowna Warriors

Vernon eliminated West Kelowna in six in 2014; best-of-7 conference series starts Friday in West Kel

Tyler Chan of the Vernon Vipers is pinned to the boards by West Kelowna’s Zach Reim while Jayden Price comes in to help during the Warriors’ 4-3 BCHL win Saturday, Dec. 11, at Kal Tire Place. The two rivals face each other in Round 1 of the league playoffs starting Friday in West Kelowna. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
Luke Pakulak (29) celebrates the first of his two goals on the night with teammate Zack Tonelli as the Vernon Vipers rolled to a 10-3 thumping of the Trail Smoke Eaters in the team’s final BCHL regular-season game Wednesday, March 23, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Vernon Vipers grill Trail Smoke Eaters

Snakes erupt for season-high 10 goals in 10-3 win in BCHL play Wednesday at Kal Tire Place

Luke Pakulak (29) celebrates the first of his two goals on the night with teammate Zack Tonelli as the Vernon Vipers rolled to a 10-3 thumping of the Trail Smoke Eaters in the team’s final BCHL regular-season game Wednesday, March 23, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
Vernon Vipers forward Cameron MacDonald (right) speeds away from a falling Christophe Farmer of the West Kelowna Warriors in BCHL action Sunday, March 20, in West Kelowna. The Warriors dumped Vernon 6-1. (Tami Quan Photography)

UPDATE: West Kelowna Warriors thump Vernon Vipers in first-round playoff preview

Warriors’ 6-1 win Sunday at home means they’ll face the Vipers in the opening round of BCHL post-season

Vernon Vipers forward Cameron MacDonald (right) speeds away from a falling Christophe Farmer of the West Kelowna Warriors in BCHL action Sunday, March 20, in West Kelowna. The Warriors dumped Vernon 6-1. (Tami Quan Photography)
Reagan Milburn (left), Luke Buss each scored for the Vernon Vipers Wednesday, March 16, in their 4-1 B.C. Hockey League win over the Centennials in Merritt. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Vernon Vipers rally in third to beat Merritt

Snakes score three unanswered goals for 4-1 BCHL win over hometown Centennials

Reagan Milburn (left), Luke Buss each scored for the Vernon Vipers Wednesday, March 16, in their 4-1 B.C. Hockey League win over the Centennials in Merritt. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
The Vernon Vipers, B.C. Hockey League and Shaw Communications have teamed up to help local charities in each Canadian member city. The Vipers have selected the Kalamalka Starfish Society’s backpack program to help local kids. Fans can text to donate $10 to the charity with all donations to eligible charities up to $3,000 matched by Shaw. (Morning Star file photo)

Vernon kids score support from BCHL, Shaw

Vernon Vipers choose Kalamalka Starfish Society as charity of its choice to receive help from fans

The Vernon Vipers, B.C. Hockey League and Shaw Communications have teamed up to help local charities in each Canadian member city. The Vipers have selected the Kalamalka Starfish Society’s backpack program to help local kids. Fans can text to donate $10 to the charity with all donations to eligible charities up to $3,000 matched by Shaw. (Morning Star file photo)
Vernon Vipers forward Tyler Chan (left) gets rubbed out by Cranbrook’s Tysob Dyck during the Snakes’ 3-2 BCHL shootout win Sunday, March 13, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

UPDATE: Vernon Vipers hunt down Bucks in shootout

BCHL: Vipers move to within four points of fifth-place Cranbrook with 3-2 victory at Kal Tire Place

Vernon Vipers forward Tyler Chan (left) gets rubbed out by Cranbrook’s Tysob Dyck during the Snakes’ 3-2 BCHL shootout win Sunday, March 13, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
The Prince George Spruce Kings defeated the Vernon Vipers 5-1 in B.C. Hockey LEague action Friday, March 11, 2022. (Chuck Chin photo)
The Prince George Spruce Kings defeated the Vernon Vipers 5-1 in B.C. Hockey LEague action Friday, March 11, 2022. (Chuck Chin photo)
West Kelowna Warriors forward Nick Roukounakis (left) speeds away from Vernon defenceman Talon Zakall during the Warriors’ 5-2 BCHL win over the Vipers Wednesday, March 9, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Evans’ hat trick leads West Kelowna Warriors to third straight win

BCHL: Evans has 10 points in last four games as Warriors score 5-2 road victory in Vernon

West Kelowna Warriors forward Nick Roukounakis (left) speeds away from Vernon defenceman Talon Zakall during the Warriors’ 5-2 BCHL win over the Vipers Wednesday, March 9, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
(Photo - Tami Quan)

Warriors-Vipers meet in Vernon on Wednesday night

Kelowna leads the season series 2-1

(Photo - Tami Quan)