Penticton Vees

John Vassilaki and Leonard Krog, the mayors of Penticton and Nanaimo, respectively, put a wrap on their friendly wager on the B.C. Hockey League Finals in front of Penticton’s City Hall. (Photo- City of Penticton Facebook)

Nanaimo mayor delivers chocolate bars to Penticton after losing hockey bet

Leonard Krog will also wear a Vees jersey at the next council meeting

 

Penticton Vees alternate captain Frank Djurasevic thanked the community for their support throughout the 2021-2022 B.C. Hockey League campaign. Djurasevic was the first player to hoist the Fred Page Cup last week in Nanaimo.

‘Historic’ 2022 Penticton Vees celebrated with BCHL championship parade

The team took a ride along Lakeshore Drive starting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday

 

The Penticton Vees arrived home from Nanaimo at approximately 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 20. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

PHOTOS: Penticton Vees return home as BCHL Champions

The team captured the Fred Page Cup on Wednesday night in Nanaimo

 

The Penticton Vees celebrate winning the BCHL championship after sweeping the Nanaimo Clippers, winning Game 4 at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)

Come out and welcome home the BCHL Champions in Penticton

The Penticton Vees will return home from Nanaimo at approximately 4:30 p.m.

The Penticton Vees celebrate winning the BCHL championship after sweeping the Nanaimo Clippers, winning Game 4 at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)
(Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)

Penticton Vees blow out Nanaimo Clippers to sweep series and win BCHL championship

Penticton wins Game 4 by 8-2 score Wednesday, May 18, in Nanaimo

(Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)
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 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)
Vernon Vipers captain JoJo Tanaka-Campbell (centre) takes on Penticton’s Luc Wilson (left) and Braden Doyle for puck possession during the Vees’ 4-0 BCHL win Sunday, Feb. 27, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Vernon Vipers run into Lane closure from Penticton Vees

Vees goalie Kaeden Lane extends shutout streak to more than 137 minutes in 4-0 BCHL road win Sunday, Feb. 27

Vernon Vipers captain JoJo Tanaka-Campbell (centre) takes on Penticton’s Luc Wilson (left) and Braden Doyle for puck possession during the Vees’ 4-0 BCHL win Sunday, Feb. 27, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
The Vernon Vipers will look to avoid being swept in the regular-season by arch-rivals Penticton Sunday, Feb. 27, as they host the Vees in the fifth and final BCHL meeting of the year. Game time is 5 p.m. at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Vernon Vipers entertain Penticton Vees

BCHL: Rivals meet for fifth and final time; 5 p.m. Kal Tire Place; Vees have won first four meetings

The Vernon Vipers will look to avoid being swept in the regular-season by arch-rivals Penticton Sunday, Feb. 27, as they host the Vees in the fifth and final BCHL meeting of the year. Game time is 5 p.m. at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
Penticton Vees forward Spencer Smith (left) tries to hold up Vernon forward Copeland Fricker during the Vees’ 4-3 BCHL overtime win over the Vipers Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Cherie Morgan Photography)

Penticton Vees edge Vernon Vipers in overtime

Penticton wins eighth straight BCHL game; snaps Vipers’ win streak at 9

Penticton Vees forward Spencer Smith (left) tries to hold up Vernon forward Copeland Fricker during the Vees’ 4-3 BCHL overtime win over the Vipers Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Cherie Morgan Photography)
Penticton Vees (submitted)

Penticton Vees denied entry into United States

Vees were scheduled to play Wenatchee Saturday night

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Josh Niedermayer has been a member of the Penticton Vees since the 2019-2020 season but committed to the NCAA’s Arizona State Sun Devils on Jan. 3 for the 2022-2023 campaign where he will join his older brother, Jackson. (Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)

Penticton Vees’ Josh Niedermayer eager to reunite with his brother in Arizona

The two brothers previously played three games together with the Vees in 2019-2020

Josh Niedermayer has been a member of the Penticton Vees since the 2019-2020 season but committed to the NCAA’s Arizona State Sun Devils on Jan. 3 for the 2022-2023 campaign where he will join his older brother, Jackson. (Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)
Angel and Aaron Basarowick have been married for four years and they say they'll always share a love for the Penticton Vees. (Photo courtesy of Aaron Basarowick)

Penticton Vees superfan reflects on her connection to the team and the late Neil Jamieson

Jamieson gave Angel Basarowick season tickets to the Vees in 2015 as well as a jersey

Angel and Aaron Basarowick have been married for four years and they say they'll always share a love for the Penticton Vees. (Photo courtesy of Aaron Basarowick)
The league will be celebrating with an outdoor all-stars game in Penticton in January, 2023. (BCHL)

BCHL pushes 60th Anniversary in Penticton to 2023

The league decided to delay the game based on the province’s current COVID-19 situation

The league will be celebrating with an outdoor all-stars game in Penticton in January, 2023. (BCHL)
Tina Gibson fell in love with the Penticton Vees from the moment she started watching them and now she has her eyes set on one day seeing her nephew play for her beloved team. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)

Penticton Vees superfan recalls her instant love for the city’s hockey team

Since becoming a season-ticket holder in 2011, Tina Gibson has never missed a Vees game

Tina Gibson fell in love with the Penticton Vees from the moment she started watching them and now she has her eyes set on one day seeing her nephew play for her beloved team. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)
The Penticton Vees honoured Neil Jamieson, who passed away in June of 2020 after a two-year battle with cancer, during a pre-game ceremony on Friday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Jamieson’s son, Jackson, was joined by his mother to speak about his father in front of those in attendance. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)

‘A Night For Neil’: Penticton Vees honour Neil Jamieson with 6-0 win against Vernon

The Vees won their 20th game of the season on a night of remembrance in Penticton

The Penticton Vees honoured Neil Jamieson, who passed away in June of 2020 after a two-year battle with cancer, during a pre-game ceremony on Friday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Jamieson’s son, Jackson, was joined by his mother to speak about his father in front of those in attendance. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)
Vernon Vipers forward Nick Remissong crashes into Penticton Vees goalie Kaeden Lane with help from Vees defenceman Owen Simpson during Penticton’s 4-3 come-from-behind BCHL win Saturday, Nov. 27, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photgraphy)

Penticton Vees spoil Vernon Vipers’ retro night with epic comeback

BCHL: Vees score four unanswered goals in third period to shock Snakes 4-3

Vernon Vipers forward Nick Remissong crashes into Penticton Vees goalie Kaeden Lane with help from Vees defenceman Owen Simpson during Penticton’s 4-3 come-from-behind BCHL win Saturday, Nov. 27, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photgraphy)
The Penticton Vees and Vernon Vipers faced off in the season opener at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Oct. 8, with Vees coming out on top 4-2. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Penticton Vees kick off season with 4-2 victory over Vernon Vipers

The Vees celebrated the 35th anniversary of the Penticton Knights championship team

The Penticton Vees and Vernon Vipers faced off in the season opener at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Oct. 8, with Vees coming out on top 4-2. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Vernon Vipers forward Reagan Milburn (9) battles of pair of Penticton Vees, including Mason Poolman (10) for puck possession during the Vees’ 3-2 BCHL pre-season overtime win Saturday, Sept. 25, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Victorious Vees vex Vernon Vipers

Overtime goal gives Penticton a 3-2 BCHL exhibition win and a sweep of weekend home-and-home series

Vernon Vipers forward Reagan Milburn (9) battles of pair of Penticton Vees, including Mason Poolman (10) for puck possession during the Vees’ 3-2 BCHL pre-season overtime win Saturday, Sept. 25, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
Vees announce they will require proof of full vaccination to see games effective immediately. (Vees)

Penticton Vees fans will need to show full vaccination proof to see games

SOEC event employees, Vees players and staff all required to be vaccinated

Vees announce they will require proof of full vaccination to see games effective immediately. (Vees)
Mack Motzko, a 20-year-old forward who was scheduled to join the Penticton Vees this September has died in a horrific crash in Minnesota. (NAHL handout)

Penticton Vees incoming recruit dies in horrific crash

Mack Motzko, a 20-year-old forward was scheduled to join the Vees this September

Mack Motzko, a 20-year-old forward who was scheduled to join the Penticton Vees this September has died in a horrific crash in Minnesota. (NAHL handout)