Penticton Vees

Penticton Vees and Vernon Vipers crowd the front of the net in the first period of Friday’s BC Hockey League Game. Mark Brett/Western News

Vees shutout Vipers 3-0

This marks the Vees’ second straight shutout

Penticton Vees and Vernon Vipers crowd the front of the net in the first period of Friday’s BC Hockey League Game. Mark Brett/Western News
Penticton Vees forward Cassidy Bowes steals the puck from Vernon Vipers Josh Prokop as he comes crashing down along the boards on Friday at the South Okanagan Events Centre.                                Kristi Patton/Western News Staff

Vees and Vipers play to a draw

Penticton Vees and Vernon Vipers have a rematch tonight

  • Nov 11, 2017
Penticton Vees forward Cassidy Bowes steals the puck from Vernon Vipers Josh Prokop as he comes crashing down along the boards on Friday at the South Okanagan Events Centre.                                Kristi Patton/Western News Staff
Penticton Vees affiliate player Massimo Rizzo cruises with the puck into the Brooks Bandits zone during Western Canada Cup action at the South Okanagan Events Centre last season.                                Steve Kidd/Western News

Rosters set for BCHL players at U17 World Challenge

BCHL players from Chilliwack, Penticton, Vernon and Victoria suit up against the world

Penticton Vees affiliate player Massimo Rizzo cruises with the puck into the Brooks Bandits zone during Western Canada Cup action at the South Okanagan Events Centre last season.                                Steve Kidd/Western News
B.C. captures WHL Cup

B.C. captures WHL Cup

Vernon’s Ben King is heroic for B.C. as he nets winner to capture the Western Hockey League Cup

  • Oct 23, 2017
B.C. captures WHL Cup
Vees take opening tilt against Vipers

Vees take opening tilt against Vipers

The Penticton Vees won their opening B.C. Hockey League match against the Vernon Vipers

Vees take opening tilt against Vipers
Tychonick pots winner for Vees

Tychonick pots winner for Vees

The Penticton Vees opened the B.C. Hockey League season with road win over Merritt

Tychonick pots winner for Vees
High hockey IQ helps Vees adapt quick

High hockey IQ helps Vees adapt quick

The Penticton Vees sign Henry Enebak, adding depth to their forward group before season starts

High hockey IQ helps Vees adapt quick
Vees send defenceman to Warriors, land needed centre

Vees send defenceman to Warriors, land needed centre

The Penticton Vees traded Garrett Ewert to the Warriors, get centre from Melfort Mustangs

  • Sep 5, 2017
Vees send defenceman to Warriors, land needed centre
Ward, Tychonick names Vees assistant captains

Ward, Tychonick names Vees assistant captains

Taylor Ward and Jonny Tychonick named Penticton Vees assistant captains

  • Sep 4, 2017
Ward, Tychonick names Vees assistant captains
Vees sweep Bandits in exhibition action

Vees sweep Bandits in exhibition action

The Penticton Vees picked up a pair of wins in Brooks over the Bandits

  • Sep 3, 2017
Vees sweep Bandits in exhibition action
Rookie Lukas Sillinger is excited to be part of the Penticton Vees, but also to get the chance to play on a team with older brother Owen for the first time. Growing up, the Sillinger brothers had many mini sticks and street hockey battles.                                Emanuel Sequeira/Western News

Sillinger Bros. go from street to BCHL

Sillinger brothers Owen and Lukas team up for first time with the Penticton Vees

Rookie Lukas Sillinger is excited to be part of the Penticton Vees, but also to get the chance to play on a team with older brother Owen for the first time. Growing up, the Sillinger brothers had many mini sticks and street hockey battles.                                Emanuel Sequeira/Western News
Penticton Vees rookie defenceman Nicky Leivermann scored the winner in a 7-5 decision over the West Kelowna Warriors in exhibition action at the South Okanagan Events Centre Wednesday.                                Emanuel Sequeira/Western News

Vees ice Warriors in exhibition

Ryan Sandelin helps lead the Penticton Vees past West Kelowna with hat trick

  • Aug 31, 2017
Penticton Vees rookie defenceman Nicky Leivermann scored the winner in a 7-5 decision over the West Kelowna Warriors in exhibition action at the South Okanagan Events Centre Wednesday.                                Emanuel Sequeira/Western News
Vees players prove quick learners

Vees players prove quick learners

Penticton Vees coach happy with players after first week of B.C. Hockey League training camp

Vees players prove quick learners
Jackson Keane                                Jackson Keane

Vees Jackson Keane has learned from NHL dad

Jackson Keane looks to bring offensive touch with the Penticton Vees

Jackson Keane                                Jackson Keane
Selänne’s son Leevi learns from Penticton Vees

Selänne’s son Leevi learns from Penticton Vees

Leevi Selänne and Anaheim junior Ducks put through paces with Penticton Vees

Selänne’s son Leevi learns from Penticton Vees
Turner Ripplinger of the Vees is checked by Cameron Trott as he tries to get a shot on Vernon goalie Darion Hanson Friday night in Penticton. (Emanuel Sequeira/Black Press)

Vees net veteran scorer in three-team trade

Vees deal Turner Ripplinger to land Jackson Keane from Winnipeg Blues

  • Aug 1, 2017
Turner Ripplinger of the Vees is checked by Cameron Trott as he tries to get a shot on Vernon goalie Darion Hanson Friday night in Penticton. (Emanuel Sequeira/Black Press)
Chilliwack Chiefs Kohen Olischefski and Penticton Vees Massimo Rizzo battle for control in the face off circle in Wednesday’s BC Hockey League Fred Page Cup playoff match at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The Vees scored the winning goal just under three minutes into the first overtime for a 4-3 victory. The series returns to Chilliwack Saturday with the Vees in front 3-1. Mark Brett/Western News

Rizzo picks Vees over Blazers

Massimo Rizzo has picked the Penticton Vees over the Kamloops Blazers to play junior hockey

  • Jul 4, 2017
Chilliwack Chiefs Kohen Olischefski and Penticton Vees Massimo Rizzo battle for control in the face off circle in Wednesday’s BC Hockey League Fred Page Cup playoff match at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The Vees scored the winning goal just under three minutes into the first overtime for a 4-3 victory. The series returns to Chilliwack Saturday with the Vees in front 3-1. Mark Brett/Western News
Vees come up short in RBC semifinal

Vees come up short in RBC semifinal

The Penticton Vees lose to the Cobourg Cougars, ending their Royal Bank Cup tournament

Vees come up short in RBC semifinal
Vees, Cougars set for rematch

Vees, Cougars set for rematch

The Penticton Vees and host Cobourg Cougars meet again in RBC Cup semifinal

Vees, Cougars set for rematch
Vees strong defensive play carries them into RBC semifinal round

Vees strong defensive play carries them into RBC semifinal round

Vees team effort on defensive play has always been key to success

Vees strong defensive play carries them into RBC semifinal round