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Defenceman Dylan Chanter (middle) celebrates with teammates Riley Guenther (left) and captain Ryan Renz after burying a beauty one-timer during a one-touch scrimmage at Vernon Vipers’ practice Wednesday at Kal Tire Place. Vernon hosts Penticton tonight (7 p.m.).

New Viper Chanter puts scary seizure behind him

Armstrong's Dylan Chanter makes his Vernon Viper debut tonight against Penticton Vees at Kal Tire Place.

Defenceman Dylan Chanter (middle) celebrates with teammates Riley Guenther (left) and captain Ryan Renz after burying a beauty one-timer during a one-touch scrimmage at Vernon Vipers’ practice Wednesday at Kal Tire Place. Vernon hosts Penticton tonight (7 p.m.).
Dylan Chanter

#24 – Dylan Chanter

Dylan Chanter – Defenceman with the Vernon Vipers, formerly of the Merritt Centennials (and USHL Dubuque Fighting Saints).

  • Jan 9, 2014
Dylan Chanter
Powell River Kings’ netminder Jonah Imoo smothers a loose puck with Vernon Vipers’ forward Tyler Povelofskie on his doorstep in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night at Kal Tire Place. The Kings overcame a two-goal deficit to win 7-2.

Kings storm back to smother Vipers

The Powell River Kings grounded the Vernon Vipers 7-2 Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

  • Dec 24, 2013
Powell River Kings’ netminder Jonah Imoo smothers a loose puck with Vernon Vipers’ forward Tyler Povelofskie on his doorstep in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night at Kal Tire Place. The Kings overcame a two-goal deficit to win 7-2.
Tyler Povelofskie of the Vernon Vipers looks for the puck as the net minder for the Powell River Kings Jonah Imoo pounces on the puck Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

Powell River Kings slam Vernon Vipers

Powell River Kings slam Vernon Vipers 7-2 in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

  • Dec 22, 2013
Tyler Povelofskie of the Vernon Vipers looks for the puck as the net minder for the Powell River Kings Jonah Imoo pounces on the puck Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.
Michael McNicholas of the Vernon Vipers tries to get a handle on the puck in front of the West Kelowna Warriors' net and player Matt Anholt Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place.

Vernon Vipers stop Warriors

The Vernon Vipers stopped the West Kelowna Warriors 3-1 in B.C. Hockey League play before 2,300 fans Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place.

  • Dec 18, 2013
Michael McNicholas of the Vernon Vipers tries to get a handle on the puck in front of the West Kelowna Warriors' net and player Matt Anholt Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place.
Alex Jewell of the Salmon Arm SilverBacks (No. 17) is hounded by TJ Dumonceaux of the Vernon Vipers in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night at the Shaw Centre. Salmon Arm won 4-2.

SilverBacks double Vernon Vipers

Vernon Vipers fall 4-2 to Salmon Arm SilverBacks in BCHL action Saturday at Shaw Centre. Snakes host West Kelowna tonight.

  • Dec 18, 2013
Alex Jewell of the Salmon Arm SilverBacks (No. 17) is hounded by TJ Dumonceaux of the Vernon Vipers in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night at the Shaw Centre. Salmon Arm won 4-2.
Demico Hannoun of the Vernon Vipers gets the puck past the Trail Smoke Eaters' goalie Dustin Nikkel for the Vipers’ second goal of the night Friday at Kal Tire Place. Vernon converted three powerplay goals to earn a 6-3 win.

Vernon Vipers ride powerplay to 6-3 over Trail

Vernon Vipers connect on three powerplays to earn 6-3 BCHL win over Trail Smoke Eaters Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Demico Hannoun of the Vernon Vipers gets the puck past the Trail Smoke Eaters' goalie Dustin Nikkel for the Vipers’ second goal of the night Friday at Kal Tire Place. Vernon converted three powerplay goals to earn a 6-3 win.

Blacklock’s return bolsters Vernon Viper top-six

Vernon Vipers hosting Trail Smoke Eaters in BCHL action tonight at Kal Tire Place.

  • Dec 13, 2013
Daniel Wanner (middle) of the Cowichan Valley Capitals is pokechecked by Jason Bird of the Vernon Vipers in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night in Duncan. Dexter Dancs trails the play.

Road-weary Vipers derailed by Express

Vernon Vipers end three-game BCHL road swing with 4-2 loss to Coquitlam Express.

  • Dec 11, 2013
Daniel Wanner (middle) of the Cowichan Valley Capitals is pokechecked by Jason Bird of the Vernon Vipers in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night in Duncan. Dexter Dancs trails the play.
Jason Bird (left) of the Vernon Vipers and Ben Israel of the Coquitlam Express grapple for position in a second-period fight Sunday in Coquitlam.

Express derail Vernon Vipers

The Coquitlam Express stopped the Vernon Vipers' winning streak at four games with a 4-2 B.C. Hockey League victory Sunday.

  • Dec 9, 2013
Jason Bird (left) of the Vernon Vipers and Ben Israel of the Coquitlam Express grapple for position in a second-period fight Sunday in Coquitlam.

Vernon Vipers ground Grizzlies in OT

Vernon Vipers brush back Victoria Grizzlies 4-3 in OT in BCHL play Friday night at Bear Mountain Arena.

  • Dec 8, 2013
Vernon Vipers’ captain Ryan Renz (middle) celebrates a goal with d-man Jared Wilson (left) and forward Michael McNicholas.

Renz signs with Lake Superior State

Ryan Renz hasn’t exactly grown much since he joined the Vernon Vipers as a 17-year-old. He hasn’t really had to.

Vernon Vipers’ captain Ryan Renz (middle) celebrates a goal with d-man Jared Wilson (left) and forward Michael McNicholas.
Viper captain Ryan Renz has committed to the Lake Superior State Lakers for next season.

Vernon Vipers’ captain signs with Lake Superior

Vernon Vipers’ captain Ryan Renz has committed to Lake Superior State University for next season.

  • Dec 5, 2013
Viper captain Ryan Renz has committed to the Lake Superior State Lakers for next season.
Vernon Vipers’ forward Colton Sparrow (left) speeds into the Trail zone against defenceman Sean Davies with teammate TJ Dumonceaux offering support during the Vipers' 6-3 win over the Smoke Eaters Sunday at Kal Tire Place.

Vernon Vipers back in Interior penthouse

Vernon Vipers head to coast on four-game unbeaten streak.

Vernon Vipers’ forward Colton Sparrow (left) speeds into the Trail zone against defenceman Sean Davies with teammate TJ Dumonceaux offering support during the Vipers' 6-3 win over the Smoke Eaters Sunday at Kal Tire Place.

Vernon Vipers back in penthouse

The Vernon Vipers are back in first place, at least until tonight when the Penticton Vees visit the Merritt Centennials.

  • Dec 4, 2013
Defenceman Jason Bird of the Vernon Vipers slips the puck past Shane Poulsen of the Merritt Centennials in BCHL action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. Vernon won 4-0 to move back into first place in the Interior.

Hannoun highlights Vernon Viper offence

Vernon Vipers blank Merritt Centennials 4-0 in BCHL action Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Defenceman Jason Bird of the Vernon Vipers slips the puck past Shane Poulsen of the Merritt Centennials in BCHL action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. Vernon won 4-0 to move back into first place in the Interior.
Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Adam Todd wasn't fast enough  to make a glove save on this powerplay point shot from Vernon Vipers defenceman Jason Bird in the third period of the Vipers' 6-3 victory Sunday at Kal Tire Place.

Vernon Vipers stuff Smokies

The Vernon Vipers are back in first place in the BCHL Interior Division.

  • Dec 1, 2013
Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Adam Todd wasn't fast enough  to make a glove save on this powerplay point shot from Vernon Vipers defenceman Jason Bird in the third period of the Vipers' 6-3 victory Sunday at Kal Tire Place.
Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star Colton Sparrow of the Vipers slips the puck through the legs of West Kelowna Warrior Adam Plant Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

Vernon Vipers move back into first

The revolving carousel atop the B.C. Hockey League’s Interior Division took another spin last weekend.

Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star Colton Sparrow of the Vipers slips the puck through the legs of West Kelowna Warrior Adam Plant Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.
Vernon Vipers’ forward Michael McNicholas goes in alone on Trail Smoke Eaters’ netminder Riley Corbin in BCHL action Friday at Cominco Arena.

Sparrow snipes pair for Vernon Vipers

Vernon Vipers ground Trail Smoke Eaters 4-1 in BCHL action Friday at Cominco Arena.

  • Nov 24, 2013
Vernon Vipers’ forward Michael McNicholas goes in alone on Trail Smoke Eaters’ netminder Riley Corbin in BCHL action Friday at Cominco Arena.
Colton Sparrow of the Vernon Vipers slips the puck through the legs of West Kelowna Warrior Adam Plant Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

Vernon Vipers draw West Kelowna Warriors 2-2

Vernon Vipers move into first place in the Interior after tying West Kelowna Warriors 2-2 in BCHL action at Kal Tire Place.

Colton Sparrow of the Vernon Vipers slips the puck through the legs of West Kelowna Warrior Adam Plant Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.