The Penticton Vees have won three straight road games to start the season and have made it look remarkably easy.
After a stunning first-round exit from last year’s playoffs, Fred Harbinson and the Penticton Vees have waited a long time to play a game that matters in the standings.
The Vees swept the defending RBC Cup champion Brooks Bandits out of Penticton – and there’s nothing they’d like more than to see the Alberta league powerhouse again sometime in April.
The Penticton Vees announced their leadership group for the 2019/20 season with David Silye selected team captain and fellow forwards Jack Barnes and Jay O’Brien named assistants.
The Penticton Vees used strong goaltending from Marek Pocherewny and Cameron Milewski and a late Thomas Stift goal to earn a 2-1 victory over the West Kelowna Warriors in their BCHL preseason opener on Wednesday night at Royal LePage Place.
Since it is a league-run event, the two Penticton Vees games at the B.C. Hockey League Showcase Festival Oct. 4-5 will not be included in the Vees 2019-20 season’s ticket package.
Despite a stunning first-round playoff exit last season, you can bet the Penticton Vees will once again be the team with the target on their chests in 2019-20.
The BC Hockey League and B.C. Chevrolet Dealers have announced a renewed agreement for the 2019-20 season as Chevrolet will become one of the league’s Founding Sponsors and will be known as the “Official Vehicle of the BCHL.”
The Penticton Vees sent another signal they’re loading up to challenge for a championship in 2019-20 by adding yet another experienced forward to the lineup.
After a survey of the league’s 17 broadcasters, now-Penticton Vees radio play-by-play man Trevor Miller has been named the 2018-19 BCHL Broadcaster of the Year.
With a recent flurry of college commitments for next year, the BCHL has now reached 164 players committed from the 2018-19 season, eclipsing the previous high of 161 set in 2017-18.
The Penticton Vees acquired forward Vincent Nardone from the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Flin Flon Bombers in a three-team deal that sees forward Cassidy Bowes moved to the Alberta league’s Whitecourt Wolverines.
Penticton Vees alumni defenceman Jonny Tychonick and forward Luke Loheit have been invited to World Junior Summer Camps for Team Canada and Team USA, respectively.
Fred Harbinson is making the most of a rare lengthy off-season triggered by a stunning six-game series defeat to the Cowichan Valley Capitals in the first round of the BCHL playoffs.
Penticton Vees assistant coach Jason Becker has accepted a new position as the head coach of the midget prep team at St. George’s School in Vancouver, and former Vees captain Patrick Sexton has been hired as an assistant coach, the club has announced.
Penticton Vees captain/centre Massimo Rizzo and defenceman Mason Snell are among 10 BCHL players listed in NHL Central Scouting’s final rankings for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.
Three former Penticton Vees are among 18 B.C. Hockey League graduates competing for the NCAA Division 1 hockey championship at the “Frozen Four” today and Saturday in Buffalo, NY.
Three BCHL graduates – including former Penticton Vees forward Patrick Newell - have been announced as top-10 finalists for the 2019 Hobey Baker Award.