A second-period six-pack powered the Penticton Vees to an easy victory over the struggling Merritt Centennials.
The Penticton Vees will enjoy a steady diet of home cooking in the final five weeks of the regular season as they look to wrap up a ninth straight Interior Division pennant.
Penticton Vees forward Danny Weight is among five BCHL players listed on NHL Central Scouting’s midterm ranking of prospects ahead of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft in Montreal in June.
The Trail Smoke Eaters got timely scoring and stellar goaltending for a big victory over the Penticton Vees to launch “World Championship Weekend”.
A three-goal explosion late in the second period and some spectacular goaltending lifted the Penticton Vees to an important home-ice win over the Langley Rivermen.
A two-goal rally with under four minutes to play wasn’t quite enough to help the Penticton Vees score a win over the visiting Cowichan Valley Capitals on Saturday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre.
The Brooks Bandits are back on top of the Canadian Junior Hockey League weekly rankings while the Penticton Vees held on to the No. 17 spot despite losing two out of three games.
It was a banged-up group of Penticton Vees that limped home in the wee hours of Thursday morning after a tough stretch of five games in eight nights against quality teams.
With first place in the Interior Division on the line, the Penticton Vees and Salmon Arm Silverbacks open a home-and-home series Wednesday night at Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm.
The Brooks Bandits 55-game regular season winning streak came to an end and so did their reign atop the Canadian Junior Hockey League rankings, while the Penticton Vees fell six spots despite losing just one of their last eight games.