BCHL

The West Kelowna Warriors pose for a photo after beating the Vernon Vipers on Teddy Bear Toss night at Royal LePage Place. (West Kelowna Warriors/Tami Quan Photography)

Teddies tossed in West Kelowna Warriors win

Drop Vernon Vipers on Teddy Bear Toss night

 

Josh, left, and Bradly Nadeau were named the BCHL's first and second stars of the month for October. (Jack Murray)

Nadeau brothers the lone Penticton Vees to make 2022 B.C. Hockey League All-Star Game

Penticton’s new outdoor rink next to City Hall will host the league’s 60th-anniversary game

 

The Penticton Vees acquired the rights to forward Nicholas Degraves from the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) on Wednesday, Nov. 30. (Photo- Brooks Bandits/Em Duncan)

Penticton Vees say goodbye to key forward Ethan Mann for a player they ‘couldn’t pass up’

‘It is always difficult to tweak your lineup when things are going well,’ said coach Fred Harbinson

 

Jackson Nieuwendyk’s hat trick lifted the Penticton Vees to a 7-1 victory Friday night against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. (Photo- Jack Murray)

Hat trick for Nieuwendyk as Penticton Vees extend streak to 22, win 7-1 on Vancouver Island

The Vees are back in action Saturday night when they battle the Powell River Kings on the road

Jackson Nieuwendyk’s hat trick lifted the Penticton Vees to a 7-1 victory Friday night against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. (Photo- Jack Murray)
Penticton Vees players help clean up the ice after a previous Teddy Bear Toss night at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (File Photo)

Penticton Vees change time of Teddy Bear Toss game to 7 p.m.

Vees play West Kelowna Warriors at 7 p.m., giving people time to enjoy Santa Parade and game

Penticton Vees players help clean up the ice after a previous Teddy Bear Toss night at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (File Photo)
The Penticton Vees extended their win streak to 19 games on Friday, Nov. 18, defeating the West Kelowna Warriors 11-2. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)
The Penticton Vees extended their win streak to 19 games on Friday, Nov. 18, defeating the West Kelowna Warriors 11-2. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)
Josh Niedermayer and Cal Arnott from the Penticton Vees colouring the team’s logo at school on Tuesday, Nov. 15. (Photo- Penticton Vees/Twitter)

PHOTOS: Penticton Vees players go back in time, spend day at elementary school

Six players were joined by the team’s mascot, Harvee, at Uplands Elementary

Josh Niedermayer and Cal Arnott from the Penticton Vees colouring the team’s logo at school on Tuesday, Nov. 15. (Photo- Penticton Vees/Twitter)
Beanie Richter tucks home the game’s opening goal on Friday, Nov. 11, propelling the Penticton Vees to their 17th win in a row. (Photo- Cherie Morgan)

Penticton Vees win streak now at 17; down Vernon Vipers in front of record crowd

Friday night’s crowd at the SOEC was the largest for the game in Penticton this season

Beanie Richter tucks home the game’s opening goal on Friday, Nov. 11, propelling the Penticton Vees to their 17th win in a row. (Photo- Cherie Morgan)
(Penticton Vees, Facebook)

Penticton Vees host Veterans Night on Remembrance Day

Admission is free for veterans and cadets will be handing out poppies by donation on the concourse

(Penticton Vees, Facebook)
Penticton Vees head coach Fred Harbinson shouts out instructions during a team practice March 12, 2020 at the South Okanagan Events Centre, shortly after the remainder of the BCHL season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Mark Brett - Western News)

‘Got a question?’ Penticton Vees’ Fred Harbinson opens up to public at local pub

The team is hosting a meet-and-greet on Wednesday night, Nov 9, at Match Eatery

Penticton Vees head coach Fred Harbinson shouts out instructions during a team practice March 12, 2020 at the South Okanagan Events Centre, shortly after the remainder of the BCHL season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Mark Brett - Western News)
The Penticton Vees are calling upon their fans to design a holiday-themed warmup jersey this season. (Photo- Penticton Vees) 
The Penticton Vees are calling upon their fans to design a holiday-themed warmup jersey this season. (Photo- Penticton Vees)

Penticton Vees invite fans to design a warmup jersey in time for the holidays

Fans have until Nov. 25 to submit their entries to the team

The Penticton Vees are calling upon their fans to design a holiday-themed warmup jersey this season. (Photo- Penticton Vees) 
The Penticton Vees are calling upon their fans to design a holiday-themed warmup jersey this season. (Photo- Penticton Vees)
Aydar Suniev and Luca Di Pasquo celebrate after the Penticton Vees’ 4-0 victory against the Prince George Spruce Kings on Friday night, Nov. 4. (Photo- Cherie Morgan)

Penticton Vees extend win streak to 15; down Prince George 4-0 on home ice

The Vees welcome the Wenatchee Wild to the SOEC on Saturday night

Aydar Suniev and Luca Di Pasquo celebrate after the Penticton Vees’ 4-0 victory against the Prince George Spruce Kings on Friday night, Nov. 4. (Photo- Cherie Morgan)
Niklas Edin (centre) of Sweden will be among the men’s rinks competing in the Ashley Home Store Curling Classic taking place at the Penticton Curling Club in 2017. The Nufloors Penticton Curling Classic returns this weekend, Nov. 3 to 7. (World Curling Tour photo)

Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Penticton

Vees hockey, international curling and a throwback to one of music’s most relived eras

Niklas Edin (centre) of Sweden will be among the men’s rinks competing in the Ashley Home Store Curling Classic taking place at the Penticton Curling Club in 2017. The Nufloors Penticton Curling Classic returns this weekend, Nov. 3 to 7. (World Curling Tour photo)
FILE- Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith lifts the Stanley Cup after the Blackhawks defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 in overtime to win Game 6 of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey final June 9, 2010, in Philadelphia. Keith will be inducted into the Penticton Vees’ Ring of Honour on Nov. 23. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Duncan Keith to become 16th member of the Penticton Vees’ Ring of Honour

The three-time Stanley Cup champion will be joined by longtime Vees broadcaster Al Formo

FILE- Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith lifts the Stanley Cup after the Blackhawks defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 in overtime to win Game 6 of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey final June 9, 2010, in Philadelphia. Keith will be inducted into the Penticton Vees’ Ring of Honour on Nov. 23. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
The record-setting 2011-2012 Penticton Vees will be inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame next June. (Photo- BC Sports Hall of Fame, Twitter)

Historic 2012 Penticton Vees heading to BC Sports Hall of Fame

Vees won a record-breaking 42 games in a row, on route to a national championship

The record-setting 2011-2012 Penticton Vees will be inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame next June. (Photo- BC Sports Hall of Fame, Twitter)
Nanaimo mayor Leonard Krog sported a Penticton Vees jersey at the city’s council meeting on Monday night, Oct. 24, after losing a bet in May. (Photo- City of Nanaimo)

‘You look ridiculous’: Nanaimo mayor wears Penticton Vees jersey after losing bet

Mayor Leonard Krog also delivered Nanaimo bars to Penticton city hall in June

Nanaimo mayor Leonard Krog sported a Penticton Vees jersey at the city’s council meeting on Monday night, Oct. 24, after losing a bet in May. (Photo- City of Nanaimo)
Penticton Vees defenceman Gabriel Guilbault will play for Team Canada Red at the annual World U-17 Hockey Challenge from Nov. 3 to 12 in Langley and Delta. (Photo- Jack Murray)

Penticton Vees defenceman selected for Team Canada at World U-17 Hockey Challenge

Gabriel Guilbault will play the international showcase in Langley and Delta Nov. 3 to 12

Penticton Vees defenceman Gabriel Guilbault will play for Team Canada Red at the annual World U-17 Hockey Challenge from Nov. 3 to 12 in Langley and Delta. (Photo- Jack Murray)
(Penticton Vees, Twitter)

Penticton Vees win overtime thriller in Merritt to stay undefeated

Bradly Nadeau scored twice, including the overtime winner, to extend the Vees’ win streak

(Penticton Vees, Twitter)
The Penticton Vees cruised to a 6-0 victory against the Merritt Centennials Friday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Photo- Jack Murray)
The Penticton Vees cruised to a 6-0 victory against the Merritt Centennials Friday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Photo- Jack Murray)
Vernon Vipers player Will Blackburn waited nearly an hour for an ambulance to arrive after suffering an apparent head injury during a road game against the Prince George Spruce Kings, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (Chuck Chin photo)

Injured Vernon Viper lies on ice for nearly an hour waiting for ambulance

The ambulance arrived after Prince George’s announcer drove to the hospital to seek help

Vernon Vipers player Will Blackburn waited nearly an hour for an ambulance to arrive after suffering an apparent head injury during a road game against the Prince George Spruce Kings, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (Chuck Chin photo)