Penticton Vees

Penticton Vees forward Jackson Nieuwendyk joined by the team’s McDonald’s 7th skater. Children across the community have the opportunity to step on the ice with members of the team ahead of each game. On Wednesday, Dec. 7, the Vees are hosting a public skate at McClaren Arena. (Photo- Penticton Vees/Facebook)

Skate with the Penticton Vees at McClaren Arena this holiday season

Players will take to the ice on Wednesday night, Dec. 6

 

Hundreds of teddy bears and winter wear were thrown on the ice at the start of the third period when Penticton Vees scored their first goal of the game against West Kelowna on Saturday night. (Logan Lockhart Western News)

Penticton Vees fans wait until 3rd period to toss teddy bears on the ice

Vees come from behind and win 3-2 in overtime against West Kelowna Warriors

 

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

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)
Spencer Smith finished the two-game road trip with three points (2G, 1A). (Jack Murray)

Sweep on the Sunshine Coast: Penticton Vees beat Kings 4-2

Next game is Teddy Bear Toss on Saturday, Dec. 3

  • Nov 27, 2022
Spencer Smith finished the two-game road trip with three points (2G, 1A). (Jack Murray)
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)
Penticton Vees celebrate their 20th win in front of hometown fans in Saturday night game action against Prince George. Vees won 4-1. (Cherie Morgan)

Penticton Vees make it 20 wins and counting

Saturday’s win was the 700th Junior ‘A’ victory for Vees’ head coach Fred Harbinson

Penticton Vees celebrate their 20th win in front of hometown fans in Saturday night game action against Prince George. Vees won 4-1. (Cherie Morgan)
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)
Luca Di Pasquo was the Vees’ best player, as the 19-year-old goaltender stopped 31 shots. (Jack Murray photo)

Penticton Vees keep streak alive in a dramatic 2-1 shootout over Trail

Luca Di Pasquo was the Vees’ best player, as the 19-year-old goaltender stopped 31 shots

  • Nov 13, 2022
Luca Di Pasquo was the Vees’ best player, as the 19-year-old goaltender stopped 31 shots. (Jack Murray photo)
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)
Luca Di Pasquo (left) and Hank Levy in the Penticton Vees locker room one week after helping save a man who was unresponsive in a sauna room. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

Penticton Vees goalies save unconscious elderly man at local sauna room

‘We took it upon ourselves to carry him out,’ Hank Levy said

Luca Di Pasquo (left) and Hank Levy in the Penticton Vees locker room one week after helping save a man who was unresponsive in a sauna room. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
(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)
Vees hit sweet 16 with 5-1 win over the Wild on Saturday. (Cherie Morgan)

Sweet 16 for the Penticton Vees

Vees beat Wenatchee Wild 5-1 in front of over 2,800 fans

Vees hit sweet 16 with 5-1 win over the Wild on Saturday. (Cherie Morgan)
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)
Penticton Vees became the walking dead in Slack Alley on Sunday during Orbis Sports Zombie laser tag games. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Photos: Penticton Vees turn into zombies

Vees players volunteered to be the walking dead for Zombie Apocalypse laser tag

Penticton Vees became the walking dead in Slack Alley on Sunday during Orbis Sports Zombie laser tag games. (Monique Tamminga Western News)