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Kaeden Lane stops 26 saves to lead the Vees to their 9th straight win against the Wild on Saturday. (Vees)

Unstoppable Penticton Vees win 9th straight

Vees triumph 5-3 over Wenatchee Wild on Saturday at SOEC

Kane Peterson, 9, gets his COVID vaccination at North Sound Pediatrics in Mill Creek, WA on Nov. 6, 2021. A vaccination clinic for children aged 5 to 11 is planned for the Ashcroft HUB on Nov. 30. (Photo credit: Kevin Clark/The Herald)

Children in Interior Health are eligible for vaccines

Children age five to eleven are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine registration

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BCHL taking out-of-conference games off the schedule for rest of 2021-22 season

The league is shifting to regional matchups with travel still hindered province wide

Chilliwack’s Cameron Johnson is one of 24 BCHL skaters added to an online all-star ballot along with eight goaltenders. (Darren Francis photo)

BCHL adds 24 skaters, 8 goaltenders to online all-star ballot

Voting is open until Tuesday to determine which six skaters and four goalies make the game

Chilliwack’s Cameron Johnson is one of 24 BCHL skaters added to an online all-star ballot along with eight goaltenders. (Darren Francis photo)
Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe is one of 18 BCHLers named to the All-Star three-on-three tournament following a poll of league coaches. (Darren Francis photo)

BCHL coaches determine initial 18 skaters for three-on-three all-star tournament

Remaining all-stars will be determined through online fan voting

Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe is one of 18 BCHLers named to the All-Star three-on-three tournament following a poll of league coaches. (Darren Francis photo)
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Flooding fallout forces BCHL to postpone more games

Nine matches are being pushed back, but the junior A league has also added nine regional games

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Vernon’s Ken Holland (left) receives his Honoured Member blazer and Tissot watch from Hockey Hall of Fame Chair of the Board and Honoured Member Lanny McDonald Monday, Nov. 15, in Toronto. (Kevin Sousa/Hockey Hall of Fame)

NHL Hockey Hall of Fame welcomes Vernon’s Ken Holland

Edmonton Oilers president one of six people inducted in Class of 2020-21 Monday in Toronto

Vernon’s Ken Holland (left) receives his Honoured Member blazer and Tissot watch from Hockey Hall of Fame Chair of the Board and Honoured Member Lanny McDonald Monday, Nov. 15, in Toronto. (Kevin Sousa/Hockey Hall of Fame)
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BCHL postpones eight games due to flooding

The homes of the Chilliwack Chiefs and Merritt Centennials have been particularly hard hit

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Vees’ Luc Wilson completed his three-point night, adding a goal on the powerplay to extend the Vees lead to 5-3 in the third in home ice hockey action against the Victoria Grizzlies Saturday night. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Penticton Vees continue winning streak on home ice

Vees beat Victoria 6-3 before a sold out crowd Saturday night

Vees’ Luc Wilson completed his three-point night, adding a goal on the powerplay to extend the Vees lead to 5-3 in the third in home ice hockey action against the Victoria Grizzlies Saturday night. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
The Vees' Josh Nadeau scored twice to bring the Vees a 2-1 win over the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Wednesday night, Nov. 10. (Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)

Penticton Vees start four-game home set with 2-1 overtime win

The Vees are back at the SOEC on Saturday for their Orange Shirt Game

The Vees' Josh Nadeau scored twice to bring the Vees a 2-1 win over the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Wednesday night, Nov. 10. (Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)
The Penticton Vees announced on Tuesday that the SOEC's capacity restrictions have been lifted. (Penticton Vees photo)

Penticton Vees back to 100 per cent capacity as restrictions ease in B.C.

The team’s game against the Cranbrook Bucks on Friday will be the first with lifted restrictions

The Penticton Vees announced on Tuesday that the SOEC's capacity restrictions have been lifted. (Penticton Vees photo)
Vees celebrate another goal during their 15-1 win against Prince George. (Vees photo)

Penticton Vees serve up royal blow out against Kings

Vees beat Powell River by a whopping 15-1 on home ice at the SOEC

Vees celebrate another goal during their 15-1 win against Prince George. (Vees photo)
Time to sharpen up those skates. After being closed through the holiday season, McLaren Arena reopens Jan. 3. File photo

Vax proof required for public skates at Penticton’s McLaren Arena

All public skating activities including noon-hour hockey will require proof

Time to sharpen up those skates. After being closed through the holiday season, McLaren Arena reopens Jan. 3. File photo
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BCHL all-star festivities to include Top Prospects Game

All-star events will be held Jan. 14 in Penticton, with NHL and college scouts in attendance

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Members of the Sardis Drumline on the ice at an empty Abbotsford Centre prior to Friday night’s American Hockey League game. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Sardis Drumline gets season-long gig at Vancouver Canucks games

Small groups from Sardis secondary school will perform at 41 National Hockey League matches

Members of the Sardis Drumline on the ice at an empty Abbotsford Centre prior to Friday night’s American Hockey League game. (submitted photo)
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2021 BCHL Showcase runs Wednesday to Sunday in Chilliwack

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography

Penticton Vees take third straight win

OT goal by Luc Wilson on home ice finishes the game 4-3

Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography
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31 BCHL alums on NHL rosters as pro season starts

The Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche lead the way with three BCHLers on their rosters

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The Penticton Vees used an overtime goal from Captain Fin Williams to come-from-behind in a 3-2 victory over the Wenatchee Wild on Saturday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)

Penticton Vees take back-to-back wins to start season

Overtime goal from captain Fin Williams won the game against Wenatchee on Saturday

The Penticton Vees used an overtime goal from Captain Fin Williams to come-from-behind in a 3-2 victory over the Wenatchee Wild on Saturday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)
The Penticton Vees and Vernon Vipers faced off in the season opener at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Oct. 8, with Vees coming out on top 4-2. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Penticton Vees kick off season with 4-2 victory over Vernon Vipers

The Vees celebrated the 35th anniversary of the Penticton Knights championship team

The Penticton Vees and Vernon Vipers faced off in the season opener at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Oct. 8, with Vees coming out on top 4-2. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)