The Penticton Vees take on the Trail Smoke Eaters on March 31 at the South Okanagan Events Centre in the first round playoff series. (Cherie Morgan Photography)

Penticton Vees announce home playoff schedule

The Vees take on the Trail Smoke Eaters starting March 31

The Penticton Vees will kick off their 2022 playoff run with back-to-back home games starting March 31.

The Vees will take on the Trail Smoke Eaters in the Interior Conference quarterfinals.

The first two games are scheduled for 7 p.m. at the South Okanagan Events Centre on March 31 and April 1.

Games three and four will be played at Trail Memorial Centre, with games five and seven, if necessary, set to return to the SOEC on April 7 and 11.

The Vees sit at the top of the league standings with 84 points and 41 wins in the regular season so far. The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are the next closest team with 78 points and 36 wins.

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There are still two home games on the calendar, however, before the Vees get to the playoffs. On March 25, the Vees take on the West Kelowna Warriors at 7 p.m., and on March 27 the Vees host the Merritt Centennials at 4 p.m.

Stick around after the game against the Centennials wraps up for the Vees’ awards presentations.

Playoff tickets are on sale now at the Valley First Box Office at the SOEC as well as online at

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