The Vees will sport these 1955 throwback jerseys Saturday

Vees to tribute 1955 World Championship team against rival Smoke Eaters

The games will take place Friday in Trail and Saturday in Penticton

The Interior Divison leading Penticton Vees will take on the second place Trail Smoke Eaters in back-to-back games this weekend as both teams pay homage to their World Champion histories. The teams will face-off Friday in Trail and Saturday in Penticton.

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The Vees will sport vintage jerseys from the 1955 season when they defeated the Soviet Union to capture the World Championship. Meanwhile, the Smoke Eaters will don sweaters from the 1961 season when they won gold against Czecholslovakia.

The back-to-back matchups will be crucial for the first place Vees if they are to fend off the second place Smoke Eaters, who currently sit six points back in the division.

READ ALSO: Penticton Vees have a vision for 2020

The organzition will be offering a special promotion on tickets for the World Chamionship Weekend game; tickets can be bought for a discounted price of $10.55, if you also purchase tickets to Wednesday’s game against the Langley Rivermen. The offer is available until Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be bought at the Valley First Box Office, open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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