Penticton Vees

Luca Di Pasquo’s 21-save, shutout effort lifted the Penticton Vees to their fifth straight victory Friday night, Feb. 3. (Photo- Penticton Vees/Twitter)

Penticton Vees blank Surrey Eagles on Lower Mainland, collect 5th straight victory

The Vees are one of two teams in the BCHL to clinch a playoff berth, as of Feb. 4

 

Penticton Vees forward Bradly Nadeau has been named the B.C. Hockey League’s first star of the month for January. (Photo- Cherie Morgan)

Penticton Vees’ top scorer named B.C. Hockey League’s 1st star of the month

Bradly Nadeau scored 12 points in seven games during the month of January

 

The Penticton Vees are hosting their eighth annual Pink The Rink Night on Feb. 10 when the team welcomes the Coastal Conference’s Coquitlam Express. A look at members of the Vees after Pink the Rink Night in 2022. (Penticton Vees/Twitter)

Penticton Vees ready to ‘Pink the Rink’ in support of anti-bullying movement

The Vees will be wearing pink jerseys when they play the Coquitlam Express Feb. 10

 

Players from the Penticton Minor Hockey Association were treated to a tour of the Penticton Vees’ locker room this past month. (Photo- Penticton Vees/Facebook)

PHOTOS: Minor hockey players enjoy ‘ultimate experience’ at Penticton Vees game

Day at the SOEC included a meet-and-greet with players and tour of the Vees’ locker room

Players from the Penticton Minor Hockey Association were treated to a tour of the Penticton Vees’ locker room this past month. (Photo- Penticton Vees/Facebook)
Penticton Vees forward Josh Nadeau at the skills competition at the BCHL All Star weekend held at the outdoor rink on Saturday, Jan. 21. Josh won in shooting accuracy while his brother Bradly won hardest shot. (Logan Lockhart Western News)

Opinion: How Penticton became the best hockey town

BCHL All Star weekend success yet another showcase of how much Penticton loves hockey

Penticton Vees forward Josh Nadeau at the skills competition at the BCHL All Star weekend held at the outdoor rink on Saturday, Jan. 21. Josh won in shooting accuracy while his brother Bradly won hardest shot. (Logan Lockhart Western News)
Bradly was crowned the Hardest Shot champion, with a 92 mph blast on Saturday at the outdoor rink during the skills competition. (Logan Lockhart Western News)

VIDEO: Penticton Vees Bradly Nadeau wins hardest shot with 92 mph blast

Nadeau brothers shine at BCHL all-star weekend in Penticton

Bradly was crowned the Hardest Shot champion, with a 92 mph blast on Saturday at the outdoor rink during the skills competition. (Logan Lockhart Western News)
The B.C. Hockey League’s brightest stars took to the Penticton ice on Saturday for a series of skills competitions. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

PHOTOS: BCHL’s brightest stars put on show during all-star weekend in Penticton

The league’s 60th-anniversary all-star weekend featured a skills competition on Saturday afternoon

The B.C. Hockey League’s brightest stars took to the Penticton ice on Saturday for a series of skills competitions. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
The B.C. Hockey League’s Team East prospects, including a total of six Penticton Vees. (Photo- BCHL/Twitter)

VIDEO: Trio of Penticton Vees shine at B.C. Hockey League’s top prospects game

Friday night’s prospects game at the SOEC kicked off the BCHL’s 60th-anniversary all-star game weekend

The B.C. Hockey League’s Team East prospects, including a total of six Penticton Vees. (Photo- BCHL/Twitter)
FILE - In this April 19, 2021, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith (2) plays against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Duncan Keith, Kyle Turris serving as coaches for BCHL Top Prospects game in Penticton

Keith will join the Vees’ Fred Harbinson behind the bench for Team East; Turris to coach Team West

FILE - In this April 19, 2021, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith (2) plays against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
Penticton Vees Hank Levy picked up his 10th win of the season, keeping his perfect record intact with a 20-save effort. (Cherie Morgan photo)
Penticton Vees Hank Levy picked up his 10th win of the season, keeping his perfect record intact with a 20-save effort. (Cherie Morgan photo)
Penticton’s outdoor rink next to city hall plays host to the BCHL’s 60th-anniversary all-star game festivities from Jan. 20 to 22. (Logan Lockhart/Western News)

BCHL all-star weekend in Penticton set to be first of its kind

‘This event is going to be one for the books for the BCHL,’ says Steven Cocker

Penticton’s outdoor rink next to city hall plays host to the BCHL’s 60th-anniversary all-star game festivities from Jan. 20 to 22. (Logan Lockhart/Western News)
The Penticton Vees downed the Trail Smoke Eaters Friday night, Jan. 13, for their 31st victory of the season. (Photo- Jennifer Small)

Penticton Vees overcome 3 first-period injuries to defeat Trail Smoke Eaters 7-2

The Vees host the Cowichan Valley Capitals on Saturday for their only home game of January

The Penticton Vees downed the Trail Smoke Eaters Friday night, Jan. 13, for their 31st victory of the season. (Photo- Jennifer Small)
Bradly Nadeau, right, is ranked No. 19 on the NHL’s 2023 Midterm Draft Rankings. (Photo- Jack Murray)

Trio of Penticton Vees crack NHL Central Scouting’s midterm draft rankings

Bradly Nadeau is ranked at No. 19 all for North American skaters ahead of the 2023 NHL Draft

Bradly Nadeau, right, is ranked No. 19 on the NHL’s 2023 Midterm Draft Rankings. (Photo- Jack Murray)
The Penticton Silver Bullets are back on the ice to represent the Peach City for the first time in 28 years. (Photo/Video- Luke Fraser)

VIDEO: Inside the Penticton Silver Bullets’ triumphant return after 28 years

The independent hockey team disbanded in 1994, before returning to Memorial Arena in October 2022

The Penticton Silver Bullets are back on the ice to represent the Peach City for the first time in 28 years. (Photo/Video- Luke Fraser)
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 Sunday, Jan. 15, Naramata’s Chute Lake Lodge hosts a public skate with members of the Vees. (Photo- Penticton Vees/Facebook)

Skate with the Penticton Vees at Naramata’s Chute Lake Lodge this weekend

Dress warm Sunday afternoon, Jan. 15, and join the Vees on the ice from 1 to 3 p.m.

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 Sunday, Jan. 15, Naramata’s Chute Lake Lodge hosts a public skate with members of the Vees. (Photo- Penticton Vees/Facebook)
The Penticton Vees sit atop the B.C. Hockey League’s standings with 60 points (Photo- Garrett James)

No moves for Penticton Vees at BCHL trade deadline as team pursues back-to-back titles

‘We feel we have a team that has a great chance to compete for a championship,’ said Fred Harbinson

The Penticton Vees sit atop the B.C. Hockey League’s standings with 60 points (Photo- Garrett James)
Prince George shutout Penticton Vees 3-0 on Saturday night. (Vicki Brown-Spruce Kings)

Penticton Vees lose 3-0 to Prince George Spruce Kings

Saturday marks first time Vees shutout in a regular season game since April 21, 2021

Prince George shutout Penticton Vees 3-0 on Saturday night. (Vicki Brown-Spruce Kings)
The B.C. Hockey League’s 60th-anniversary all-star game is coming to Penticton in January 2023. (Photo- BCHL)

Action-packed weekend planned in Penticton for BCHL’s 60th-anniversary all-star game

Festivities run from Jan. 20 to 22, at the SOEC and Penticton’s new outdoor rink

The B.C. Hockey League’s 60th-anniversary all-star game is coming to Penticton in January 2023. (Photo- BCHL)
The Penticton Vees blanked the Prince George Spruce Kings on Friday night, Jan. 6, to collect their sixth straight victory. (Photo- Vicki Brown)

Penticton Vees blank Prince George, collect 30th win of season

The teams are back in action Saturday night, Jan. 7, for a rematch in Prince George

The Penticton Vees blanked the Prince George Spruce Kings on Friday night, Jan. 6, to collect their sixth straight victory. (Photo- Vicki Brown)
The Penticton Vees topped the West Kelowna Warriors 9-2 at home Friday night, Dec. 30. (Photo- Cherie Morgan)

Nadeau brothers combine for 11 points; Penticton Vees down West Kelowna Warriors 9-2

The Vees have defeated the Warriors twice in as many weeks, battle Vernon Vipers on New Year’s Day

The Penticton Vees topped the West Kelowna Warriors 9-2 at home Friday night, Dec. 30. (Photo- Cherie Morgan)