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West Kelowna Warriors react to death of former ‘silent leader’

Parm Dhaliwal, who played three seasons for West Kelowna, was found dead in a New York City hotel

 

The B.C. Hockey League has re-named its Top Defenceman Award after former Vernon Lakers stalwart blueliner Campbell Blair. He also played in the league with the Shuswap Totems and Summerland Buckaroos. (BCHL photo)

BCHL honours former Vernon standout

The hockey league has renamed Top Defenceman Award after record-holder Campbell Blair

 

Colorado Avalanche centre Alex Newhook is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a regular-season goal in March. Newhook, a former Victoria Grizzlies star, won a Stanley Cup on Sunday with the Avs following a 2-1 win over two-time defending champion Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Alex Newhook second former Victoria Grizzlies player in 3 years to hoist Stanley Cup

The pride of St. John’s, Colorado Avalanche centre joins Blues’ Bozak on short list

 

John Vassilaki and Leonard Krog, the mayors of Penticton and Nanaimo, respectively, put a wrap on their friendly wager on the B.C. Hockey League Finals in front of Penticton’s City Hall. (Photo- City of Penticton Facebook)

Nanaimo mayor delivers chocolate bars to Penticton after losing hockey bet

Leonard Krog will also wear a Vees jersey at the next council meeting

John Vassilaki and Leonard Krog, the mayors of Penticton and Nanaimo, respectively, put a wrap on their friendly wager on the B.C. Hockey League Finals in front of Penticton’s City Hall. (Photo- City of Penticton Facebook)
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BCHL adopts franchise scorecard at AGM

The scorecard will measure the strengths and weaknesses of each team, so improvements can be made

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Penticton Vees alternate captain Frank Djurasevic thanked the community for their support throughout the 2021-2022 B.C. Hockey League campaign. Djurasevic was the first player to hoist the Fred Page Cup last week in Nanaimo.

‘Historic’ 2022 Penticton Vees celebrated with BCHL championship parade

The team took a ride along Lakeshore Drive starting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday

Penticton Vees alternate captain Frank Djurasevic thanked the community for their support throughout the 2021-2022 B.C. Hockey League campaign. Djurasevic was the first player to hoist the Fred Page Cup last week in Nanaimo.
The Penticton Vees arrived home from Nanaimo at approximately 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 20. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

PHOTOS: Penticton Vees return home as BCHL Champions

The team captured the Fred Page Cup on Wednesday night in Nanaimo

The Penticton Vees arrived home from Nanaimo at approximately 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 20. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
The Penticton Vees celebrate winning the BCHL championship after sweeping the Nanaimo Clippers, winning Game 4 at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)

Come out and welcome home the BCHL Champions in Penticton

The Penticton Vees will return home from Nanaimo at approximately 4:30 p.m.

The Penticton Vees celebrate winning the BCHL championship after sweeping the Nanaimo Clippers, winning Game 4 at Nanaimo’s Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)
(Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)

Penticton Vees blow out Nanaimo Clippers to sweep series and win BCHL championship

Penticton wins Game 4 by 8-2 score Wednesday, May 18, in Nanaimo

(Greg Sakaki/Black Press Media)
City of Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog will be cheering for the Nanaimo Clippers in the BCHL Fred Page Cup finals, which start Friday, May 13, in Penticton. (Submitted photo)

Nanaimo bars, Penticton wine on the line as mayors bet on BCHL finals

Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog makes friendly wager with Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki

City of Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog will be cheering for the Nanaimo Clippers in the BCHL Fred Page Cup finals, which start Friday, May 13, in Penticton. (Submitted photo)
The Penticton swept the West Kelowna Warriors in the Interior Conference Finals, booking their ticket to the Fred Page Cup Finals in the process. (Photo: Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)

B.C. Hockey League releases schedule for Fred Page Cup Finals

Penticton will battle the Nanaimo in Game No. 1 of the fourth-round hockey series on May 13

The Penticton swept the West Kelowna Warriors in the Interior Conference Finals, booking their ticket to the Fred Page Cup Finals in the process. (Photo: Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)
The Cristall brothers with NHLer Shea Weber (Contributed)

The Cristall brothers: Taking Kelowna hockey by storm

“It’s awesome that we’re both so close to each other.”

The Cristall brothers with NHLer Shea Weber (Contributed)
(Photo - Tami Quan Photography / @tamiquanphotos Twitter)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks look to stave off West Kelowna Warriors in game five

Salmon Arm saved their season by winning game four 5-1

(Photo - Tami Quan Photography / @tamiquanphotos Twitter)
(Photo - Tami Quan Photography / @tamiquanphotos Twitter)

Salmon Arm staves off elimination by West Kelowna Warriors

Despite the loss, the Warriors have won 17 of their last 19 games

(Photo - Tami Quan Photography / @tamiquanphotos Twitter)
(Photo - Tami Quan Photography / @tamiquanphotos Twitter)

West Kelowna Warriors looking for second round sweep over Salmon Arm

West Kelowna has outscored Salmon Arm 14-4 in the series

(Photo - Tami Quan Photography / @tamiquanphotos Twitter)
(Photo - Tami Quan Photography / @tamiquanphotos Twitter)

West Kelowna Warriors take commanding 3-0 series lead over Salmon Arm

Game four goes Wednesday night at Royal LePage Place at 7 p.m.

(Photo - Tami Quan Photography / @tamiquanphotos Twitter)
Forwards Brennan Nelson and Marcus Joughlin celebrate a goal in the first round against Vernon (Photo - Tami Quan Photography)

West Kelowna Warriors open second round of playoffs in Salmon Arm

West Kelowna went 2-3-1 against Salmon Arm this season

Forwards Brennan Nelson and Marcus Joughlin celebrate a goal in the first round against Vernon (Photo - Tami Quan Photography)
Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Liam Vanderkooi made 22 saves Saturday, March 26, as the team fell 7-5 at the Shaw Centre to the Trail Smoke Eaters in the BCHL regular-season finale for both teams. (Chris Fowler Photo)

Smokies burn Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Trail scores 7-5 B.C. Hockey League win at Shaw Centre Saturday; playoffs start this week

  • Mar 27, 2022
Salmon Arm Silverbacks goalie Liam Vanderkooi made 22 saves Saturday, March 26, as the team fell 7-5 at the Shaw Centre to the Trail Smoke Eaters in the BCHL regular-season finale for both teams. (Chris Fowler Photo)
Luke Pakulak (29) celebrates the first of his two goals on the night with teammate Zack Tonelli as the Vernon Vipers rolled to a 10-3 thumping of the Trail Smoke Eaters in the team’s final BCHL regular-season game Wednesday, March 23, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Vernon Vipers grill Trail Smoke Eaters

Snakes erupt for season-high 10 goals in 10-3 win in BCHL play Wednesday at Kal Tire Place

Luke Pakulak (29) celebrates the first of his two goals on the night with teammate Zack Tonelli as the Vernon Vipers rolled to a 10-3 thumping of the Trail Smoke Eaters in the team’s final BCHL regular-season game Wednesday, March 23, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
Daniel Panetta and the Salmon Arm Silverbacks will play the Wenatchee Wild in the first round of the 2022 B.C. Hockey League playoffs. Salmon Arm fell 4-1 to the Spruce Kings in Prince George Saturday, March 19, and will close out the regular season at home Saturday, March 26, against Trail. (Chris Fowler Photo)

Spruce Kings slip past Salmon Arm Silverbacks

BCHL: Prince George gains split of weekend home-and-home with ‘Backs

Daniel Panetta and the Salmon Arm Silverbacks will play the Wenatchee Wild in the first round of the 2022 B.C. Hockey League playoffs. Salmon Arm fell 4-1 to the Spruce Kings in Prince George Saturday, March 19, and will close out the regular season at home Saturday, March 26, against Trail. (Chris Fowler Photo)