Penticton Vees

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

 

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

 

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 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)
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)
Carter Serhyenko recorded his second shutout of the season on Wednesday night (March 9), leading the Penticton Vees to a 6-0 victory against the Salmon Arm Silverbacks at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Photo: Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)

Penticton Vees shut down rivals to the north, defeat Salmon Arm 6-0

The Vees won’t play again until March 18 when they meet up with the Cranbrook Bucks

Carter Serhyenko recorded his second shutout of the season on Wednesday night (March 9), leading the Penticton Vees to a 6-0 victory against the Salmon Arm Silverbacks at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Photo: Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)
Kaeden Lane recorded his 10th career B.C. Hockey League shutout on Wednesday night (Feb. 23), moving into a tie for second on the league’s all-time shutout list. (Photo by Jack Murray)

Penticton Vees shut down Salmon Arm Silverbacks, hold on for 1-0 victory

The Vees previously defeated the Silverbacks on Feb. 16

Kaeden Lane recorded his 10th career B.C. Hockey League shutout on Wednesday night (Feb. 23), moving into a tie for second on the league’s all-time shutout list. (Photo by Jack Murray)
Aydar Suniev’s overtime winner propelled the Penticton Vees to a 3-2 road victory against the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Wednesday night (Feb. 16). (Photo: Pure Life Photography)

Penticton Vees take top spot in the league, winning in OT against Salmon Arm

The Vees host a hat trick of home games starting Friday

Aydar Suniev’s overtime winner propelled the Penticton Vees to a 3-2 road victory against the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Wednesday night (Feb. 16). (Photo: Pure Life Photography)
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Penticton Vees denied entry into United States

Vees were scheduled to play Wenatchee Saturday night

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Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Simon Tassy scored two goals in a 5-2 win over the Penticton Vees on Jan. 12, 2022. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks spoil Penticton Vees’ return, win 5-2 on the road

Silverbacks forward Simon Tassy scored two consecutive goals in the 2nd period

Salmon Arm Silverbacks forward Simon Tassy scored two goals in a 5-2 win over the Penticton Vees on Jan. 12, 2022. (Chris Fowler/Salmon Arm Silverbacks image)
Josh Niedermayer has been a member of the Penticton Vees since the 2019-2020 season but committed to the NCAA’s Arizona State Sun Devils on Jan. 3 for the 2022-2023 campaign where he will join his older brother, Jackson. (Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)

Penticton Vees’ Josh Niedermayer eager to reunite with his brother in Arizona

The two brothers previously played three games together with the Vees in 2019-2020

Josh Niedermayer has been a member of the Penticton Vees since the 2019-2020 season but committed to the NCAA’s Arizona State Sun Devils on Jan. 3 for the 2022-2023 campaign where he will join his older brother, Jackson. (Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)
Angel and Aaron Basarowick have been married for four years and they say they'll always share a love for the Penticton Vees. (Photo courtesy of Aaron Basarowick)

Penticton Vees superfan reflects on her connection to the team and the late Neil Jamieson

Jamieson gave Angel Basarowick season tickets to the Vees in 2015 as well as a jersey

Angel and Aaron Basarowick have been married for four years and they say they'll always share a love for the Penticton Vees. (Photo courtesy of Aaron Basarowick)
The league will be celebrating with an outdoor all-stars game in Penticton in January, 2023. (BCHL)

BCHL pushes 60th Anniversary in Penticton to 2023

The league decided to delay the game based on the province’s current COVID-19 situation

The league will be celebrating with an outdoor all-stars game in Penticton in January, 2023. (BCHL)
Tina Gibson fell in love with the Penticton Vees from the moment she started watching them and now she has her eyes set on one day seeing her nephew play for her beloved team. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)

Penticton Vees superfan recalls her instant love for the city’s hockey team

Since becoming a season-ticket holder in 2011, Tina Gibson has never missed a Vees game

Tina Gibson fell in love with the Penticton Vees from the moment she started watching them and now she has her eyes set on one day seeing her nephew play for her beloved team. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)
The Penticton Vees dropped their first game since Nov. 6, after falling to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Friday 4-3 in a shootout. (Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)

Shootout thriller: Salmon Arm Silverbacks break Penticton Vees’ win streak, win 4-3

The Silverbacks tied the game with 58 seconds to play in the third to send the game to overtime

The Penticton Vees dropped their first game since Nov. 6, after falling to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Friday 4-3 in a shootout. (Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)
Penticton Vees forwards Ethan Mann (left) and Finlay Williams celebrate a goal against Salmon Arm during the Vees’ 5-2 BCHL pre-season win over the Silverbacks Saturday, Oct. 2, in Penticton. (Cherie Morgan Photography)

Pre-season perfection for Penticton Vees

Vees wrap up BCHL exhibition slate with home-and-home sweep of Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Penticton Vees forwards Ethan Mann (left) and Finlay Williams celebrate a goal against Salmon Arm during the Vees’ 5-2 BCHL pre-season win over the Silverbacks Saturday, Oct. 2, in Penticton. (Cherie Morgan Photography)
Vernon Vipers forward Zach Tonelli tries to squeeze out Penticton Vees counterpart Luke Vardy along the boards during the Vees’ 3-2 BCHL overtime pre-season victory Saturday, Sept. 25, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

Victorious Vees vex Vernon Vipers

Overtime goal gives Penticton a 3-2 BCHL exhibition win and a sweep of weekend home-and-home series

Vernon Vipers forward Zach Tonelli tries to squeeze out Penticton Vees counterpart Luke Vardy along the boards during the Vees’ 3-2 BCHL overtime pre-season victory Saturday, Sept. 25, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
Vees announce they will require proof of full vaccination to see games effective immediately. (Vees)

Penticton Vees fans will need to show full vaccination proof to see games

SOEC event employees, Vees players and staff all required to be vaccinated

Vees announce they will require proof of full vaccination to see games effective immediately. (Vees)
Mack Motzko, a 20-year-old forward who was scheduled to join the Penticton Vees this September has died in a horrific crash in Minnesota. (NAHL handout)

Penticton Vees incoming recruit dies in horrific crash

Mack Motzko, a 20-year-old forward was scheduled to join the Vees this September

Mack Motzko, a 20-year-old forward who was scheduled to join the Penticton Vees this September has died in a horrific crash in Minnesota. (NAHL handout)