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Penticton Vees To Hold National Anthem Auditions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  WHAT:   Penticton Vees To Hold National Anthem Auditions WHERE: Penticton Trade and Convention Centre              273 Power Street            Penticton, BC V2A 7K9 DATE:    Tuesday, August 12 from 5:30-7 p.m.            Thursday, August 14 from 5:30-7 p.m.  MORE:  The Penticton Vees will have National Anthem auditions at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre on Tuesday, August 12 and Thursday, […]

Smith Climbs the Ladder

 Austin Smith is sailing through uncharted waters, and as the Dallas native continues to progress towards his eventual goal of playing for his hometown Stars, he serves as a role model for thousands of hockey-playing kids in the Metroplex.After skating for Penticton in the Junior A British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) last season, the 19-year-old […]

When Penticton ruled the world

PENTICTON, Canada – It?s not just the IIHF that?s celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2008. The small British Columbia city of Penticton was founded in 1908, and it enjoys a great hockey legacy.  The biggest moment in civic history occurred on March 6, 1955. That afternoon in Krefeld, West Germany, the Penticton Vees, representing Canada […]

Anthony Perdicaro visits NY Islanders Camp

Islanders prospect Anthony Perdicaro talks about his experience at Islanders Mini-Camp and what he feels he showed the coaches during the week.http://islanders.nhl.tv/team/launch.htm?type=fvod&id=19933&catid=214

Zac Dalpe drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes wrapped up the 2008 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday by making four selections on the draft?s second day. Forward Zac Dalpe (2nd round, 45th overall),Dalpe, 18, is committed to Ohio State University of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association for the 2008-09 season. In 2007-08, the Paris, Ont., native ranked fifth in the […]

Hextall drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes

Ron Hextall is an NHL son and grandson. He may have the chance to be an NHL dad, too.The former Philadelphia goaltender, son of Bryan Hextall Jr., grandson of Bryan Sr. (and nephew of Dennis), may get the chance to become part of the NHL's first four-generation family after the Phoenix Coyotes selected his son, […]

PENTICTON JUNIOR HOCKEY ALUMNI GOLF CLASSIC

Date: Saturday, July 26th, 2008 Location: Fairview Mountain Golf Club in Oliver, BC Time: 1:30 p.m. ?Shot Gun Start? Cost: $125.00 per-person Includes: Golf, Power Cart, Dinner, Transportation & Gift Format: Individual Stroke Play Extras: 50/50 Draw, ?Live? and ?Silent? Auction, Prize Competition Transportation: Bus transportation will be available, compliments of the Barley Mill Pub, for any competitor requesting a ride, departing […]

THE BCHL CHAMPS’ SEASON COMES TO AN END

Not even sporting their nostalgic 1954 third jerseys could save the Penticton Valley First Vees in Game Five of the Doyle Cup.  The Camrose Kodiaks doubled Penticton 4-2, Friday night at the Memorial Arena, to take the series Four Games to One. The Valley First Vees needed a confidence building start, the exact opposite of what […]

HUGE BOOSTS FOR BCHL STARS IN NHL DRAFT RANKINGS

When the NHL's Central Scouting Bureau releases its final player and goaltender rankings, it's either boom or bust for prospects awaiting June's Entry Draft. And for BCHL stars Zac Dalpe, Justin Schulz and Derek Grant, the sound of their draft stock exploding couldn't be much louder.Dalpe, the 26th rated North American skater when the mid-term […]

VEES CLOSE TO ELIMINATION FOLLOWING GAME FOUR LOSS TO CAMROSE

The Penticton Valley First Vees find themselves in both an unfamiliar and precarious position.  One more defeat and their season will be over. The Camrose Kodiaks defeated the Valley First Vees 3-1, Wednesday night at the Memorial Arena, to move to within a single win of capturing a second consecutive Doyle Cup. Now trailing the series Three […]