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PENTICTON, BC. – The Penticton Vees Hockey Club announced Monday the signing of goaltender Carter Serhyenko (’02) for the remainder of the 2021/22 season.
Serhyenko, 19, comes to the Vees after playing in the Western Hockey League (WHL) with the Prince Albert Raiders for each of the last three seasons. The 6’4”, 198-pound netminder has posted a 3.55 goals against average and a .881 save percentage in 17 games with Prince Albert this season, playing in a total 32 games with the Raiders over his span in the WHL, posting 15 victories during that time.
The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native played with the Battlefords Stars U18 AAA for two seasons before going to Prince Albert while impressing at a National Hockey League (NHL) level as well, participating in Calgary Flames development camp in 2021.
The Vees (20-3-0-1) return from the holiday break with a three-game week against the West Kelowna Warriors (16-9-0-0) on Wednesday night at Royal LePage Place. Puck drop is slated for 7:00 PM with the game being broadcasted live on Bounce Radio 800 as well as BCHLTV.ca beginning with the pre-game show at 6:40 PM.
Penticton returns to the South Okanagan Events Centre for a New Year’s Eve clash against the Warriors, presented by Match Eatery and Public House. Puck drop is slated for 7:00 PM on Friday night with tickets available for purchase at the Valley First Box Office as well as online at ValleyFirstTix.com.