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BCHL News

Vees player still on NHL list

Jan 22, 2021 / 5:00 pm

Penticton Vees forward and captain, Fin Williams is listed on the National Hockey League’s Central Scouting bureau updated version of the Players to...

BCHL delays start...again

Jan 8, 2021 / 11:30 am

It will be at least early to mid February before the BC Hockey League is able to start a new season. The league announced Friday morning it has pushed the start...

Warrior alum go camping

Jan 7, 2021 / 11:00 am

Several players with ties to the BCHL's West Kelowna Warriors hope to don NHL uniforms when the abbreviated 2020-2021 season begins next Wednesday. Five...

Vees alumni eye NHL

Jan 4, 2021 / 12:13 pm

NHL training camps are underway for the 2021 season, and a dozen Penticton Vees alumni are hitting the ice vying for their place on a team. The twelve former...

Vees player at World Juniors

Dec 23, 2020 / 5:00 pm

A Penticton Vees player has earned himself a spot on Team Switzerland’s final roster for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship. Stefano Bottini, 18,...

BCHL delays season start

Dec 7, 2020 / 7:40 pm

The BC Hockey League had hoped it could begin its abbreviated 2020-2021 season this past weekend. Provincial health orders restricting participation in sports...

Vees team tests negative

Dec 4, 2020 / 2:05 pm

After a player on the Penticton Vees team tested positive for COVID-19, all close contacts of the player, including Vees players and staff, have been tested for...

Troubling year for the Vees

Dec 2, 2020 / 4:00 am

After a Penticton Vees player tested positive on Nov. 27, the entire team moved into a 14 day quarantine, including coaches and staff. The continued uncertainty...

Hamper drive goes virtual

Dec 1, 2020 / 9:00 am

As with so many events and traditions in the face of a global pandemic, West Kelowna Warriors team chaplain Don Richmond is adapting. Each year, Richmond and...

Vees player tests positive

Nov 28, 2020 / 4:12 pm

The BCHL Hockey League confirmed a Penticton Vees player has tested positive in a news release on its website, Saturday (Nov. 28). The league says it received...

Wild take a year hiatus

Nov 24, 2020 / 12:00 pm

When, or if, the BC Hockey League is able to begin its 2020-2021 season, it will do so without its only American-based franchise. Due to the closure of the...

BCHL delays season start

Nov 23, 2020 / 7:10 pm

The BC Hockey League is delaying the start of its 2020-2021 season by at least a week following the latest order from the provincial health officers banning...

Vee makes Swiss squad

Nov 23, 2020 / 1:16 pm

A Penticton Vee forward is one of 34 players the Swiss Ice Hockey Federation has named to compete for a spot on the Under-20 Swiss National Team, who will play...

Alumni come to players' aid

Nov 23, 2020 / 4:00 am

The BC Hockey League's alumni association is coming to the aid of players affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. With the league planning to go...

Vees add 2 defencemen

Nov 21, 2020 / 1:05 pm

The Penticton Vees Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club has acquired two new defencemen. Philippe Chapleau, 20, joins the team after spending his past three...

Warriors fight for sick kid

Nov 21, 2020 / 4:00 am

The BC Hockey League's West Kelowna are joining Brendan Ritchie in his battle with pulmonary hypertension. Ritchie, 12, was diagnosed with idiopathic...

Print your face for the stands

Nov 18, 2020 / 4:10 pm

The Penticton Vees are offering fans a way to fill the stands in the upcoming season, though not in person. Fans of the BCHL hockey team can upload a photo and...

Vees win Okanagan Cup

Nov 14, 2020 / 8:25 pm

The Penticton Vees take home the inaugural Okanagan Cup trophy, winning against the Vernon Vipers 3-2 on Saturday night. The game went into overtime when teams...

Warriors cup run ends

Nov 13, 2020 / 10:00 pm

The Vernon Vipers won when it mattered most Friday night. After losing all four games in the Okanagan Cup exhibition tournament to the West Kelowna Warriors,...

Warriors seek cup final

Nov 13, 2020 / 9:00 am

The West Kelowna Warriors hope to continue their dominance of the Vernon Vipers when the teams meet tonight in one semi-final of the Okanagan Cup. The Warriors...

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