Vees bring forward Ethan Mann to the team for the 2021/22 season

Vees announce new player

The Penticton Vees Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club had announced forward player Ethan Mann joining the team for the 2021/22 season.

Mann, 18, has finished off his senior season at University School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as the third-leading scorer on his team with nine goals and 23 assists for 32 points in 21 games while leading the school in assists.

In total over his four seasons with his high school squad, the 5’10”, 179-pound forward eanred 37 goals and 73 assists for 110 points in 76 games and led his team in playoff scoring with seven points in four games.

The Wisconsin-born player has also gotten into 18 games this season with Team Wisconsin in the Upper Midwest High School Elite Hockey League (UMHSEHL). With nine goals and eight assists for 17 points, he led the team with scoring. Mann was also involved in more playoff action with Team Wisconsin this season, adding an assist in three playoff games and suited up for a total of 46 games over the course of the season.

“Penticton is the place to be,” Mann said in a press release. “The coaching staff is the best around as well as the individualized attention I was given. I can’t wait to help continue the tradition of success and community next year in Penticton.”

The Vees would like to welcome Ethan and his family to the organization as well as the South Okanagan and the City of Penticton.

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