Emanuel Sequeira

Comets GM pumped about Canucks prospects

Comets GM pumped about Canucks prospects

Comets GM Ryan Johnson talks about Canucks prospects that will impress at Young Stars Classic

Comets GM pumped about Canucks prospects
The Brooks Bandits, champs of the Alberta Junior Hockey League, will be the final champions of the Western Canada Cup as the four Western Canadian junior A leagues will finalize returning back to the Doyle (B.C./Alberta) and Anavet (Saskatchewan/Manitoba) Cup format for 2017-18 during its upcoming Canadian Junior Hockey League meeting.                                Mark Brett/Western News

Financial reasons to spell end of Western Canada Cup

B.C. Hockey League commissioner John Grisdales cites expenses as reason Western Canada Cup to end after five years

The Brooks Bandits, champs of the Alberta Junior Hockey League, will be the final champions of the Western Canada Cup as the four Western Canadian junior A leagues will finalize returning back to the Doyle (B.C./Alberta) and Anavet (Saskatchewan/Manitoba) Cup format for 2017-18 during its upcoming Canadian Junior Hockey League meeting.                                Mark Brett/Western News
Vees edge Chiefs to advance to RBC Cup

Vees edge Chiefs to advance to RBC Cup

Captain Nicholas Jones had a three-point night to push the Penticton Vees past Chilliwack

Vees edge Chiefs to advance to RBC Cup
Bandits power past Chiefs to WCC title

Bandits power past Chiefs to WCC title

The Brooks Bandits scored four second-period goals en route to Western Canada Cup title

Bandits power past Chiefs to WCC title
Vees earn shutout against North Stars in WCC

Vees earn shutout against North Stars in WCC

Vees advance to WCC RBC Cup second berth game with shutout win over North Stars

Vees earn shutout against North Stars in WCC
Vees put a muzzle on the Terriers to advance to WCC playoff round

Vees put a muzzle on the Terriers to advance to WCC playoff round

Vees win over Portage sets up rematch with Battlefords in WCC 3rd vs. 4th match

Vees put a muzzle on the Terriers to advance to WCC playoff round
Chiefs get shutout by North Stars

Chiefs get shutout by North Stars

Chiefs goalie Mathieu Caron stops 23 in loss to Battlefords

Chiefs get shutout by North Stars
Vees face Portage Terriers in critical game

Vees face Portage Terriers in critical game

Advancing to third versus fourth game on line for the Penticton Vees

Vees face Portage Terriers in critical game
Vees Ring of Honour night to be special

Vees Ring of Honour night to be special

Ring of Honour night to be very special.

Vees Ring of Honour night to be special
Vees iced by Chiefs

Vees iced by Chiefs

A lack of execution hurt the Penticton Vees in their loss to Chilliwack in the WCC

Vees iced by Chiefs
Penticton Vees affiliate player Massimo Rizzo cruises with the puck into the Brooks Bandits zone during Western Canada Cup action at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Rizzo picked up an assist on Nicholas Jones’ power play goal in the second period. The Vees lost 4-3 in a shootout.                                Steve Kidd/Western News

VIDEO: Vees lose to Bandits in a shootout

Vees lose close battle to the Brooks Bandits in a shootout

Penticton Vees affiliate player Massimo Rizzo cruises with the puck into the Brooks Bandits zone during Western Canada Cup action at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Rizzo picked up an assist on Nicholas Jones’ power play goal in the second period. The Vees lost 4-3 in a shootout.                                Steve Kidd/Western News
Klack heroic for Vees netting overtime winner against Battlefords

Klack heroic for Vees netting overtime winner against Battlefords

Vees down Battlefords in overtime, Chris Klack taps in winner

Klack heroic for Vees netting overtime winner against Battlefords
Bandits ride in as Canada’s best

Bandits ride in as Canada’s best

It has been a season of unexpected things for the Brooks Bandits.

Bandits ride in as Canada’s best
Cole Makar led the Brooks Bandits blueline in scoring with 24 goals and 75 points in 54 games. In the playoffs, he added another five goals and 17 points in 13 games. The Bandits open the Western Canada Cup in Penticton on April 29 at 2 p.m. against the Chilliwack Chiefs.                                Emily Duncan/Brooks Bandits

Cole Makar powers Brooks Bandits in Western Canada Cup chase

The injury-riddled Chilliwack Chiefs will be in tough against the Alberta Junior Hockey League champ

Cole Makar led the Brooks Bandits blueline in scoring with 24 goals and 75 points in 54 games. In the playoffs, he added another five goals and 17 points in 13 games. The Bandits open the Western Canada Cup in Penticton on April 29 at 2 p.m. against the Chilliwack Chiefs.                                Emily Duncan/Brooks Bandits
WCC tickets selling fast, attracting Western Canadian fans

WCC tickets selling fast, attracting Western Canadian fans

Tickets are starting to go fast for the 2017 Western Canada Cup, presented by Sun Life Financial.

WCC tickets selling fast, attracting Western Canadian fans
CHRIS KLACK of the Penticton Vees makes a move to sneak past Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Connor McCarthy during BCHL action at the South Okanagan Events Centre Saturday. Klack scored in the first period to even the score at 1-1 after one period. Klack set up the equalizer to force overtime and help the Vees win 3-2.

BCHL:Vees down Chiefs in extra time

The Penticton Vees earned their league-leading sixth overtime win of the season against the Chilliwack Chiefs.

CHRIS KLACK of the Penticton Vees makes a move to sneak past Chilliwack Chiefs defenceman Connor McCarthy during BCHL action at the South Okanagan Events Centre Saturday. Klack scored in the first period to even the score at 1-1 after one period. Klack set up the equalizer to force overtime and help the Vees win 3-2.
CANADA SKIP JENNIFER Jones in the semifinal game at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Penticton aims to bring the Scotties Tournament of Hearts

A group of volunteers are teaming up to bring one of Canada's premier curling events to the Peach City

CANADA SKIP JENNIFER Jones in the semifinal game at the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts
CHILLIWACK CHIEFS forward Tipper Higgins reaches for the puck as he tried to beat Penticton Vees goalie Hunter Miska with defenceman Miles Gendron back checking during Tuesday's BCHL round-robin game at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The Vees won the game 5-2 and have advanced to the Fred Page Cup Final

Vees advance to Fred Page Cup Final

Penticton dumps Chilliwack to advance to BCHL championship

CHILLIWACK CHIEFS forward Tipper Higgins reaches for the puck as he tried to beat Penticton Vees goalie Hunter Miska with defenceman Miles Gendron back checking during Tuesday's BCHL round-robin game at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The Vees won the game 5-2 and have advanced to the Fred Page Cup Final
Vancouver Canucks 2013 draft pick Hunter Shinkaruk

Canucks’ Shinkaruk excited for Young Stars Classic

Hunter Shinkaruk will have a different view of the Vancouver Canucks Young Stars Classic

Vancouver Canucks 2013 draft pick Hunter Shinkaruk