Penticton Panthers

Penticton Vees

The Penticton Vees are a Tier II Junior "A" ice hockey team from Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. They are a part of the British Columbia Hockey League. The junior Vees were founded in 1961, taking the name of an existing senior hockey team.

Senior team

The first game played by the senior Penticton Vees was opening of Penticton Memorial Arena on October 25, 1951, versus the Vernon Canadians. The Vees played in the Okanagan Senior Hockey League, and in 1953, were crowned Champions of Western Canada. In 1954, the Vees were National Senior Champions as winners of the Allan Cup. In 1955, the Vees represented Canada at the Ice Hockey World Championships in Krefeld, West Germany. The Vees defeated the Soviet Union 5–0 for the gold medal. The Vees won another provincial championship in 1960. Six alumni from the senior Vees, also played in the National Hockey League. They are James Bedard, Edward Diachuk, Connie Madigan, George McAvoy, Bill Warwick and his brother Grant Warwick.

Junior team

The Vees were Mowat Cup champions in 1968, 1973, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1985, as well as in 1986, when they were also Centennial Cup champions.

NHL alumni

Thirty-four alumni of the junior Pentiction team have moved on the play in the National Hockey League.

Penticton Broncos (1964–1975)

Penticton Vees (1975–1979)

Penticton Knights (1979–1990)

Penticton Panthers (1990–2004)

Season-by-season record

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against
Season League GP W L T OTL GF GA Points Finish Playoffs
1961-62 OMJHL 27 9 18 0 - 93 149 18 3rd Lost in Semi-final
1962-63 OMJHL 31 1 30 0 - 61 300 2 4th Lost in Semi-final
1963-64 OJHL 0 - - - - - - - - Did Not Participate
1964-65 OJHL 30 11 15 4 - 104 159 26 3rd Lost in Semi-final
1965-66 OJHL 30 15 14 1 - 145 113 31 3rd Lost in Semi-finals
1966-67 OJHL 40 33 7 0 - - - 66 1st Won Final, Lost Mowat Cup
1967-68 BCJHL 40 30 8 2 - 218 123 62 1st Won Final, Won Mowat Cup,
Won BC/Alb Championship, Lost Abbott Cup
1968-69 BCJHL 40 23 14 3 - 209 157 49 2nd Lost in Final
1969-70 BCJHL 48 19 23 6 - 188 202 44 5th DNQ
1970-71 BCJHL 60 36 19 5 - 275 203 77 2nd Did not compete in League Playoffs, Lost Doyle Cup
1971-72 BCJHL 60 33 20 7 - - - 73 2nd Lost in Final
1972-73 BCJHL 62 41 18 3 - 314 232 85 2nd Won Final, Won Mowat Cup, Won Doyle Cup,
Lost Abbott Cup
1973-74 BCJHL 64 38 24 2 - 310 280 78 3rd Lost in Semi-finals
1974-75 BCJHL 66 35 29 2 - 379 334 72 2nd Lost in Quarter-finals
1975-76 BCJHL 66 27 36 3 - 302 337 57 6th Lost in Final
1976-77 BCJHL 68 43 22 3 - 404 307 89 3rd Lost in Final
1977-78 BCJHL 66 47 17 2 - 492 303 96 2nd Forfeited Final
1978-79 BCJHL 62 23 37 2 - 263 310 48 10th DNQ
1979-80 BCJHL 60 41 18 1 - 350 240 83 2nd Won Final, Won Mowat Cup, Lost Doyle Cup
1980-81 BCJHL 56 35 20 1 - 267 227 71 2nd Won Final, Won Mowat Cup, Lost Doyle Cup
1981-82 BCJHL 48 43 5 0 - 364 130 86 1st Won Final, Won Mowat Cup, Lost Doyle Cup
1982-83 BCJHL 56 34 22 0 - 355 249 68 5th Lost in Semi-finals
1983-84 BCJHL 60 47 13 0 - 448 197 94 1st Lost in Final
1984-85 BCJHL 52 47 5 0 - 498 193 94 1st Won Final, Won Mowat Cup, Won Doyle Cup,
Won Abbott Cup, Lost Centennial Cup
1985-86 BCJHL 52 44 8 0 - 433 195 88 1st Won Final, Won Mowat Cup, Won Doyle Cup,
Won Abbott Cup, Won Centennial Cup
1986-87 BCJHL 52 30 19 3 - 284 205 63 5th Lost in Quarter-finals
1987-88 BCJHL 52 26 26 0 - 268 252 52 6th Lost in Semi-finals
1988-89 BCJHL 60 16 42 2 - 260 351 34 10th DNQ
1989-90 BCJHL 27 6 21 0 - 107 174 12 10th DNQ-Folded
1990-91 BCJHL 60 13 44 3 - 245 358 29 10th DNQ
1991-92 BCJHL 60 38 20 2 - 321 277 78 3rd Lost in Quarter-finals
1992-93 BCJHL 60 35 23 2 - 350 282 72 2nd Lost in Semi-finals
1993-94 BCJHL 60 40 17 3 - 341 261 83 3rd Lost in Quarter-finals
1994-95 BCJHL 60 42 16 2 - 321 250 86 1st in Interior Lost in Semi-finals
1995-96 BCJHL 60 32 26 2 - 269 248 66 2nd in Interior Lost in Quarter-finals
1996-97 BCHL 60 31 27 2 - 285 236 64 3rd in Interior Lost in Quarter-finals
1997-98 BCHL 60 45 12 3 - 296 177 93 1st in Interior Lost in Final
1998-99 BCHL 60 33 22 - 5 230 197 71 3rd in Interior Lost in Quarter-finals
1999-00 BCHL 60 42 14 - 4 283 167 88 1st in Interior Lost in Quarter-finals
2000-01 BCHL 60 48 10 - 2 280 166 98 1st in Interior Lost in Semi-finals
2001-02 BCHL 60 32 21 - 7 222 209 71 2nd in Interior Lost in Semi-finals
2002-03 BCHL 60 20 32 2 6 222 268 48 6th in Interior Lost in Preliminary
2003-04 BCHL 60 22 28 1 9 178 237 54 7th in Interior DNQ
2004-05 BCHL 60 25 26 2 7 180 193 59 5th in Interior Lost in Quarter-finals
2005-06 BCHL 60 41 13 2 4 245 137 88 1st in Interior Lost in Final
2006-07 BCHL 60 41 14 2 3 231 163 87 1st in Interior Lost in Semi-finals
2007-08 BCHL 60 41 15 2 2 235 146 86 2nd BCHL Won Fred Page Cup

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