Vees alums named NCHC All-Rookies

Two Penticton Vees alums have earned year-end honours in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC). Nebraska-Omaha forward Taylor Ward and North Dakota goalie Adam Scheel have both been named to the NCHC All-Rookie Team, the conference announced Tuesday. Ward, who played three seasons with the Vees, finished with the second-most points in voting for the […]

Roden heading to Nebraska-Omaha

Merritt Centennials goalie Austin Roden has played his entire career in the province of British Columbia. Growing up on Vancouver Island, he played his minor hockey in the area and then joined the Nanaimo Clippers for the 2016-17 season. It wasn’t until last year when he was acquired by the Centennials midseason that he left […]

Brushett commits to Nebraska Omaha

After starting the season with points in eight straight games and getting on the scoresheet in 16 of his 19 games played this year, Powell River Kings forward Ryan Brushett has earned a scholarship to the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks for the 2019-20 season. The Verdun, Que. native is currently sixth in BCHL scoring with 29 points […]

Ward earns commitment to UNO

The Penticton Vees are pleased to announce forward Taylor Ward (98) has committed to play at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) for the 2018-19 season. Ward is the 14th player on the Vees’ roster to secure an NCAA Division l commitment, and says UNO’s program speaks for itself. “It’s hard not to fall in love […]

Pickup will play for Nebraska-Omaha

Cole Pickup grabbed the early BCHL headlines this season, helping the Victoria Grizzlies to a nice start while racing out to the early scoring lead. Now he’s getting ink again, as he’s committed to play NCAA Div. I hockey next season at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Pickup, who has eight goals and 10 assists in […]

Grannary accepts offer to UNO

The Merritt Centennials are proud to announce centre Colin Grannary (Delta, B.C.) has committed to the NCCA Div. I program at the University of Nebraska Omaha for the 2017-18 school year. Grannary currently leads the Cents in all offensive categories with 24 goals, 39 assists and 63 points. The 6-foot, 170-pound pivot recently participated in […]