Junior hockey: Vees and Vipers begin shortened BCHL season with 4-1 wins – Okanagan
The Penticton Vees and Vernon Vipers each began their shortened seasons on profitable notes.
On Friday night time, Penticton handed the Path 4-1 within the BC Hockey League sport on the South Okanagan Occasions Middle, with the host Vees edging the Smoke Eaters 37-28.
In the meantime, 90 minutes north, Vernon additionally posted a 4-1 victory, because the Vipers slipped previous Salmon Arm regardless of being crushed 33-26 by the Silverbacks.
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Penticton 4, path 1
In Penticton, Jacob Quillan, Stefano Bottini, Frank Djurasevic and Tyler Ho scored for Penticton (1-0-0-0), which led 1-0, 3-1 on the breaks of the interval.
Quillan opened the scoring 7:58 from first with a shorthanded objective following a serious penalty in opposition to Joshua Niedermayer at 7:07.
Quillan collected a unfastened puck on the best aspect and ran with Tristan Amonte for a bizarre man run earlier than hitting residence a glove-side shot for the sport’s opener.
Within the second, Bottini made it 2-0 simply 17 seconds after the beginning of the second. Djurasevic then made it 3-0 simply 20 seconds later. Ho accomplished the scoring in a scrimmage on the internet 3:06 from the third.
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Connor Michaud, on the finish of the second interval to carry the rating to 3-1, replied for Path (0-1-0-0).
Kaeden Lane stopped 27 photographs for the Vees, Logan Terness dealing with 37 photographs and stopping 33.
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Penticton was 0 for 3 on the ability play whereas Path was 0 for 4.
Vernon 4, salmon arm 1
In Vernon, Luke Pakulak and Jack Glen each had two-point nights, every scoring a objective and an help, because the Vipers took down the Silverbacks.
Ryan Shostak and Logan Lorenz additionally scored for Vernon (1-0-0-0), who trailed 1-0 firstly however scored 4 unanswered objectives to win. Drew Bennett, who opened the scoring 2:15 from the primary on a rebound, replied for Salmon Arm (0-1-0-0).
James Porter Jr. stopped 32 of 33 photographs for the Vipers, Owen Say dismissing 22 of 26 photographs for the Silverbacks.
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Vernon was 2 for 3 on the ability play whereas Salmon Arm was 0 for 3.
Two minutes after Bennett’s opening scorer, Shostak tied the rating at 4:27 with an influence play objective. Twelve minutes later, Lorenz put the house aspect forward 2-1 at 4:49 PM.
After a goalless second, Pakulak netted a power-play objective to make it 3-1 at 2:00 am, Glen heading off a unfastened puck to shut the rating at 5:57 pm.
Saturday video games
- Cranbrook vs Penticton, 6 p.m., at Penticton
- West Kelowna vs Salmon Arm, 6 p.m. in Vernon
Sunday video games
- Path vs Cranbrook, 4 p.m., Penticton
- Vernon vs West Kelowna, 4 p.m., at Vernon
Word: Shaw Communications will broadcast all video games performed in Penticton. Shaw Group Highlight airs on channel 10 or on Shaw Blue Curve on channel 105.
WEST HOCKEY LEAGUE
- Kelowna vs Prince George, postponed
- Portland 6, Tri-Metropolis 2
- Everett 3, Seattle 1
- Winnipeg 3, Prince Albert 0
- Moose Jaw 4, Saskatoon 0
- Medication Hat 4, Calgary 1
- Edmonton 9, Pink Deer 2
Saturday video games
- Kelowna vs Victoria, postponed
- Pink Deer vs. Edmonton, 1 p.m.
- Winnipeg vs. Regina, 3 p.m.
- Medication Hat vs. Calgary, 6 p.m.
- Spokane vs. Tri-Metropolis, 6:05 p.m.
- Portland vs. Everett, 6:05 p.m.
- Prince Albert vs. Swift Present, 7 p.m.
- Kamloops vs. Victoria, 7 p.m.
Sunday video games
- Brandon vs. Saskatoon, 5 p.m.
- Seattle vs. Spokane, 5:10 p.m.
- Vancouver vs Prince George, 6 p.m.
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