(ISN) – PENTICTON, BC –After capturing the Ryan Hatfield Memorial Trophy as Interior Division Champions, the Penticton Vees have advanced to the three-team BCHL Double Round Robin.
The Vees will face the Mainland Division Champion Chilliwack Chiefs and the Island Division Champion Nanaimo Clippers in their four-game double round robin, starting Wednesday, March 25th in Penticton when the Vees host the Clippers at the SOEC.
The Vees advanced to the third round of the BCHL Fred Page Cup Playoffs with a 2-0 win in game seven over the Vernon Vipers, in front of thirty-two hundred fans at the SOEC on Sunday; the Vees third Interior title in the last four years.
The Vees will play two home games and two road games in the three-team double round robin. Tickets are $17 for adults and $15 for seniors and those prices will remain the same if the Vees advance to the Fred Page Cup Final.
The Vees, in conjunction with the SOEC, have announced “Wicked Wednesday” pricing for their game versus Nanaimo on March 25th. Draft beer is just $3.50 and fountain pop is just $2.50 (Tickets are still $17 for adults and $15 for seniors).
The Vees go into the BCHL Round Robin as the #1 seed after finishing first overall in the BCHL regular season standings. The Vees will host the Nanaimo Clippers at the SOEC on Wednesday, March 25th at 7pm. Penticton and Nanaimo finished one, two in the overalls standings and split the two game regular season series; both teams winning on home ice.
The Vees second home game in Tuesday, March 31st against the Chilliwack Chiefs; face-off is also 7pm. The Vees tied the Chiefs at the SOEC on December 14th, 1-1 but won in Chilliwack 3-2 in double-overtime in early February.
The Vees two road games in the BCHL Round Robin are Sunday, March 29th in Chilliwack and Thursday, April 2nd in Nanaimo; both at 7pm.
The two teams with the best records from the three-team BCHL Round Robin move on to play in the Fred Page Cup Final, starting Friday, April 10th.
Vees BCHL Double Round Robin Schedule:
March 25th vs. Nanaimo (SOEC) 7pm
March 29th at Chilliwack 7pm
March 31st vs. Chilliwack (SOEC) 7pm
April 2nd at Nanaimo 7pm