Peninsula Panthers play three exhibtion games this weekend

The Panthers welcome Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League rivals, the Kerry Park Islanders, at 6 p.m. this Friday night at Panorama.

NORTH SAANICH — The Peninsula Panthers Junior B hockey team will play three exhibition games this weekend, including a match this Friday at Panorama Rec.

The Panthers welcome Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League rivals, the Kerry Park Islanders, at 6 p.m. on home ice. All tickets for the game are $2.

Peninsula travels up-Island to return the favour, playing the Islanders Saturday at 7:30 p.m. On Sunday, the local squad visits the Victoria Cougars at 3 p.m.

In the meantime, Head Coach Rob Mortin recently named Josh Poland as an assistant captain on this year’s team.

Poland will wear the ‘A’ beside Captain Spencer Loverock and another assistant captain, Drayson Lum.

Peninsula’s season home opener is Sept. 4, 7:30 p.m. against the Saanich Braves.