Peninsula Panthers

Andrew Rocha stopped 38 shots, but his performance was not enough as the Panthers conceded five goals, including an empty-netter, en route to losing Game 1 of their South Division final against the Victoria Cougars. (Gordon Lee/Submitted)

Peninsula Panthers drop opening game of playoff series against Victoria Cougars

Cougars outshot the Panthers 43 to 22 en route to winning 5-2

 

Panthers’ Riley Braun and Hunter Jensen celebrate a goal during Wednesday’s 4-3 victory over the Westshore Wolves. The Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) club can clinch its spot in the league’s semi-finals against the Victoria Cougars with a victory against the Wolves Friday at Panorama Recreation Centre, with the puck dropping at 7:30 p.m. (Gordon Lee/Submitted)

Peninsula Panthers one win from clinching playoff series against Westshore Wolves

Tanner Wort wins it for the Panthers in double-overtime after club kills off major penalty

 

Panther Luc Pelletier (#26) levels the Cougars’ Matthew Clarke (#12) in VIJHL action last Friday night at the Panorama Recreation Centre as the Panthers outplayed the Cougars, but still lost 2-0. (Gordon Lee/Submitted)

Peninsula Panthers lose against Victoria Cougars, focus on playoffs

With four games left, the club will play two straight home games, starting Friday

 

Panther Riley Braun had three assists in a 6-0 win Friday night against the Kerry Park Islanders (Gordon Lee/Submitted)

Peninsula Panthers lose against Victoria Cougars after drubbing Kerry Park

Head coach Brad Tippett says some players were passengers in game against Victoria

Panther Riley Braun had three assists in a 6-0 win Friday night against the Kerry Park Islanders (Gordon Lee/Submitted)
Panthers no. 27 Hayden Visscher battles a Cougars defender before goaltender Owen Sikkes can put his mitt on the puck. (Contributed/Gordon Lee)

Cougars end Panthers run of wins

Eight game home ice winning streak ends as Panthers fall short to the Victoria team

  • Nov 19, 2018
Panthers no. 27 Hayden Visscher battles a Cougars defender before goaltender Owen Sikkes can put his mitt on the puck. (Contributed/Gordon Lee)
There was frantic action in the second period last Friday as Panthers’ goaltender Connor McKillop looks to corral a loose puck which is in harm’s way. (Gordon Lee photography)

‘Crazy 8’s,’ Panthers win again

Game kicked off with an on-ice ceremony featuring 98-year-old WWII veteran Commander Peter Chance

  • Nov 13, 2018
There was frantic action in the second period last Friday as Panthers’ goaltender Connor McKillop looks to corral a loose puck which is in harm’s way. (Gordon Lee photography)
Panthers’ Riley Braun is nothing but smiles after scoring last Friday night while linemate Tanner Wort enjoys the celebration. (Gordon Lee photography)

Peninsula Panthers edge out Oceanside Generals on home ice

Team now on a seven-game streak on home ice, president says it’s bringing in more fans than ever

Panthers’ Riley Braun is nothing but smiles after scoring last Friday night while linemate Tanner Wort enjoys the celebration. (Gordon Lee photography)
#29 Jake Gajda was upended on Friday night after running into Wolves’ defenceman #55 Nevan Flay. Gajda and his mates clawed out a 3-0 Panthers win. (Gordon Lee Photography)

Peninsula Panthers extend home win streak to 4

Hockey club looks to up win streak to five Friday night at Panorama

  • Oct 15, 2018
#29 Jake Gajda was upended on Friday night after running into Wolves’ defenceman #55 Nevan Flay. Gajda and his mates clawed out a 3-0 Panthers win. (Gordon Lee Photography)
Panthers’ #4 Skyler Diamond-Burchuk battles for the puck on Sunday afternoon in a 2-1 win against the Saanich Braves. Riley Braun (#10) and Josh Lingard (#8) look to gather in any loose pucks. (Photo by Gordon Lee)

Peninsula Panthers notch a pair of close wins

Team travels to Nanaimo for a Thursday tilt

  • Sep 24, 2018
Panthers’ #4 Skyler Diamond-Burchuk battles for the puck on Sunday afternoon in a 2-1 win against the Saanich Braves. Riley Braun (#10) and Josh Lingard (#8) look to gather in any loose pucks. (Photo by Gordon Lee)
Peninsula Panthers hockey team signs new goalie

Peninsula Panthers hockey team signs new goalie

The Peninsula Panthers hope their latest player signing will give the hockey…

Peninsula Panthers hockey team signs new goalie
Peninsula Panthers' Head Coach Brad Tippett

Peninsula Panthers sign six hockey players out of camp

Junior B hockey team will stay young, with added 'scaracter'.

Peninsula Panthers' Head Coach Brad Tippett
Decked out in their gifted special third jerseys

Peninsula Panthers advance into hockey playoffs with wildcard win

Awards dinner recognizes the local junior hockey team's best and most community-minded players.

Decked out in their gifted special third jerseys
Ty Hermsen of the Peninsula Panthers levels Victoria Cougars player Tyler Pang with a clean and disciplined hit last Friday night. Peninsula dropped both their game against the Cougars and Saturday night’s match against the Comox Valley Galcier Kings.

Peninsula Panthers capture Grant Peart Memorial Trophy

Four regular season hockey games left for the Panthers; team awards dinner set for Feb. 18.

Ty Hermsen of the Peninsula Panthers levels Victoria Cougars player Tyler Pang with a clean and disciplined hit last Friday night. Peninsula dropped both their game against the Cougars and Saturday night’s match against the Comox Valley Galcier Kings.
17-year-old Thomas Spink was all smiles after scoring his first goal in Junior hockey and celebrates with mates Kai Turner (#18) and Marshall Brown (#77).

Peninsula Panthers give Generals something to think about

Peninsula’s 4-1 win a precursor to the teams’ Feb. 20 wildcard tilt.

17-year-old Thomas Spink was all smiles after scoring his first goal in Junior hockey and celebrates with mates Kai Turner (#18) and Marshall Brown (#77).
The Panthers’ Koby Hale goes airborne after trying to lay a big hit on Storm’s Brayden McCartney.

Peninsula Panthers can’t catch Campbell River Storm

This past week was undoubtedly a busy one for the Peninsula Panthers of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League.

The Panthers’ Koby Hale goes airborne after trying to lay a big hit on Storm’s Brayden McCartney.
Newly-acquired defenceman Gavin Yee clears the puck from harm’s way last Friday night. 

Peninsula Panthers shake up lineup at trading deadline

The Club moved two veterans who were tied for lead as the Panthers’ top scorers.

Newly-acquired defenceman Gavin Yee clears the puck from harm’s way last Friday night.