Monday, May 8, 2017

Former Vernon Viper Meek-Penticton Vees Advance To Royal Bank Cup:

Former Vernon Vipers defenceman Mitch Meek & the Penticton Vees have advanced to the Royal Bank Cup in Cobourg Ontario after a 3-2 victory over the visiting Chilliwack Chiefs at yesterday's Western Canada Cup. This is Penticton's seventh trip to the National Championship (1968,1973,1985,1986,2012,2015 & 2017) Penticton has won the National Championship twice (1986 & 2012).

Vees-Chiefs Highlight's,

Boxscore/Game Summary,

Fraser Rodger's Penticton Vees Blog,

Meek is in his first season with the Vees played parts of one season in Vernon (2014-15) playing in 50 games with the Vipers collecting (6-goals-10-assists-16-points) after coming over in a trade with the Victoria Grizzlies. On October 8th 2014 the Grizzlies traded Brandon Egli, Mitch Meek & Future Considerations to the Vipers for Aydan Macdonald & Jake Emilio. Over the off season the Vipers traded Meek in a three way deal with West Kelowna & Prince George. On July 9th 2015 the Vipers traded Meek to West Kelowna for Mac Ferner before the Warriors traded Meek to Prince George for Luke Harrison.  The Spruce Kings traded Meek to Cowichan on August 12th 2015. In 48 games with the Capitals last year, Meek Collected (5-goals-26-assists-31-points). The Cowichan Capitals traded Meek to the Penticton in a three team trade with Surrey on June 6th 2016.

Mitch Meek's Player Profile:

This is posted on the BCHL website:

Vees claim WCC’s final RBC Cup berth

May 7, 2017

Captain Nic Jones scored twice to lead the Penticton Vees to a 3-2 win over the Chilliwack Chiefs that gives Penticton the Western Canada Cup’s second berth to the RBC Cup national championship.

Chilliwack led 1-0 after one on a goal by their captain Jordan Kawaguchi but the Vees tied it with 16 seconds left in the second on Jones’ first of the game.

Jones notched his second at 6:44 of the third and Grant Cruikshank got the winner just over three minutes after that.

Will Calverley got one back for the Chiefs with just over five minutes to go but they could not find the tying goal. The Vees controlled the third outshooting the Chiefs 11-2.

Mat Robson made 16 saves for the win while Mark Sinclair stopped 26 for Chilliwack.

The Vees will head to Cobourg, Ont. at the end of the week to compete in the RBC Cup starting Saturday, May 13.

The Chiefs already know they will be in the 2018 RBC Cup as they are hosting the event.

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