VIJHL

The Oceanside Generals have been conducting their Development Ice Times with sessions ongoing until Aug. 11. (Corey Shaw photo)

Busy off-season for VIJHL’s Oceanside Generals

Gens to open season against Bombers Sept. 9 at home

 

Qualicum Beach goalie Matthew Spencer-Dahl will join the Oceanside Generals this coming VIJHL season. (PQB News file photo)

Qualicum Beach goalie Spencer-Dahl signs with VIJHL’s Oceanside Generals

Generals to kick off 2022-23 season against Port Alberni Bombers at home

 

Oceanside Generals backstopper Aron Kaner was traded to the Surrey Knights of the Pacific Junior Hockey League. (PQB News file photo)

Oceanside Generals wheeling and dealing ahead of 2022-23 VIJHL season

Team schedules for coming year reduced to 48 games

 

Oceanside Generals head coach Dan Lemmon. (Submitted photo).

PODCAST: Oceanside Generals head coach Dan Lemmon discusses the role of the VIJHL

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Oceanside Generals head coach Dan Lemmon. (Submitted photo).
Assistant captain Logan Speirs (centre) scored a hat-trick including the winning overtime goal to help the Panthers win the VIJHL title Friday. Captain Riley Braun (left), league MVP and leading scorer, made a crucial save during a Generals power-play late in the game, while his brother Payton, VIJHL rookie of the year, made important contributions throughout the season, including Friday’s game witnessed by 500-plus fans. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)

Peninsula Panthers claim VIJHL crown with emotional overtime victory

Victory comes almost four months after death of teammate Grant Gilbertson

Assistant captain Logan Speirs (centre) scored a hat-trick including the winning overtime goal to help the Panthers win the VIJHL title Friday. Captain Riley Braun (left), league MVP and leading scorer, made a crucial save during a Generals power-play late in the game, while his brother Payton, VIJHL rookie of the year, made important contributions throughout the season, including Friday’s game witnessed by 500-plus fans. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)
The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals lost 4-3 in overtime against the Peninsula Panthers in Game 6 of their Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League best-of-seven series final at the Peninsula Recreation Centre on Friday, April 1. (Michael Briones photo)

VIJHL: Generals see title hopes shattered in 4-3 OT loss against Panthers

Peninsula clinches Brent Patterson Memorial Trophy

The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals lost 4-3 in overtime against the Peninsula Panthers in Game 6 of their Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League best-of-seven series final at the Peninsula Recreation Centre on Friday, April 1. (Michael Briones photo)
Oceanside Generals forward Greyson Weme scores his third goal as he redirects a shot past Peninsula Panthers goalie Ashton Lukan in Game 5 of their Vancouver Island Junior Hockey league final series played at Howie Meeker Arena on Wednesday, March 30. (Michael Briones photo)

VIJHL: Weme nets 3 as Oceanside Generals earn 7-4 win over Panthers

Peninsula still leads best-of-seven league final series 3-2

Oceanside Generals forward Greyson Weme scores his third goal as he redirects a shot past Peninsula Panthers goalie Ashton Lukan in Game 5 of their Vancouver Island Junior Hockey league final series played at Howie Meeker Arena on Wednesday, March 30. (Michael Briones photo)
Oceanside Generals player Carter Johnson goes after the flying puck against Peninsula Panthers. (Michael Briones photo)
Oceanside Generals player Carter Johnson goes after the flying puck against Peninsula Panthers. (Michael Briones photo)
Oceanside Generals player Miles Carson tries to grab the puck from Peninsula Panthers goalie Brady Kelly in Game 3 of their best-of-seven VIJHL series final at Oceanside Place on Sunday (March 27). (Michael Briones photo)

VIJHL: Generals fall 2-1 to Peninsula Panthers, trail league final series 3-0

Oceanside aims to stave off elimination in Game 4 tonight

Oceanside Generals player Miles Carson tries to grab the puck from Peninsula Panthers goalie Brady Kelly in Game 3 of their best-of-seven VIJHL series final at Oceanside Place on Sunday (March 27). (Michael Briones photo)
The Oceanside Generals will host the Peninsula Panthers Sunday, March 27, in Game 3 of their VIJHL playoff final series. (Michael Briones photo)

VIJHL: Panthers take 2-0 lead over Oceanside Generals following 6-1 triumph

Game 3 in league final series goes Sunday (March 27) at Oceanside Place

The Oceanside Generals will host the Peninsula Panthers Sunday, March 27, in Game 3 of their VIJHL playoff final series. (Michael Briones photo)
Parksville Mayor Ed Mayne and Qualicum Beach Mayor Brian Wiese drop ceremonial pucks to launch Game 1 of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League final between the Oceanside Generals and Peninsula Panthers March 23 at Oceanside Place. (Michael Briones photo)

VIJHL final: Panthers strike first with 2-1 win over Oceanside Generals

Peninsula converts on late power play to capture Game 1

Parksville Mayor Ed Mayne and Qualicum Beach Mayor Brian Wiese drop ceremonial pucks to launch Game 1 of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League final between the Oceanside Generals and Peninsula Panthers March 23 at Oceanside Place. (Michael Briones photo)
The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals celebrate their win against Campbell River Storm in their VIJHL North Division final series. They now face the Peninsula Panthers in the VIJHL final. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville, Qualicum Beach mayors issue friendly wager ahead of VIJHL final

Mayne, Wiese make bet with North Saanich’s Geoff Orr as Peninsula Panthers face Oceanside Generals

The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals celebrate their win against Campbell River Storm in their VIJHL North Division final series. They now face the Peninsula Panthers in the VIJHL final. (PQB News file photo)
Peninsula Panthers’ forward Kyle Brown celebrates after scoring Friday against the Kerry Park Islanders. While the Islanders won that game 5-4 in double-overtime, Brown also scored twice the following night, including the overtime winner that pushed the Panthers into the finals of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL). (Christian J. Stewart Photography/Submitted)

Peninsula Panthers to face off against Oceanside Generals in VIJHL finals

Panthers move on after dispatching Kerry Park Islanders

Peninsula Panthers’ forward Kyle Brown celebrates after scoring Friday against the Kerry Park Islanders. While the Islanders won that game 5-4 in double-overtime, Brown also scored twice the following night, including the overtime winner that pushed the Panthers into the finals of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL). (Christian J. Stewart Photography/Submitted)
Oceanside Generals forward Carter Johnson scored against the Campbell River Storm in VIJHL action at Oceanside Place on Thursday, March 17. (Michael Briones photo)

VIJHL: Generals sweep aside Storm 5-0 to capture North Division crown

Oceanside beats Campbell River four straight in best-of-seven series

Oceanside Generals forward Carter Johnson scored against the Campbell River Storm in VIJHL action at Oceanside Place on Thursday, March 17. (Michael Briones photo)
The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals are a win away from reaching the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League’s playoff final series. (Michael Briones photo)
The Quality Foods Oceanside Generals are a win away from reaching the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League’s playoff final series. (Michael Briones photo)
Campbell River Storm forward Andrew Petruk gets a shot off on Oceanside Generals netminder Ashton Sadauskas in Game 3 of the VIJHL playoff series at Rod Brind’Amour Arena March 15. The Generals won 5-2 to take a 3-0 lead in the best of seven playoff. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Storm forward Andrew Petruk gets a shot off on Oceanside Generals netminder Ashton Sadauskas in Game 3 of the VIJHL playoff series at Rod Brind’Amour Arena March 15. The Generals won 5-2 to take a 3-0 lead in the best of seven playoff. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Oceanside Generals player Nolan Wyatt redirects the puck past the Campbell River Storm goalkeeper in Game 2 of their VIJHL North Division final, March 12 at Oceanside Place. (Michael Briones photo)
Oceanside Generals player Nolan Wyatt redirects the puck past the Campbell River Storm goalkeeper in Game 2 of their VIJHL North Division final, March 12 at Oceanside Place. (Michael Briones photo)
Oceanside Generals stopped the Campbell River Storm 9-2 in Game 1 of their best-of-seven VIJHL North Division final in Campbell River. (PQN file photo)
Oceanside Generals stopped the Campbell River Storm 9-2 in Game 1 of their best-of-seven VIJHL North Division final in Campbell River. (PQN file photo)
The Oceanside Generals and Campbell River Storm will face each other in the best-of-seven North Division final with the first game to be played March 11, at the Rod Brind’Amour Arena. (Michael Briones photo)
The Oceanside Generals and Campbell River Storm will face each other in the best-of-seven North Division final with the first game to be played March 11, at the Rod Brind’Amour Arena. (Michael Briones photo)
The Oceanside Generals bench watches Greyson Weme grab the puck in the neutral zone to go on a breakaway against the Comox Valley Glacier Kings in Game 7 of their VIJHL playoff series in front of a packed house at Oceanside Place on March 6. (Michael Briones photo)
The Oceanside Generals bench watches Greyson Weme grab the puck in the neutral zone to go on a breakaway against the Comox Valley Glacier Kings in Game 7 of their VIJHL playoff series in front of a packed house at Oceanside Place on March 6. (Michael Briones photo)