Peninsula Panthers

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Peninsula Panthers
PeninsulaPanthersLogo.jpg
City North Saanich, British Columbia
League Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League
Division South
Founded 1980's (1980's)
Home arena Panorama Recreation Centre
Colours Black, blue, red, white
                   
Owner(s) Canada Coreen Zubersky & John Wilson
General manager Canada Brad Tippett
Head coach Canada Brad Tippett
Website panthers.vijhl.com
Franchise history
1980s-90s Peninsula Eagles
1990s-90s Peninsula Pythons
1990s-present Peninsula Panthers

The Peninsula Panthers are a junior "B" ice hockey team based in North Saanich, British Columbia, Canada. They are members of the South Division of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL). The Panthers play their home games at Panorama Recreation Centre. Coreen Zubersky is the team's president, Pete Zubersky is the General Manager and Rob Mortin is the Head Coach

History[edit]

The Panthers joined the league in the early 1980s as an expansion team, named as the Peninsula Eagles. In its VIJHL history, the team has won the Cyclone Taylor Cup once, in 2011. The Panthers have won the Brent Patterson Memorial Trophy three times in 1989, 2010 and 2011. They won the Andy Hebenton Trophy five times, as the team with the league's best regular season record in 1988, 1989, 2004, 2008 and 2009.

Season-by-season record[edit]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Accurate as of 2014-15 season.[1]

Season GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
1999-00 40 23 15 2 - 48 241 185 2nd, South Lost League Finals, 2-4 (Storm)
2000-01 46 25 13 8 - 58 233 169 1st, South Lost Division Finals, 2-4 (Islanders)
2001-02 48 34 10 4 - 72 264 173 1st, South Lost Finals, 1-4 (Storm)
2002-03 44 24 20 0 - 48 158 143 2nd, South Lost Division Finals, 2-3 (Cougars)
2003-04 45 31 10 4 - 66 1st, South Lost Finals, 0-3 (Storm)
2004-05 48 35 9 2 72 254 159 1st, South
2005-06 42 26 15 0 52 189 146 4th, South Lost Division Semifinals, 3-4 (Islanders)
2006-07 48 22 23 3 47 168 183 2nd, South Lost Division Finals, Victoria Cougars 4-1
2007-08 48 28 18 1 57 204 155 2nd, South
2008-09 48 35 8 5 75 226 140 1st, South
2009-10 48 38 6 4 80 209 100 1st, South Brent Patterson Memorial
Trophy Champions
2010-11 44 33 10 1 67 200 111 2nd, South Brent Patterson Memorial
Trophy Champions
- 4-3 (Cougars)
Cyclone Taylor Cup Champions
2011-12 42 17 21 4 38 155 194 3rd, South Won QuarterFinals, 4-2 (Generals)
Won SemiFinals, 4-3 (Braves)
lost FINALS, 0-4 (Cougars)
2012-13 48 22 23 3 47 151 186 4th, South Lost QuarterFinals, 1-4 (Cougars)
2013-14 48 30 13 2 3 65 207 153 2nd, South Won QuarterFinals, 4-2 (Wolves)
Won SemiFinals, 4-3 (Glacier Kings)
lost FINALS, 2-4 (Cougars)
2014-15 48 15 31 2 32 130 203 5th, South Lost wildcard game, 2-5 - (Generals)
2015-16 48 22 21 1 4 49 151 173 2nd, South Won Div SemiFinals, 4-2 (Wolves)
Lost Div. Finals 0-4 (Cougars)
2016-17 48 9 36 0 3 21 127 258 5th of 5 South
9th of 9 VIJHL
Won wildcard game, 3-1 - (Generals)
Lost Div. Semifinal, 0-4 (Storm)

Cyclone Taylor Cup[edit]

British Columbia Jr B Provincial Championships

  • Campbell River VIJHL Champs and Cyclone Taylor "Host". Therefore, Panthers to Cyclone Taylor Cup as VIJHL reps.
Season Round Robin Record Standing Bronze Medal Game Gold Medal Game
2004**  ?, Richmond Sockeyes ?-?
?, Nelson Leafs ?-?
?, Beaver Valley Nitehawks ?-?
 ?-?-?  ? of 4 W, Beaver Valley Nitehawks ?-?
Bronze Medal
n/a
2010  ?, Revelstoke Grizzlies ?-?
?, Aldergrove Kodiaks ?-?
?, Oceanside Generals ?-?
 ?-?-?  ? of 4 n/a L, Revelstoke Grizzlies 1-4
Silver Medal
2011 T, Fernie Ghostriders 3-3
W, Richmond Sockeyes 6-4
T, Osoyoos Coyotes 6-6
1-0-2 2nd of 4 n/a W, Fernie Ghostriders 5-3
GOLD Medal

Keystone Cup[edit]

Western Canadian Jr. B Championships(Northern Ontario to British Columbia)
Six teams in round robin play. 1st vs 2nd for gold/silver & 3rd vs. 4th for bronze.

Season Round Robin Record Standing Bronze Medal Game Gold Medal Game
2011 W, 1-0 Pilot Butte Storm
L, 2-6 Sherwood Park Crusaders
L, 6-7 Blackfalds Wranglers
W, 13-1 Thunder Bay Northern Hawks
W, 8-3 Arborg Ice Dawgs
3-2-0 3rd of 6 L, 3-5 Pilot Butte Storm n/a

NHL alumni[edit]

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