Posts By: Isha Jahromi

Catching up with Vikes Hockey

Vikes take on winless Washington The halfway mark of the 2017–18 season is approaching, and the UVic Vikes Hockey team are standing far from the championship throne they recently sat upon. The Vikes have not won a game since beating Simon Fraser University (SFU) 5–1 over a month ago. SFU won the rematch, and Vancouver… Read more »

Player profile: Jack Palmer

Don’t be fooled by his light eyes and polite demeanour — Jack Palmer is a defensive weapon. At 22 years old, the Victoria native has one of the more decorated resumes on the UVic Vikes roster. Standing 6’2” and 196 lbs, the two-way centre / left winger not only played in the Western Hockey League (WHL), but… Read more »

Vikes out-scored, out-chirped in loss to Selkirk Saints

In two road games, the UVic Vikes went from being dominated by the Trinity Western Spartans to outscoring Simon Fraser the following night. Seven days later, the Vikes hosted the current BCIHL standings leader: the Selkirk Saints. As the puck dropped, it was evident the Vikes had prepared for the offensively talented opponents. But would… Read more »

Player Profile: Brandon Volpe

Twenty-one-year-old centre Brandon Volpe, a member of the 2016-2017 B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey Leaghe (BCIHL) championship winning UVic Vikes, is hitting the ice for his second season with the club. Volpe is confident the Vikes can compete for yet another championship title following an encouraging training camp with a core group of veteran players who are… Read more »