Edmonton Vintage Hockey

PARKSVILLE PANTERS CLASSIC TOURNAMENT

History

Website: Parksville Panters

Starting the Team

  • 1987 Hugh MacAuley asked arena staff it he could take his stick out during a skating group session in the old Parksville Arena. Others soon joined him.
  • In 1990, three (Roy Weber, Howie Meeker and George Macpherson) of the skater group played as a line for Coquitlam in the first Victoria Playmakers Tournament.
  • In 1991 Eddie Bird suggested the team name be Parksville Panters. Roy Reber modified this to Parksville Panters.

Early Tournament Participation

  • In 1992, Parksville Panters entered a team in to the Victoria Playmakers tournament.
  • In 1993, Parksville Panters entered 2 teams in to the Victoria Playmakers tournament.

Parksville Classic

  • In 1992, Eddie Bird received special event designation to conduct an annual Seniors Classic Hockey during the first week of September in the Parksville Arena.
  • Parksville Classic I (1993) . The coordinating committee was Peter Kucey, Howie Meeker, Chuck Chestnut and Eddie Bird.
  • Parksville Classic II (1994)
  • Parksville Classic III (1995)
  • Parksville Classic IV (2004)

*Source: A Little Bit About the Panters,  Presentation to Parksville Golden Oldies Sports Association (PGOSA) Executive by Ed Melville, November 12, 2003. The source document was provided by Parksville Panters President, Neil McInnes, in 2015.

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2018

2018 Parksville Panters Classic Tournament

September 10-12, 2018


Vintage 60 Islanders won 2 games.
Vintage 60 Rangers won all 3 games.
Vintage 65’s won 1 game.
Vintage 70’s won 2 games.
Vintage 75’s won 0 games.


2018 Parksville BBQ Photos provided by Bea Bohm-Meyers and Dorothy Hardie.

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2017

2017 Parksville Panters Classic Tournament

September 19-21, 2017


Vintage 60 Islanders won all three games.
Vintage 60 Rangers won all three games.
Vintage 65’s won two games and tied one.
Vintage 70’s won all three games.

Vintage 75’s won one game and lost two.


2017 Photos provided by Dorothy Hardie.

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2016

2016 Parksville Panters Classic Tournament

September 13-15, 2016


The weather was fantastic!

Vintage 60 Islanders won all three games.
Vintage 60 Rangers won two games and tied one.
Vintage 65’s won all three games.
Vintage 70’s won two games and tied one.
In both ties, the opponent tied game in last minute.

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2015

2015 Parksville Panters Classic Tournament

September 15-17, 2015 


Vintage 60 Islanders won all three games. 

Vintage 60 Rangers won two games. 

Vintage 65’s won one game.

Vintage 70’s won one game and tied one.

President's BBQ
President's BBQ

2018 Results

2014

2014 Parksville Panters Classic Tournament

September 9-11, 2014

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