Vees alum Sexton announces retirement
— Ben Sexton (@bensexton74) May 9, 2020
Forward Ben Sexton (13 goals, 29 assists in 50 games with Penticton in 2009-10) took to Twitter on Saturday to announce his retirement.
Sexton, 28, missed all of the 2019-20 season due to concussion issues. He had seven goals and 12 assists in 43 American Hockey League games split between Belleville and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton during 2018-19.
The Clarkson University grad was selected in the 7th round, 206th overall by the Boston Bruins in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Three Stars of the Night ⏪ May 10, 2009
First Star: Vernon goaltender Andrew Hammond stopped 27 shots as the Vipers beat Humboldt 2-0 to win the 2009 RBC Cup national junior A championship.
Second Star: Vipers forward Braden Pimm scored the game-winner on a power play in the second period.
Third Star: Vernon forward and tournament MVP Kyle Bigos notched a power play goal with six minutes left in the third period.
Honourable Mentions: Broncos goaltender Mathieu Larochelle made 22 saves in the loss.