Sunday, January 19, 2020

Vernon Vipers Hytec Post Game Wrap With Jason McKee

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2020-1-19 Hytec Post Game Wrap

Jan 19, 2020       Hockeytube.net

Graham Turnbull talks to Jason McKee about the Vernon Vipers 5-4 overtime win against the Salmon Arm Silverbacks.

Vernon 5 Salmon Arm 4 Overtime

I was born and raised in Vernon, BC and been watching/following Junior hockey in Vernon my entire life. I have had season tickets since 1990 and missed four Vipers home games since 2004. In the past thirty years I have missed 45 home games. I'm not a sports journalist, writer, reporter or work for the Vernon Vipers. I do not get paid for doing this blog and do this blog on my own personal time. I started and created this blog in November 2008 and have over 1.7 million viewers. For anyone who couldn't attend or watch today's Vipers game, here are my thought's and views from today's game. You may agree or disagree but we all have our own opinion on the game. I try to be professional and give a fare game recap from both sides. Thank you for visiting my blog.

I was at today's Vipers-Silverbacks game as Vernon defeated Salmon Arm 5-4 in overtime in front of 1,783 fans at Kal Tire Place.

Starting Goaltenders:

Vernon: Reilly Herbst
Salmon Arm: Grant Adams

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Game Preview: Salmon Arm @ Vernon:

Salmon Arm (23-19-1-1) @ Vernon (23-18-2-1) 2pm

Today is the fifth of six meetings vs the Salmon Arm Silverbacks this season. The Vipers lead the season series 3-1

Last Game:

Friday, January 17th Trail defeated Vernon 5-1
Saturday, January 18th Penticton defeated Salmon Arm 2-1

Next Game:

Friday, January 24th Vernon @ West Kelowna
Friday, January 24th Salmon Arm @ Powell River

Vernon's regular season record & stats vs the Silverbacks since 2002

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Vipers-Silverbacks Pump Up Video:

This is on the Vipers facebook page and twitter account:

Vernon Vipers @VernonVipers

Jan 18 2020

It's your Vernon Vipers playing host to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks, Sunday at 2pm at Kal Tire Place! #BurningDownTheHouse

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Landon Fuller vs Powell Connor

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Landon Fuller vs Powell Connor

January 18, 2020 HockeyTube 

Landon Fuller vs Powell Connor – Fights are pretty rare in Junior hockey these days but last night in the BCHL Vernon defenceman Landon Fuller dropped the gloves with Trail’s blueliner Powell Connor midway thru the 3rd period.  Could almost be considered a heavy weight battle as Conner comes in at 6-foot-3 and 188 lbs while Fuller is listed as 6-foot-5 and 225 lbs.

Connor who is actually hails from Vernon held his own against the bigger Fuller who has ‘worked over’ a few guys in his BCHL career! Good scrap – lots of respect on the ice – and everyone walked away no worse for wear. Connor has already line

Taylor Makes NHL Central Scouting Rankings:

This is posted on the BCHL website:

5 BCHL players make Central Scouting rankings

January 13, 2020

NHL Central Scouting released its midterm ranking of prospects ahead of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft in Montreal and five BCHL players have made the list.
The list is divided between North American and International skaters and goaltenders. Four BCHL skaters and one goaltender made the cut among North Americans.

Ethan Bowen (F) – Chilliwack Chiefs – 77th North American skater

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Trail 5 Vernon 1



Scoring Summary:

1st

9:01 TRA Kent Johnson (32) ASST: Michael Colella (33),
Cody Schiavon (13)
17:36 VER Landon Fuller (9) ASST: Matt Kowalski (23), Jackson Caller (10) (PP)
18:02 TRA Michael Colella (19) ASST: Diarmad DiMurro (27), Kent Johnson (50)

2nd

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Game Preview: Vernon @ Trail:

Vernon (23-17-2-1) @ Trail (27-14-2-1-1) 7pm

Tonight is the fifth of six regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Trail Smoke Eaters. The Smoke Eaters lead the season series 3-1

Last Game:

Wednesday, January 15th Penticton defeated Vernon 2-1 overtime
Tuesday, January 14th Trail defeated Merritt 6-4

Next Game:

Sunday, January 19th Salmon Arm @ Vernon
Saturday, January 18th Merritt @ Trail

Vernon's record & stats vs the Smoke Eaters since 2002

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Lake City Casino Goal Of The Game – #17 Jo Jo Tanaka-Campbell

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LCC Goal OF The Game

Tanaka-Campbell scores opening goal

Jan 16, 2020 

VERNON – Vernon Viper forward JoJo Tanaka-Campbell’s goal gave the Vernon Vipers an early 1-0 lead over the Interior Conference leading Penticton Vees. Tanaka-Campbell found the back of the net just 2-minutes into the 1st period. It was his third straight game scoring a goal for the Snakes.  For more information on the Viper’s 2-1 OT loss – CLICK HERE.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Penticton 2 Vernon 1 Overtime

I was born and raised in Vernon, BC and been watching/following Junior hockey in Vernon my entire life. I have had season tickets since 1990 and missed four Vipers home games since 2004. In the past thirty years I have missed 45 home games. I'm not a sports journalist, writer, reporter or work for the Vernon Vipers. I do not get paid for doing this blog and do this blog on my own personal time. I started and created this blog in November 2008 and have over 1.7 million viewers. For anyone who couldn't attend or watch tonight's Vipers game, here are my thought's and views from tonight's game. You may agree or disagree but we all have our own opinion on the game. I try to be professional and give a fare game recap from both sides. Thank you for visiting my blog.

I was at tonight's Vipers-Vees game as Penticton defeated Vernon 2-1 in overtime in front of 1,762 fans at Kal Tire Place.

Starting Goaltenders:

Vernon: Reilly Herbst
Penticton: Yaniv Perets

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Taylor/Canada West Win CJHL Prospects Game:

Vernon Vipers defenceman Trey Taylor and Canada West defeated Team East 6-4 Tuesday to win the CJHL Prospects game.

This is posted on the CJHL website:

West takes CJHL Prospects Game with 6-4 triumph over East

January 14, 2020 

By Ron Valentine

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Game Preview: Penticton @ Vernon:

Penticton (32-11-1-1) @ Vernon (23-17-1-1) 7pm

Tonight is the sixth of seven regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Penticton Vees. The Vees lead the season series 3-2
Last Game:

Sunday, January 12th Vernon defeated Salmon Arm 5-3
Saturday, January 11th Penticton defeated Trail 5-1

Next Game:

Friday, January 17th Vernon @ Trail
Friday, January 17th Merritt @ Penticton

Vernon's record & stats vs the Vees since 2002

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Vipers/Vees Pump Up Video:

This is on the Vipers facebook page and twitter account:

Vernon Vipers

Jan 13 2020

The Vernon Vipers host the Penticton Vees tomorrow for the first ever 'Wacky Wednesday' Game! Tickets just $5!!

Vees Get Big Gun Back For Visit To Vernon:

This is in the Penticton Herald newspaper:

Vees get big gun back for visit to Vernon

David Crompton/Penticton Herald

Jan 14 2020

The Penticton Vees are getting healthy at the right time.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Kowalski Named Player Of The Week:

This is posted on the BCHL website:

Kowalski named Subway Player of the Week

January 13, 2020

Vernon Vipers forward Matt Kowalski has been named the Subway BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 12.

The 20-year-old had an impressive weekend, scoring his second hat trick of the season on Saturday in a 7-4 victory over the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. He added a pair of assists in the game for a five-point night, also his second of the season, and was named first star.

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Klepper’s Korner w/ John Glen Part 2

This is posted on the Vipers website:

Klepper’s Korner w/ John Glen Part 2

January 10, 2020 

John Glen – Passionate Hockey Fan and Owner – PART 2

John Glen is a lot less nervous about the beginning of this season than he was as a new BCHL owner in September 2018. “First of all, I’ve learned from my trips to other BCHL rinks and my meetings with league governors that we have a strong, stable league with good leadership in the front office. I support the league’s emphasis on skill, speed, and safety,” he says.

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Taylor Selected To CJHL Prospects Game:

This is posted on the Vipers website:

Trey Taylor Invited to CJHL Prospects Game

January 10, 2020 

Vernon, BC:  The Vernon Vipers are pleased to announce that 17 year old defenceman Trey Taylor has been selected to play in the 15th-annual CJHL Prospect Game in Hamilton Ontario.

“Its a great honour to be selected along with 7 other BCHL players,” says Taylor.  “To be recognized and to get a chance to play with and against the top prospects is a huge thrill.”

The game takes place January 14 in Hamilton, ONT as Team West takes on Team East.

“Trey has continued to grow and develop and clearly that work hasn’t gone unnoticed,” says Head Coach and GM of the Vipers Jason McKee.

The rosters for both teams were chosen by NHL Central Scouting heading into the NHL Entry Draft in June.

BCHL News & Trades:

I found these press releases off team websites, twitter accounts, blogs or online. All Vipers news-trades are posted on this blog as soon as released-announced.

BCHL News & Trades:

Alberni Valley-Swan Valley Trade:

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs have added a big piece to their backend.  Today the Bulldogs acquired Defenceman Mattias Dal Monte from the Swan Valley Stampeders of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for future considerations. The 6’4″ 220 pound Nanaimo product is tied for the scoring lead amongst Defenceman in the MJHL.  Dal Monte has collected 42 points (12G,30A) in 39 games and was recently named the Defenceman of the Month for December.  The 19 year old is no stranger to the BCHL, he played 79 games over the previous two seasons with the Merritt Centennials before being dealt to the Stampeders last August.  Bulldogs Head Coach and General Manager Joe Martin, coached Dal Monte during his time in Merritt. “Adding a right handed Defenceman with over 100 games experience is a great step for our group. And by adding our second right shot, it will really helps us strategically in many situations” said Martin. Dal Monte is expected to make his Bulldogs debut this weekend and add some experience and leadership.  “Putting the cherry on top it’s Mattias, he’s an outstanding team guy who wants to win” added Martin.

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Vernon 5 Salmon Arm 3

I was born and raised in Vernon, BC and been watching/following Junior hockey in Vernon my entire life. I have had season tickets since 1990 and missed four Vipers home games since 2004. In the past thirty years I have missed 45 home games. I'm not a sports journalist, writer, reporter or work for the Vernon Vipers. I do not get paid for this blog and do this blog on my own personal time. I started and created this blog in November 2008 and have over 1.7 million viewers. For anyone who couldn't attend or watch today's Vipers game, here are my thought's and views from today's game. You may agree or disagree but we all have our own opinion on the game. I try to be professional and give a fare game recap from both sides. Thank you for visiting my blog.

I was  at today's Vipers-Silverbacks game as Vernon defeated Salmon Arm 5-3 in front of 890 fans at the Shaw Centre.

Starting Goaltenders:

Vernon: Reilly Herbst
Salmon Arm: Grant Adams

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Game Preview: Vernon @ Salmon Arm:

Vernon (22-17-1-1) @ Salmon Arm (22-17-1-1) 3pm

Today is the fifth of six meetings vs the Salmon Arm Silverbacks this season. The Vipers lead the season series 3-1

Last Game:

Saturday, January 11th Vernon defeated Alberni Valley 7-3
Friday, January 10th Salmon Arm defeated Alberni Valley 3-2 overtime

Next Game:

Wednesday, January 15th Penticton @ Vernon
Wednesday, January 15th Prince George @ Salmon Arm

Vernon's regular season record & stats vs the Silverbacks since 2002

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Vipers/Silverbacks Pump Up Video:

This is on the Silverbacks facebook page and twitter account:

Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Jan 11 2020

Your Salmon Arm Silverbacks have a Sunday afternoon match-up with the Vernon Vipers. Game time is 3pm!

Lake City Casino Goal Of The Game – #8 Ben Sanderson

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LCC Goalk Of The Game

Sanderson’s first of the season

Jan 12, 2020 

VERNON – Vernon Viper forward Ben Sanderson scored his first of the season in the Vernon Vipers 7-3 win over the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. Sanderson who has been dealing with injuries this season played in just his 15th game of the season. For more information on the Viper’s win CLICK HERE.

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Matt Kowalski Pulls Off ‘The Michigan’

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Matt Kowalski Pulls Off ‘The Michigan’

January 11, 2020     HockeyTube 

 Vernon Viper forward Matt Kowalski has been having a pretty impressive season with the BCHL Vernon Vipers. The local hockey product not only scored a hat-trick goal but he pulled off the ‘Michigan’ lacrosse style goal for his 3rd of the game against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. Kowalski had 5 points in a 7-3 win over the Bulldogs to collect 1st star honours.

It was the 20-year-old’s second hat-trick of the season.

Vernon 7 Alberni Valley 3

I was born and raised in Vernon, BC and been watching/following Junior hockey in Vernon my entire life. I have had season tickets since 1990 and only missed four Vipers home games since 2004. In the past thirty years I have missed 45 home games. I'm not a sports journalist, writer, reporter or work for the Vernon Vipers. I do not get paid for this blog, and do this blog on my own personal time. I started and created this blog in November 2008 and have had over 1.7 million viewers. For anyone who couldn't attend or watch tonight's Vipers game, here are my thought's and views from tonight's game. You may agree or disagree but we all have our own opinion on the game. I try to be professional and give a fare game recap from both sides. Thank you for visiting my blog.

I was at tonight's Vipers-Bulldogs game as Vernon defeated Alberni Valley 7-3 in front of 1,991 fans at Kal Tire Place.

Starting Goaltenders:

Vernon: Reilly Herbst
Alberni Valley: Luke Pearson

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Game Preview: Alberni Valley @ Vernon:

Alberni Valley (21-15-1-2) @ Vernon (21-17-1-1) 6pm

Tonight is the second and final regular season meeting between the Vernon Vipers & Alberni Valley Bulldogs. The Vipers lead the season series 1-0

Last Game:

Sunday, January 5th Vernon defeated Wenatchee 7-3
Friday, January 10th Salmon Arm defeated Alberni Valley 3-2 overtime

Next Game:

Sunday, January 12th Vernon @ Salmon Arm
Sunday, January 12th Alberni Valley @ West Kelowna

Vernon's record & stats vs the Bulldogs since 2003

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Warriors Trade Ex Vipers Defenceman Chorney To Cowichan:

The West Kelowna Warriors traded former Vernon Vipers defenceman Austin Chorney to the Cowichan Capitals.

Chorney was in his second season with the Warriors had (3-goals-4-assists-7-points in 39 games with the Warriors. The Vipers traded Keyvan Mokhtari & future considerations to Langley August 28 2018 for Austin Chorney. Chorney played in 17 games with the Vipers before being traded to West Kelowna November 13th 2018 for Matt Kowlaski.

Austin Chorney's Player Profile:

https://www.eliteprospects.com/player/299746/austin-chorney

This is on the Capitals facebook page:

The Capitals have acquired 2000 born D Austin Chorney from the @BCHLWarriors for 2000 D Max Dumas and future considerations. Chorney has 3-4-7 this season in 39 games and a commitment to Ohio State University. The Capitals also thank Max for his time spent in the Duncan community and the work he put in wearing a Capitals sweater. Welcome Austin!

Friday, January 10, 2020

Jason McKee Talks Trades At Trade Deadline:

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Breaking News - Trade Deadline

Jan 10, 2020     Hockeytube.net 

The Vernon Vipers made a couple of roster moves at the BCHL trade deadline. GM & Head Coach Jason McKee talks about the moves the team made in the final hours.