Saturday, September 29, 2012

(Game Preview) Vernon @ Trail:

Vernon (2-2-0-2) @ Trail (2-5-0-0) 7:30pm start

Tonight is the second of seven meetings between the Vipers & Smoke Eaters.  The Vipers defeated the Smokies last weekend in Vernon 7-2. 

Last Game:

Friday, September 28th Prince George defeated Vernon 5-2
Friday, September 28th West Kelowna defeated Trail 9-2

Next Game:

Friday, October 5th Vernon @ Penticton
Sunday, September 30th Powell River @ Trail

Since the 2003-04 pre season Vernon is 3-0 vs Trail

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 50-12-1-0 vs. Trail

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon has outscored Trail 266-143

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 25-4-0-0 at home vs. Trail

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 18-6-1-1 in Trail

The Vipers are 10-0-0-0 in their last ten games at home vs. the Smoke Eaters

The Vipers are 8-1-0-1 in their last ten games on the road vs. the Smoke Eaters

The Vipers are 8-1-0-1 in their last ten games vs. Trail

Vernon's last regular season loss in Trail was a 3-2 loss back on Friday, October 15th 2010

Trails last win in Vernon was a 5-2 victory back on Saturday, October 4th 2008

The Vipers went 7-0-0-0 vs Trail last season

The Vernon Lakers changed their name to the Vernon Vipers to start the 1995-96 season. Here’s a look at the Vipers all-time regular season record

Games Played: 1013
Wins: 643
Losses: 269
Ties: 16
Overtime Losses: 88

For more stats & former Vernon Junior Hockey Team rosters & lineups please visit Paul’s Vernon Junior Hockey History website,

Lets take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The Vipers are coming off a 5-2 loss to the visiting Prince George Spruce Kings last night make their first visit of the season to the Cominco Arena tonight.  Tonight is also the first of a two game road trip for the Vipers.  Vernon will now play six of their next eight games away from home.

Adam Tambellini (3-4-7) leads the Vipers with seven points

Aaron Hadley (4-2-6) leads the team in goals with four 

Games Played: 6
Wins: 2
Losses: 2
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 2
Home Record: 1-1-0-1
Road Record: 1-1-0-1
Goals For: 19
Goals Against: 17
Streak: One game losing streak
Standings: 3rd Place

Vernon Vipers Returning Players:

Brett Corkey (92)
Marc Hetnik (92)
Geoff Crisfield (93)
Aaron Hadley (93)
Colton Sparrow (93)
Jedd Soleway (94)
Ryan Renz (93)
Adam Tambellini (94)

Vernon Vipers Departing & traded players from last years team:

Michael Zalewski (92)
Brendan Persley (93)
Darren Nowick (91)
Danny Todosychuk (94)
Riley Hunt (95)
John Knisley (92)
Colton Cyr (91)
Patrick McGillis (91)
Sean Robertson (91)
Ben Gamache (91)
Max Mowat (93)
Turner Lawson (94)
Kirby Halcrow (91)

Vernon’s home record vs. Trail this season:


Vernon’s road record vs. Trail this season:


Vernon’s Powerplay vs. Trail this season:


Vernon’s scoring leaders vs. Trail this season:

Brendan Persley (1-2-3)
Jedd Soleway (2-1-3)
Colton Sparrow (2-1-3)
Craig Martin (0-2-2)
Mitch Van Teeling (0-2-2)
Landon Robin (0-2-2)
Adam Tambellini (1-1-1)
Aaron Hadley (1-0-1)
Pearce Eviston (0-1-1)

Ryan Renz (0-2-2)

Austin Smith (1-0 Record)

Key’s and Notes to tonight’s game:

-Vernon has the leagues 10th best powerplay

-The Vipers have the BCHL's 7th best penalty kill

Lets take a look at the Trail Smoke Eaters:

The Smoke Eaters are coming home after a 9-2 loss in West Kelowna last night lost both games on their two game road trip.  The Smoke Eaters were outscored 16-4 in the two games.  The Smokies return home for a three game home stand play five of their next seven at home. 

Garrett McMullen (5-2-7) & Tyler Berkholtz (2-5-7) lead the team in points with seven each

Garrett McMullen (5-2-7) leads the Smoke Eaters in goals with five  

For more on tonight's game and the Trail Smoke Eaters, please visit Chris Wahl's Trail Smoke Eaters blog,

Regular Season:

Games Played: 7
Wins: 2
Losses: 5
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 0
Home Record: 1-1-0-0
Road Record: 1-4-0-0
Goals For: 15
Goals Against: 38
Streak: Two game losing streak
Standings: 4th Place

Trail Smoke Eaters Returning Players:

Garrett McMullen (92)
Brent Baltus (92)
Tanner Clarkson (93)
Brandon Egli (94)
Adam Wheeldon (94)
Lyndon Stanwood (93)
Marley Keca (93)

Trail Smoke Eaters Departing & traded players from last years team:

Erik Cooper (91)
Connor Tiechko (92)
Brandon Long (93)
Luke Bertolucci (95)
Clayton McEwan (91)
Taylor House (92)
tim Coish (92)
Riley McDougall (93)
Shane Poulsen (94)
Adam Fares (93)
Kyle Horsman (94)
Joren Johnson (94)
James D'Andrea (92)

Trails Home record vs. Vernon this season:


Trails Road record vs. Vernon this season:


Trails Powerplay vs. Vernon this season:


Trails scoring leaders vs. Vernon this season:

Tyler Berkholtz (2-0-2)
Brent Baltus (0-1-1)
Jesse Knowler (0-1-1)
Garrett McMullen (0-1-1)

Lyndon Stanwood (0-1 Record)

Key’s and Notes to tonight’s game:

-Trail has the BCHL's 15th best powerplay

-The Smoke Eaters have the league's 16th best penalty kill

Here's a look at both teams rosters:

Vernon Vipers:

Trail Smoke Eaters:

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