Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Game Preview: Trail @ Vernon:

Trail (4-6-0-0)  @ Vernon (5-6-0-1) 7pm

Tonight is the third meeting of the season between the Vernon Vipers & Trail Smoke Eaters. The Vipers went 7-0 vs Trail last season.

Last Game:

Saturday, October 10th Prince George defeated Vernon 4-3
Sunday, October 11th Trail defeated Coquitlam 2-1 overtime

Next Game:

Friday, October 16th Merritt @ Vernon
Friday, October 16th Langley @ Trail

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 436-241-20-21

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 239-97-11-11 at home

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 197-134-9-10 on the road

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 66-17-1-3 vs. Trail

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon has outscored Trail 377-208

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 33-6-0-2 at home vs. Trail

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 26-9-1-1 in Trail

The Vipers are 8-2-0-0 in their last ten games In Trail

The Vipers are 9-1-0-0 in their last ten home games vs. Trail

Vernon's last win in Trail was a 5-2 victory on Saturday, September 12th 2015

Trail's last win at home vs Vernon was a 6-5 win on Wednesday, February 26th 2014

Trails last win in Vernon was a 5-3 win on Friday, September 11th 2015

Vernon's last win at home vs Trail was a 11-3 win on Friday, February 20th 2015

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

Lets take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The Vernon Vipers are coming off a 4-3 loss to the visiting Prince George Spruce Kings Saturday. The Vipers have lost three of their last five games are playing their third game of a four game home stand. These two teams last played on September 12th with the Vipers coming away with a 5-2 win in Trail. Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 66-17-1-3 vs. Trail. Vernon sits 4th in the Division are one point up on Merritt and three points back of West Kelowna & Salmon Arm. 

Steven Jandric (6-6-12) shares the the team lead in goals with six while Odeen Tufto (6-10-16) leads the team lead in points with sixteen.

Riley Brandt played in 36 games with the Smokies during (2012-2014)

Colton McCarthy played in three games with Trail during the 2012-13 season

Michael Roberts played one game with the Smoke Eaters during the 2013-14 season

Graham Turnbull's Vernon Vipers Venom Blog

Vernon Vipers 2015-16 regular season Stats:

Games Played: 12
Wins: 5
Losses: 6
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 3-2-0-1
Road Record: 2-4-0-0
Overtime Record: 1-1
Record vs Interior Division: 1-3-0-0
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 4-3-0-1
When the Vipers score first: 3-2-0-1
When the opponents score first: 2-4-0-0
Leading after 1st Period: 3-1-0-0
Tied after 1st Period: 1-2-0-0
Trailing after 1st Period: 1-3-0-1
Leading after 2nd Period: 3-0-0-0
Tied after 2nd Period: 1-2-0-0
Trailing after 2nd Period: 1-4-0-0
Out shooting Opponents: 4-2-0-1
Out shot by Opponents: 1-4-0-0
One goal games: 1-3-0-1
Goals For: 42
Goals Against: 38
Place: 4th Place
Streak: One game losing streak

Vernon Vipers Returning Players:

Liam Finlay (97)
Jagger Williamson (98)
Colton McCarthy (96)
Riley Brandt (96)
Mitchell Oliver (97)

Vernon Vipers Departing & traded players from last years team:

Liam Coughlin (94)
Anthony Latina (94)
Blaine Caton (97)
Linden Hora (96)
Nicholas Rasovic (96)
TJ Dumonceaux (94)
Luke Shiplo (95)
Luke Voltin (95)
Brandon Egli (94)
Jarrod Schamerhorn (95)
Mitch Meek (96)
Johhny Coughlin (95)
Kenny Citron (95)
Riley Guenther (94)
Mackenzie Bauer (96)
Danny Todosychuk (94)

Vernon’s Home record vs. Trail this season:


Vernon’s Road record vs. Trail this season:


Vernon’s scoring leaders vs. Trail this season:

Liam Finlay (2-1-3)
Peter Tufto (0-3-3)
Michael Roberts (1-1-2)
Colton McCarthy (1-1-2)
Riley Brandt (1-1-2)
Joe Cipillone (1-1-2)
Steven Jandric (1-1-2)
Hunter Zandee (1-0-1)
Joe Sacco (0-1-1)
Jagger Williamson (0-1-1)
Brett Stapley (0-1-1)
Bo Pellah (0-1-1)
Jimmy Lambert (0-1-1)

Andrew Shortridge (1-0 Record)

-Vernon has the leagues 11th best powerplay

-The Vipers have the leagues 12th best penalty kill

Lets take a look at the Trail Smoke Eaters:

The Trail Smoke Eaters make their second of three trips to Kal Tire Place, are coming off a 2-1 overtime win over the visiting Coquitlam Express Sunday. The Smoke Eaters spoiled the Vipers home opener 5-3 on September 11th will make their final visit of the season October 30th. The Smokies have just one win away from home, wich was here in Vernon on opening night. Trail has won back to back games have lost four of their last six games. The Smokies return home this weekend for a three game home stand. The Smoke Eaters have won just eight times in Vernon since the 2003-04 season. Trail sits last in the Interior Division are two points back of Merritt and three points back of Vernon.

Kienan Scott (5-2-7) leads the team in goals with five, while Nick Hallloran (4-6-10) leads the team in points with ten.

Kurt Black played two games with the Vipers during the 2012-13 season

Trail Smoke Eaters 2015-16 regular season Stats:

Games Played: 10
Wins: 4
Losses: 6
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 0
Home Record: 3-2-0-0
Road Record: 1-4-0-0
Goals For: 33
Goals Against: 42
Place: 6th Place
Streak: Two game winning streak

Trail Smoke Eaters Returning Players:

Connor Brown-Maloski (96)
Jake Kauppila (95)
Cooper Leitch (96)
Jeremy Lucchini (97)
Evan MacEachern (95)
Dexter McLeod (96)
Max Newton (97)
Harlan Orr (95)
Kienan Scott (96)
Ryan Swanson (95)

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

Charlie Zuccarini (94)
Craig Martin (95)
Bryan Basilico (95)
Conner Wynne (95)
Stephen Penner (95)
Robert Johnson (98)
Sheldon Brett (96)
Bryan Gerstenfeld (95)
Jordan Passmore (96)
Adam Todd (94)
Brett Clark (95)

Trail’s Home record vs. Vernon this season:


Trail’s Road record vs. Vernon this season:


Trail’s scoring leaders vs. Vernon this season:

Kurt Black (1-3-4)
Jake Kauppila (1-2-3)
Rhett Wilcox (2-0-2)
Kienan Scott (1-1-2)
Nick Halloran (1-0-1)
Harlan Orr (1-0-1)
Kale Howarth (0-1-1)
Jeremy Lucchini (0-1-1)
Evan MacEachern (0-1-1)
Cooper Sande (0-1-1)
Ryan Swanson (0-1-1)

Bailey MacBurnie (1-1 Record)

-Trail has with the leagues 17th best powerplay

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

Here's a look at both teams rosters:

Vernon Vipers:

Trail Smoke Eaters:

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