Saturday, November 14, 2015

Game Preview: Vernon @ Wenatchee:

Vernon (10-12-0-1) @
Wenatchee (14-5-2-1) 7pm

Tonight is second of three meetings between the Vernon Vipers & the expansion Wenatchee Wild. The Wild lead the season series 1-0.

Last Game:

Tuesday, November 10th Merritt defeated Vernon 4-1
Friday, November 13th Wenatchee defeated Prince George 2-1

Next Game:

Wednesday, November 18th Merritt @ Vernon
Friday, November 20th Wenatchee @ Coquitlam

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 441-247-20-21

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 242-101-11-11 at home

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 199-136-9-10 on the road

Since the 2015-16 regular season Vernon 0-0-0-0 at home vs Wenatchee

Since the 1015-16 regular season Vernon is 0-1-0-0 in Wenatchee (Game played in Chilliwack-BCHL Showcase) 

Lets take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The Vernon Vipers make their first and only regular season visit to the Town Toyota Center are coming off a 4-1 loss to the visiting Merritt Centennials Tuesday. This is the second meeting of three between the Vipers & Wild after Wenatchee defeated Vernon 3-2 in Chilliwack at the BCHL Showcase in September. Vernon has lost three of their last five and have just two wins in their last seven games. The Vipers have lost four of their last seven games on the road. The Vipers sit 4th in the Interior Division are four points up on Merritt & five points back of West Kelowna.

Colton McCarthy (12-4-16) leads the the team in goals with twelve, while Odeen Tufto (8-15-23) leads the team in points with twenty three.

Graham Turnbull's Vernon Vipers Venom Blog

Vernon Vipers 2015-16 regular season Stats:

Games Played: 23
Wins: 10
Losses: 12
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 6-6-0-1
Road Record: 4-6-0-0
Overtime Record: 1-1
Record vs Interior Division: 5-6-0-0
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 5-6-0-1
When the Vipers score first: 6-4-0-1
When the opponents score first: 4-8-0-0
Leading after 1st Period: 5-2-0-0
Tied after 1st Period: 2-3-0-0
Trailing after 1st Period: 3-7-0-1
Leading after 2nd Period: 7-0-0-0
Tied after 2nd Period: 1-2-0-0
Trailing after 2nd Period: 2-10-0-0
Out shooting Opponents: 5-6-0-1
Out shot by Opponents: 4-6-0-0
One goal games: 2-4-0-1
Goals For: 75
Goals Against: 74
Place: 4th Place
Streak: One game losing streak
Longest winning streak this year: Three games
Longest losing streak this year: Three games

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 has the leagues 9th best powerplay

-The Vipers have the leagues 10th best penalty kill

Lets take a look at the Wenatchee Wild:

The expansion Wenatchee Wild are coming off a 2-1 victory over the visiting Prince George Spruce Kings last night, have won three in a row. The Wild have won four of their last five games and are 7-2-1-0 in their last ten. Wenatchee is 7-1-1-0 at home this season, has won five straight on home ice. Tonight is the fourth game of a four game home stand before the Wild hit the road for the next three. Wenatchee is tied in points with Chilliwack but get 2nd place in the Mainland Division will face the Vipers once more before the season comes to an end. Wenatchee will play in Vernon on February 26th, Prior to joining the BCHL the Wild played in the NAHL since the 2008-09 season. Last year Wenatchee went 27-25-8 before losing in three straight in the first round of the NAHL Playoffs. The Wild have seven players returning from last year's team.

Joseph Drabin (11-8-19) leads the team in goals with eleven while Brendan Harris (5-16-21) leads the team in scoring with twenty one points.

John Meissner's Wenatchee Wild Blog:

Wenatchee Wild 2015-16 regular season Stats:

Games Played: 22
Wins: 14
Losses: 5
Ties: 2
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 7-1-1-0
Road Record: 7-4-1-1
Goals For: 79
Goals Against: 50
Place: 2nd Place (Mainland Division)
Streak: Three game winning streak

Wenatchee Wild Returning Players:

Brendan Harris (96)
Kyle Stephan (95)
Tyler Rockwell (96)
Mike Coyne (95)
Dakota Raabe (97)
August Von Ungern (97)
Troy Conzo (97)

Wenatchee Wild Departing & traded players from last years team:

Jake Ahlgren (95)
Colin Burston (97)
David Powlowski (94)
Chris Jones (96)
Stevie Bryant (97)
Andre Pison (95)
Mitch DeMario (94)
Ryan Chiasson (94)
Don Bailey (96)
Ivan Bondarenko (97)
Ryan Gotelaere (94)
Donovan Ott (97)
Jacob Hamacher (97)
Shane Bennett (95)
Zach Quinn (94)
Mike Bullion (97)

-Wenatchee has with the leagues 15th best powerplay

-The Wild have the league's 3rd best penalty kill

Here's a look at both teams rosters:

Vernon Vipers:

Wenatchee Wild:

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