Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Game Preview: Vernon @ West Kelowna:

Vernon (22-26-0-3) @ West Kelowna (34-17-1-2) 11am

Today is the fifth of seven meetings this season between the Vernon Vipers & West Kelowna Warriors. The Warriors lead the season series 3-1

Last Game:

Friday, February 12th Langley defeated Vernon 2-0
Saturday, February 13th West Kelowna defeated Langley 3-2

Next Game:

Wednesday, February 17th West Kelowna @ Vernon

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 437-243-20-21

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

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 198-136-9-10 on the road

Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 31-26-3-4 vs. West Kelowna

Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon has outscored West Kelowna 182-180

Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 19-9-2-2 at home vs. West Kelowna

Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 12-18-1-2 in West Kelowna

The Vipers are 4-5-0-1 in their last ten games vs West Kelowna

The Vipers are 3-6-0-1 vs West Kelowna in their last ten games at Royal Le Page Place

The Vipers are 7-2-1-0 vs West Kelowna in their last ten games at Kal Tire Place

Since the 2010-11 regular season the Warriors have just three wins in their last nineteen games at Kal Tire Place (February 9th 2013, September 27th 2014 & October 23rd 2015)

Vernon's last win at home vs West Kelowna was a 3-2 win on Friday, January 22nd 2016

West Kelowna's last victory at Kal Tire Place was a 3-2 win on Friday, October 23rd 2015

Vernon's last win at Royal Le Page Place was a 7-4 win on Saturday, October 18th 2014

West Kelowna's last win at home vs Vernon was a 5-2 win on Tuesday, January 12th 2016

The Vipers went 4-3-0-0 last season vs the Warriors
Lets take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The Vernon Vipers make their third of four regular season visits to Royal Le Page Place are coming off a 2-0 loss Friday to the visiting Langley Rivermen, face the West Kelowna Warriors in the first of three straight games this week. The Vipers & Warriors will play three games in four days to finish the season series. The Warriors will travel to Vernon tomorrow before the Vipers will be back in West Kelowna Friday. Vernon is 1-3 vs West Kelowna are 0-2 at Royal Le Page Place this season after a 4-1 loss November 20th & 5-2 loss January 12th. Since a 3-2 home win over the Warriors January 22nd the Vipers have gone 3-3-0-0 The Vipers have won just three of their last ten trips to West Kelowna sit 4th in the Interior Division are five points up on last place Trail, two points up on 5th place Merritt, nineteen points back of Salmon Arm and twenty four points back of 2nd place West Kelowna. Vernon has lost back to back games have just two wins in their last five games are 6-4-0-0 in their last ten.

Odeen Tufto (21-37-58) leads the the team in goals with twenty one and  in points with fifty eight.

Mac Ferner played the past three seasons with West Kelowna before being traded to Vernon on July 9th 2015

Hunter Zandee played last year in West Kelowna was traded to the Vipers on August 11th 2015

Graham Turnbull's Vernon Vipers Venom Blog


Vernon Vipers 2015-16 regular season Stats:

Games Played: 51
Wins: 22
Losses: 26
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 3
Home Record: 12-12-0-2
Road Record: 10-13-0-2
Overtime Record: 3-4
Record vs Interior Division: 11-18-0-3
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 11-7-0-1
When the Vipers score first: 10-5-0-2
When the opponents score first: 12-21-0-1
Leading after 1st Period: 10-2-0-2
Tied after 1st Period: 5-8-0-0
Trailing after 1st Period: 8-16-0-1
Leading after 2nd Period: 13-0-0-1
Tied after 2nd Period: 5-6-0-1
Trailing after 2nd Period: 4-20-0-0
Out shooting Opponents: 11-8-0-2
Out shot by Opponents: 10-18-0-1
One goal games: 6-6-0-3
Record in September: 3-3-0-1
Record in October: 6-6-0-0
Record in November: 4-6-0-1
Record in December: 3-5-0-1
Record in January: 5-4-0-0

Record in February: 1-2-0-0
Goals For: 159
Goals Against: 174
Place: 4th Place
Streak: Two game losing streak

Longest winning streak this year: Four games
Longest losing streak this year: Five games

Vernon Vipers Returning Players:

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

Vernon Vipers Departing & traded players from last years team:

Liam Coughlin (94)
Anthony Latina (94)
Blaine Caton (97)
Linden Hora (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. West Kelowna this season:


Vernon’s Road record vs. West Kelowna this season:


Vernon’s scoring leaders vs. West Kelowna this season:

Bo Pellah (0-4-4)
Odeen Tufto (1-2-3)
Liam Finlay (1-2-3)
Colton McCarthy (1-1-2)
Jimmy Lambert (1-1-2)
Christian Cakebread (1-1-2)
Callum Volpe (0-2-2)
Riley Brandt (2-0-2)
Jagger Williamson (1-0-1)
Joe Sacco (0-1-1)

Andrew Shortridge (1-2 Record)
Brendan Barry (0-1 Record)

-Vernon has the leagues 5th best powerplay

-The Vipers have the leagues 12th best penalty kill

Lets take a look at the West Kelowna Warriors:

The West Kelowna Warriors are coming off a 3-2 victory over the visiting Langley Rivermen Saturday have just four games remaining in the regular season, with three of those four right here at Royal Le Page Place. The Warriors have clinched a playoff spot are 3-1 vs the Vipers this season have won seven of their last ten home games over Vernon. Since a 3-2 loss in Vernon on January 22nd the Warriors have gone 8-1-1-0 West Kelowna sits 2nd in the Division are five points up on Salmon Arm. The Warriors have won four of their last five and eight of their last nine games. The Warriors have won four of their last five home games. The West Kelowna Warriors and Vernon Vipers will square off today & tomorrow in a pair of special Anti-Bullying Awareness Games. Over 1250 students from local schools will be in attendance at today's game, with the Warriors wearing their special Anti-Bullying Jerseys.

Jonathan Desbiens (40-35-75) leads the team lead in goals with fourty & in points with seventy five.

Warriors Head Coach-GM Rylan Ferster played one season in Vernon (1989-90) with the Centennial Cup Champion Vernon Lakers.

Kyle Anderson's Battle Cries West Kelowna Warriors blog


West Kelowna Warriors 2015-16 regular season Stats:

Games Played: 54
Wins: 34
Losses: 17
Ties: 1
Overtime Losses: 2
Home Record: 17-7-1-1
Road Record: 17-10-0-1
Goals For: 221
Goals Against: 170
Place: 2nd Place
Streak: One game winning streak

West Kelowna Warriors Returning Players:

Liam Blackburn (96)
Jonathan Desbiens (96)
Kyle Marino (95)
Kylar Hope (95)
Rylan Yaremko (96)
Brett Mennear (96)
Nicholas Rutigliano (96)
Kristian Blumenschein (97)

West Kelowna Warriors Departing & traded players from last years team:

Jason Cotton (95)
Brayden Gelsinger (95)
Tanner Campbell (97)
Andrew Johnson (94)
Jordan Masters (94)
Tyler Kunz (94)
Josh Bly (96)
Mac Ferner (95)
Huner Zandee (96)
Bennett Huber (94)
Braeden Jones (94)
Andy Desautels (94)
Scott Patton (96)

West Kelowna Warriors’s Home record vs. Vernon this season:


West Kelowna Warriors’s Road record vs. Vernon this season:


West Kelowna Warriors’s scoring leaders vs. Vernon this season:

Liam Blackburn (2-3-5)
Jonathan Desbiens (4-1-5)
Kylar Hope (1-4-5)
Garrett Forster (2-1-3)
Rylan Yaremko (1-2-3)
Quinn Foreman (2-0-2)
Connor Sodergren (0-2-2)
Tanner Campbell (0-2-2)
Nicholas Rutigliano (1-1-2)
Jared Marino (0-2-2)
Jake Harrison (0-1-1)
Reed Gunville (0-1-1)
Scott Allen (0-1-1)
Tyler Anderson (1-0-1)
Brett Mennear (0-1-1)

Matthew Greenfield (1-1 Record)
Keelan Williams (1-0 Record)

-West Kelowna has with the leagues 3rd best powerplay

-The Warriors have the league's 5th best penalty kill

Here's a look at both teams rosters:

Vernon Vipers:


West Kelowna Warriors:


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