Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Game Preview: Exhibition: Vernon @ Penticton:

Vernon (0-3-0-0) @ Penticton (2-0-0-0) 7pm

Tonight is the second of eight meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Penticton Vees. The Vees won the season series last year 6-0

Last Game:

Thursday, August 25th Penticton defeated Vernon 4-1
Saturday, August 27th Merritt defeated Vernon 4-3

Next Game:

Friday, September 2nd Vernon @ Salmon Arm
Wednesday, August 31st Penticton @ West Kelowna

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 39-40-2-8 vs. Penticton

Since the 2002-03 regular season Penticton has outscored Vernon 266-251

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 20-16-1-2 at home vs. Penticton

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 16-20-1-3 in Penticton

Vernon is 2-6-0-2 in their last ten visits to Penticton

Penticton is 8-2-0-0 in their last ten visits to Vernon

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

Vernon's last win at home vs Penticton was a 4-3 victory on Saturday, February 22nd 2014

Penticton's last win at the Kal Tire Place was a 4-1 victory on Friday, January 8th 2016

Vernon's last win at the South Okanagan Events Centre was a 2-1 victory on Wednesday, February 11th 2015

Penticton's last win at home vs Vernon was a 3-0 victory on Friday, December 4th 2015

The Vipers went 0-4-2-0 vs Penticton last season
Lets take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The Vernon Vipers make their first of four visits to the South Okanagan Events Centre this season. Vernon's last win in the Peach City was a 2-1 victory on February 11th 2015.  The Vipers have struggled in Penticton the last four seasons, have only three wins in their last eighteen regular season games at the SOEC going 3-12-3-0. Tonight is the second game of a three game road trip. The Vipers are coming off a 4-3 loss Saturday in Merritt are playing their fourth of six pre-season games. Vernon is 0-3 in exhibition have been outscored 11-4 in three pre-season games.

Odeen Tufto (25-40-65) lead the the team in goals last season with twenty five & in points with sixty five

Vernon Vipers 2015-16 regular season Stats:

Games Played: 58
Wins: 24
Losses: 31
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 3
Home Record: 13-14-0-2
Road Record: 11-16-0-2
Overtime Record: 4-4
Record vs Interior Division: 12-21-0-3
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 12-9-0-1
When the Vipers score first: 10-7-0-2
When the opponents score first: 14-24-0-1
Leading after 1st Period: 11-4-0-2
Tied after 1st Period: 5-9-0-0
Trailing after 1st Period: 9-18-0-1
Leading after 2nd Period: 14-2-0-1
Tied after 2nd Period: 6-6-0-1
Trailing after 2nd Period: 4-23-0-0
Out shooting Opponents: 12-8-0-2
Out shot by Opponents: 11-23-0-1
One goal games: 7-7-0-3
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: 3-7-0-0
Goals For: 179
Goals Against: 206
Place: 4th Place (Tied with Merritt)
Streak: One game winning streak

Longest winning streak last year: Four games
Longest losing streak last year: Six games

Vernon Vipers Returning Players:

Brett Stapley (99)
Christian Cakebread (97)
Nicholas Rasovic (96)
Hunter Zandee (96)
Jagger Williamson (98)
Jimmy Lambert (97)
Steven Jandric (97)
Callum Volpe (98)
Darren Rizzolo (98)
Riley Brandt (96)
Mitchell Oliver (97)

Vernon Vipers Departing & traded players from last years team:

Charley Michalowski (96)
Odeen Tufto (97)
Colton McCarthy (96)
Liam Finlay (97)
Joe Sacco (96)
Ben Butcher (95)

Brendan Barry (97)
Latrell Charleson (95)
Bo Pellah (95)
Mac Ferner (95)
Andrew Shortridge (95)

Vernon’s Home record vs. Penticton last season:


Vernon’s Road record vs. Penticton last season:


Vernon’s scoring leaders vs. Penticton last season:

Liam Finlay (0-4-4)
Odeen Tufto (1-3-4)
Steven Jandric (2-1-3)
Christian Cakebread (3-0-3)
Jimmy Lambert (1-2-3)
Hunter Zandee (2-0-2)
Charley Michalowski (0-1-1)
Jagger Williamson (0-1-1)
Bo Pellah (0-1-1)
Ben Butcher (0-1-1)

Andrew Shortridge (0-6 Record)

-Vernon has the leagues 5th best powerplay last season

-The Vipers had the leagues 13th best penalty kill last season
Lets take a look at the Penticton Vees:

The defending regular season Champion & Western Canada Cup Host Penticton Vees are haven't played since a 4-1 win in Vernon on Thursday, are 2-0 this pre-season. This is the Vees third of six exhibition games. Tonight is the second and final exhibition game vs the Vipers before both teams will face each other six times come the regular season starting October 28th at Kal Tire Place in Vernon.

Scott Conway (56-60-116) lead the Vees in goals last season with fifty six and in points with one hundred and sixteen

Mitch Meek played with the Vipers during the 2014-15 season

Fraser Rodgers Three Vees blog,


Penticton Vees 2015-16 regular season Stats:

Games Played: 58
Wins: 50
Losses: 7
Ties: 1
Overtime Losses: 0
Home Record: 27-1-1-0
Road Record: 23-6-0-0
Goals For: 263
Goals Against: 121
Place: 1st Place Overall
Streak: One game winning streak

Penticton Vees Returning Players:

Nicholas Jones (96)
Owen Sillinger (97)
Ben Brar (98)
Taylor Ward (98)
Gabe Bast (96)
David Eccles (96)
Griffin Mendel (99)
Desi Burgart (98)

Penticton Vees Departing & traded players from last years team:

Scott Conway (95)
Luke Voltin (95)
Mitchell Brooks (95)
Tyson Jost (98)
Easton Brodzinski (96)
Demico Hannoun (95)
Dixon Bowen (96)
Darius Davidson (96)
Chris Gerrie (96)
Jason Lavallee (96)
Colton Poolman (95)
Seamus Donohue (96)
Dante Fabbro (98)
Domenic Masellis (97)
Anthony Brodeur (95)
Zach Driscoll (97)

Penticton's Home record vs. Vernon last season:


Penticton's Road record vs. Vernon last season:


Penticton's scoring leaders vs. Vernon last season:

Scott Conway (11-6-17)
Tyson Jost (2-10-12)
Nicholas Jones (2-6-8)
Easton Brodzinski (2-5-7)
Dante Fabbro (2-4-6)
Owen Sillinger (1-3-4)
Chris Gerrie (2-1-3)
Darius Davidson (1-1-2)

Griffin Mendel (0-2-2)
Luke Voltin (0-2-2)
David Eccles (0-1-1)
Gabe Bast (0-1-1)
Mitchell Brooks (1-0-1)
Chris Gerrie (0-1-1)
Sam Jones (0-1-1)
Colton Poolman (0-1-1)
Ben Brar (1-0-1)
Bowen Dixon (0-1-1)

Anthony Brodeur (4-0 Record)
Zachary Driscoll (2-0 Record-2 Shutouts)

-Penticton had the leagues best powerplay last season

-The Vees had the league's 2nd best penalty kill last season

Here's a look at both teams rosters:

Vernon Vipers:

Penticton Vees:

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