Friday, September 23, 2016

Game Preview: BCHL Showcase: Nanaimo vs Vernon:

Nanaimo (3-1-0-0) @ Vernon (3-1-0-0) 1pm

Today is the first of three regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Nanaimo Clippers. These two teams split the season series last year 1-1

Last Game:

Saturday, September 17 West Kelowna defeated Vernon 3-1
Saturday, September 17 Nanaimo defeated Surrey 3-2

Next Game:

Saturday, September 24 (BCHL Showcase) Vernon vs Wenatchee
Saturday, September 24 (BCHL Showcase) Salmon Arm vs Nanaimo

Since the BCHL Showcase opened in 2012-13 Vernon is 3-2-1-2 at the Showcase

Since the BCHL Showcase opened in 2012-13 Vernon as the home team is 1-0-1-2 at the Showcase

Since the BCHL Showcase opened in 2012-13 Vernon as the road team is 2-1-0-1 at the Showcase

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 15-7-0-2 vs Nanaimo

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon has outscored Nanaimo 80-71

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 12-0-0-1 at home vs Nanaimo

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 3-7-0-1 in Nanaimo

The Vipers are 7-3-0-0 in their last ten games vs Nanaimo

The Vipers are 9-0-0-1 in their last ten home games vs the Clippers

The Vipers are 3-6-0-1 in their last ten road games vs the Clippers

The Vipers last regular season win in Nanaimo was a 6-4 victory on Friday, January 18th 2013

The Clippers last regular season win at home vs Vernon was a 5-2 victory on Saturday, October 3rd 2015

Nanaimo's last regular season win in Vernon was a 4-3 double overtime victory on Friday, January 16th 2009

The Vipers last regular season win at home vs Nanaimo was a 6-2 victory on Friday, October 9th 2015
Let's take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The Vernon Vipers

The Vernon Vipers are coming off their first loss of the season, a 3-1 loss Saturday in West Kelowna open the 2016 BCHL Showcase this afternoon vs the Nanaimo Clippers. Today is the first of two games in Chilliwack this weekend at the Showcase as the Vipers face Wenatchee Saturday night. The Vipers released defenceman Callum Volpe after acquiring forward Ryan Brushett and defenceman Cooper Watson Friday. Today is the second of a current six game road trip, the Vipers longest of the season. Vernon sits 3rd in the Interior Division with a 3-1 record are a single point up on 4th place Merritt are just two points back of Penticton & West Kelowna who are tied in points for the Division lead. The Vipers split last season with the Clippers winning at home 6-2 but lost 5-2 in Nanaimo. The Vipers and Clippers will meet again October 2nd in Nanaimo before the Clippers will travel to Vernon January 28th.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Niko Karamanis (3-1-4) & Riley Brandt (3-1-4) share the team lead in goals with three each, while Jimmy Lambert (2-4-6) leads the team lead in points with six.

Vernon Vipers 2016-17 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 4
Wins: 3
Losses: 1
Ties: 0
Overtime Wins: 0
Overtime Losses: 0
Home Record: 2-0-0-0
Road Record: 1-1-0-0
Overtime Record: 0-0
Record vs Interior Division: 2-1-0-0
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 1-0-0-0
When the Vipers score first: 3-0-0-0
When the opponents score first: 0-1-0-0
Leading after the 1st period: 2-0-0-0
Tied after the 1st period: 0-1-0-0
Trailing after the 1st period: 1-0-0-0
Leading after the 2nd period: 1-0-0-0
Tied after the 2nd period: 1-0-0-0
Trailing after the 2nd period: 1-1-0-0
Out shooting opponents: 3-0-0-0
Out shot by opponents: 0-1-0-0
One goal games: 0-0-0-0
Goals for: 16
Goals against: 10
Standings: 1st Place (Interior Division)
Win-loss streak: One game losing streak
Longest winning streak: Three game winning streak
Longest losing streak: One game losing streak

Vernon Vipers Returning Players:

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

Vernon Vipers departed & traded players from last years team:

Charley Michalowski (96)
Odeen Tufto (97)
Colton McCarthy (96)
Callum Volpe (98)
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 Nanaimo last year:


Vernon's road record vs Nanaimo last year:


Vernon's scoring leaders vs Nanaimo last year:

Brett Stapley (1-2-3)
Mac Ferner (0-3-3)
Joe Sacco (1-1-2)
Jagger Williamson (0-1-1)
Mitchell Oliver (0-1-1)
Riley Brandt (1-0-1)
Bo Pellah (0-1-1)
Odeen Tufto (1-0-1)
Jimmy Lambert (1-0-1)

Andrew Shortridge (1-1 Record)

Vernon has the leagues 2nd best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 8th best penalty kill

Let's take a look at the Nanaimo Clippers:

The defending Island Division Champion Nanaimo Clippers are coming off a 3-2 win over the visiting Surrey Eagles Saturday, open the 2016 BCHL Showcase today vs Vernon before finishing up the Showcase tomorrow morning vs Salmon Arm. This is the first time these two teams have met at the Showcase. Today is the first of a three game road trip for the Clippers who have played three of their first four games at home this season. Nanaimo sits 3rd in the Island Division are a point up on 4th place Alberni Valley are one point back of Cowichan and two points back of Division leading Victoria. The Clippers and Vipers come into today's game both with 3-1 records. Nanaimo has seven players returning from last year's hockey club.

Nanaimo Clippers Roster:

Matt Creamer (2-1-3), Shawn Guison (2-1-3) & Ben Solin (2-2-4) share the team lead in goals with two, while Ben Solin (2-2-4) leads the team in points with four.

Clippers Head Coach-GM Mike Vandekamp coached three seasons in Vernon (2001-2004)

Nanaimo Clippers Season Preview,

Nanaimo Clippers 2016-17 regular season stats:

Games Played: 4
Wins: 3
Losses: 1
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 0
Home Record: 2-1-0-0
Road Record: 1-0-0-0
Goals for: 12
Goals against: 8
Standings: 2nd Place (Island Division)
Streak: Three game winning streak

Nanaimo Clippers Returning Players:

Matt Creamer (97)
Lucas Finner (97)
Spencer Hewson (96)
Matt Kowalski (99)
Taylor Karel (96)
Sean Buchanan (96)
Adam Pilotte (97)

Nanaimo Clippers departed and traded players from last years team:

Chris Dodero (96)
Sheldon Rempal (95)
Nolan Aibel (97)
Matthew Hoover (96)
Corey Renwick (95)
Gavin Gould (96)
Troy MacTavish (97)
Devin Brosseau (95)
Owen Hardy (99)
DJ Petruzzelli (97)
Charley Borek (96)
Christopher Smith (97)
Yanni Kladis (95)
Edwin Hookenson (95)
Will Reilly (97)
Kale Bennett (95)
Louis-Philippe Page (96)
Jordan Low (96)
Jonathan Reinhart (96)
Jakob Walter (99)
Evan Johnson (96)

Nanaimo's home record vs Vernon last year:


Nanaimo's road record vs Vernon last year:


Nanaimo Clippers scoring leaders vs Vernon last year:

Devin Brosseau (1-2-3)
Matthew Hoover (1-2-3)
Corey Renwick (1-2-3)
Yanni Kaldis (0-2-2)
Zach Court (1-1-2)
Will Reilly (1-0-1)
Lucas Finner (1-0-1)
Chris Dodero (1-0-1)
Kale Bennett (0-1-1)
Sheldon Rempal (0-1-1)

Jonathan Reinhart (1-0 Record)
Jakob Walter (0-1 Record)

Nanaimo has the leagues 16th best powerplay:

The Clippers have the leagues 5th best penalty kill

No comments: