Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Game preview: Chilliwack @ Vernon:

Chilliwack (9-3-1-0) @ Vernon (6-5-2-0) 7pm

Tonight is the second and final regular season meeting between the Vernon Vipers & Chilliwack Chiefs. The Chiefs lead the season series 1-0.

Last Game:

Saturday, October 15th Chilliwack defeated Vernon 7-2
Sunday, October 16th Chilliwack defeated Alberni Valley 4-1

Next Game:

Friday, October 21st Trail @ Vernon
Thursday, October 20th Chilliwack @ Prince George

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 11-8-1-3 vs. Chilliwack

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon has outscored Chilliwack 80-77

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 9-1-0-0 at home vs. Chilliwack

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 2-7-1-1 in Chilliwack

Since the 2003-04 regular season the Vipers are 9-1-0-0 in their last ten home games vs. the Chiefs

Since the 2003-04 regular season the Vipers are 2-6-0-2 in their last ten road games vs. the Chiefs

The Vipers last regular season win at home vs. Chilliwack was a 8-3 victory on Saturday, September 19th 2015

The Chiefs last regular season win in Vernon was a 5-4 victory on Saturday, November 5th 2010

The Vipers last regular season win in Chilliwack was a 5-4 overtime victory on Saturday, October 12th 2013

The Chiefs last regular season win at home vs. Vernon was a 7-2 victory on Saturday, October 15th 2016

Let's take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The 6-5-2-0 Vernon Vipers return home after a three game road trip, where they went 1-2 are coming off a 7-2 loss in Chilliwack Saturday. Vernon has been outscored 11-3 in their last two games. Tonight is the second game of a home and home series with the Chilliwack Chiefs and the first of a two game home stand for the Vipers. Tonight is just the Vipers fourth game at home this season after playing ten of their first thirteen games away from home. This is the final regular season meeting with the Chiefs after both teams split the season series 1-1 last year. Vernon has lost back to back games have just two wins in their last eight and three wins in their last ten games. The Vipers have played nine of their last ten games on the road have won two of their three home games. Vernon sits 3rd in the Interior Division are two points up on Salmon Arm, a single point up on Trail, five back of 2nd place Merritt and eight points back of Division leading Penticton.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Steven Jandric (5-5-10) leads the team lead in goals with five, while Jimmy Lambert (2-10-12) leads the team lead in points with twelve.

Jesse Lansdell played 71 games with the Chiefs (2014-2016) before being traded to Vernon October 16th 2016

Vernon Vipers 2016-17 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 13
Wins: 6
Losses: 5
Ties: 0
Overtime Wins: 0
Overtime Losses: 2
Home Record: 3-0-1-0
Road Record: 3-5-1-0
Overtime Record: 0-2
Record vs Interior Division: 3-2-0-0
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 3-3-2-0
When the Vipers score first: 5-2-0-0
When the opponents score first: 1-3-2-0
Leading after the 1st period: 5-0-0-0
Tied after the 1st period: 0-2-2-0
Trailing after the 1st period: 1-3-0-0
Leading after the 2nd period: 4-0-1-0
Tied after the 2nd period: 1-0-1-0
Trailing after the 2nd period: 1-5-0-0
Out shooting opponents: 4-1-2-0
Out shot by opponents: 2-3-0-0
One goal games: 1-0-2-0
Goals for: 43
Goals against: 46
Standings: 3rd Place (Interior Division)
Win-loss streak: Two game losing streak
Longest winning streak: Three game winning streak
Longest losing streak: Three 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)
Riley Brandt (96)

Vernon Vipers departed & traded players from last years team:

Charley Michalowski (96)
Odeen Tufto (97)
Mitchell Oliver (97)
Colton McCarthy (96)
Callum Volpe (98)
Liam Finlay (97)
Darren Rizzolo (98)
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 Chilliwack this year:


Vernon's road record vs Chilliwack this year:


Vernon's scoring leaders vs Chilliwack this year:

Brett Stapley (0-1-1)
Austin Adamson (0-1-1)
Hunter Zandee (0-1-1)
Niko Karamanis (1-0-1)
Levi Johnson (1-0-1)
Chris Jandric (0-1-1)

Ty Taylor (0-1 Record)

Vernon has the leagues 3rd best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 2nd best penalty kill

Let's take a look at the Chilliwack Chiefs:

The 9-3-0-1 defending Mainland Division Champion Chilliwack Chiefs make their first and only regular season visit to Kal Tire Place are coming off a 4-1 victory over the visiting Alberni Valley Bulldogs Sunday. Chilliwack has outscored their opponents 11-3 in their last two games. Tonight is the first of a two game road trip. The Chiefs last regular season win in Vernon was a 5-4 victory November 5th 2010. Since 2003-04 the Chiefs have just one win in Vernon. Chilliwack comes into tonight's game riding a four game winning streak. The Chiefs have won seven of their last nine games. Chilliwack sits 2nd in the Mainland Division are eight points up on 3rd place Langley and only two points back of Division leading Wenatchee.

Chilliwack Chiefs Roster:

Jordan Kawagguchi (8-10-18) leads the team in goals with eight and in points with eighteen.

Linden Hora played 54 games with the Vipers (2013-2015) before being traded to Chilliwack September 9th 2015

Brendan Barry played 13 games with the Vipers last season after being released before Training camp this year.

Chilliwack Chiefs 2016-17 regular season stats:

Games Played: 1113
Wins: 9
Losses: 3
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 5-1-0-0
Road Record: 4-2-1-0
Goals for: 49
Goals against: 36
Standings: 2nd Place (Mainland Division)
Streak: Four game winning streak

Chilliwack Chiefs Returning Players:

Jesse Lansdell (98)
Jake Smith (96)
Kale Kane (96)
Linden Hora (96)
Aaron O'Neill (97)
Kohen Olischefski (98)
Jordan Kawagguchi  (97)
Olivier Arseneau (96)
Connor McCarthy (96)
Nolan Zweep (97)

Chilliwack Chiefs departed and traded players from last years team:

Darien Craighead (97)
Jeremy Germain (96)
Vimal Sukumaran (96)
Brendan Shane (96)
Taylor Allen (95)
Ryan Forbes (95)
Brendan Riley (96)
Thomas Dunleavy (96)
Ben Sharf (96)
Eric Benshadle (96)
Tak Anholt (98)
Zach Giuttari (96)
Mark Esposito (95)
Ryan Bechtel (95)
Austin Adam (95)
Dennis Cholowski (98)
Matteo Esposito (97)
Aidan Pelino (95)

Chilliwack's home record vs Vernon this year:


Chilliwack's road record vs Vernon this year:


Chilliwack Chiefs scoring leaders vs Vernon this year:

Colin Bernard (0-3-3)
Kohen Olischefski (1-1-2)
Kale Kane (1-1-2)
Jordan Kawaguchi (1-1-2)
Carver Watson (0-1-1)
Olivier Arseneau (0-1-1)
Justin Dixson (0-1-1)
Tommy Lee (1-0-1)
Jake Smith (1-0-1)
Aaron O'Neil (1-0-1)
Connor McCarthy (1-0-1)
Powell Connor (0-1-1)

Mark Sinclair (1-0 Record)

Chilliwack has the leagues 11th best powerplay:

The Chiefs have the leagues 11th best penalty kill

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