Friday, October 21, 2016

Game Preview: Trail @ Vernon:

Trail (6-7-1-0) @ Vernon (7-5-2-0) 7pm

Tonight is the first of seven final regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Trail Smoke Eaters. The Vipers won the season series 5-2 last season.

Last Game:

Wednesday, October 19th Vernon defeated Chilliwack 3-2 in double overtime
Friday, October 14th Nanaimo defeated Trail 4-3

Next Game:

Saturday, October 22nd Vernon @ Trail

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 70-18-1-3 vs Trail

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon has outscored Trail 400-221

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 35-6-0-2 at home vs. Trail

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 28-10-1-1 in Trail

Since the 2002-03 regular season the Vipers are 8-1-0-1 in their last ten home games vs. the Smoke Eaters

Since the 2002-03 regular season the Vipers are 7-3-0-0 in their last ten road games vs. the Smoke Eaters

The Vipers last regular season win at home vs. Trail was a 5-2 victory on Friday, October 30th 2015

The Smoke Eaters last regular season win in Vernon was a 5-3 victory on Friday, September 11th 2015

The Vipers last regular season win in Trail was a 7-2 victory on Saturday, February 27th 2016

The Smoke Eaters last regular season win at home vs. Vernon was a 6-3 victory on Wednesday, December 16th 2015

Let's take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The 7-5-2-0 Vernon Vipers are coming off a 3-2 double overtime win over the visiting Chilliwack Chiefs Wednesday snapping a two game losing streak. Tonight is the first game of a home & home series vs Trail. Tonight is just the Vipers fifth home game this season after playing ten of their first fourteen games away from home. Vernon has lost three of their last five and have just four wins in their last ten games. Vernon sits 3rd in the Interior Division are three points up on Trail, three points back of 2nd place Merritt and six points back of Division leading Penticton.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Steven Jandric (6-5-11) leads the team lead in goals with six, while Jimmy Lambert (3-10-13) leads the team lead in points with thirteen.

Vernon Vipers 2016-17 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 14
Wins: 7
Losses: 5
Ties: 0
Overtime Wins: 1
Overtime Losses: 2
Home Record: 4-0-1-0
Road Record: 3-5-1-0
Overtime Record: 1-2
Record vs Interior Division: 3-2-0-0
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 4-3-2-0
When the Vipers score first: 6-2-0-0
When the opponents score first: 1-3-2-0
Leading after the 1st period: 5-0-0-0
Tied after the 1st period: 1-2-2-0
Trailing after the 1st period: 1-3-0-0
Leading after the 2nd period: 4-0-1-0
Tied after the 2nd period: 2-0-1-0
Trailing after the 2nd period: 1-5-0-0
Out shooting opponents: 5-1-2-0
Out shot by opponents: 2-3-0-0
One goal games: 2-0-2-0
Goals for: 46
Goals against: 48
Standings: 3rd Place (Interior Division)
Win-loss streak: One game winning 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 Trail last year:


Vernon's road record vs Trail last year:


Vernon's scoring leaders vs Trail last year:

Liam Finlay (5-6-11)
Colton McCarthy (6-4-10)
Riley Brandt (4-5-9)
Odeen Tufto (3-6-9)
Bo Pellah (0-8-8)
Jagger Williamson (0-6-6)
Jimmy Lambert (3-3-6)
Christian Cakebread (0-4-4)
Joe Sacco (2-2-4)
Steven Jandric (1-2-3)
Mitchell Oliver (0-3-3)
Callum Volpe (1-1-2)
Hunter Zandee (1-0-1)
Brett Stapley (0-1-1)
Darren Rizzolo (0-1-1)
Latrell Charleson (0-1-1)
Carter Stephenson (0-1-1)
Nicholas Rasovic (1-0-1)
Ben Butcher (0-1-1)

Andrew Shortridge (4-2 Record)

Vernon has the leagues 3rd best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 3rd best penalty kill

Let's take a look at the Trail Smoke Eaters:

The 6-7-1-0 Trail Smoke Eaters make their first of four regular season visits to Kal Tire Place are coming off a 4-3 loss to the visiting Nanaimo Clippers last Friday. Tonight is the first of seven regular season meetings with Vernon who will host the Vipers tomorrow night. The Smoke Eaters come into tonight's game winning four of their last five and have four wins in their first eight road games. Trail sits 4th in the Interior Division are a single point up on Salmon Arm and three points back of 3rd place Vernon. The Smoke Eaters have struggled in Vernon, have won just eight games at Kal Tire Place since the 2002-03 regular season.

Trail Smoke Eaters Roster:

Luke Santerno (9-11-20) & Joshua Laframboise (9-6-15) share the team lead in goals with nine each while Luke Santerno (9-11-20) leads the team in points with twenty.

Blaine Caton played 52 games for his hometown Vipers (2013-2015) before being released.

Zach Dyment was an affiliated player "AP" with the 2013-14 Vernon Vipers.

Trail Smoke Eaters 2016-17 regular season stats:

Games Played: 14
Wins: 6
Losses: 7
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 2-4-0-0
Road Record: 4-3-1-0
Goals for: 50
Goals against: 49
Standings: 4th Place (Interior Division)
Streak: One game losing streak

Trail Smoke Eaters Returning Players:

Connor Brown-Maloski (96)
Ross Armour (98)
Blaine Caton (97)
Spencer McLean (98)
Kale Howarth (97)
Jeremy Lucchini (97)
Mitchell Stapley (97)
Linden Marshall (98)

Trail Smoke Eaters departed and traded players from last years team:

Harlan Orr (95)
Nick Halloran (97)
Kyle Star (95)
Max Newton (97)
Cooper Leitch (96)
Jake Kauppila (95)
John Laurito (96)
Bennett Morrison (96)
Nii Noi Tetteh (98)
Evan MacEachern (95)
Ryan Swanson (95)
Evan Korizis (96)
Cole Arcuri (96)
Cooper Sande (97)
Bailey MacBurnie (95)

Trail's home record vs Vernon last year:


Trail's road record vs Vernon last year:


Trail Smoke Eaters scoring leaders vs Vernon last year:

Jake Kauppila (2-3-5)
Nick Halloran (3-2-5)
Kale Howarth (2-3-5)
Kienan Scott (3-1-4)
Max Newton (1-3-4)
Jerremy Lucchini (0-3-3)
Mitchell Stapley (0-3-3)
Evan MacEachern (0-3-3)
Harlan Orr (1-1-2)
Connor Brown-Malowski (1-1-2)
Kyle Star (1-1-2)
Ross Armour (0-2-2)
Cooper Sande (0-1-1)
Ryan Swanson (0-1-1)
Cooper Lietch (1-0-1)
John Laurito (0-1-1)
Bennett Morrison (1-0-1)

Bailey MacBurnie (2-5 Record)

Trail has the leagues 5th best powerplay:

The Smoke Eaters have the leagues 12th best penalty kill

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