Sunday, October 2, 2016

Game Preview: Vernon @ Nanaimo:

Vernon (4-3-1-0) @ Nanaimo (4-4-0-0) 2pm

Today is the second of three regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Nanaimo Clippers. The Vipers lead the season series 1-0

Last Game:

Saturday, October 1st Alberni Valley defeated Vernon 3-2 in double overtime
Saturday, October 1st Nanaimo defeated Coquitlam 4-1

Next Game:

Friday, October 7th Surrey @ Vernon
Friday, October 7th Trail @ Nanaimo

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 16-7-0-2 vs Nanaimo

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon has outscored Nanaimo 86-74

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 make their first and only regular season visit to the Frank Crane Arena are coming off a 3-2 double overtime loss in Alberni Valley Saturday. The Vipers have lost three straight and four of their last five games. Today is the final game of a six game road trip, their longest of the season. The Vipers & Clippers meet for a second time within a week after a 6-3 Vernon win in Chilliwack last weekend at the BCHL Showcase. Vernon sits 3rd in the Interior Division with a 4-3-1-0 record are a single point up on 4th place West Kelowna are five points back of Division leading Penticton.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Steven Jandric (5-3-8) leads the team lead in goals with five, while Steven Jandric (5-3-8) & Jimmy Lambert (2-6-8) share the team lead in points with eight points each.

Vernon Vipers 2016-17 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 8
Wins: 4
Losses: 3
Ties: 0
Overtime Wins: 0
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 3-0-0-0
Road Record: 1-3-1-0
Overtime Record: 0-1
Record vs Interior Division: 2-1-0-0
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 2-2-1-0
When the Vipers score first: 3-0-0-0
When the opponents score first: 1-3-1-0
Leading after the 1st period: 3-0-0-0
Tied after the 1st period: 0-1-1-0
Trailing after the 1st period: 1-2-0-0
Leading after the 2nd period: 2-0-1-0
Tied after the 2nd period: 1-0-0-0
Trailing after the 2nd period: 1-3-0-0
Out shooting opponents: 4-0-1-0
Out shot by opponents: 0-2-0-0
One goal games: 0-0-1-0
Goals for: 30
Goals against: 27
Standings: 3rd Place (Interior Division) Tied in points with Merritt
Win-loss streak: Three 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)
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)
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 Nanaimo this year:


Vernon's road record vs Nanaimo this year:


Vernon's scoring leaders vs Nanaimo this year:

Steven Jandric (2-1-3)
Michael Ufberg (1-1-2)
Mitchell Oliver (0-2-2)
Ryan Brushett (1-1-2)
Carter Stephenson (2-0-2)
Niko Karamanis (0-2-2)
Jagger Williamson (0-1-1)
Christian Cakebread (0-1-1)
Jimmy Lambert (0-1-1)

Ty Taylor (1-0 Record)

Vernon has the leagues 4th best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 4th best penalty kill

Let's take a look at the Nanaimo Clippers:

The defending Island Division Champion Nanaimo Clippers are coming off a 4-1 victory over the visiting Coquitlam Express Saturday, snapping a three game losing skid. Nanaimo won three of its first four games before dropping three straight. This afternoon is the second of four straight at home as the Clippers have played five of their first eight games at home. This is the second of three regular season meetings with the Vipers as the Clippers travel to Vernon for the final meeting of the season January 28th. Nanaimo sits last in the Island Division are a point behind Alberni Valley & Cowichan. 

Nanaimo Clippers Roster:

Tristan Crozier (5-0-5) leads the team lead in goals with five, while Shawn Guison (2-4-6) & Matt Creamer (3-3-6) share the team lead in points with six each.

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

Nanaimo Clippers 2016-17 regular season stats:

Games Played: 8
Wins: 4
Losses: 4
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 0
Home Record: 3-2-0-0
Road Record: 1-2-0-0
Goals for: 22
Goals against: 26
Standings: 5th Place (Island Division)
Streak: One 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 this year:

1-0-0-0 (Played in Chilliwack at BCHL Showcase)

Nanaimo's road record vs Vernon this year:


Nanaimo Clippers scoring leaders vs Vernon this year:

Adam Pilotte (1-1-2)
Taylor Karel (0-1-1)
Shawn Guison (0-1-1)
Ben Solin (1-0-1)
Matt Kowalski (1-0-1)
Lucas Finner (0-1-1)

Austin Roden (0-1 Record)

Nanaimo has the leagues best powerplay:

The Clippers have the leagues 6th best penalty kill

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