Saturday, October 22, 2016

Game Preview: Vernon @ Trail:

Vernon (7-6-2-0) @ Trail (7-7-1-0) 7pm
Tonight is the second of seven final regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Trail Smoke Eaters. The Smoke Eaters lead the season series 1-0.

Last Game:

Friday, October 21st Trail defeated Vernon 4-3

Next Game:

Friday, October 28th Penticton @ Vernon
Friday, October 28th Salmon Arm @ Trail

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 70-19-1-3 vs Trail

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon has outscored Trail 403-225

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 35-7-0-2 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 9-1-0-0 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 4-3 victory on Friday, October 21st 2016

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 7-6-2-0 Vernon Vipers make their first of three regular season visits to the Cominco Arena are coming off a 4-3 loss to the visiting Trail Smoke Eaters last night. Tonight is the second game of a home & home series vs Trail. The Vipers have played ten of their first fourteen games away from home have lost two straight on the road. Vernon has lost three of their last five, have just three wins in their last ten games. The Vipers sit 3rd in the Interior Division are a single point up on Trail, three points back of 2nd place Merritt and eight 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 (4-10-14) leads the team lead in points with fourteen.

Vernon Vipers 2016-17 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 15
Wins: 7
Losses: 6
Ties: 0
Overtime Wins: 1
Overtime Losses: 2
Home Record: 4-1-1-0
Road Record: 3-5-1-0
Overtime Record: 1-2
Record vs Interior Division: 3-3-0-0
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 4-3-2-0
When the Vipers score first: 6-3-0-0
When the opponents score first: 1-3-2-0
Leading after the 1st period: 5-1-0-0
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: 1-6-0-0
Out shooting opponents: 5-2-2-0
Out shot by opponents: 2-3-0-0
One goal games: 2-1-2-0
Goals for: 49
Goals against: 52
Standings: 3rd Place (Interior Division)
Win-loss streak: One 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 Trail this year:


Vernon's road record vs Trail this year:


Vernon's scoring leaders vs Trail this year:

Michael Ufberg (0-2-2)
Sol Seibel (0-1-1)
Brett Stapley (0-1-1)
Jagger Williamson (1-0-1)
Riley Brandt (1-0-1)
Jesse Lansdell (0-1-1)
Jimmy Lambert (1-0-1)
Chris Jandric (0-1-1)

Cole Demers (0-1 Record)

Vernon has the leagues 2nd best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 3rd best penalty kill

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

The 7-7-1-0 Trail Smoke Eaters are coming off a 4-3 victory in Vernon Friday. Tonight is the second of seven regular season meetings with Vernon wont see the Vipers after tonight until December 10th when they travel to Vernon. Tonight is the first of a four game home stand. The Smoke Eaters come into tonight's contest winning five of their last six games have won five of their nine home games this season. Trail sits 4th in the Interior Division are three points up on Salmon Arm and a single point back of 3rd place Vernon.

Trail Smoke Eaters Roster:

Joshua Laframboise (10-7-17) leads the team in goals with ten while Luke Santerno (9-13-22) leads the team in points with twenty two.

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: 15
Wins: 7
Losses: 7
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 2-4-0-0
Road Record: 5-3-1-0
Goals for: 54
Goals against: 52
Standings: 4th Place (Interior Division)
Streak: One game winning 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 this year:


Trail's road record vs Vernon this year:


Trail Smoke Eaters scoring leaders vs Vernon this year:

Kale Howarth (2-0-2)
Luke Santerno (0-2-2)
Joshua Laframboise (1-1-2)
Kyle Chernenkoff (1-0-1)
Ross Armour (0-1-1)

Linden Marshall (1-0 Record)

Trail has the leagues 5th best powerplay:

The Smoke Eaters have the leagues 12th best penalty kill

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