Friday, November 11, 2016

Game Preview: Vernon @ Penticton:

Vernon (9-10-2-0) @ Penticton (18-3-0-0) 7pm

Tonight is the second of seven regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Penticton Vees. The Vees lead the season series 1-0.

Last Game:

Sunday, November 6th Surrey defeated Vernon 8-4
Wednesday, November 9th Penticton defeated Coquitlam 5-2

Next Game:

Saturday, November 12th Penticton @ Vernon

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 39-41-2-8 vs Penticton

Since the 2002-03 regular season Penticton has outscored Vernon 270-253

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 20-17-1-2 at home vs. Penticton

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 16-20-1-3 in Penticton

The Vees are 10-0-0-0 in their last ten games in Vernon

The Vipers are 2-6-0-2 in their last ten games in Penticton

The Vipers last regular season win at home vs. Penticton was a 4-3 victory on Saturday, February 22nd 2014

The Vees last regular season win in Vernon was a 4-2 victory on Friday, October 28th 2016

The Vipers last regular season win in Penticton was a 2-1 victory on Wednesday, February 11th 2015

The Vees last regular season win at home vs. Vernon was a 3-0 victory on Friday, December 4th 2015

Let's take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The 9-10-2-0 Vernon Vipers make their first of four regular season visits to the South Okanagan Events Centre are coming off a 8-4 loss Sunday in Surrey. The last time Vernon was at the SEOC the Vipers lost 4-2 August 30th in the pre-season. The Vipers are 0-3 vs Penticton this season (exhibition & regular season). This is the second meeting vs the Vees within two weeks after Penticton took the regular season opener 4-2 October 28th in Vernon. The Vipers lost all six regular season games to Penticton last year, have lost eight straight games to the Vees going back to the 2014-15 regular season. The Vipers have lost thirteen of their last fourteen games to the Vees. The Vipers last regular season win in the Peach City was a 2-1 victory on February 11th 2015. The Vipers have struggled in Penticton in previous years. Since the 2011-12 regular season Vernon has just three wins at the South Okanagan Events Centre in their last 18 games going 3-12-3-0. Tonight is the fourth and final game of a four game road trip where the Vipers are 0-3. Vernon has lost five of their last six road games will play eight of their eleven games this month away from home. Vernon has lost four of their last five and seven of their last ten games. Vipers captain Riley Brandt is serving his fourth game of a current ten game suspension. Vernon sits 3rd in the Division tied in points with Merritt are a single point up on West Kelowna and five points back of 2nd place Trail.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Steven Jandric (7-5-12) leads the team lead in goals with seven, while Jagger Williamson (5-12-17) leads the team lead in points with seventeen.

Vernon Vipers 2016-17 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 21
Wins: 9
Losses: 10
Ties: 0
Overtime Wins: 1
Overtime Losses: 2
Home Record: 5-2-1-0
Road Record: 4-8-1-0
Overtime Record: 1-2
Record vs Interior Division: 5-4-0-0
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 4-6-2-0
When the Vipers score first: 7-4-0-0
When the opponents score first: 2-6-2-0
Leading after the 1st period: 5-2-0-0
Tied after the 1st period: 2-3-2-0
Trailing after the 1st period: 2-5-0-0
Leading after the 2nd period: 6-1-1-0
Tied after the 2nd period: 2-1-1-0
Trailing after the 2nd period: 1-7-0-0
Out shooting opponents: 7-4-2-0
Out shot by opponents: 2-4-0-0
One goal games: 3-1-2-0
Goals for: 62
Goals against: 74
Standings: 3rd Place (Interior Division)
Win-loss streak: Three game losing streak
Longest winning streak: Three game winning streak
Longest losing streak: Three game losing streak (Twice)

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 Penticton this year:


Vernon's road record vs Penticton this year:


Vernon's scoring leaders vs Penticton this year:

Cooper Watson (0-1-1)
Jagger Williamson (0-1-1)
Riley Brandt (0-1-1)
Carter Stephenson (1-0-1)
Jimmy Lambert (1-0-1)
Connor Clouston (0-1-1)

Ty Taylor (0-1 Record)

Vernon has the leagues 6th best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 8th best penalty kill

Let's take a look at the Penticton Vees:

The 18-3-0-0 defending regular season champion and 2017 Western Canada Cup host Penticton Vees are coming off a 5-2 victory over the visiting Coquitlam Express Wednesday. Wednesday night Head Coach-GM-President Fred Harbinson picked up his 400th win. Tonight is the first game of a home & home series with the Vipers, as Penticton will be in Vernon tomorrow night. The Vees come into tonight's game riding a three game winning streak, have won three straight at home are 7-1 at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The Vees have been dominate on home ice the past ten seasons. Since the 2006-07 regular season the Vees are 231-41-13-7 at home. Penticton has won eight of their last ten games sit atop the BCHL with the leagues best record at 18-3. Since the 2011-12 regular season the Vees have dominated the Vipers. Penticton has won twenty eight of the last thirty meetings vs Vernon going 28-7-0-0. The Vees have won eight straight over the Vipers going back to 2014-15 regular season. The Vees sit atop the Interior Division and league are sixteen points up on Vernon.

Fraser Rogers Penticton Vees Blog,

Penticton Vees Roster:

Grant Cruikshank (16-5-21) leads the team in goals with sixteen, while Nicholas Jones (7-17-24) leads the team in points with twenty four.

Mitch Meek played 50 games with the 2014-15 Vernon Vipers

Penticton Vees 2016-17 regular season stats:

Games Played: 21
Wins: 18
Losses: 3
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 0
Home Record: 7-1-0-0
Road Record: 11-2-0-0
Goals for: 74
Goals against: 43
Standings: 1st Place (Overall)
Streak: Three game winning streak

Penticton Vees Returning Players:

Nicholas Jones (96)
Owen Sillinger (97)
Ben Brar (98)
Taylor Ward (98)
Gabe Bast (96)
Griffin Mendel (99)

Penticton Vees departed and traded players from last years team:

Scott Conway (95)
Luke Voltin (95)
Mitchell Brooks (95)
David Eccles (96)
Desi Burgart (98)
Tyson Jost (98)
Easton Brodzinski (96)
Demico Hannoun (95)
Dixon Bowen (96)
Darius Davidson (96)
Chris Gerrie (96)
Jason Lavallee (96)
Colton Poolman (95)
Seamus Donohue (96)
Dante Fabbro (98)
Domenic Masellis (97)
Anthony Brodeur (95)
Zach Driscoll (97)

Penticton's home record vs Vernon this year:


Penticton's road record vs Vernon this year:


Penticton Vees scoring leaders vs Vernon this year:

Taylor Ward (2-0-2)
Grant Cruikshank (2-0-2)
Joseph Leahy (0-1-1)
Nicholas Jones (0-1-1)
Owen Sillinger (0-1-1)
Ty Barnstable (0-1-1)
Kenny Johnson (0-1-1)

Matthew Robson (1-0 Record)

Penticton has the leagues 15th best powerplay:

The Vees have the leagues 10th best penalty kill

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