Friday, November 18, 2016

Game Preview: Vernon @ West Kelowna:

Vernon (11-11-2-0) @ West Kelowna (9-11-1-0) 7pm

Tonight is the third of seven regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & West Kelowna Warriors. The season series is tied 1-1

Last Game:

Wednesday, November 16th Vernon defeated Langley 5-2
Thursday, November 10th Trail defeated West Kelowna 5-3

Next Game:

Sunday, November 20th Cowichan @ Vernon
Saturday, November 19th Wenatchee @ West Kelowna

Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 31-30-3-4 vs West Kelowna

Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 20-10-2-2 at home vs West Kelowna

Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 13-21-1-2 in West Kelowna

The Vipers are 2-8-0-0 in their last ten games vs West Kelowna

The Vipers are 3-6-1-0 vs West Kelowna in their last ten games at Royal LePage Place

The Vipers are 6-3-1-0 vs West Kelowna in their last ten games at Kal Tire Place

Since the 2010-11 regular season the Warriors have just four wins at Kal Tire Place

Vernon's last win at home vs West Kelowna was a 3-2 victory on Friday, January 22nd 2016

West Kelowna's last win at Kal Tire Place was a 6-4 victory on Wednesday, February 17th 2016

Vernon's last regular season win at Royal LePage Place was a 3-2 victory on Saturday, October 8th 2016

West Kelowna's last regular season win at home vs Vernon was a 3-1 victory on Saturday, September 17th 2016

Let's take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The 11-11-2-0 Vernon Vipers make their third of four regular season visits to Royal LePage Place are coming off a 5-2 victory to the visiting Langley Rivermen Wednesday night. The Vipers have just four regular season wins in their last twelve games in West Kelowna. The last time these two teams met the Vipers won 3-2 October 8th in West Kelowna. Vernon is 1-1 at Royal LePage Place this season. Since the last time these two teams met the Vipers have gone 6-8-0-0. Tonight is the Vipers seventh game in November, five of those seven games have been played on the road. Vernon has lost five of their last seven games away from home. The Vipers will play six of their next eight games on the road. Going into tonight's game the Vipers have lost three of their last five games and lost six of their last ten. Captain Riley Brandt is serving his seventh game of a ten game suspension. Vernon sits 3rd in the Interior Division are five points up on last place West Kelowna, have a three point lead on fourth place Merritt are a single point back of second place Trail.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Niko Karamanis (9-6-15) leads the team lead in goals with nine, while Jagger Williamson (5-15-20) leads the team lead in points with twenty.

Hunter Zandee played one season in West Kelowna (2014-15) was traded to Vernon August 11th 2015

Sol Seibel played two games with West Kelowna last season

Vernon Vipers 2016-17 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 24
Wins: 11
Losses: 11
Ties: 0
Overtime Wins: 1
Overtime Losses: 2
Home Record: 6-3-1-0
Road Record: 5-8-1-0
Overtime Record: 1-2
Record vs Interior Division: 6-5-0-0
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 5-6-2-0
When the Vipers score first: 9-5-0-0
When the opponents score first: 2-6-2-0
Leading after the 1st period: 7-2-0-0
Tied after the 1st period: 2-4-2-0
Trailing after the 1st period: 2-5-0-0
Leading after the 2nd period: 8-1-1-0
Tied after the 2nd period: 2-1-1-0
Trailing after the 2nd period: 1-8-0-0
Out shooting opponents: 8-5-2-0
Out shot by opponents: 3-4-0-0
One goal games: 4-1-2-0
Goals for: 71
Goals against: 81
Standings: 3rd Place
Win-loss streak: One game winning 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 West Kelowna this year:


Vernon's road record vs West Kelowna this year:


Vernon's scoring leaders vs West Kelowna this year:

Austin Adamson (2-0-2)
Jagger Williamson (1-1-2)
Christian Cakebread (1-1-2)
Carter Stephenson (0-1-1)
Riley Brandt (0-1-1)
Jimmy Lambert (0-1-1)
Chris Jandric (0-1-1)

Cole Demers (1-1 Record)

Vernon has the leagues 5th best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 7th best penalty kill

Let's take a look at the West Kelowna Warriors:

The 9-11-1-0 defending Royal Bank Cup Champion West Kelowna Warriors are coming off a 5-3 loss in Trail November 10th host the Vernon Vipers for a third time this season. Since the last time these two teams met the Warriors have gone 4-7-1-0. The Warriors have won nine of the last eleven regular season games vs the Vipers. These two teams will meet again December 2nd in Vernon where the Warriors have yet to play this season. Tonight is the first of a three game home stand where the Warriors have lost five of their last six home games. The defending champions have played seven of their last eleven games on the road. West Kelowna has lost back to back games have won three of their last five and lost six of their last ten games. West Kelowna sits last in the Division are one point back of fifth place Salmon Arm and two points back of fourth place Merritt.

West Kelowna Warriors Roster:

Quin Foreman (14-15-29) leads the team in goals with fourteen and in points with twenty nine.

Warriors Head Coach-GM Rylan Ferster played one season in Vernon (1989-90) with the Centennial Cup Champion Vernon Lakers

Chase Stevenson attended the Vipers training camp in August was released after the start of the regular season

Trevor Miller's West Kelowna Warriors Blog:

West Kelowna Warriors 2016-17 regular season stats:

Games Played: 21
Wins: 9
Losses: 11
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 5-7-0-0
Road Record: 4-4-1-0
Goals for: 62
Goals against: 73
Standings: 6th Place
Streak: Two game losing streak

West Kelowna Warriors Returning Players:

Quin Foreman (96)
Connor Sodergren (96)
Reed Gunville (97)
Jared Marino (97)
Nicholas Rutigliano (96)
Jake Harrison (99)
Keelan Williams (96)

West Kelowna Warriors departed and traded players from last years team:

Brett Mennear (96)
Jake LeBrun (95)
Kylar Hope (95)
Tyler Anderson (96)
Garrett Forster (95)
Bryan Basiilico (95)
Jonathan Desbiens (96)
Liam Blackburn (96)
Kyle Marino (95)
Lane Gilliss (99)
Paul Lovsin (96)
Rylan Yaremko (96)
Kristian Blumenschein (97)
Scott Allen (96)
Bryan Nelson (96)
Matthew Greenfield (95)

West Kelowna's home record vs Vernon this year:


West Kelowna's road record vs Vernon this year:


West Kelowna Warriors scoring leaders vs Vernon this year:

Mitchell Barker (1-2-3)
Braiden Epp (2-0-2)
Quin Foreman (1-1-2)
Chase Dubois (0-1-1)
Jon Russell (0-1-1)
Nicholas Rutigliano (1-0-1)
Jake Harrison (0-1-1)
Reed Gunville (0-1-1)
Pharm Dhaliwal (0-1-1)

Xavier Burghardt (1-1 Record)

West Kelowna has the leagues 16th best powerplay:

The Warriors have the leagues 15th best penalty kill

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