Friday, December 2, 2016

Game Preview: West Kelowna @ Vernon:

West Kelowna (12-14-1-0) @ Vernon (14-12-3-0) 7pm

Tonight is the fourth of seven regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & West Kelowna Warriors. The Warriors lead the season series 2-1

Last Game:

Sunday, November 27th Vernon defeated Langley 4-1
Saturday, November 26th Wenatchee defeated West Kelowna 11-2

Next Game:

Wednesday, December 7th Vernon @ Penticton
Saturday, December 3rd Alberni Valley @ West Kelowna

Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 31-30-3-5 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 13-21-1-3 in West Kelowna

The Vipers are 2-7-1-0 in their last ten games vs West Kelowna

The Vipers are 2-6-2-0 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 3-2 overtime victory on Friday, November 18th 2016

Let's take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The 14-12-3-0 Vernon Vipers are coming off a 4-1 victory in Langley Sunday. The Vipers return home after going 2-1 on a three game road trip last weekend. Vernon has won back to back games for just a second time this season. This is the fourth meeting of the season with the Warriors. The last time these two teams met the Warriors won 3-2 in overtime November 18th in West Kelowna. Since that overtime loss in West Kelowna, Vernon has gone 3-1. The Vipers have won three of their last five games and five of their last ten. The Vipers have won three of their last four home games sit 3rd in the Interior Division are tied in points with 2nd place Trail. Vernon is six points up on 5th place West Kelowna and three points up on 4th place Merritt.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Steven Jandric (15-8-23) leads the team in goals with fifteen & in points with twenty three.

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: 29
Wins: 14
Losses: 12
Ties: 0
Overtime Wins: 1
Overtime Losses: 3
Home Record: 7-3-1-0
Road Record: 7-9-2-0
Overtime Record: 1-3
Record vs Interior Division: 6-5-1-0
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 8-7-2-0
When the Vipers score first: 12-5-1-0
When the opponents score first: 2-7-2-0
Leading after the 1st period: 8-2-1-0
Tied after the 1st period: 4-5-2-0
Trailing after the 1st period: 2-5-0-0
Leading after the 2nd period: 11-1-2-0
Tied after the 2nd period: 2-1-1-0
Trailing after the 2nd period: 1-9-0-0
Out shooting opponents: 11-5-2-0
Out shot by opponents: 3-5-1-0
One goal games: 5-1-3-0
Goals for: 86
Goals against: 90
Standings: 3rd Place
Win-loss streak: Two 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:

Christian Cakebread (1-2-3)
Austin Adamson (2-0-2)
Jagger Williamson (1-1-2)
Brett Stapley (1-1-2)
Carter Stephenson (0-1-1)
Riley Brandt (0-1-1)
Jimmy Lambert (0-1-1)
Chris Jandric (0-1-1)
Cooper Watson (0-1-1)
Hunter Zandee (0-1-1)
Steven Jandric (1-0-1)

Ty Taylor (0-1 Record)

Vernon has the leagues 7th best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 6th best penalty kill

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

The 12-14-1-0 defending Royal Bank Cup Champion West Kelowna Warriors make their first of three regular season visits to Kal Tire Place. Since the 2010-11 regular season the Warriors have just four wins in Vernon. The Warriors are coming off a 11-2 loss in Wenatchee Saturday. Tonight is the fourth and final game of a four game road trip. West Kelowna has lost three of their last five road games. The Warriors have won ten of the last twelve regular season games vs the Vipers. These two teams will meet again January 20th in West Kelowna. Since a 3-2 overtime win over Vernon November 18th the Warriors have gone 2-3, have been outscored 24-15. The defending champions have played four of their last seven games on the road. West Kelowna has lost back to back games, have lost three of their last five and won five of their last ten games. West Kelowna sits 5th in the Division are two points up on last place Salmon Arm and three points back of fourth place Merritt.

West Kelowna Warriors Roster:

Quin Foreman (16-17-33) leads the team in goals with sixteen and in points with thirty three.

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: 27
Wins: 12
Losses: 14
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 7-8-0-0
Road Record: 5-6-1-0
Goals for: 80
Goals against: 99
Standings: 5th Place
Streak: Two game losing streak

West Kelowna Warriors Returning Players:

Quin Foreman (96)
Connor Sodergren (96)
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)
Reed Gunville (97)
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:

Quin Foreman (1-2-3)
Mitchell Barker (1-2-3)
Braiden Epp (2-0-2)
Chase Dubois (1-1-2)
Matthew Campese (0-2-2)
Nicholas Rutigliano (1-1-2)
Jon Russell (0-1-1)
Jake Harrison (0-1-1)
Reed Gunville (0-1-1)
Pharm Dhaliwal (0-1-1)
Connor Sodergren (1-0-1)
Michael Ryan (1-0-1)
Jared Marino (0-1-1)

Shane Farkas (1-0 Record)

West Kelowna has the leagues 15th best powerplay:

The Warriors have the leagues 16th best penalty kill

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