Saturday, January 7, 2017

Game Preview: Vernon @ Penticton:

Vernon (20-13-3-2) @ Penticton (29-7-1-0) 6pm

Tonight is the fifth of seven regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Penticton Vees. The Vees lead the season series 3-1

Last Game:

Friday, December 30th Vernon defeated Salmon Arm 1-0
Wednesday, January 3rd Trail defeated Penticton 3-2

Next Game:

Wednesday, January 11th Vernon @ Prince George
Wednesday, January 11th West Kelowna @ Penticton

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 40-43-2-8 vs Penticton

Since the 2002-03 regular season Penticton has outscored Vernon 278-258

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 20-18-1-2 at home vs. Penticton

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 17-21-1-3 in Penticton

The Vees are 8-2-0-0 in their last ten games in Vernon

The Vipers are 3-6-1-0 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 3-1 victory on Saturday, November 12th 2016

The Vipers last regular season win in Penticton was a 3-2 victory on Friday, November 11th 2016

The Vees last regular season win at home vs. Vernon was a 3-1 victory on Wednesday, December 7th 2016

Here's a look at the season series vs Penticton

August 25th Exhibition Penticton @ Vernon: Vees win 4-1
August 30th Exhibition Vernon @ Penticton: Vees win 4-2
October 28th Penticton @ Vernon: Vees win 4-2
November 11th Vernon @ Penticton: Vipers win 3-2
November 12th Penticton @ Vernon: Vees win 3-1
December 7th Vernon @ Penticton: Vees win 3-1
January 7th Vernon @ Penticton
January 25th Vernon @ Penticton
January 27th Penticton @ Vernon

Let's take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The 20-13-3-2 Vernon Vipers make their third of four regular season visits to the South Okanagan Events Centre are coming off a 1-0 victory in Salmon Arm December 30th. The Vipers have struggled in Penticton in previous years. Since the 2011-12 regular season Vernon has just four wins at the South Okanagan Events Centre in their last 20 games going 4-13-3-0. Tonight is the second game of a current three game road trip. The Vipers have won two straight on the road are unbeaten in their last four games away from home. Vernon comes into tonight's game having won three straight and are unbeaten in their last seven games. The last time the Vipers were in Penticton, Vernon lost 3-1 December 7th. The Vipers are 1-5 vs Penticton this season (exhibition & regular season). Going back going back to the 2014-15 regular season the Vipers have lost ten of their last eleven games to the Vees. These two teams will meet again January 25th in Penticton. The Vipers sit 2nd in the Division are six points up on 4th place West Kelowna, five points up on 3rd place Trail and fourteen points back of Division leading Penticton.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Steven Jandric (18-13-31) leads the team in goals with eighteen & in points with thirty one.

Vernon Vipers 2016-17 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 38
Wins: 20
Losses: 13
Ties: 2
Overtime Wins: 1
Overtime Losses: 3
Home Record: 11-3-1-0
Road Record: 9-10-2-2
Overtime Record: 1-3-2
Record vs Interior Division: 12-6-1-2
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 8-7-2-0
When the Vipers score first: 17-5-1-1
When the opponents score first: 3-8-2-1
Leading after the 1st period: 14-2-1-0
Tied after the 1st period: 4-5-2-0
Trailing after the 1st period: 2-6-0-2
Leading after the 2nd period: 17-1-2-1
Tied after the 2nd period: 2-1-1-0
Trailing after the 2nd period: 1-10-0-1
Out shooting opponents: 16-5-2-2
Out shot by opponents: 4-6-1-0
One goal games: 7-1-3-2
Goals for: 121
Goals against: 110
Standings: 2nd Place
Win-loss streak: Unbeaten in seven games
Longest winning streak: Three game winning streak (Twice)
Longest losing streak: Three game losing streak (Twice)

Vernon Vipers Returning Players:

Brett Stapley (99)
Hunter Zandee (96)
Jagger Williamson (98)
Jimmy Lambert (97)
Riley Brandt (96)

Vernon Vipers departed & traded players from last years team:

Charley Michalowski (96)
Christian Cakebread (97)
Nicholas Rasovic (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:

Jagger Williamson (0-4-4)
Niko Karamanis (2-0-2)
Cooper Watson (0-2-2)
Jimmy Lambert (1-1-2)
Brett Stapley (1-1-2)
Riley Brandt (0-1-1)
Connor Clouston (0-1-1)
Hunter Zandee (0-1-1)
Steven Jandric (1-0-1)
Michael Ufberg (0-1-1)

Ty Taylor (1-2 Record)
Darion Hanson (0-1 Record)

Vernon has the leagues 8th best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 3rd best penalty kill

Let's take a look at the Penticton Vees:

The 29-7-1-0 defending regular season champion and 2017 Western Canada Cup host Penticton Vees are coming off a 3-2 loss to the visiting Trail Smoke Eaters Wednesday. Tonight is the third game of a four game home stand. The Vees have been dominate on home ice the past ten seasons. Since the 2006-07 regular season the Vees are 239-43-14-7 at home.  Since the 2011-12 regular season the Vees have dominated the Vipers. Penticton has won thirty of the last thirty eight regular season meetings vs Vernon going 30-8-0-0. The Vees have won fifteen of the last seventeen games vs the Vipers. Penticton comes into tonight having won three of their last five and six of their last ten games. The Vees sit atop the Interior Division are 2nd overall, three points back of league leading Wenatchee.

Fraser Rogers Penticton Vees Blog,

Penticton Vees Roster:

Grant Cruikshank (25-11-36) leads the team in goals with twenty five, while Nicholas Jones (13-26-39) leads the team in points with thirty five.

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

Penticton Vees 2016-17 regular season stats:

Games Played: 37
Wins: 29
Losses: 7
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 15-3-1-0
Road Record: 14-4-0-0
Goals for: 128
Goals against: 81
Standings: 1st Place
Streak: One game losing streak

Penticton Vees Returning Players:

Nicholas Jones (96)
Owen Sillinger (97)
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)
Ben Brar (98)
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 (3-3-6)
Grant Cruikshank (4-0-4)
Nicholas Jones (0-3-3)
Chris Klack (1-2-3)
Owen Sillinger (0-2-2)
Matt Gosiewski (1-1-2)
Duncan Campbell (0-2-2)
James Miller (1-1-2)
Joseph Leahy (0-1-1)
Kenny Johnson (0-1-1)
Ty Amonte (1-0-1)
Jonny Tychonick (0-1-1)
Ryley Risling (1-0-1)

Matthew Robson (3-1 Record)

Penticton has the leagues 13th best powerplay:

The Vees have the leagues 8th best penalty kill

1 comment:

vipersdiehardfan said...

I heard the Vipers have called up forwards Brody Dale & Brett Witala from the KIJHL Kelowna Chiefs for tonight's game.