Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Game Preview: Vernon @ Penticton:

Vernon (23-15-4-3) @ Penticton (32-10-1-0) 7pm

Tonight is the sixth of seven regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Penticton Vees. The Vees lead the season series 3-2

Last Game:

Saturday, January 21st Powell River defeated Vernon 3-1
Sunday, January 22nd Salmon Arm defeated Penticton 5-2

Next Game:

Friday, January 27th Penticton @ Vernon

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 41-43-2-8 vs Penticton

Since the 2002-03 regular season Penticton has outscored Vernon 280-262

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

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 18-21-1-3 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 4-2 victory on Saturday, January 7th 2017

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

Let's take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The 23-15-4-3 Vernon Vipers make their fourth and final regular season visit to the South Okanagan Events Centre are coming off a 3-1 loss to the visiting Powell River Kings Saturday. Tonight is the first of a home and home series vs Penticton. The Vees will be in Vernon Friday for the final regular season meeting. The Vipers have struggled in Penticton in previous years. Since the 2011-12 regular season Vernon has just five wins at the South Okanagan Events Centre in their last 20 games going 5-13-3-0. The Vipers have just three road games remaining, have won five straight away from home, are unbeaten in their last seven road games. Vernon comes into tonight has just one win in their last five games (1-2-1-1) have six wins in their last ten games. The Vipers have recorded atleast one point in twelve of their last fourteen games. The last time the Vipers were in Penticton, Vernon won 4-2 January 7th. The Vipers are 2-5 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 twelve games to the Vees. The Vipers sit 2nd in the Division are eight points up on West Kelowna & seven points up on Trail & Merritt who are tied in points for 2nd place. The Vipers are twelve points back of Division leading Penticton.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Steven Jandric (19-19-38) leads the team in goals with nineteen & in points with thirty eight.

Vernon Vipers 2016-17 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 45
Wins: 23
Losses: 15
Ties: 3
Overtime Wins: 1
Overtime Losses: 4
Home Record: 11-5-2-1
Road Record: 12-10-2-2
Overtime Record: 1-4-3
Record vs Interior Division: 14-7-2-3
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 9-8-2-0
When the Vipers score first: 19-7-2-2
When the opponents score first: 4-8-2-1
Leading after the 1st period: 15-3-1-0
Tied after the 1st period: 6-6-3-1
Trailing after the 1st period: 2-6-0-2
Leading after the 2nd period: 20-2-2-1
Tied after the 2nd period: 2-1-2-1
Trailing after the 2nd period: 1-11-0-1
Out shooting opponents: 17-6-3-2
Out shot by opponents: 6-7-1-0
One goal games: 9-2-4-2
Goals for: 140
Goals against: 129
Standings: 2nd Place
Win-loss streak: One game losing streak
Longest winning streak: Unbeaten in ten games (7 wins-3 ties)
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 (0-5-5)
Niko Karamanis (4-0-4)
Jesse Lansdell (1-2-3)
Cooper Watson (0-2-2)
Jimmy Lambert (1-1-2)
Brett Stapley (1-1-2)
Shane Kelly (0-2-2)
Michael Ufberg (0-2-2)
Riley Brandt (0-1-1)
Connor Clouston (0-1-1)
Hunter Zandee (0-1-1)
Steven Jandric (1-0-1)
Sol Seibel (0-1-1)
Ryan Brushett (0-1-1)
Austin Adamson (1-0-1)

Ty Taylor (2-2 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 32-10-1-0 defending regular season champion and 2017 Western Canada Cup host Penticton Vees are coming off a 5-2 loss Sunday afternoon in Salmon Arm. The Vees come into tonight riding a three game winning streak at home. The Vees have been dominate on home ice the past ten seasons. Since the 2006-07 regular season the Vees are 242-44-14-7 at home.  Since the 2011-12 regular season the Vees have dominated the Vipers. Penticton has won thirty of the last thirty nine regular season meetings vs Vernon going 30-9-0-0. The Vees have won fifteen of the last eighteen games vs the Vipers. Penticton comes into tonight having won three of their last five and five of their last ten games. The Vees sit atop the Interior Division are twelve points up on Vernon.

Fraser Rogers Penticton Vees Blog,

Penticton Vees Roster:

Grant Cruikshank (26-15-41) leads the team in goals with twenty six, while Nicholas Jones (19-28-47) leads the team in points with thirty seven.

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

Penticton Vees 2016-17 regular season stats:

Games Played: 43
Wins: 32
Losses: 10
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 18-4-1-0
Road Record: 14-6-0-0
Goals for: 148
Goals against: 97
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 (0-4-4)
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)
Jamie Armstrong (1-0-1)
Griffin Mendel (0-1-1)
Taylor Sanheim (1-0-1)

Matthew Robson (3-2 Record)

Penticton has the leagues 13th best powerplay:

The Vees have the leagues 8th best penalty kill

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