Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Game Preview: West Kelowna @ Vernon:

West Kelowna (22-22-2-0) @ Vernon (26-15-4-4) 7pm

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

Last Game:

Sunday, January 29th Vernon defeated Prince George 5-4 Double Overtime
Sunday, January 29th Chilliwack defeated West Kelowna 3-2 Overtime

Next Game:

Saturday, February 4th Trail @ Vernon
Friday, February 3rd West Kelowna @ Merritt

Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 33-30-3-5 vs West Kelowna

Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 21-10-2-2 at home vs West Kelowna

Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 14-21-1-3 in West Kelowna

The Vipers are 4-5-1-0 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 6-3-0-1 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 6-1 victory Friday, December 2nd 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 2-1 victory on Friday, January 20th 2017

West Kelowna's last regular season win at home vs Vernon was a 3-2 overtime victory on Friday, November 18th 2016

Here's a look at the season series vs West Kelowna

September 17th Vernon @ West Kelowna: Warriors won 3-1
October 8th Vernon @ West Kelowna: Vipers won 3-2
November 18th Vernon @ West Kelowna: Warriors won 3-2 overtime
December 2nd West Kelowna @ Vernon: Vipers won 6-1
Friday, January 20th Vernon @ West Kelowna: Vipers won 2-1
February 1st West Kelowna @ Vernon:
February 11th West Kelowna @ Vernon:

Let's take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The 26-15-4-4 Vernon Vipers are coming off a 5-4 double overtime victory over the visiting Prince George Spruce Kings Sunday afternoon. Vernon comes into tonight unbeaten in their last four games. Tonight is the fourth game of a five game home stand. The Vipers have won three straight at home. The Vipers are unbeaten in five of their last six games, have five wins in their last ten games. Vernon sits 2nd in the Division are ten points up on Trail and six points back of Division leading Penticton.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Steven Jandric (22-22-44) leads the team in goals with twenty two & in points with fourty four.

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

Sol Seibel played two games as an "AP" with West Kelowna last season

Vernon Vipers 2016-17 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 49
Wins: 26
Losses: 15
Ties: 4
Overtime Wins: 1
Overtime Losses: 4
Home Record: 14-5-2-1
Road Record: 12-10-2-3
Overtime Record: 2-4-4
Record vs Interior Division: 15-7-2-4
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 11-8-2-0
When the Vipers score first: 21-7-2-3
When the opponents score first: 5-8-2-1
Leading after the 1st period: 16-3-1-1
Tied after the 1st period: 7-6-3-1
Trailing after the 1st period: 3-6-0-2
Leading after the 2nd period: 21-2-2-1
Tied after the 2nd period: 3-1-2-2
Trailing after the 2nd period: 2-11-0-1
Out shooting opponents: 18-6-3-2
Out shot by opponents: 7-7-1-1
One goal games: 10-2-4-2
Goals for: 154
Goals against: 137
Standings: 2nd Place
Win-loss streak: Unbeaten in four games
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)
Odeen Tufto (97)
Mitchell Oliver (97)
Colton McCarthy (96)
Callum Volpe (98)
Liam Finlay (97)
Darren Rizzolo (98)
Christian Cakebread (97)
Nicholas Rasovic (96)
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:

Brett Stapley (4-2-6)
Jimmy Lambert (1-4-5)
Austin Adamson (3-0-3)
Steven Jandric (1-2-3)
Jagger Williamson (1-1-2)
Hunter Zandee (0-2-2)
Ryan Brushett (1-1-2)
Niko Karamanis (2-0-2)
Chris Jandric (0-2-2)
Riley Brandt (0-1-1)
Cooper Watson (0-1-1)
Cameron Trott (0-1-1)
Sol Seibel (0-1-1)
Jesse Lansdell (0-1-1)

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

Vernon has the leagues 6th best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 3rd best penalty kill

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

The 22-22-2-0 defending Royal Bank Cup Champion West Kelowna Warriors make their second of three regular season meetings at Kal Tire Place are coming off a 3-2 overtime loss in Chilliwack Sunday. Tonight is fifth game of a six game road trip where the Warriors are 0-4. This is the sixth meeting of the season between these two teams, with the Vipers leading the season series 3-2. The last time in Vernon the Warriors lost 6-1 December 2nd. These two teams will meet again February 11th in Vernon. West Kelowna comes into tonight having lost five straight on the road and nine of their last eleven games away from home. The Warriors have lost five straight and six of their last ten games. West Kelowna sits 4th in the Interior Division are five points up on last place Salmon Arm, tied in points with Merritt but four points back of Trail and fourteen points back of Vernon.

West Kelowna Warriors Roster:

Quin Foreman (21-35-56) leads the team in goals with twenty one and in points with fifty six.

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

Cole Demers played in 12 games with the Vipers this season going 3-8 before being released

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: 46
Wins: 22
Losses: 22
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 2
Home Record: 15-10-0-0
Road Record: 7-12-2-0
Goals for: 137
Goals against: 157
Standings: 4th Place
Streak: Five game losing streak

West Kelowna Warriors Returning Players:

Quin Foreman (96)
Connor Sodergren (96)
Jared Marino (97)
Nicholas Rutigliano (96)
Jake Harrison (99)

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

Brett Mennear (96)
Jake LeBrun (95)
Reed Gunville (97)
Kylar Hope (95)
Keelan Williams (96)
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 (2-2-4)
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)
Michael Ryan (2-0-2)
Jon Russell (0-1-1)
Jake Harrison (0-1-1)
Pharm Dhaliwal (0-1-1)
Connor Sodergren (1-0-1)
Jared Marino (0-1-1)
Chase Stevenson (0-1-1)
Stephen Kleysen (0-1-1)

Nik Amundrud (0-1 Record)
Cole Demers (0-1 Record)

West Kelowna has the leagues 16th best powerplay:

The Warriors have the leagues 15th best penalty kill

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