Saturday, February 11, 2017

Game Preview: West Kelowna @ Vernon:

West Kelowna (25-24-2-0) @ Vernon (27-17-5-4) 6pm

Tonight is the seventh and final regular season meeting between the Vernon Vipers & West Kelowna Warriors. The season series is tied 3-3

Last Game:

Friday, February 10th Wenatchee defeated Vernon 3-1
Thursday, February 9th West Kelowna defeated Prince George 4-0

Next Game:

Friday, February 17th Victoria @ Vernon
Wednesday, February 15th West Kelowna @ Salmon Arm

Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 33-30-4-5 vs West Kelowna

Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 21-10-3-2 at home vs West Kelowna

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

The Vipers are 4-4-2-0 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 five 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 1st 2017

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: Warriors won 4-3 overtime
February 11th West Kelowna @ Vernon:

Let's take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The 27-17-5-4 Vernon Vipers are coming off a 3-1 loss Friday to the visiting Wenatchee Wild. Tonight is the second of a four game home stand, have won four of their last six home games. This is the seventh and final regular season meeting with the Warriors where the Vipers are 3-1-2-0 vs West Kelowna. The Vipers come into tonight having lost back to back games, have lost three of their last four and have won five of their last ten games. Vernon sits 2nd in the Division are nine points up on Trail and twelve points back of Division leading Penticton. The Vees clinched 1st place with their 2-1 win in Trail last night.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Steven Jandric (25-22-47) leads the team in goals with twenty five & in points with fourty seven.

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: 53
Wins: 27
Losses: 17
Ties: 4
Overtime Wins: 1
Overtime Losses: 5
Home Record: 15-6-3-1
Road Record: 12-11-2-3
Overtime Record: 2-5-4
Record vs Interior Division: 16-8-3-4
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 11-9-2-0
When the Vipers score first: 22-7-2-3
When the opponents score first: 5-10-3-1
Leading after the 1st period: 17-3-1-1
Tied after the 1st period: 7-7-3-1
Trailing after the 1st period: 3-7-1-2
Leading after the 2nd period: 22-2-2-1
Tied after the 2nd period: 3-1-3-2
Trailing after the 2nd period: 2-13-0-1
Out shooting opponents: 19-6-4-2
Out shot by opponents: 7-9-1-1
One goal games: 10-2-5-2
Goals for: 163
Goals against: 148
Standings: 2nd Place
Win-loss streak: Two 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)
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 (1-5-6)
Austin Adamson (4-0-4)
Ryan Brushett (1-3-4)
Steven Jandric (2-2-4)
Niko Karamanis (3-0-3)
Jagger Williamson (1-1-2)
Hunter Zandee (0-2-2)
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)
Shane Kelly (0-1-1)
Luke Gingras (0-1-1)

Ty Taylor (0-1 Record)
Darion Hanson (2-1 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 25-24-2-0 defending Royal Bank Cup Champion West Kelowna Warriors make their third and final regular season meeting at Kal Tire Place are coming off a 4-0 victory in Prince George Thursday. The last time the Warriors were in Vernon, West Kelowna won 4-3 in overtime February 1st. Tonight is the second game of a four game road trip. The Warriors have lost three of their last five road games will play five of their last seven games on the road. West Kelowna comes into tonight having won three of their last five, have lost seven of their last ten games. West Kelowna sits 4th in the Interior Division are eleven points back of Vernon, two points back of Trail are two points up on Merritt.

West Kelowna Warriors Roster:

Connor Sodergren (24-28-52) leads the team in goals with twenty four, while Quin Foreman (23-39-62) leads the team in points with sixty two.

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: 51
Wins: 25
Losses: 24
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 2
Home Record: 16-11-0-0
Road Record: 9-13-2-0
Goals for: 160
Goals against: 173
Standings: 4th Place
Streak: One game winning 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 (3-2-5)
Braiden Epp (3-2-5)
Chase Dubois (1-3-4)
Pharm Dhaliwal (1-2-3)
Mitchell Barker (1-2-3)
Matthew Campese (0-2-2)
Nicholas Rutigliano (1-1-2)
Michael Ryan (2-0-2)
Jake Harrison (0-2-2)
Connor Sodergren (2-0-2)
Jon Russell (0-1-1)
Jared Marino (0-1-1)
Chase Stevenson (0-1-1)
Stephen Kleysen (0-1-1)
Logan Mostat (0-1-1)
Scott Allen (0-1-1)

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

West Kelowna has the leagues 16th best powerplay:

The Warriors have the leagues 15th best penalty kill

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