Friday, May 5, 2017

Former Vipers Cochran & Andrusiak Meet In Western Hockey League Finals:

Former Vernon Vipers Trainer/Equipment Manager Gord Cochran & the
Regina Pats will face former Vernon Vipers forward Zach Andrusiak & the Seattle Thunderbirds in the Western Hockey League Finals. The Finals begin tonight in Regina.

The Pats are making their fourth trip to the Finals (1974, 1980, 1984 and 2017) while the Thunderbirds are making their third trip to the Finals (1997, 2016 & 2017).

Seattle Thunderbirds/Regina Pats Championship Series preview,

Championship Schedule:

Game 1 May 5th Seattle @ Regina
Game 2 May 6th Seattle @ Regina
Game 3 May 9th Regina @ Seattle
Game 4 May 10th Regina @ Seattle
Game 5 May 12th Regina @ Seattle
Game 6 May 14th Seattle @ Regina
Game 7 May 15th Seattle @ Regina

Cochran is in his third season with Regina, joined the Pats in 2014 after spending five seasons in Vernon with the Vipers from 2009-2014.

Andrusiak is in his first season with the Thunderbirds started the season with the Prince Albert Raiders after signing with the Raiders September 13th 2016. Andrusiak was traded to Seattle October 20th 2016. The Vipers signed Andrusiak October 1st 2015 after being released from the WHL Tri-City Americans. Andrusiak played in 11 games picking up two assists before being released November 5th 2015. In 52 games this season with the Thunderbirds Andrusiak collected (5-goals-4-assists-9-points).

Zach Andrusiak's Player Profile:

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