Saturday, December 13, 2008

Vernon @ Quesnel: (Game Preview)

Vernon (24-8-1-2) @ Quesnel (12-24-0-3)

The Vipers started off there two game Northern road trip with a tough 2-1 loss in Prince George last night as Prince George snapped the Vipers nine game winning streak. Spruce Kings goaltender, Kevin Genoe was the difference making 41 saves. Andrew Hammond took the loss for Vernon. The Vipers outshot the Spruce Kings 42-15. Connor Jones scored the Vipers lone goal. Prince George now leads the season series 3-1. The Vipers are in Quesnel tonight, as the Millionaires are on a single game winning streak. Tonight will be the 5th meeting between these two hockey clubs as the Vipers hold the season series at 4-0.

Heres a look at the season series:

October 15th @ Vernon: Vernon wins 7-0

Andrew Hammond makes 23 saves for his first shutout of the BCHL season. 2nd star Kellen Jones lead the way with three assists. 1st star Connor Jones had two goals. Captain Chris Crowell, Ryan Santana, Braden Pimm, Cory Kane, & Mike Collins all lead the way with two points each. Joshua Fersovitch had a goal & an assist for the Mills in the loss.

November 1st @ Quesnel: Vernon wins 7-4

Connor & Kellen Jones both lead the way for Vernon with three points each. Bryce Kakoske, Ryan DePape and Braden Pimm each collected two points each. Graeme Gordon picked up the win between the pipes, making 21 saves.

November 16th @Vernon: Vernon wins 4-0

Braden Pimm scores two goals for the Vipers, Connor & Kellen Jones both pick up two points. Graeme Gordon picks up the win in goal. This is the second meeting this season where the Vipers have shutout the Millionaires.

December 7th @ Vernon: Vernon wins 4-1

The Vipers lead the season series 4-0 with a 4-1 win over Quesnel. Evan Karambelas makes 41 saves, keeping Quesnel in this afternoons hockey game, but it wasn’t enough as John Digness collects three points in the win. Chris Crowell & Cory Kane each pick up two points. Graeme Gordon gets another win against the Mills. Thomas Kala breaks Gordons shutout bid with just five minutes remaining in the 3rd. The Vipers outshoot the Millionaires 45-12.

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