Sunday, January 18, 2009

Vernon @ Quesnel: (Game Preview)

Vernon (31-11-1-3) @ Quesnel (14-30-0-3)

The Vipers finish up there three game weekend with a stop in Quesnel this afternoon. Friday night the Vipers blew a 3-0 first period lead lossing 4-3 in double overtime to Nanaimo, the Vipers jumped on the bus early Saturday morning heading up North as they defeated the Prince George Spruce Kings last night in PG 3-2. Today will be the 5th meeting between the Mills & Vipers as the Vipers hold the season series at 5-0.

Heres a look at the season series:

October 15th @ Vernon: Vernon wins 7-0Andrew 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 7-4Connor & 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 4-0Braden 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 4-1The 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.

December 13th @ Quesnel: The Vipers exploded with three 2nd period goals to jump ahead 4-1 after 40 mins of play and roll to a 6-3 victory in Quesnel. Mike Collins, Connor Jones, & Kory Kane with two assists each, Kellen Jones scored two goals for Vernon. Andrew Hammond made 23 saves getting the win between the pipes. Joshua Fersovitch, Ben Payne & Joshua Martin scored for the Millionaires. Kiefer Smiley took the loss in goal for Quesnel.

Key Players To Watch:


Braden Pimm
Mike Collins
Connor Jones
Kellen Jones
Chris Crowell
Cory Kane
Andrew Hammond
Graeme Gordon


Taylor Rovatti
Ben Payne
Thomas Kala
Joshua Fersovitch
Eric Galbraith

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