Saturday, November 19, 2011

(Game Preview) Vernon @ Langley:

Vernon (13-7-0-0) @ Langley (7-13-0-0) 7pm start

Tonight is the first and only meeting of the regular season between these two teams

Let's take a look at last years season series between these two hockey clubs,

Saturday, November 20th @ Langley (Chiefs won 5-4 in Overtime)

Thursday, January 6th @ Vernon: (Chiefs won 3-2)

Last Game Played:

Friday, November 18th Surrey defeated Vernon 3-2
Friday, November 18th Langley defeated Westside 6-3

Next Game:

Wednesday, November 23rd Penticton @ Vernon
Friday, November 25th Langley @ Coquitlam

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 10-4-1-1 vs. Langley

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon has outscored Langley 61-43

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 5-2-0-0 at home vs. Langley

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 4-2-1-1 in Langley

Vernons last loss in Langley was a 5-4 double overtime loss back on November, 20th 2010

Langleys last win in Vernon was a 3-2 victory back on Thursday, January 6th 2011

The Vipers went 0-1-0-1 last season vs Langley in the regular season.

The Vernon Lakers changed their name to the Vernon Vipers to start the 1995-96 season. Here’s a look at the Vipers all-time regular season record

Games Played: 977
Wins: 628
Losses: 252
Ties: 15
Overtime Losses: 84

For more stats & former Vernon Junior Hockey Team rosters & lineups please visit Paul’s Vernon Junior Hockey History website,

The three time defending BCHL Champion Vernon Vipers make their one and only visit to the Langley Events Centre wich is the teams final game of a four game road trip. The Vipers who are playing their third game in as many nights have lost two straight for just the second time this season after losses in Chilliwack and Surrey and have fell to 3rd place one point behind the 2nd place Merritt Centennials. Vernon returns home for a Wednesday night game vs Penticton before a home and home series next weekend with the Salmon Arm Silverbacks.

Lets take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

Games Played: 20
Wins: 13
Losses: 7
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 0
Home Record: 7-2-0-0
Road Record: 6-5-0-0
Streak: Two game losing streak
Goals For: 70
Goals Against: 56
Standings: 3rd Place

Vernon Vipers Returning Players:

Marcus Basara (93)
Brett Corkey (92)
Aaron Hadley (93)
John Knisley (92)
Patrick McGillis (91)
Max Mowat (93)
Darren Nowick (91)
Ryan Renz (93)
Colton Sparrow (93)
Michael Zalewski (92)
Kirby Halcrow (91)

Vernon Vipers Departing & traded players from last years team:

Dylan Walchuk (92)
David Robinson (90)
Bryce Kakoske (90)
Malcolm Lyles (90)
Trevor Fitzgerald (92)
Adam Thompson (90)
Steven Weinstein (90)
Kyle Murphy (90)
Dane Muench (92)
Philip Patenaude (91)
Zach McPhee (93)
Blake Voth (91)

Vernons Home record vs. Langley last season:


Vernons Road record vs. Langley last season:


Vernons Powerplay vs. Langley last season:


Vernons scoring leaders vs. Langley last season:

Max Mowat (0-2-2)
Michael Zalewski (2-0-2)
Bryce Kakoske (0-2-2)
David Robinson (1-1-2)
Malcolm Lyles (1-1-2)
Colton Sparrow (0-1-1)
Dylan Walchuk (0-1-1)
John Knisley (0-1-1)
Aaron Hadley (0-1-1)
Adam Thompson (0-1-1)
Darren Nowick (1-0-1)
Kyle Murphy (1-0-1)

Kirby Halcrow (0-1 Record)
Bryton Udy (0-1 Record)

Key’s and Notes to tonight’s game:

Vernon has the leagues 4th best powerplay

-The Vipers have the BCHL's 4th best penalty kill

-Danny Todosychuk (3-0 Record, 2.42 GAA) & Kirby Halcrow (10-7 Record, 2.79 GAA) are both in the leagues top ten goaltenders

-Michael Zalewski (13-13-26) is the lone Viper in the leagues top twenty in scoring

-The Vipers are 10-2-0-0 when scoring the games first goal

-Vernon is 2-5-0-0 when giving up the games first goal

The last place Langley Rivermen are coming off a huge 6-3 victory over the Westside Warriors last night snapping a one game losing streak. Langley is facing the Vipers for the first time since a 3-2 victory over the Vipers last season back on Thursday, January 6th 2011 in Vernon. The Rivermen who are five points back of the Alberni Valley Bulldogs play six of the next seven on home ice.

For more on the Langley Rivermen visit Brandon Astles Langley Rivermen blog,

Lets take a look at the Langley Rivermen:

Games Played: 20
Wins: 7
Losses: 13
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 0
Home Record: 5-4-0-0
Road Record: 2-9-0-0
Streak: One game winning streak
Goals For: 45
Goals Against: 73
Standings: 6th Place

Langley Rivermen Returning Players:

Darnell Dyck (91)
Mike Tebbutt (92)
Austin Plevy (94)
Ryan Bakken (91)
Mark Whiteley (93)

Langley Rivermen Departing & traded players from last years team:

Josh Myers (90)
Trevor Gerling (90)
Matt Ius (90)
Brandon Thompson (90)
Brad McBride (91)
Tim Daly (92)
Kody Dhaliwal (91)
Kevin Tuohy (91)
Trace Strahle (92)
Tyler Miller (91)
Kit Sitterley (91)
Josh Hansen (92)
Dillon Scholten (90)
Mason Blacklock (94)
Wyatt Galley (91)
Cole Huggins (92)

Langleys Home record vs. Vernon last season:


Langleys Road record vs. Vernon last season:


Langleys Powerplay vs. Vernon last season:


Langleys scoring leaders vs. Vernon last season:

Brandon Thompson (0-4-4)
Brad McBride (2-1-3)
Josh Myers (1-2-3)
Darnell Dyck (1-2-3)
Matt Ius (1-1-2)
Tyler Miller (1-0-1)
Kody Dhaliwal (0-1-1)
Trevor Gerling (1-0-1)
Kevin Tuohy (0-1-1)
Josh Hansen (0-1-1)
Dillon Scholten (0-1-1)
Kit Sitterley (0-1-1)

Wyatt Galley (2-0 Record)

Key’s and Notes to tonight’s game:

-Langley has the BCHL's 15th best powerplay

-The Rivermen have the league's 13th best penalty kill

Here's a look at both teams rosters:

Vernon Vipers:

Langley Rivermen:

No comments: