Saturday, October 4, 2014

Game Preview: Cowichan @ Vernon:

Cowichan (1-4-0-0) @ Vernon (2-3-0-1) 6pm

Tonight is the second of three meetings between the Cowichan Capitals & Vernon Vipers. The Vipers went 2-0-0-0 vs Cowichan last season and lead the season series this year 1-0-0-0. You can listen to tonight's broadcast live with Graham Turnbull starting with the pre-game show at 5:45pm on 107.5 Kiss FM

Last Game:

Friday, October 3rd Merritt defeated Vernon 4-0
Friday, October 3rd Trail defeated Cowichan 6-2

Next Game:

Friday, October 10th Salmon Arm @ Vernon
Sunday, October 5th Cowichan @ West Kelowna

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 16-4-1-0 vs. Cowichan

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon has outscored Cowichan 91-56

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 7-1-1-0 at home vs. Cowichan

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 8-2-0-0 in Cowichan

Vernon's last win at home vs Cowichan was a 5-1 victory on Sunday, November 17th 2013

Cowichan's last win in Vernon was a 4-2 win on Saturday, October 2nd 2010

Vernon's last win in Cowichan was a 3-2 victory on Saturday, December 7th 2013

Cowichan's last win at home vs Vernon was a 6-4 win on Friday, February 24th 2012

Vernon went 2-0-0-0 vs Cowichan Valley last season

Lets take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The defending Interior Division Conference Champion Vernon Vipers return home after a 4-0 loss in Merritt Friday have lost three straight.  Vernon has been outscored 15-4 in the three losses, were shutout twice.  Tonight is the first game of a four game home stand where the Vipers will play five of their next six games on home ice.  This is the second meeting between these two teams in the last two weeks as the Vipers shutout the Capitals 2-0 at the BCHL Showcase on September 19th.  Vernon travels to Cowichan February 7th 2015.  The Vipers sit last in the Interior Division are onlt a point back of Salmon Arm and three back of Division leading Merritt.   

Mackenzie Bauer (3-1-4) leads the Vipers in goals with three while Bauer & Anthony Latina (2-2-4) are tied for the team lead in points with four each

Graham Turnbull's Vernon Vipers Venom Blog,

Vernon Vipers 2014-15 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 5
Wins: 2
Losses: 3
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 0-2-0-1
Road Record: 2-1-0-0
Goals For: 14
Goals Against: 21
Place: 6th Place
Streak: Three game losing streak

Vernon Vipers Returning Players:

TJ Dumonceaux (94)
Danny Todosychuk (94)
Riley Guenther (94)
Kenny Citron (95)
Liam Coughlin (94)

Vernon Vipers Departing & traded players from last years team:

Dexter Dancs (95)
Michael McNicholas (94)
Brett Mulcahy (93)
Demico Hannoun (95)
Jared Wilson (94)
Colton Sparrow (93)
Mason Blacklock (94)
Josh Bryan (93)
Brendan Persley (93)
Logan Mick (96)
Ryan Renz (93)
Michael Statchuk (94)
Tyler Povelofskie (96)
Matty Saharchuk (95)
Austin Smith (93)
Dylan Chanter (95)

Vernon’s Home record vs. Cowichan this season:


Vernon’s Road record vs. Cowichan this season:

1-0-0-0 (Game played in Chilliwack @ BCHL Showcase)

Vernon’s scoring leaders vs. Cowichan this season:

Thomas Aldworth (1-0-1)
Riley Brandt (1-0-1)

Danny Todosychuk (1-0 Record-1 Shutout)

-Vernon has the leagues 16th best powerplay

-The Vipers have the leagues 13th best penalty kill

Lets take a look at the Cowichan Capitals:

The Cowichan Capitals make their first and only visit of the regular season to Kal Tire Place this evening are coming off a 6-2 loss in Trail last night.  Tonight is the second game of a current five game road trip.  The Capitals enter tonight with just one win (5-3 win over Victoria) sit last in the Island Division a point back of Powell River are only four points back of Division leading Nanaimo.  Cowichan has lost back to back games, has been outscored 14-6 in the two losses.  The Caps last win in Vernon was a 4-2 win on October 2nd 2010.

Brayden Gelsinger (3-3-7) & Sean Harrison (3-2-5) are tied for the team lead in goals with three each while Gelsinger leads the Capitals in points with seven

Jeff Sargeant's Cowichan Capitals blog,

Cowichan Capitals 2014-15 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 5
Wins: 1
Losses: 4
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 0
Home Record: 1-2-0-0
Road Record: 0-2-0-0
Goals For: 14
Goals Against: 24
Place: 5th Place (Island Division)
Streak: Two game losing streak

Cowichan Capitals Returning Players:

Rylan Bechtel (95)
Sam Curleigh (95)
Bryaden Gelsinger (95)
Kyle Horsman (94)
Colton Kehler (97)
Jesse Neher (94)
Daniel Wanner (95)

Cowichan Capitals Departing & traded players from last years team:

Myles Powell (94)
Dane Gibson (94)
Mason Malkowich (93)
Jarrett Brown (94)
Matthew Berry-Lamontagna (93)
Valik Chichkin (94)
Jordan Topping (97)
Taylor Allen (95)
Reilly O'Connor (93)
Adam Moody (93)
Clint Filbrandt (95)
Blake Butzow (93)
Robin Gusse (93)
Francis Marotte (95)

Cowichan's Home record vs. Vernon this season:

0-1-0-0 (Game played in Chilliwack @ BCHL Showcase)

Cowichan's Road record vs. Vernon this season:


Cowichan's scoring leaders vs. Vernon this season:

Lane Michasiw (0-1 Record)

-Cowichan has the leagues 14th best powerplay

-The Capitals have the league's 5th best penalty kill

Here's a look at both teams rosters:

Vernon Vipers:

Cowichan Capitals:

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