Friday, October 17, 2014

Game Preview: Penticton @ Vernon:

Penticton (8-1-0-0) @ Vernon (5-3-0-1) 7pm

Tonight is the first of seven regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Penticton Vees.  Vernon defeated Penticton 5-3 in pre-season action on August 30th. The Vipers went 3-3-0-1 vs Penticton last season.

Last Game:

Saturday, October 11th Vernon defeated Chilliwack 5-4 in overtime
Saturday, October 11th Penticton defeated West Kelowna 4-0

Next Game:

Saturday, October 18th Vernon @ West Kelowna
Saturday, October 18th Victoria @ Penticton

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 403-222-20-18

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 221-91-11-10 at home

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 182-121-9-8 on the road

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 38-30-2-6 vs. Penticton

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon has outscored Penticton 231-222

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 20-11-1-1 at home vs. Penticton

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 15-15-1-2 in Penticton

Vernon is 2-6-0-2 in their last ten visits to Penticton

Penticton is 6-4-0-0 in their last ten visits to Vernon

The Vipers are 4-5-0-1 in their last ten games vs. Penticton

Vernon's last win at home vs Penticton was a 4-3 victory on Saturday, February 22nd 2014

Penticton's last win at the Kal Tire Place was a 6-1 victory on Friday, January 24th 2014

Vernon's last win at the South Okanagan Events Centre was a 2-1 victory on Friday, February 14th 2014

Penticton's last win at home vs Vernon was a 5-2 victory on Wednesday, November 20th 2013

The Vipers went 3-3-0-1 vs Penticton last season

Lets take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The defending Interior Division Champion Vernon Vipers are coming off a 5-4 overtime win over the visiting Chilliwack Chiefs Saturday have won three straight.  With the win the Vipers climbed to second spot in the Interior Division are five points back of Division leading Penticton.  In a close and tight Division the Vipers are only a single point up on the remainder of the teams who all are even with ten points each.  Tonight is the first of seven regular season meetings between the Vipers & Vees.  Tonight is the final game of a four game home stand before Vernon travels to West Kelowna tomorrow evening.  The Vipers and Vees wont wait long to meet again as Vernon will travel to Penticton on the 25th. 

Thomas Aldworth (5-3-8) leads the Vipers in goals with five and in points with eight

Graham Turnbull's Vernon Vipers Venom Blog,

Vernon Vipers 2014-15 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 9
Wins: 5
Losses: 3
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 3-2-0-1
Road Record: 2-1-0-0
Overtime Record: 1-1
Record vs Interior Division: 2-2-0-0
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 3-1-0-1
Record in September: 2-2-0-1
Record in October: 3-1-0-0
When the Vipers score first: 4-0-0-1
When the opponents score first: 1-3-0-0
Leading after 1st Period: 2-0-0-1
Tied after 1st Period: 2-0-0-0
Trailing after 1st Period: 1-3-0-0
Leading after 2nd Period: 2-0-0-1
Tied after 2nd Period: 2-0-0-0
Trailing after 2nd Period: 1-3-0-0
Out shooting Opponents: 5-2-0-0
Out shot by Opponents: 0-1-0-1
One goal games: 3-0-0-1
Goals For: 24
Goals Against: 28
Place: 2nd Place
Streak: Three game winning streak

Vernon has the leagues 16th best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 14th best penalty kill

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 Penticton last season:


Vernon’s Road record vs Penticton last season:


Vernon’s scoring leaders vs Penticton last season:

Demico Hannoun (0-5-5)
Dexter Dancs (3-2-5)
Logan Mick (1-4-5)
Josh Bryan (1-3-4)
Brendan Persley (2-2-4)
Michael McNicholas (1-2-3)
Riley Guenther (1-1-2)
Matty Saharchuk (0-2-2)
Mason Blacklock (1-1-2)
Liam Coughlin (0-2-2)
Jared Wilson (1-1-2)
TJ Dumonceaux (2-0-2)
Ryan Renz (1-1-2)
Mark Hamilton (1-0-1)
Kenny Citron (1-0-1)
Michael Statchuk (0-1-1)
Colton Sparrow (0-1-1)

Danny Todosychuk (1-2 Record)
Austin Smith (2-2 Record)

Lets take a look at the Penticton Vees:

The defending Interior Division Pennant Winning Penticton Vees are making their second visit to Kal Tire Place.  The Vees lost 5-3 in exhibition action here in Vernon on August 30th.  Tonight is the first of three regular season visits to Vernon.  These two teams met in last year's BCHL Playoffs as Penticton lost in seven games in the Interior Division Finals to the Vernon Vipers. Penticton has eight players coming back this season from last years squad have also brought on a new Assistant Coach behind the bench.  The Vees are coming off a 4-0 shutout victory in West Kelowna last weekend will wrap up the two game road trip tonight in Vernon.  Penticton has won five straight sit atop the BCHL standings with a league best record of 8-1.  Penticton's lone loss of the season was a 5-0 loss in Merritt on September 27th.  The Vees have outscored their opponents 13-5 in the last three games.

Demico Hannoun played 47 games in Vernon last season collecting (15-29-44) in his only season with the Vipers before being traded to Surrey in the off season.  Hannoun is third in team scoring with ten points (6-4-10).

Tyson Jost (6-7-13) leads the Vees in goals with six and is tied in points with Lewis Zerter-Gossage (5-8-13) with thirteen each

Fraser Rodgers Three Vees blog,

Penticton Vees 2014-15 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 9
Wins: 8
Losses: 1
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 0
Home Record: 4-0-0-0
Road Record: 4-1-0-0
Goals For: 39
Goals Against: 20
Place: 1st Place (Overall)
Streak: Five game winning streak

Penticton has the leagues 14th best powerplay

The Vees have the leagues 11th best penalty kill

Penticton Vees Returning Players:

Riley Alferd (95)
Steen Cooper (95)
Cody DePourcq (95)
Jarod Hilderman (97)
Jack Ramsey (95)
Matthew Serratore (94)
Patrick Sexton (94)
Hunter Miska (95)

Penticton Vees Departing & traded players from last years team:

Brad McClure (93)
Brett Beauvais (94)
Nicolas Pierog (93)
Ben Dalpe (94)
Max Coatta (94)
Travis Blanleil (94)
Erik Benoit (93)
Paul Stoykewych (95)
Cam Amantea (94)
Alexandre Coulombe (95)
Shane McColgan (93)
Christopher Rygus (93)
Josh Blanchard (96)
Olivier Mantha (93)

Penticton’s Home record vs. Vernon last season:


Penticton’s Road record vs. Vernon last season:


Penticton’s scoring leaders vs. Vernon last season:

Cody DePourcq (6-3-9)
Brett Beauvais (1-5-6)
Brad McClure (3-3-6)
Max Coatta (4-1-5)
Anthony Conti (1-4-5)
Travis Blanleil (1-3-4)
Ben Dalpe (0-4-4)
Shane McColgan (2-2-4)
Erik Benoit (2-2-4)
Nicolas Pierog (1-3-4)
Josh Blanchard (1-2-3)
Steen Cooper (0-3-3)
Paul Stoykewych (0-2-2)
Riley Alfred (0-1-1)
Jared Hilderman (1-0-1)
Jack Ramsey (0-1-1)
Christopher Rygus (0-1-1)
Patrick Sexton (1-0-1)

Olivier Mantha (2-2 Record)
Hunter Miska (2-1 Record)

Here's a look at both teams rosters:

Vernon Vipers:

Penticton Vees:

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