Friday, January 23, 2015

Game Preview: Vernon @ Coquitlam:

Vernon (28-11-1-2) @ Coquitlam (16-24-1-4) 7pm

Tonight is the second and final meeting between the Vernon Vipers & Coquitlam Express. The Vipers lead the season series 1-0.  You can listen to the game live with Graham Turnbull starting with the pre-game show at 6:45pm on 107.5 Kiss FM. 

Last Game:

Saturday, January 17th Vernon defeated Coquitlam 5-3
Sunday, January 18th Prince George defeated Coquitlam 7-5

Next Game:

Saturday, January 24th Vernon @ Merritt
Sunday, January 25th Trail @ Coquitlam

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 424-230-20-19

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 234-94-11-10 at home

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 191-126-9-9 on the road

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 8-2-0-0 vs. Coquitlam

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon has outscored Coquitlam 39-30

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 6-0-0-0 at home vs. Coquitlam

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

Vernons last win in Coquitlam was a 7-5 victory back on Sunday, November 18th 2012

Coquitlam's last win at home vs Vernon was a 4-2 win back on Sunday, December 8th 2013

Vernon's last win at home vs Coquitlam was a 5-3 win on Saturday, January 17th 2015

Coquitlam's last win in Vernon-The Express havnt won in Vernon since before the 2003-04 season. (Due to the stats only going as far back as the 2003-04 regular season)

The Vipers went 1-1-0-0 last season vs the Express

Lets take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The defending Interior Division Conference Champion Vernon Vipers make their first and only visit to the Poirier Sports and Leisure Centre.  Tonight is the second game of a home and home series with the Vipers & Express as Coquitlam lost 5-3 in Vernon on Saturday.  Vernon begins a two game road trip tonight have won six straight and are 8-2 in their last ten games.  The Vipers have played six of their last eight on home ice will play eight of their next ten on the road.  The Vipers have just one win in their last four games away from home sit in 2nd place in the Interior Division.  The Vipers are twelve points back of Division leading Penticton and nine points up on Merritt and ten points up on West Kelowna. 

Thomas Aldworth (33-14-47) leads the team in goals with thirty three while Liam Coughlin (17-35-52) leads the team in points with fifty two.

Nicholas Rasovic played parts of two seasons with the Express (2013-2014) before being released and then signing with the Vipers on December 1st 2015.

Graham Turnbull's Vernon Vipers Venom Blog

Vernon Vipers 2014-15 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 42
Wins: 28
Losses: 11
Ties: 1
Overtime Losses: 2
Home Record: 16-5-1-1
Road Record: 12-6-0-1
Overtime Record: 1-2-1
Record vs Interior Division: 14-9-1-1
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 14-2-0-1
Record in September: 2-2-0-1
Record in October: 5-3-0-0
Record in November 9-2-1-1
Record in December 6-3-0-0
Record in January 6-1-0-0
When the Vipers score first: 19-2-1-1
When the opponents score first: 9-10-0-1
Leading after 1st Period: 14-1-1-1
Tied after 1st Period: 8-3-0-0
Trailing after 1st Period: 6-7-0-1
Leading after 2nd Period: 20-1-0-1
Tied after 2nd Period: 6-1-0-0
Trailing after 2nd Period: 2-9-1-1
Out shooting Opponents: 23-5-0-1
Out shot by Opponents: 4-5-1-1
One goal games: 4-3-0-2
Goals For: 164
Goals Against: 119
Place: 2nd Place
Streak: Six game winning streak

Vernon has the leagues 11th best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 16th 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. Coquitlam this season:


Vernon’s Road record vs. Coquitlam this season:


Vernon’s scoring leaders vs. Coquitlam this season:

Luke Shiplo (0-3-3)
Thomas Aldworth (1-2-3)
Liam Finlay (1-2-3)
Liam Coughlin (1-1-2)
TJ Dumonceaux (2-0-2)
Anthony Latina (0-1-1)

Jarrod Schamerhorn (1-0 Record)

Lets take a look at the Coquitlam Express:

The defending Fred Page Cup Champion Coquitlam Express are coming off a 7-5 loss in Prince George Sunday afternoon lost both games of their two game road trip.  Tonight is the first game of a current four game home stand.  Coquitlam has played ten of their last thirteen games on the road.  The Express have just four players back from last years Championship team have just one win in their last seven games and are 3-7-0-0 in their last ten.  Coquitlam sits 4th in the Mainland Division are nine points back of Prince George and fifteen points back of Chilliwack.    

Corey Mackin (39-37-76) leads the Express in goals with thirty nine and in points with seventy six.

Eddie Gregory's Coquitlam Express blog

Coquitlam Express 2014-15 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 45
Wins: 16
Losses: 24
Ties: 1
Overtime Losses: 4
Home Record: 10-9-0-2
Road Record: 6-15-1-2
Goals For: 160
Goals Against: 189
Place: 4th Place
Streak: Two game losing streak

Coquitlam has the leagues 6th best powerplay

The Express has the league's 5th best penalty kill

Coquitlam Express Returning Players:

Corey Mackin (95)
Brendan Lamont (94)
Jackson Cressey (96)
Daniell Lange (95)

Coquitlam Express Departing & traded players from last years team:

Adam Rockwood (95)
Canon Pieper (93)
Ryan Rosenthal (93)
Bo Poeper (94)
Joey Santucci (94)
Marc Biega (94)
Zach Hodder (93)
Jace Henning (95)
Cameron Marks (95)
Cody Boyd (94)
Mark Whiteley (93)
John Saunders (94)
Nicholas Rasovic (96)
Anthony Gardner (95)
Josh Smith (95)
JD Cotroneo (93)
Gordie Defiel (93)
Pierce Dushenko (95)

Coquitlam's Home record vs. Vernon this season:


Coquitlam's Road record vs. Vernon this season:


Coquitlam's scoring leaders vs. Vernon this season:

Brendan Lamont (1-2-3)
Corey Mackin (1-2-3)
Brett Supinkski (1-2-3)

Braden Krogfoss (0-1 Record)

Here's a look at both teams rosters:

Vernon Vipers:

Coquitlam Express:

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