Friday, January 29, 2016

Game Preview: Salmon Arm @ Vernon:

Salmon Arm (20-23-0-3) @ Vernon (24-13-4-3) 7pm

Tonight is the sixth of seven regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Salmon Arm Silverbacks. The Silverbacks lead the season series 4-1

Last Game:

Monday, January 25th EC Red Bull Salzburg defeated Vernon 6-4

Sunday, January 24th Salmon Arm tied Nanaimo 2-2

Next Game:Saturday, January 30th Vernon @ Salmon Arm

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 452-257-20-22

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 248-106-11-12 at home

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 204-141-9-11 on the road

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 48-38-4-11 vs. Salmon Arm

Since the 2002-03 regular season Salmon Arm has outscored Vernon 338-335

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 20-17-1-6 at home vs. Salmon Arm

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 22-18-2-6 in Salmon Arm

Vernon is 3-6-0-1 in its last 10 regular season visits at the Shaw Centre

Vernon is 4-4-1-1 in its last 10 regular season home games vs Salmon Arm

Vernon is 3-7-0-0 in its last 10 regular season games vs. Salmon Arm

The Vipers last regular season win at home vs Salmon Arm was a 2-1 victory on Friday, October 13th 2014

The Silverbacks last regular season win at Kal Tire Place was a 5-2 victory on Wednesday, December 9th 2015

The Vipers last regular season win at the Shaw Centre was a 10-5 victory on Friday, January 15th 2016

The Silverbacks last regular season win at the Shaw Centre vs Vernon was a 5-1 win on Friday, November 27th 2015

The Vipers went 4-3-1-0 vs Salmon Arm last season
Lets take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

Before tonight's game the Vipers will retire a former Vernon Vipers jersey/number in a special pre-game ceremony. The Vipers are coming off a 6-4 Exhibition loss to the visiting EC Red Bull Salsburg Austrian U20 team Monday. The Vipers last BCHL action was a 3-2 double overtime win in Trail Saturday, picking up their 20th win of the regular season. Tonight is the first of a home and home series with Salmon Arm, The Vipers snapped a five game losing streak vs the Silverbacks after a 10-5 win in Salmon Arm January 15th. For just the second time this season, the Vipers have won three straight and four of their last five games. Vernon is 5-5-0-0 in their last ten games sit 4th in the Interior Division are seven points up on last place Merritt, three points up on 5th place Trail, twelve points back of Salmon Arm & fourteen points back West Kelowna for 2nd place. The Vipers have lost three of their last five home games have just six wins in their last sixteen games at Kal Tire Place.

Odeen Tufto (21-33-54) leads the the team in goals with twenty one and  in points with fifty four.

Kevin Kraus was an Assistant Coach with the Silverbacks during the 2013-14 season

Tyrol Deeg spent one season in Salmon Arm as the Silverbacks trainer

Graham Turnbull's Vernon Vipers Venom Blog

Vernon Vipers 2015-16 regular season Stats:

Games Played: 46
Wins: 20
Losses: 23
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 3
Home Record: 11-11-0-2
Road Record: 9-11-0-2
Overtime Record: 3-4
Record vs Interior Division: 10-16-0-3
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 10-6-0-1
When the Vipers score first: 10-5-0-2
When the opponents score first: 10-18-0-1
Leading after 1st Period: 9-2-0-2
Tied after 1st Period: 5-7-0-0
Trailing after 1st Period: 7-14-0-1
Leading after 2nd Period: 12-0-0-1
Tied after 2nd Period: 4-5-0-1
Trailing after 2nd Period: 4-18-0-0
Out shooting Opponents: 10-8-0-2
Out shot by Opponents: 9-15-0-1
One goal games: 5-6-0-3
Record in September: 3-3-0-1
Record in October: 6-6-0-0
Record in November: 4-6-0-1
Record in December: 3-5-0-1
Record in January: 4-3-0-0

Goals For: 148
Goals Against: 158
Place: 4th Place
Streak: Three game winning streak
Longest winning streak this year: Three games (twice)
Longest losing streak this year: Five games

Vernon Vipers Returning Players:

Liam Finlay (97)
Jagger Williamson (98)
Colton McCarthy (96)
Riley Brandt (96)
Mitchell Oliver (97)

Vernon Vipers Departing & traded players from last years team:

Liam Coughlin (94)
Anthony Latina (94)
Blaine Caton (97)
Nicholas Rasovic (96)
Linden Hora (96)
TJ Dumonceaux (94)
Jarrod Schamerhorn (95)
Luke Shiplo (95)
Luke Voltin (95)
Brandon Egli (94)
Mitch Meek (96)
Johhny Coughlin (95)
Kenny Citron (95)
Riley Guenther (94)
Mackenzie Bauer (96)
Danny Todosychuk (94)

Vernon’s Home record vs Salmon Arm this season:


Vernon’s Road record vs Salmon Arm this season:


Vernon’s scoring leaders vs Salmon Arm this season:

Odeen Tufto (6-2-8)
Ben Butcher (1-4-5)

Bo Pellah (0-4-4)
Liam Finlay (1-3-4)
Jimmy Lambert (2-2-4)
Colton McCarthy (1-2-3)
Callum Volpe (1-2-3)
Jagger Williamson (2-1-3)
Riley Brandt (1-2-3)
Latrell Charleson (0-3-3)
Darren Rizzolo (1-2-3)
Christian Cakebread (1-1-2)
Mitchell Oliver (0-2-2)

Charley Michalowski (1-0-1)
Steven Jandric (0-1-1)

Andrew Shortridge (0-3 Record)
Brendan Barry (1-1 Record)

-Vernon has the leagues 6th best powerplay

-The Vipers have the leagues 12th best penalty kill

Lets take a look at the Salmon Arm Silverbacks: 

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks make their fourth and final regular season visit to Kal Tire Place finish a four game road trip before hosting the Vipers tomorrow night. Salmon Arm is 0-2-1-0 in the first three games of this road trip are coming off a 2-2 tie in Nanaimo Sunday. The Silverbacks have won four of the five meetings of the season. Including the pre-season Salmon Arm is 6-1 vs the Vipers this season. The Backs have won five of their last six games over the Vipers going back to last year. The Silverbacks are 3-0 in Vernon are winless in their last six games  (4 losses-2 ties) are 3-5-2-0 in their last ten games. The Silverbacks sit 3rd in the Interior Division are two points back of West Kelowna, twelve points up on Vernon and fifteen points up on Trail.

Ross Heidt (26-18-44) lead the Silverbacks lead in goals with twenty six, while Taro Hirose (12-45-57) leads the team in points with fifty seven.

Ryley Booth played in 10 games last season with the Vipers before being traded to Salmon Arm on October 28th 2014

Troy Mick played with the Vernon Lakers and was an Assistant Coach-Head Coach & GM with the Vernon Vipers before joining the Salmon Arm Silverbacks.

Ian Douglas's Salmon Arm Silverbacks blog

Salmon Arm Silverbacks 2015-16 regular season Stats:

Games Played: 44
Wins: 24
Losses: 13
Ties: 4
Overtime Losses: 3
Home Record: 13-5-3-2
Road Record: 11-8-1-1
Goals For: 174
Goals Against: 136
Place: 3rd Place
Streak: Winless in last six games (4 losses-2 ties)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks Returning Players:

Josh Blanchard (96)
Carson Bolduc (96)
Ryley Booth (96)
Damian Chrcek (96)
Ross Heidt (96)
Taro Hirose (96)
Nick Hutchison (95)
Joshua Laframboise (96)
Phil Middleton (95)
Colton Thibault (95)
Angus Redmond (95)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks  Departing & traded players from last years team:

Andrew Farny (95)
Shane Danyluk (94)
Logan Mick (96)
Bryden Marsh (94)
Thomas Plese (94)
Jordan Burns (95)
Branden Wagner (96)
Chase Priskie (96)
Taylor Maruya (95)
Anthony Gardner (95)
Zach Dyment (96)
Jack Berezan (95)

Salmon Arm's Home record vs. Vernon this season:


Salmon Arm's Road record vs. Vernon this season:


Salmon Arm's scoring leaders vs. Vernon this season:

Chase Zieky (6-3-9)
Josh Laframboise (1-6-7)
Ross Heidt (5-2-7)
Carson Bolduc (2-4-6)
Taro Hirose (1-5-6)
Elijiah Barriga (3-3-6)
Colton Thibault (1-4-5)
Josh Blanchard (2-3-5)
Jared Turcotte (1-4-5)
Kodi Scharz (0-4-4)
Phil Mildeton (0-3-3)
Nick Hutchison (1-1-2)
Cameron Trott (0-2-2)
Brett Stewart (0-1-1)
Marcus Mitchell (1-0-1)
Ryley Booth (0-1-1)
Damian Chreck (1-0-1)

Angus Redmond (3-1 Record)
Brandon Kegler (1-0 Record)

-Salmon Arm has the leagues 5th best powerplay

-The Silverbacks have the league's 6th best penalty kill

Here's a look at both teams rosters:

Vernon Vipers:

Salmon Arm Silverbacks:

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