Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Game Preview: Vernon @ Penticton:

Vernon (15-12-3-0) @ Penticton (24-5-1-0) 7pm

Tonight is the fourth of seven regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Penticton Vees. The Vees lead the season series 2-1

Last Game:

Friday, December 2nd Vernon defeated West Kelowna 6-1
Saturday, December 3rd Penticton defeated Powell River 3-1

Next Game:

Friday, December 9th Vernon @ Salmon Arm
Saturday, December 10th Cowichan @ Penticton

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 40-42-2-8 vs Penticton

Since the 2002-03 regular season Penticton has outscored Vernon 275-257

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 20-18-1-2 at home vs. Penticton

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 17-20-1-3 in Penticton

The Vees are 8-2-0-0 in their last ten games in Vernon

The Vipers are 3-6-1-0 in their last ten games in Penticton

The Vipers last regular season win at home vs. Penticton was a 4-3 victory on Saturday, February 22nd 2014

The Vees last regular season win in Vernon was a 3-1 victory on Saturday, November 12th 2016

The Vipers last regular season win in Penticton was a 3-2 victory on Friday, November 11th 2016

The Vees last regular season win at home vs. Vernon was a 3-0 victory on Friday, December 4th 2015

Here's a look at the season series vs Penticton

August 25th Exhibition Penticton @ Vernon: Vees win 4-1
August 30th Exhibition Vernon @ Penticton: Vees win 4-2
October 28th Penticton @ Vernon: Vees win 4-2
November 11th Vernon @ Penticton: Vipers win 3-2
November 12th Penticton @ Vernon: Vees win 3-1
December 7th Vernon @ Penticton
January 7th Vernon @ Penticton
January 25th Vernon @ Penticton
January 27th Penticton @ Vernon

Let's take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The 15-12-3-0 Vernon Vipers make their second of four regular season visits to the South Okanagan Events Centre are coming off a 6-1 victory over the visiting West Kelowna Warriors Friday. The Vipers have struggled in Penticton in previous years. Since the 2011-12 regular season Vernon has just four wins at the South Okanagan Events Centre in their last 19 games going 4-12-3-0. Tonight is the first of a two game road trip where the Vipers have won three of their last five road games. Vernon comes into tonight's game riding a three game winning streak. The last time the Vipers were in Penticton, Vernon come away with a 3-2 victory November 11th. The Vipers are 1-3 vs Penticton this season (exhibition & regular season). Going back going back to the 2014-15 regular season the Vipers have lost nine of their last ten games to the Vees. Since the last time these two teams met on November 12th (3-1 Vees win) the Vipers have gone 5-2. These two teams will meet again January 7th in Penticton. The Vipers have won four of their last five and seven of their last ten games. Vernon sits 2nd in the Interior Division are tied in points with Trail are three points up on 4th place Merritt but sixteen points back of Division leading Penticton.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Steven Jandric (15-9-24) leads the team in goals with fifteen & in points with twenty four.

Vernon Vipers 2016-17 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 30
Wins: 15
Losses: 12
Ties: 0
Overtime Wins: 1
Overtime Losses: 3
Home Record: 8-3-1-0
Road Record: 7-9-2-0
Overtime Record: 1-3
Record vs Interior Division: 7-5-1-0
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 8-7-2-0
When the Vipers score first: 12-5-1-0
When the opponents score first: 3-7-2-0
Leading after the 1st period: 9-2-1-0
Tied after the 1st period: 4-5-2-0
Trailing after the 1st period: 2-5-0-0
Leading after the 2nd period: 12-1-2-0
Tied after the 2nd period: 2-1-1-0
Trailing after the 2nd period: 1-9-0-0
Out shooting opponents: 12-5-2-0
Out shot by opponents: 3-5-1-0
One goal games: 5-1-3-0
Goals for: 92
Goals against: 91
Standings: 2nd Place
Win-loss streak: Three game winning streak
Longest winning streak: Three game winning streak (Twice)
Longest losing streak: Three game losing streak (Twice)

Vernon Vipers Returning Players:

Brett Stapley (99)
Christian Cakebread (97)
Nicholas Rasovic (96)
Hunter Zandee (96)
Jagger Williamson (98)
Jimmy Lambert (97)
Riley Brandt (96)

Vernon Vipers departed & traded players from last years team:

Charley Michalowski (96)
Odeen Tufto (97)
Mitchell Oliver (97)
Colton McCarthy (96)
Callum Volpe (98)
Liam Finlay (97)
Darren Rizzolo (98)
Joe Sacco (96)
Ben Butcher (95)
Brendan Barry (97)
Latrell Charleson (95)
Bo Pellah (95)
Mac Ferner (95)
Andrew Shortridge (95)

Vernon's home record vs Penticton this year:


Vernon's road record vs Penticton this year:


Vernon's scoring leaders vs Penticton this year:

Jagger Williamson (0-4-4)
Niko Karamanis (2-0-2)
Cooper Watson (0-1-1)
Riley Brandt (0-1-1)
Jimmy Lambert (1-0-1)
Connor Clouston (0-1-1)
Brett Stapley (0-1-1)
Christian Cakebread (0-1-1)
Hunter Zandee (0-1-1)
Steven Jandric (1-0-1)
Michael Ufberg (0-1-1)

Ty Taylor (1-2 Record)

Vernon has the leagues 10th best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 3rd best penalty kill

Let's take a look at the Penticton Vees:

The 24-5-1-0 defending regular season champion and 2017 Western Canada Cup host Penticton Vees are coming off a 3-1 victory over the visiting Powell River Kings Saturday. Tonight is the third game of a six game home stand where the Vees have lost just three times this season. The Vees have been dominate on home ice the past ten seasons. Since the 2006-07 regular season the Vees are 234-42-14-7 at home. The last time these two teams met Penticton won 3-1 in Vernon November 12th.  Since that 3-1 win in Vernon the Vees have gone 5-2. Since the 2011-12 regular season the Vees have dominated the Vipers. Penticton has won twenty nine of the last thirty seven regular season meetings vs Vernon going 29-8-0-0. The Vees have won fourteen of the last sixteen games vs the Vipers. The Vees have won three of their last five and seven of their last ten games. Penticton sits atop the league with fourty nine points.

Fraser Rogers Penticton Vees Blog,

Penticton Vees Roster:

Grant Cruikshank (18-8-26) leads the team in goals with eighteen, while Nicholas Jones (11-24-35) leads the team in points with thirty five.

Mitch Meek played 50 games with the 2014-15 Vernon Vipers

Penticton Vees 2016-17 regular season stats:

Games Played: 30
Wins: 24
Losses: 5
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 1
Home Record: 10-2-1-0
Road Record: 14-3-0-0
Goals for: 105
Goals against: 64
Standings: 1st Place (Overall)
Streak: One game winning streak

Penticton Vees Returning Players:

Nicholas Jones (96)
Owen Sillinger (97)
Taylor Ward (98)
Gabe Bast (96)
Griffin Mendel (99)

Penticton Vees departed and traded players from last years team:

Scott Conway (95)
Luke Voltin (95)
Mitchell Brooks (95)
Ben Brar (98)
David Eccles (96)
Desi Burgart (98)
Tyson Jost (98)
Easton Brodzinski (96)
Demico Hannoun (95)
Dixon Bowen (96)
Darius Davidson (96)
Chris Gerrie (96)
Jason Lavallee (96)
Colton Poolman (95)
Seamus Donohue (96)
Dante Fabbro (98)
Domenic Masellis (97)
Anthony Brodeur (95)
Zach Driscoll (97)

Penticton's home record vs Vernon this year:


Penticton's road record vs Vernon this year:


Penticton Vees scoring leaders vs Vernon this year:

Taylor Ward (3-2-5)
Grant Cruikshank (3-0-3)
Nicholas Jones (0-3-3)
Owen Sillinger (0-2-2)
Chris Klack (1-1-2)
James Miller (1-1-2)
Joseph Leahy (0-1-1)
Ty Barnstable (0-1-1)
Kenny Johnson (0-1-1)
Ty Amonte (1-0-1)
Duncan Campbell (0-1-1)
Jonny Tychonick (0-1-1)

Matthew Robson (2-1 Record)

Penticton has the leagues 15th best powerplay:

The Vees have the leagues 5th best penalty kill


Unknown said...

Should be a good one tonight. Are you heading down to watch Diehard?
Is Ferner behind the bench tonight?

vipersdiehardfan said...

Yes should be a good game tonight! Yes, I'm going to the game. I don't know if Ferner will be back behind the bench. I think he was gone-scouting just for last weekend, but I could be wrong.