Friday, December 30, 2016

Game Preview: Vernon @ Salmon Arm:

Vernon (19-13-3-2) @ Salmon Arm (15-19-2-1)

Tonight is the sixth of seven regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers & Salmon Arm Silverbacks. The Vipers lead the season series 4-0-1

Last Game:

Thursday, December 29th Vernon defeated Salmon Arm 4-2

Next Game:

Saturday, January 7th Vernon @ Penticton
Friday, January 6th Salmon Arm @ Trail

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 52-39-11-5 vs Salmon Arm

Since the 2002-03 regular season Salmon Arm has outscored Vernon 356-355

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 24-17-6-1 at home vs. Salmon Arm

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 22-19-6-3 in Salmon Arm

The Silverbacks are 3-6-0-1 in their last ten games in Vernon

The Vipers are 3-5-1-1 in their last ten games in Salmon Arm

The Vipers last regular season win at home vs. Salmon Arm was a 4-2 victory on Thursday, December 29th 2016

The Silverbacks last regular season win in Vernon was a 5-2 victory on Wednesday, December 9th 2015

The Vipers last regular season win in Salmon Arm was a 6-3 victory on Friday, September 9th 2016

The Silverbacks last regular season win at home vs. Vernon was a 6-1 victory on Saturday, January 30th 2016

Here's a look at the season series vs Salmon Arm

September 2nd Vernon @ Salmon Arm: (exhibition) Silverbacks won 1-0
September 9th Vernon @ Salmon Arm: Vipers won 6-3
September 10th Salmon Arm @ Vernon: Vipers won 5-3
December 9th Vernon @ Salmon Arm: Vipers tied 4-4
December 14th Salmon Arm @ Vernon: Vipers won 7-3
December 29th Salmon Arm @ Vernon: Vipers won 4-2
December 30th Vernon @ Salmon Arm
January 13th Salmon Arm @ Vernon

Let's take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The 19-13-3-2 Vernon Vipers make their third and final regular season visit to the Shaw Centre are coming off a 4-2 victory over the visiting Salmon Arm Silverbacks last night. Tonight is the second game of a home & home series vs Salmon Arm. The last time the Vipers were in Salmon Arm, the two teams ended in a 4-4 tie December 9th. These two teams will meet for a final time January 13th in Vernon. The Vipers are 4-0-0-1 vs the Silverbacks this year, begin a three game road trip. The Vipers are unbeaten in their last three road games, have atleast a point in five of their last six games away from home. Coming into tonight Vernon is unbeaten in their last six games, have atleast a point in nine of their last eleven games. Vernon sits 2nd in the Division are ten points up on Salmon Arm. The Vipers are seven points up on Trail, six points up on West Kelowna but fourteen points back of Division leading Penticton.

Vernon Vipers Roster:

Steven Jandric (18-12-30) leads the team in goals with eighteen & in points with thirty.

Kevin Kraus was an Assistant Coach with the 2013-14 Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Vernon Vipers 2016-17 Regular Season Stats:

Games Played: 37
Wins: 19
Losses: 13
Ties: 2
Overtime Wins: 1
Overtime Losses: 3
Home Record: 11-3-1-0
Road Record: 8-10-2-2
Overtime Record: 1-3-2
Record vs Interior Division: 11-6-1-2
Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 8-7-2-0
When the Vipers score first: 16-5-1-1
When the opponents score first: 3-8-2-1
Leading after the 1st period: 13-2-1-0
Tied after the 1st period: 4-5-2-0
Trailing after the 1st period: 2-6-0-2
Leading after the 2nd period: 16-1-2-1
Tied after the 2nd period: 2-1-1-0
Trailing after the 2nd period: 1-10-0-1
Out shooting opponents: 15-5-2-2
Out shot by opponents: 4-6-1-0
One goal games: 6-1-3-2
Goals for: 120
Goals against: 110
Standings: 2nd Place
Win-loss streak: Unbeaten in six games
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 Salmon Arm this year:


Vernon's road record vs Salmon Arm this year:


Vernon's scoring leaders vs Salmon Arm this year:

Jimmy Lambert (8-2-10)
Michael Ufberg (1-7-8)
Steven Jandric (2-4-6)
Brett Stapley (0-6-6)
Niko Karamanis (3-2-5)
Hunter Zandee (1-4-5)
Chris Jandric (1-3-4)
Jagger Williamson (2-2-4)
Cooper Watson (0-3-3)
Cameron Trott (1-2-3)
Riley Brandt (2-0-2)
Austin Adamson (0-2-2)
Christian Cakebread (2-0-2)
Luke Gingras (1-0-1)
Connor Clouston (0-1-1)
Ryan Brushett (0-1-1)
Jesse Lansdell (1-0-1)

Ty Taylor (2-0-1 Record)
Darion Hanson (2-0 Record)

Vernon has the leagues 10th best powerplay

The Vipers have the leagues 4th best penalty kill

Let's take a look at the Salmon Arm Silverbacks:

The 15-19-2-1 Salmon Arm Silverbacks are coming off a 4-2 loss in Vernon Thursday. The Silverbacks come into tonight having lost four of their last six and have five wins in their last ten games. Salmon Arm has atleast a point in six of their last eight games. The Backs have lost three of their last five home games. Salmon Arm sits last in the Interior Division are tied in points with Merritt are three points back of Trail, four points back of 3rd place West Kelowna & ten points back of Vernon.

Salmon Arm Silverbacks Roster:

Elijiah Barriga (18-21-39) leads the team in goals with eighteen & in points with thirty nine.

Ryley Booth played 10 games with the 2014-15 Vernon Vipers

Carter Stephenson played 6 games with the 2016-17 Vernon Vipers

Troy Mick played with the 1984-85 Vernon Lakers was also an Assistant Coach, Head Coach-GM with the Vernon Lakers-Vipers (1993-2000)-(2005-2006)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks 2016-17 regular season stats:

Games Played: 37
Wins: 15
Losses: 19
Ties: 1
Overtime Losses: 2
Home Record: 6-9-1-1
Road Record: 9-10-1-0
Goals for: 119
Goals against: 155
Standings: 6th Place
Streak: One game losing streak

Salmon Arm Silverbacks Returning Players:

Mitch Skapski (96)
Carson Bolduc (96)
Jared Turcotte (97)
Ryley Booth (96)
Josh Blanchard (96)
Elijiah Barriga (96)
Marcus Mitchell (98)

Salmon Arm Silverbacks departed and traded players from last years team:

Cameron Trott (97)
Nick Hutchison (95)
Chase Zieky (96)
Cameron Coutre (98)
Joshua Laframboise (96)
Taro Hirose (96)
Colton Thibault (95)
Ross Heidt (96)
Phil Middleton (95)
Kodi Schwarz (95)
Damian Chrcek (96)
Ayrton Nikkel (95)
Sam De Melo (98)
Angus Redmond (95)
Brandon Kegler (97)

Salmon Arm's home record vs Vernon this year:


Salmon Arm's road record vs Vernon this year:


Salmon Arm Silverbacks scoring leaders vs Vernon this year:

Josh Blanchard (2-3-5)
Connor Sundquist (2-2-4)
Carson Bolduc (1-3-4)
Elijiah Barriga (2-2-4)
Ryley Booth (2-1-3)
Haydn Hopkins (1-2-3)
Jared Turcotte (0-3-3)
Marcus Mitchell (0-3-3)
Carter Cochrane (2-1-3)
Josh Latta (1-1-2)
Grayson Constable (1-0-1)
Riley Hayles (0-1-1)
Justin Wilson (0-1-1)
Mitch Skapski (1-0-1)
Nathan Iannone (0-1-1)
Carter Stephenson (0-1-1)

Nic Tallarico (0-1-1 Record)
Trevin Kozlowski (0-2 Record)

Salmon Arm has the leagues 9th best powerplay:

The Silverbacks have the leagues 17th best penalty kill

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