Vernon, BC: The Vernon Vipers put a 3 game win streak on the line tonight when they host the Interior Division leading Penticton Vees on the first every Wacky Wednesday.
The Vipers (23-17-1-1) come into the night following a huge 5-3 win in Salmon Arm on Sunday afternoon. They had 5 different goal scorers and Reilly Herbst stopped 21 for his 16th win of the season. Matt Kowalski added 2 more assists to finish the weekend with 7 points and was awarded with his 2nd BCHL player of the week as a result.
Player Streaks to look out for, Dawson Holt has 3 goals and 4 assists in last 4 games, JoJo Tanaka-Campbell has 3 goals and 6 assists in last 6 games and Landon Fuller has 3 goals and 5 assists in last 4 games.
The Vees (32-11-1-1) are coming in after a weekend split with the Trail Smoke Eaters. The Vees dropped a 4-3 decision in Trail on Friday before rebounding with a big 5-1 win at home. The Vees have just 2 road games left before playing their last 8 in a row at home. Liam Malmquist has 3 goals and 1 assist in his last 3 games and Jackson Niedermayer has a 5 game point streak with 6 goals and 3 assists in that stretch. 1st round NHL Draft Pick of the Philadelphia Flyers, Jay O’Brien will return to the lineup for the first time in 6 weeks. He hasn’t played since December 4th.
Its Wacky Wednesday where you can get tickets for just $5! Click here for tickets. https://tickets.vernonvipers.ca/
You can also catch all the action on 107.5 Beach Radio and Vernon Matters starting at 6:45 or watch on HockeyTV.