GM & Head Coach: Jason McKee
2022-23: GP 51 – 25-20-2-4, 6th Interior Division
Goals For: 143
Goals Against: 157
Powerplay: 38 for 166 – 22.9% (4th in BCHL)
Penalty Kill: 173 of 202 – 85.6% (1st in BCHL)
Feb. 3 @ Trail, 4-1 W
Feb. 20 vs Trail, 3-2 OTL
Feb. 25 @ Trail, 3-1 W
March 17 vs Trail, 6-1 W
March 18 vs Trail, 6PM
Last Game: The Vipers pushed their win streak to four straight games with a 6-1 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters last night. Luke Pakulak had 2 goals and two assists, while Griffen Barr, Reagan Milburn, Hank Cleaves and Isaac Tremblay had multi point games. Roan Clarke made 20 saves for the victory. The Vipers powerplay was 2 for 3, while the PK was 2 for 2.
Tonight’s Game: The Vipers look to win their fifth straight game tonight and put a bow on a perfect homestand. The Vipers are 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. Their powerplay has caught fire, going 7 for 12 in their last 4 games. Contrarily their PK has also been rock solid killing off 11 of their last 11.
Trail Smoke Eaters
GM & Head Coach: Tim Fragle
2022-23: GP 51 – 19-26-3-3, 8th Interior Conference
Goals For: 154
Goals Against: 205
Powerplay: 33 for 154 – 21.4% (7th in BCHL)
Penalty Kill: 139 of 178 – 77.0% (12th in BCHL)
Last Game: The Smoke Eaters dropped a 6-1 decision in Vernon last night. Josh Schenk scored his 14th goal of the season. Teagan Kendrick made 29 saves. The powerplay was 0 for 2, while the PK killed off 1 of 3.
Tonight’s Game: The Smoke Eaters are looking to bounce back after a tough loss. Brady Hunter kept his point streak alive with an assist on the Josh Schenk goal. He now has points in 13 straight games. He has 6 goals and 19 assists during that span. Josh Schenk has 3 goals in his last two games.