Penticton (20-8-0-3) @ Vernon (10-13-0-7) 7:00pm start
Tonight is the fifth of seven regular season meetings between the Vernon Vipers and the defending National champion Penticton Vees. The Vees lead the season series 3-1.
Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 34-25-2-4 vs. Penticton
Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 17-8-1-1 at home vs. Penticton
The Vipers are 2-8-0-0 in their last ten games vs. Penticton
Vernon's last win at home vs Penticton was a 7-1 victory back on Wednesday, November 2nd 2011
Penticton's last win at the Wesbild Centre was a 3-1 victory back on Saturday, November 24th 2012
The Vipers come into tonight's game riding a three game losing streak sit in 5th spot two points back of the 4th place Trail Smoke Eaters, three points back of 3rd place Salmon Arm and six points back of 2nd place Merritt and West Kelowna. Vernon has lost five of their last six games at home and are 3-6-0-1 in their last ten games. Forward Dexter Dancs will face off against his former team tonight.
Adam Tambellini (19-16-35) leads the Vipers in goals with nineteen and in points with thirty five
Vernon's Home Record: 6-5-0-4
Vernon's Road Record: 4-8-0-3
The defending Royal Bank Cup Champion Penticton Vees make their second visit of the regular season to the Wesbild Centre tonight after a 2-1 loss at home to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks Wednesday. The Vees are 6-3-0-1 in their last ten games. Penticton is 2-2-0-1 in their last five road games. The Vees have played five of their last ten games at home. The Vees sit eleven points up on the 2nd place Merritt Centennials and West Kelowna Warriors. Forward Jedd Soleway will also face his former team for the first time tonight since the trade between these two teams.
Brad McClure (17-8-35) leads the Vees in goals with seventeen
Wade Murphy (14-25-39) leads Penticton in points with thirty nine
Penticton's Home Record: 11-4-0-1
Penticton's Road Record: 9-4-0-2
Children 6-12 $10
Kids 5 & Under are Free
Every Friday Night Vipers Game Students & Children can buy tickets for $5
For more information please call the Vipers office at 250-542-6022
The Vipers next action is tomorrow night when they Travel to Trail to take on the Smoke Eaters