Merritt (31-17-3-4) @ Vernon (20-25-1-9) 7pm start
Tonight is the seventh and final meeting of the regular season between the Vipers & Centennials. Merritt leads the season series 4-1-1
Since the 2002-03 season Vernon is 50-13-2-7 vs. Merritt
Since the 2003-04 season Vernon is 22-5-1-3 at home vs. Merritt
Since the 2003-04 season Vernon is 22-5-1-5 in Merritt
The Vipers are 4-3-1-2 in their last ten games at home vs. the Centennials
The Vipers last win at home vs Merritt was a 4-1 victory back on Friday, February 10th 2012
The Centennials last win in Vernon was a 6-1 victory back on Friday, December 21st 2012
The Vipers went 3-4-1-0 last season vs the Merritt Centennials
The Vernon Vipers will play their final game of the regular season tonight, finishing the 2012-13 season at home to Merritt. The 6th place Vipers are going to miss the BCHL playoffs for a second straight season. The Vipers have won three straight for the second time all season are coming off a 3-2 win over the visiting Penticton Vees last night. Vernon going for their first four game winning streak of the season tonight. This is the second meeting of the week between the Centennials and Vipers after Vernon knocked off the Cents 2-1 in Merritt Wednesday night. The Vipers have won three of their last five and are 5-3-0-2 in their last ten games.
Mason Blacklock (19-16-35) leads the Vipers in goals with nineteen and in points with thirty six
Vernon's Home Record: 11-11-0-5
Vernon's Road Record: 9-14-1-4
The Merritt Centennials make their third and final visit to the Wesbild Centre are coming off a 5-4 OT loss at home to Salmon Arm last night. The Centennials sit tied for 2nd place with West Kelowna who plays their final game in Cowichan Valley tonight. Merritt has struggled as of late dropping three straight and going winless in their last five games. The Cents have just two wins in their last seven. The Cents are 4-4-1-1 in their last ten games. Who ever clinches second place will get home ice advantage between West Kelowna & Merritt in the opening round of the BCHL playoffs.
Regan Soquila (25-36-61) leads the Centennials in goals with twenty five and in points with sixty one
Merritt's Home Record: 16-9-1-2
Merritt's Road Record: 15-8-2-2
Child (6-10) $10
Child (5 & Under) Free
Tonight is the Vipers final game of the 2012-13 season.
The Vipers are holding their Spring Camp from April 26-28th 2013
For more information on the Vipers please call the office at 250-542-6022
The Vernon Vipers are currently accepting bids on our game worn white jerseys for the 2012-2013 season.
Bids can be made in the following ways:
(1) By phone 250-542-6022
(2) In the Viper Office during regular business hours
(3) At each of the remaining home games March 8th and 9th
(4) You can e-mail your bid to firstname.lastname@example.org
Watch for updates on the jersey auction webpage http://www.vernonvipers.com/leagues/custom_page.cfm?clientid=5225&leagueid=19573&pageid=11758
Jersey Auction will close on March 28th 2013 at 4pm. All successful bidders will be notified and pick-up or shipping can be arranged.