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Vipers looking to snap skid vs Penticton

Penticton (27-11-2-4) @ Vernon (23-14-3-5) 7pm start

Tonight is the fifth game of seven meetings between the Vipers & Vees. Penticton leads the season series 3-1. The Vees won the last meeting 2-1 in Vernon on January 10th 2014

Since the 2002-03 regular season Vernon is 36-29-2-6 vs. Penticton

Since the 2003-04 regular season Vernon is 19-10-1-1 at home vs. Penticton

Penticton is 5-5-0-0 in their last ten visits to Vernon

The Vipers are 2-7-0-1 in their last ten games vs. Penticton

Vernon's last win at home vs Penticton was a 3-1 victory back on Wednesday, September 25th 2013

Penticton's last win at the Kal Tire Place was a 2-1 victory back on Friday, January 10th 2014

Lets take a look at the Vernon Vipers:

The Vernon Vipers are coming off a 3-2 overtime loss in Salmon Arm Sunday afternoon picked up just one win in four games last week-weekend. Vernon has two wins in their last five games and are 4-5-0-1 in their last ten games. The Vipers sit in 3rd place are two points back of 2nd place West Kelowna and six points back of Division leading Penticton. Vernon is just four points up on 4th place Salmon Arm. The Vipers have lost just four games in regulation at home have won two straight at Kal Tire Place and eleven of their last thirteen home games. The Vipers have just six home games left in the regular season.

Brett Mulcahy (26-13-39) leads the Vipers in goals with twenty six while Michael Mcnicholas (20-37-57) leads the Vipers in points with fifty seven.

Games Played: 45

Wins: 23

Losses: 14

Ties: 3

Overtime Losses: 5

Home Record: 13-4-3-3

Road Record: 10-10-0-2

Overtime Record: 3-5-3

Record vs Interior Division: 9-9-0-4

Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 12-5-2-1

Record in September: 3-3-1-2

Record in October: 6-3-0-1

Record in November: 6-1-2-1

Record in December: 5-3-0-0

Record in January: 3-4-0-1

Goals For: 143

Goals Against: 134

Streak: One game losing streak

Standings: 3rd Place Interior Division

Lets take a look at the Penticton Vees:

The Penticton Vees make their third visit of the season to Kal Tire Place. The Vees are coming off a 3-2 overtime loss to the visiting Salmon Arm Silverbacks Saturday have lost three straight for the first time this season. Two weeks ago Penticton knocked off the Vipers 2-1 taking a 3-1 series lead with three straight wins over Vernon. The Vees have two wins in their last five games and are 4-4-1-1 in their last ten games. Penticton is just four points up on 2nd place West Kelowna and six points up on 3rd place Vernon. The Vees are only two points behind Langley & Powell River for tops in the BCHL. Penticton has won seven of the last ten meetings with the Vipers. The Vees are second in the league only giving up 106 goals behind league leading Powell River who has given up 105 goals this season. The Vees have won just two of their last five road games but won seven of their last ten games away from the Peach City.

Brad McClure (34-28-62) leads the Vees in goals with thirty four and in points with sixty two.

Penticton Vees 2013-14 Regular Season Stats::

Games Played: 44

Wins: 27

Losses: 11

Ties: 2

Overtime Losses: 4

Home Record: 14-4-0-3

Road Record: 13-7-2-1

Overtime Record: 2-4-2

Record vs Interior Division: 13-7-1-2

Record vs Island & Mainland Divisions: 13-4-1-2

Record in September: 6-2-0-0

Record in October: 5-2-1-1

Record in November: 6-3-0-2

Record in December: 7-2-0-0

Record in January: 3-2-1-1

Goals For: 153

Goals Against: 106

Streak: Three game losing streak

Place: 1st Place Interior Division

Tickets go on sale at the Vipers office at 4pm


Adults $14

Student-Seniors $12

Children $10

Kids 5 and Under are Free

For more information please call the Vipers office at 250-542-6022

The Vipers next action is Saturday night 7:30pm In Merritt

The Vipers next home game is Friday, January 31st 7pm vs Trail