Vernon (9-10-0-6) @ West Kelowna (10-7-1-6) 7:00pm start
Tonight is the second of seven meetings between the Vernon Vipers & West Kelowna Warriors. Vernon leads the season series 1-0
Since the 2006-07 regular seasonVernon is 20-15-2-3 vs. West Kelowna
Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 11-6-1-2 at home vs. West Kelowna
Since the 2006-07 regular season Vernon is 9-9-1-1 in West Kelowna
Since the 2008-09 regular season the Vipers are 7-3-0-0 in their last ten games vs. the Warriors
Since the 2008-09 regular season the Vipers are 6-3-0-1 in their last ten games at Royal Le Page Place
Vernon's last win at Royal Le Page Place was a 5-2 win back on Saturday, September 24th 2011
West Kelowna's last win at home vs Vernon was a 3-1 win back on Saturday, January 23rd 2010
The Vipers went 5-0-3-0 last season vs the Warriors during the regular season
Tonight is the first game of a home and home series between the Vipers & Warriors as Vernon leads the season series 1-0. Tonight is also the first of three meetings between these two teams within a week. The Vipers are coming off a 3-1 loss to the visiting Penticton Vees Saturday night have won two of their last five games make their first regular season visit to Royal Le Page Place. Vernon is tied with Salmon Arm for 4th place sit just three points back of the 3rd place Warriors.
Adam Tambellini (16-15-31) leads the Vipers in goals with sixteen and in points with thirty one
The Warriors are coming off a 4-2 loss to the visiting Coquitlam Express Saturday enter tonight's game riding a three game losing streak. West Kelowna has just two wins in their last eleven games. The Warriors make their second visit of the regular season to the Wesbild centre tonight where they have lost seven straight games in Vernon. West Kelowna's last win in Vernon was a 3-1 victory back on Saturday, January 23rd 2010. The Warriors who sit in 3rd place play five of their next six games at home.
Marcus Basara (16-16-32) leads the Warriors in goals with sixteen & in points with thirty two
You can listen to the pre-game show live with Todd Miller starting at 6:45pm on 107.5 Kiss FM
The Vipers next game is tomorrow night when they host the Warriors in the second game of the home & home series starting at 7pm