ICE CHIPS: The KOOTENAY ICE enter this week's action with a 3-5-0-0 record (3-3-0-0 at home, 0-2-0-0 on the road, 0-0-0 in overtime) and tied fifth place in the CENTRAL DIVISION...The ICE will play five more games to finish up October (one on the road and four at home).
SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS: SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS are now available to purchase at the ICE Office…You get seven game certificates to use at your convenience – total flexibility...The first 100 FLEX PAKS purchases will receive a golf voucher WILDSTONE to be used during the 2013 golf season…SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS are available in Adult, Senior, Student and Youth packages...Adults are $133.00, Seniors $105.00, Students $91.00 and Youth $70.00.
BMO ULTIMATE FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT: On Friday, October 26 it will be BMO ULTIMATE FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT...Fans in attendance are encouraged to dress up in their best ICE gear...Three lucky fans will get the opportunity to participate in a trivia contest for a chance at a trip to the 2013 MASTERCARD MEMORIAL CUP in SASKATOON.
PEPSI KIDS CLUB: Registration for the PEPSI KIDS CLUB is underway…Kids from five to 12 can sign up to be part of the KIDS CLUB and receive a punch card to attend eight games for only $5.00…The events this year will including skating, tobogganing, and a movie…Cost for each kid is $17.00 and forms are available at the Kootenay ICE Office…Registration deadline is Monday, November 5.
DID YOU KNOW: MACKENZIE SKAPSKI recorded his first WHL career shutout against EDMONTON on October 14 (25 saves)...COLLIN SHIRLEY recorded his first WHL career goal on October 10 against the COUGARS...KYLE O'CONNOR recorded his first WHL career goal against PRINCE GEORGE on October 10...MATT THOMAS recorded his first WHL point with an assist on October 10 against the COUGARS...BROCK MONTGOMERY (7-3-10) and SAM REINHART (3-7-10) lead the team in points with ten...DREW CZERWONKA has played in 223 WHL career games with the ICE...BROCK MONTGOMERY needs to play in six more games to reach 200 in his WHL career.
ONE YEAR AGO: After eight games of the 2011-2012 season the ICE were 4-2-0-2, after nine games were 5-2-0-2 and after ten games were 6-2-0-2.
Tuesday October 16 Practice 3:45 – 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Wednesday October 17 Practice 3:45 – 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Thursday October 18 Practice 12:00 - 2:00 pm Western Financial Place
Friday October 19 ICE @ Red Deer 7:30 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Saturday October 20 ICE vs Kamloops 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Sunday October 21 ICE vs Red Deer 6:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENT:
Wednesday, October 17 from 6:00 - 6:45 pm at Western Financial Place. Members of the team will be taking part in Power Skating
WEEK IN REVIEW:
Wednesday, October 10 – Kootenay 4 vs Prince George 5 – Record 1-5-0-0 – Attendance: 2,135
1 - O'Connor (1) from Muth and Philp
2 - Benoit (2) Descheneau and Philp
3 - Leach (1) from Thomas
4 - Shirley (1) from Thomas and Leach
Goalies: Mackenzie Skapski (7 Saves, 3 GA). Wyatt Hoflin (5 Saves, 1 GA)
Friday, October 12 – Kootenay 4 vs Saskatoon 3 – Record 2-5-0-0 – Attendance: 2,320
1 - Montgomery (2) from Czerwonka and Reinhart
2 - Dirk (2) from Descheneau and Czerwonka
3 - Reinhart (3) from Montgomery and Benoit
4 - Montgomery (7)
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (27 Saves, 3 GA)
Sunday, October 14 – Kootenay 1 vs Edmonton 0 – Record 3-5-0-0 – Attendance: 2,204
1 - Shirley (2) from Philp and Wand
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (25 Saves, 0 GA)