ICE CHIPS: The KOOTENAY ICE enter this week's action with a 15-24-1-0 record (11-12-1-0 at home, 4-12-0-0 on the road, 1-1 in overtime, 2-0 in shootouts) and in 12th place in the EASTERN CONFERENCE…The ICE will play five of their next seven games on the road.
SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS: SUPER SEVEN FLEX PAKS are available to purchase at the ICE Office…You get seven game certificates to use at your convenience – total flexibility...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.
DID YOU KNOW: ERIK BENOIT played in his 150th WHL career game on January 6 against RED DEER...SAM REINHART recorded his 100th in his WHL career against the BRONCOS on January 4...LEVI CABLE played in his 100th WHL career game on January 4 against SWIFT CURRENT…JEFF HUBIC recorded his first WHL career goal on January 2 against RED DEER…BROCK MONTGOMERY needs to record six more points to reach 100 in his WHL career…JOEY LEACH, who has recorded 117 points in his WHL career (23-94-117), needs to play in eight more games to reach 250 WHL career games played...AUSTIN VETTERL needs to play in two more games to reach 100 in his WHL career (VANCOUVER / KOOTENAY)...JON MARTIN needs to play in four more games to reach 100 in his WHL career...TANNER MUTH has played in 192 WHL games (SEATTLE / SWIFT CURRENT / KOOTENAY).
SCORING STREAKS: JOEY LEACH (1-5-6) has recorded at least a point in his last five games...SAM REINHART (3-2-5), ERIK BENOIT (3-2-5), and JAEDON DESCHENEAU (1-2-3) have each recorded at least a point in their last three games.
ONE YEAR AGO: After 40 games of the 2011-2012 season the ICE were 23-13-1-3, after 41 games were 24-13-1-3 and after 42 games were 25-13-1-3.
Tuesday January 8 ICE vs Edmonton 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Wednesday January 9 Practice 3:45 - 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Thursday January 10 Practice 3:45 - 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Friday January 11 ICE vs Medicine Hat 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Saturday January 12 ICE @ Spokane 8:05 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS:
-Special Olympics Bowling, January 7th from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. Selected Kootenay ICE Players will be bowling with the Special Olympics group.
-Special Olympics Bowling, January 21st from 2:00 - 3:00 pm. Selected Kootenay ICE Players will be bowling with the Special Olympics group.
WEEK IN REVIEW:
Wednesday, January 2 – Kootenay 4 vs Red Deer 1 – Record 13-24-1-0 – Attendance: 2,187
1 - Reinhart (14) from Benoit and Descheneau
2 - Philp (10) from Montgomery
3 - Philp (11) from Leach and Cable
4 - Hubic (1)
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (29 Saves, 1 GA)
Friday, January 4 – Kootenay 4 vs Swift Current 1 – Record 14-24-1-0 – Attendance: 2,533
1 - Montgomery (15) from Cable and Faith
2 - Reinhart (15) from Dirk
3 - Descheneau (7) from Benoit and Reinhart
4 - Benoit (6) from Leach and Reinhart
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (26 Saves, 1 GA)