ICE CHIPS: The KOOTENAY ICE enter this week's action with a 2-2-0-0 record (2-1-0-0 at home, 0-1-0-0 on the road, 0-0 in overtime, 1-0 in shootouts) and tied for third place in the CENTRAL DIVISION...The ICE will play four of their next five games against the CENTRAL DIVISION.
SEASON TICKETS: Season Tickets are still available to purchase until Friday, October 4th…The ICE Office currently has many great seats available…Individual game tickets for the remainder of the 2013-2014 regular season will go on sale to the general public on Monday, October 7th.
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 purchased will include a golf voucher for WILDSTONE GOLF COURSE to be used during the 2014 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.
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 include skating, tobogganing and a movie…Cost for each kid is $17.00 and forms are available at the Kootenay ICE Office…Registration deadline is Friday, November 15.
ROSTER UPDATE: The ICE have 23 players on their roster, including two goalies, seven defensemen and 14 forwards…Of those players, there are two 1993 born players, five 1994 born players, nine 1995 born players, five 1996 born players and two 1997 born players...KOOTENAY has 16 returning players from last year.
DID YOU KNOW: JAEDON DESCHENEAU, who recorded his second WHL career hat trick against REGINA on September 28, recorded his 100th WHL career point on September 28 against the PATS...LANDON PEEL recorded his first WHL career goal on September 27 against LETHBRIDGE...RYAN CHYNOWETH recorded his first point with the ICE against REGINA on September 28.
SCORING STREAKS: SAM REINHART (3-7-10), JAEDON DESCHENEAU (3-5-8) have each recorded a point in all four games this season.
TRANSACTIONS: The ICE reassigned 16-year-old Defenseman DYLAN OVERDYK to the ST. ALBERT RAIDERS of the AMHL on September 28...KOOTENAY acquired 18-year-old Forward RYAN CHYNOWETH from the TRI-CITY AMERICANS in exchange for a fifth round draft pick in either the 2014 or 2015 WHL BANTAM DRAFT on September 25....The ICE reassigned JORDYN BOYD to the PORTAGE TERRIERS of the MJHL on September 24.
ONE YEAR AGO: After three games of the 2012-2013 season the ICE were 1-2-0-0, after four games were 1-3-0-0 and after five games were 1-4-0-0.
DRAFTED PLAYER: MACKENZIE SKAPSKI – New York Rangers (6th Round, 2013 NHL Draft).
Tuesday October 1 Practice 3:45 – 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Wednesday October 2 Practice 3:45 – 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Thursday October 3 Practice 3:45 – 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Friday October 4 ICE @Calgary 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Saturday October 5 ICE vs. Calgary 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Sunday October 6 ICE vs. Seattle 6:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
WEEK IN REVIEW:
Friday, September 27 – Kootenay 4 vs Lethbridge 3 - SO – Record 1-2-0-0 – Attendance: 2,105
1 - Peel (1) from Reinhart and Descheneau
2 - Reinhart (3) from Descheneau and Cable
3 - Cable (1) from Descheneau and Reinhart
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (29 Saves, 3 GA)
Saturday, September 28 – Kootenay 3 vs Regina 1 – Record 2-2-0-0 – Attendance: 2,148
1 – Descheneau (1) from Chynoweth and Reinhart
2 - Descheneau (2) from Reinhart and Cable
3 - Descheneau (3) from Reinhart and Philp
Goalie: Wyatt Hoflin (32 Saves, 1 GA)