Monday, October 7, 2013

From The ICE Office

ICE CHIPS: The KOOTENAY ICE enter this week's action with a 3-3-1-0 record (3-2-0-0 at home, 0-1-1-0 on the road, 0-1 in overtime, 1-0 in shootouts) and in third place in the CENTRAL DIVISION...The ICE will play four of their next six games on the road and all against CENTRAL DIVISION opponents.

SINGLE GAME TICKETS: Single game tickets are now available for all home games…Tickets can be purchased at the Kootenay ICE Office or by calling 250-417-0322.

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 and 18 players with WHL experience.

DID YOU KNOW: The ICE are 3-1-0-0 when outshooting their opponents and 0-2-1-0 when being outshot...JAGGER DIRK needs to play in two more games to reach 250 in his WHL career...SAM REINHART, who played in his 150th WHL career game on October 6 against SEATTLE, needs to record five more assists to reach 100 in his WHL career.

SCORING STREAKS: SAM REINHART (5-11-16) and JAEDON DESCHENEAU (7-7-14) have each recorded a point in all seven games this season...JAGGER DIRK (1-4-5) has recorded at least a point in his last three games.

INJURIES: Defenseman TANNER FAITH will be out of the ICE line up indefinitely with an upper body injury...Defenseman LANDON PEEL will be out of the KOOTENAY line up day to day with a lower body injury.

ONE YEAR AGO: After six games of the 2012-2013 season the ICE were 1-5-0-0, after seven games were 2-5-0-0 and after eight games 3-5-0-0.

DRAFTED PLAYER: MACKENZIE SKAPSKI – New York Rangers (6th Round, 2013 NHL Draft).

Tuesday October 8 Practice 3:45 – 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Wednesday October 9 ICE @ Lethbridge 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Thursday October 10 Practice 3:45 – 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Friday October 11 Practice 11:00 - 1:00 pm Western Financial Place
Saturday October 12 ICE @ Medicine Hat 7:30 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Sunday October 13 ICE vs. Prince Albert 6:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)

Friday, October 4 – Kootenay 3 @ Calgary 4 - OT – Record 2-2-1-0 – Attendance: 6,324
1 - Descheneau (4) from Reinhart and Faith
2 - Dirk (2) from Vetterl
3 - Descheneau (5) from Philp and Reinhart
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (27 Saves, 4 GA)

Saturday, October 5 – Kootenay 4 vs Calgary 2 – Record 3-2-1-0 – Attendance: 2,276
1 – Descheneau (6) from Philp and Dirk
2 - Philp (2) from Dirk and Reinhart
3 - Reinhart (4) from Descheneau and Dirk
4 - Martin (1)
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (26 Saves, 2 GA)

Sunday, October 6 – Kootenay 3 vs Seattle 4 – Record 3-3-1-0 – Attendance: 2,078
1 – Chynoweth (1) from Steenbergen and McPhee
2 - Reinhart (5) from Dirk and Descheneau
3 - Descheneau (7) from Zborosky and Reinhart
Goalie: Wyatt Hoflin (34 Saves, 4 GA)