ICE CHIPS: The KOOTENAY ICE enter this week's action with a 24-20-2-2 record (13-10-0-2 at home, 11-10-2-0 on the road, 0-2 in overtime, 3-2 in shootouts) and in seventh place in the EASTERN CONFERENCE...The ICE will play four of their next five games at home.
JERSEY OFF THE BACK NIGHT: When the ICE host the MOOSE JAW WARRIORS on January 25 it will be JERSEY OFF THE BACK NIGHT...Fans in attendance will have the opportunity to bid on the white RBK Edge Jerseys...The winning bid on each jersey will get to meet the player after the game and will receive their jersey at the conclusion of the playoffs...All money raised will go to the KOOTENAY ICE EDUCATION FUND.
SAM REINHART BOBBLEHEADS: On February 1 when KOOTENAY host the CALGARY HITMEN the first 950 fans in the door will have the opportunity to get a SAM REINHART BOBBLEHEAD courtesy of EAST KOOTENAY FOUNDATION FOR HEALTH...The bobbleheads will be handed out in an orderly fashion with a lineup of first come, first available based on one per person per paid ticket (no exceptions)...The line up and distribution will take place at the former skate sharpening location (inside rink
GIFT CARDS: Get the gift that keeps on giving…The ICE have reusable and reloadable GIFT CARDS for any dollar amount…Your special someone can use the gift card to buy individual game tickets or FLEX PAKS…GIFT CARDS are available at the KOOTENAY ICE OFFICE.
DID YOU KNOW: KOOTENAY is second in the WHL in overall power play (24.7%) and first on the road (28.9%)...The ICE are 13th in the League in overall penalty killing (78.6%)…JAEDON DESCHENEAU, who is tied for second in the WHL in goals scored with 30, is tied for fourth in the League in points with 62 (30-32-62)...SAM REINHART is tied for eighth in the League in assists with 36...LANDON PEEL needs to play in one more game to reach 100 in his WHL career...JAGGER DIRK needs to record two more assists to reach 100 in his WHL career...LUKE PHILP needs to record four more points to reach 100 in his WHL career
SCORING STREAKS: LUKE PHILP (4-9-13) has recorded at least a point in his last nine games…TIM BOZON (7-6-13) has recorded at least a point in his last eight games…SAM REINHART (5-6-11) has recorded at least a point in the last six games he has played in...JAEDON DESCHENEAU (2-4-6) has recorded at least a point in his last three games.
INJURY: Defenseman TANNER FAITH will be out of the ICE line up four to six months with an upper body injury.
ONE YEAR AGO: After 48 games of the 2012-2013 season the ICE were 22-25-1-0, after 49 games were 22-25-2-0 and after 50 games were 23-25-2-0.
Tuesday January 21 Practice 3:45 - 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Wednesday January 22 Practice 3:45 - 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Thursday January 23 Practice 3:45 - 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Friday January 24 Practice 3:45 - 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Saturday January 25 ICE vs Moose Jaw 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
WEEK IN REVIEW:
Friday, January 17 – Kootenay 6 @ Regina 1 – Record 23-20-2-2 – Attendance: 4,721
1 - McPhee (5) from Chynoweth and King
2 - Philp (16) from Peel and Bozon
3 - Descheneau (29) from Peel and Cross
4 - Vetterl (8) from King and Zborosky
5 - Reinhart (19) from Philp
6 - Chynoweth (4) from McPhee and Martin
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (22 Saves, 1 GA)
Saturday, January 18 – Kootenay 5 @ Swift Current 2 – Record 24-20-2-2 – Attendance: 2,256
1 - Bozon (19) from Philp and Murray
2 - Reinhart (20) from Descheneau
3 - Descheneau (30) from Franko and Reinhart
4 - Reinhart (21) from Descheneau and Philp
5 - Philp (17) from Vetterl and Bozon
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (34 Saves, 2 GA)