ICE CHIPS: The KOOTENAY ICE enter this week's action with a 27-21-2-2 record (16-10-0-2 at home, 11-11-2-0 on the road, 0-2 in overtime, 3-2 in shootouts) and seventh place in the EASTERN CONFERENCE...The ICE will play 12 of their final 20 games on the road.
PASTA & CHICKEN BUFFET: The KOOTENAY ICE FAN CLUB is hosting a PASTA AND CHICKEN BUFFET on Sunday, March 9 at the HERITAGE INN...The dinner will be attended by the KOOTENAY ICE PLAYERS and will start with cocktails at 4:30 pm...Tickets are $30.00 and are available during home games at the FAN CLUB TABLE or by calling KELLY at 250-426-3638 or CAROLIN at 250-417-6593.
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...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: LUKE PHILP recorded his 100th WHL career point on January 29 against MEDICINE HAT...MACKENZIE SKAPSKI is fourth in franchise history for wins by a goaltender with 63 (NATHAN LIEUWEN - 85, TAYLOR DAKERS - 82, JEFF GLASS - 75)...JAEDON DESCHENEAU, who is tied for eighth in the WHL in goals scored with 31, is tied ninth in the League in points with 65 (31-34-65).
SCORING STREAKS: SAM REINHART (8-11-19) has recorded at least a point in the last ten games he has played in…JAGGER DIRK (0-5-5) has recorded at least a point in his last four games.
INJURIES: Forward RYAN CHYNOWETH will be out of the KOOTENAY line up day to day with an upper body injury...Forward KYLE O'CONNOR will be out of the ICE line up two to three weeks with a lower body injury...Defenseman TANNER FAITH will be out of the KOOTENAY line up four to six months with an upper body injury.
Tuesday February 4 ICE vs Saskatoon 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Wednesday February 5 Practice 3:45 - 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Thursday February 6 Practice 3:45 - 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Friday February 7 ICE @ Lethbridge 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Saturday February 8 ICE vs Lethbridge 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
WEEK IN REVIEW:
Wednesday, January 29 – Kootenay 2 @ Medicine Hat 6 – Record 25-21-2-2 – Attendance: 4,006
1 - Philp (19) from Reinhart and Dirk
2 - Zborosky (7) from Valiev and King
Goalie: Wyatt Hoflin (28 Saves, 2 GA)
Friday, January 31 – Kootenay 4 vs Prince Albert 1 – Record 26-21-2-2 – Attendance: 2,102
1 - Franko (15) from Reinhart and Dirk
2 - Philp (20) from Dirk and Franko
3 - Bozon (21) from Philp and Valiev
4 - Zborosky (8) from Valiev and Dirk
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (30 Saves, 1 GA)
Saturday, February 1 – Kootenay 5 vs Calgary 2 – Record 27-21-2-2 – Attendance: 2,449
1 - Bozon (22) from Descheneau and Reinhart
2 - Vetterl (9) from Franko and Dirk
3 - Bozon (23) from Reinhart and Martin
4 - Descheneau (31) from Cable and Reinhart
5 - Vetterl (10) from Peel
Goalie: Mackenzie Skapski (21 Saves, 2 GA)