Monday, October 20, 2014

ICE Weekly Report

ICE CHIPS: The KOOTENAY ICE enter this week's action with a 3-7-0-0 record (2-1-0-0 at home, 1-6-0-0 on the road, 1-0-0 in overtime) and in fifth place in the CENTRAL DIVISION...The ICE will play three of its next four games on the road beginning October 21 in PRINCE ALBERT...The next home outing for KOOTENAY is October 24 versus CALGARY.

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…Adult FLEX PAKS are $140.00, Seniors $112.00, Students $98.00 and Youth $70.00.

PEPSI KIDS CLUB: Memberships for the PEPSI KOOTENAY ICE KIDS CLUB are now on sale...For only $17.00, kids aged five to 12 receive an official membership card, gift, and punch card enabling them to attend up to eight ICE home games for only $5.00 per game...KIDS CLUB members also receive exclusive access to three events (Skate with the ICE, Tobogganing with the ICE, Movie with the ICE) this season!

2 FOR 1 TUESDAYS: Take advantage of great savings all season long with KOOTENAY ICE 2 FOR 1 TUESDAYS...Purchase a walk-up ticket for any Tuesday regular season game and receive a ticket of equal value for free...Enjoy 2 FOR 1 savings on concession items as well including popcorn, hot dogs and fountain drinks...This offer may not be combined with any other promotion and restaurant seating does not apply...The first KOOTENAY ICE 2 FOR 1 TUESDAY is October 28 versus PRINCE ALBERT.

JOIN OUR TEAM: The KOOTENAY ICE are expanding their volunteer base and are currently seeking Ushers for the 2014-15 season...Prospective volunteers should be physically able to climb stairs and possess a friendly, professional demeanor...Interested applicants are invited to contact the ICE office at 417-0322 or email

ROSTER UPDATE: KOOTENAY is currently carrying 24 players (two goaltenders, eight defensemen and 14 forwards)...The ICE roster is made up of three 1994-born players, eight 1995-born players, five 1996-born players, five 1997-born players, and three 1998-born players...KOOTENAY has eight first-year players on its roster.

DID YOU KNOW: Forward JAEDON DESCHENEAU appeared in his 200th WHL regular season game October 17 versus REGINA...For the second consecutive year, DESCHENEAU has been named to TEAM WHL for the 2014 SUBWAY SUPER SERIES against RUSSIA November 10 in SASKATOON and November 11 in BRANDON...DESCHENEAU is two points shy of 200 career WHL regular season points...Goaltender WYATT HOFLIN recorded his first career WHL shutout (34 saves) October 17 against the PATS...Defenseman TROY MURRAY scored his first career WHL goal October 17 versus REGINA.

INJURIES: Forward TIM BOZON will be out of the KOOTENAY lineup day to day with a lower body injury...Forward VINCE LOSCHIAVO will be out of the ICE lineup day to day with an upper body injury...Forward JON MARTIN will be out of the KOOTENAY lineup one to two weeks with an upper body injury...Defenseman RINAT VALIEV will be out of the ICE line up one to two weeks with a lower body injury.

ONE YEAR AGO: After ten games of the 2013-14 season the ICE were 5-4-1-0, after 11 games 5-5-1-0 and after 12 games 6-5-1-0.

Tuesday October 21 ICE at Prince Albert 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Wednesday October 22 ICE at Saskatoon 7:05 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Thursday October 16 Practice 3:45 – 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Friday October 24 ICE vs. Calgary 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Saturday October 25 ICE at Spokane 8:05 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)

Friday, October 17 – Kootenay 1 vs. Regina 0 – Record 3-6-0-0 – Attendance: 2,223
1 - Murray (1) from Fleury and Zborosky (PP)
Goaltender: Wyatt Hoflin (34 Saves, SO)

Saturday, October 18 – Kootenay 0 vs. Victoria 4 – Record 3-7-0-0 – Attendance: 2,042
Goaltender: Wyatt Hoflin (25 Saves, 4 GA)