Monday, November 17, 2014

Weekly ICE Report

ICE CHIPS: The KOOTENAY ICE enter this week's action with an 8-13-0-0 record (6-4-0-0 at home, 2-9-0-0 on the road, 3-0 in overtime, 1-0 in shootouts) and in fifth place in the CENTRAL DIVISION...KOOTENAY, winners of five consecutive games, plays four contests in five nights this week including three home dates.

FAMILY SUNDAYS: Bring the whole family to a KOOTENAY ICE game with our new FAMILY SUNDAY offer...At each Sunday regular season home game, fans can purchase four tickets, four regular soft drinks, and four concession food items (hot dog, pizza slice or small popcorn) for $52.00...Children under 12 can also eat for free from the COYOTE JACK'S RESTAURANT Kid's Menu on FAMILY SUNDAYS when dining with parents...The first FAMILY SUNDAY of the season is November 23 when the ICE host MOOSE JAW... For more information, contact the ICE office at 250-417-0322.

MOVEMBER: The ICE along with the CANADIAN HOCKEY LEAGUE are growing moustaches to raise money for PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER as well as MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES...Fans can donate to the cause by visiting and searching KOOTENAY ICE...Last year, the ICE and 38 other CHL clubs raised over $157,000...Follow the ICE Twitter and Facebook accounts for updates all month long.

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...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.

ROSTER UPDATE: KOOTENAY is currently carrying 23 players (two goaltenders, seven defensemen and 14 forwards)...The ICE roster is made up of three 1994-born players, nine 1995-born players, four 1996-born players, five 1997-born players, and two 1998-born players...KOOTENAY has seven first-year players on its roster.

DID YOU KNOW: Forward SAM REINHART has been named the DENNY'S WHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK for the week ending November 16...REINHART recorded seven points (1-6-7) in two games, and surpassed STEVE DASILVA for fourth in KOOTENAY ICE franchise history in career goals scored (104) with his goal November 15 at LETHBRIDGE...REINHART is two assists (160) behind JARRET STOLL (162) for the ICE franchise lead in career regular season assists...KOOTENAY improved its 2014-15 overtime and shootout record to 4-0 November 14 versus CALGARY, marking the first time in ICE franchise history in which the club has won its first four overtime or shootout games...Forward LUKE PHILP became the 25th player in KOOTENAY ICE franchise history to record ten or more regular season game-winning goals with his tally November 15 against the HURRICANES...PHILP matched a career high with four points (2-2-4) November 14 versus CALGARY...Former ICE forward ADAM CRACKNELL recorded his first point (assist) with the COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS November 15 versus SAN JOSE.

INJURIES: Forward JON MARTIN will be out of the KOOTENAY lineup one week with an upper body injury...Forward KYLE O'CONNOR will be out of the ICE lineup one to two weeks with a lower body injury...Forward LEVI CABLE will be out of the KOOTENAY lineup one to two weeks with a lower body injury...Defenseman TANNER FAITH will be out of the ICE lineup one to three weeks with an upper body injury.

ONE YEAR AGO: After 21 games of the 2013-14 season the ICE were 11-8-2-0, after 22 games 11-9-2-0 and after 23 games 11-10-2-0.

Monday, November 17 Practice 3:45 – 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Tuesday, November 18 Practice 3:45 – 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Wednesday, November 19 ICE vs. Medicine Hat 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Thursday, November 20 Practice 3:45 – 5:45 pm Western Financial Place
Friday, November 21 ICE vs. Lethbridge 7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Saturday, November 22 ICE at Medicine Hat 7:30 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Sunday, November 23 ICE vs. Moose Jaw 6:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)

Friday, November 14 – Kootenay 7 vs. Calgary 6 (OT) – Record 7-13-0-0 – Attendance: 2,329
1 - Philp (7) from Reinhart and Bozon
2 - Descheneau (9) from Philp and Vetterl
3 - Loschiavo (3) from Murray and Chynoweth
4 - King (1) from Zborosky
5 - Zborosky (5) from Reinhart and King
6 - Bozon (3) from Reinhart and Philp (SH)
7 - Philp (8) from Reinhart and Valiev
Goaltender: Wyatt Hoflin (32 Saves, 6 GA)

Saturday, November 15 – Kootenay 4 at Lethbridge 2 – Record 8-13-0-0 – Attendance: 3,111
1 - Zborosky (6) from Reinhart
2 - Reinhart (3) from Descheneau and King
3 - Philp (9) from Reinhart and Valiev (PP)
4 - Beattie (2) from Chynoweth
Goaltender: Wyatt Hoflin (20 Saves, 2 GA)