ICE CHIPS: The KOOTENAY ICE enter this week's action with a 22-22-0-1 record (13-8-0-0 at home, 9-14-0-1 on the road, 5-0 in overtime, 1-1 in shootouts) and in fifth place in the CENTRAL DIVISION and eighth place in the new playoff wildcard standings...KOOTENAY will begin a stretch of four games in six days beginning with a home contest January 20 versus VANCOUVER.
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 next 2 FOR 1 TUESDAY is January 20 against VANCOUVER.
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 next FAMILY SUNDAY is January 25 against PRINCE GEORGE...For more information, contact the ICE office at 250-417-0322.
DID YOU KNOW: Forward SAM REINHART surpassed JARRET STOLL for the ICE franchise lead in career regular season points January 17 at SASKATOON…REINHART now has 287 career points (111-176-287) in 223 games...Forward JAEDON DESCHENEAU is one goal away from 100 career regular season tallies…Forward LUKE PHILP recorded his fourth multi-goal game of the season (two goals) January 16 at PRINCE ALBERT…PHILP has amassed seven points (3-4-7) in his past five games…PHILP is two games shy of 200 career regular season games played...Forward AUSTIN VETTERL is three appearances short of 250 career regular season games played…Forward LEVI CABLE is two points shy of 100 career WHL points...Forward JON MARTIN surpassed 300 career penalty minutes January 14 at MOOSE JAW…Forward TIM BOZON is four assists shy of 150 in his WHL career.
INJURY: Defenseman TANNER FAITH will be out of the ICE lineup four to six months with an upper body injury.
ONE YEAR AGO: After 45 games of the 2013-14 season the ICE were 21-20-2-2, after 46 games 22-20-2-2 and after 47 games 23-20-2-2.
Monday, January 19 Practice 3:45 – 5:45 pmWestern Financial Place
Tuesday, January 20 ICE vs. Vancouver7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Thursday, January 22 ICE at Edmonton11:30 am (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Friday, January 23 Practice 3:45 – 5:45 pmWestern Financial Place
Saturday, January 24 ICE vs. Swift Current7:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
Sunday, January 25 ICE vs. Prince George6:00 pm (102.9 FM – The Drive)
WEEK IN REVIEW:
Wednesday, January 14 – Kootenay 3 at Moose Jaw 4 – Record 21-21-0-1 – Attendance: 3,252
1 - Vetterl (4) from Alfaro
2 - Valiev (6) from Zborosky and Vetterl
3 - Reinhart (9) from Bozon and Martin
Goaltender: Wyatt Hoflin (14 Saves, 4 GA)
Friday, January 16 – Kootenay 5 at Prince Albert 2 – Record 22-21-0-1 – Attendance: 2,449
1 - Philp (19) from Descheneau and Reinhart
2 - Philp (20) from Alfaro and Zborosky
3 - Zborosky (12) from Reinhart and Allbee
4 - Chynoweth (4) from Reinhart and Valiev
5 - Descheneau (22) from Cable
Goaltender: Wyatt Hoflin (28 Saves, 2 GA)
Saturday, January 17 – Kootenay 2 at Saskatoon 3 – Record 22-22-0-1 – Attendance: 4,062
1 - Beattie (2) from Chynoweth and Lishchynsky
2 - Reinhart (10) from Descheneau and Philp
Goaltender: Wyatt Hoflin (29 Saves, 3 GA)