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PRE-GAME REPORT presented by St. Eugene | ICE, Broncos clash in Swift Current

Swift Current, SK – The Kootenay ICE (8-29-6-1) continue its six-game road stretch when it visits the Swift Current Broncos (9-30-2-1) on Tuesday, January 15.

Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT.

Tuesday’s game will be game three of the six-game stretch away from Cranbrook.

 

ICE PREVIEW

ICE 2018-19 Club Leaders:
Goals: Jaeger White (16)
Assists: Peyton Krebs (33)
Points: Peyton Krebs (48)
PIMS: Davis Murray (46)
Plus/ Minus: Chase Hartje (+10)
Wins: Duncan McGovern (6)

The ICE are coming off of a 3-2 loss to the Lethbridge Hurricanes on January 12. The ICE received goals from Peyton Krebs and Brandon Machado. Goaltender Jesse Makaj stopped 28-of-30 shots. The ‘Canes got goals from Dylan Cozens, Jordy Bellerive and Logan Barlage. Both teams recorded 31 shots. The ICE went 1-for-5 on the power play, 3-for-3 on the penalty kill and won 29-of-64 face-offs.

The ICE have amassed 23 points this season, which is good for sixth in the Central Division and 11th in the Eastern Conference.

The ICE have a road record of 2-14-3-1.

UPCOMING MILESTONES:

POINTS

  • ’98-born forward Jaeger White is 11 points away from 100 career WHL points.

GAMES

  • ’01-born forward Cole Muir is three games away from 100 career WHL regular season games played.
  • ’00-born forward Austin Schellenberg is 19 games away from 100 career WHL regular season games played.
  • ’99-born defenceman Chase Hartje is five games away from 100 career WHL regular season games played.
  • ’98-born forward Jaeger White is three games away from 200 career WHL regular season games played. 

ICE STREAKS:

  • ’01-born forward Peyton Krebs has 16 points in his last 12 games (4G, 12A).
  • ’98-born forward Jaeger White has 15 points in his last 12 games (5G, 10A).

 

BRONCOS PREVIEW

Broncos 2018-19 Club Leaders:
Goals: Carter Chorney (11)
Assists: Ben King (18)
Points: Ben King (23)
PIMS: Matthew Stanley (80)
Plus/ Minus: Carter Chorney (0)
Wins: Isaac Poulter (2)

The Swift Current Broncos host the Kootenay ICE for the second and final time this season on January 15. The Broncos are in the middle of a stretch of playing seven-straight games at home. Tuesday’s game will be home game six of the homestand. Tuesday’s game is the seventh of the month for the Broncos. Heading into Tuesday’s game, the Broncos are sixth in the East Division and 12th in the Eastern Conference.

The Broncos are coming off of a 4-2 victory over the Brandon Wheat Kings on January 13. The Broncos received goals from Ian Briscoe, Ethan O’Rourke, Alex Moar and Tanner Nagel. O’Rourke led the Broncos with two points in the game. Goaltender Riley Lamb stopped 47-of-49 shots he faced. The Broncos were outshot 49-24. They went 2-for-3 on the power play, 4-for-5 on the penalty kill and won 41-of-72 face-offs.

The Broncos have collected 19 points this season, which is good for sixth in the East Division and 12th in the Eastern Conference.

The Broncos have a home record of 7-13-2-1.

 

HEAD TO HEAD

The ICE and the Broncos meet four times during the 2018-19 regular season. The next meeting between these two teams will be February 1 in Cranbrook. The season series finale takes place on March 1.

The ICE are 1-0-0-0 against the Broncos this season.

The ICE are 2-5-0-0 in its last seven games against the Broncos in Swift Current. Overall, both home and away, the ICE are 4-9-0-0 in its last 13 games against the Broncos.

 

                      ICE v BRONCOS COMPARISONS

CATEGORY ICE BRONCOS
PP 37/184 (20.1%) 23/142 (16.2%)
PK 105/153 (68.6%) 128/166 (77.1%)
GOALS FOR 117 94
GOALS AGAINST 205 173
STREAK L-9 W-1
HOME RECORD 6-15-3-0 7-13-2-1
AWAY RECORD 2-14-3-1 2-17-0-0

 

LISTEN

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