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PRE-GAME REPORT presented by St. Eugene | ICE finish off season road schedule in Edmonton

Edmonton, AB – The Kootenay ICE (12-43-7-3) conclude its 2018-19 regular season road schedule with a date against the Edmonton Oil Kings (38-18-4-4) on Sunday, March 10.

Puck drop is scheduled for 4 p.m. MT.

 

ICE PREVIEW

ICE 2018-19 Club Leaders:
Goals: Jaeger White (27)
Assists: Peyton Krebs (48)
Points: Peyton Krebs (67)
PIMS: Davis Murray (67)
Plus/ Minus: Chase Hartje (-1)
Wins: Duncan McGovern (6)

The ICE are coming off of an 8-4 loss to the Red Deer Rebels on March 9. The ICE received goals from Connor McClennon, Jakin Smallwood, Jaeger White and Nolan Orzeck. McClennon led all ICE skaters with three points (1G, 2A). Goaltender Jesse Makaj stopped 19-of-26 shots in 40 minutes of work, while Curtis Meger blocked 12-of-13 in the third period. The Rebels got two goals from Reese Johnson while Cam Hausinger, Chase Leslie, Brandon Hagel, Josh Tarzwell, Jeff de Wit and Zak Smith added the others. Goaltender Ethan Anders stopped 23-of-27. The ICE were outshot 39-27. They went 2-for-5 on the power play, 2-for-4 on the penalty kill and won 30-of-67 face-offs.

The ICE have amassed 32 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 4-22-4-3.

UPCOMING MILESTONES:

GOALS

  • ’01-born forward Peyton Krebs is 13 goals away from 50 career WHL goals.
  • ’98-born forward Jaeger White is eight goals away from 50 career WHL goals.

ASSISTS

  • ’01-born forward Peyton Krebs is 11 assists away from 100 career WHL assists.
  • ’99-born defenceman Chase Hartje is eight assists away from 50 career WHL assists.

GAMES

  • ’01-born defenceman Zachary Patrick is six games away from 100 career WHL regular season games played.
  • ’00-born defenceman Marco Creta is 10 games away from 100 career WHL regular season games played.

ICE STREAKS:

  • ’02-born forward Connor McClennon has six points in his last five games (4G, 2A).
  • ’01-born forward Peyton Krebs has five points in his last five games (0G, 5A).
  • ’01-born forward Jakin Smallwood has six points in his last nine games (3G, 3A).
  • ’00-born forward Brad Ginnell has seven points in his last seven games (3G, 4A).
  • ’98-born forward Jaeger White has eight points in 11 games (6G, 2A).

 

OIL KINGS PREVIEW

Oil Kings 2018-19 Club Leaders:
Goals: Trey Fix-Wolansky (35)
Assists: Trey Fix-Wolansky (64)
Points: Trey Fix-Wolansky (99)
PIMS: Parker Gavlas (64)
Plus/ Minus: Trey Fix-Wolansky (+34)
Wins: Dylan Myskiw (26)

The Edmonton Oil Kings host the Kootenay ICE for the third and final time this season on Sunday, March 10. The Oil Kings have won seven-straight games and currently occupy the second spot in the Central Division. The Oil Kings play seven games in the month of March, today is the fourth. Heading into today’s game, the Oil Kings are second in the Central Division and fourth in the Eastern Conference.

The Oil Kings are coming off of a 5-1 victory over the Calgary Hitmen on March 8. The Oil Kings received two goals from Trey Fix-Wolansky and Vince Loschiavo while Quinn Benjafield added the other. Goaltender Dylan Myskiw stopped 24-of-25 shots. The Oil Kings outshot the Hitmen 32-25. They went 2-for-6 on the power play, 4-for-5 on the penalty kill and won 27-of-59 face-offs.

The Oil Kings have collected 84 points this season, which is good for second in the Central Division and fourth in the Eastern Conference.

The Oil Kings have a home record of 23-9-0-0.

 

HEAD TO HEAD

The ICE and the Oil Kings meet six times during the 2018-19 regular season. The game on March 10 is the sixth and final time these two teams play. The last time both teams played was on December 16 in Edmonton.

The ICE are 1-4-0-0 against the Oil Kings this season.

The ICE are 4-5-2-0 in the last 11 games against the Oil Kings at Rogers Place. Overall, both home and away, the ICE are 6-13-4-0 in the last 23 games against the Oil Kings.

 

                 ICE v OIL KINGS COMPARISONS

CATEGORY ICE OIL KINGS
PP 49-278 (17.6%) 60-269 (22.3%)
PK 158-230 (68.7%) 192-241 (79.7%)
GOALS FOR 174 243
GOALS AGAINST 311 192
STREAK L-4 W-7
HOME RECORD 8-21-3-0 23-9-0-0
AWAY RECORD 4-22-4-3 15-9-4-4

 

LISTEN

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