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PRE-GAME REPORT presented by St. Eugene | ICE host Tigers on Thanksgiving Monday

Cranbrook, B.C. – The Kootenay ICE continue a three-game homestand when it welcomes the Medicine Hat Tigers to Western Financial Place on Thanksgiving Monday.

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

Monday’s game is being dubbed ‘Kimberley Dynamiters Recognition Game’, where last season’s KIJHL Championship team will be recognized in a ceremony prior to the game.

Tickets are still available for Monday’s contest. Tickets can be purchased at the ICE Gear Store at Western Financial Place, by calling 250-417-0322 or online by clicking the link provided >> CLICK HERE

 

ICE PREVIEW

ICE 2018-19 Club Leaders:
Goals: Brett Davis (3)
Assists: Peyton Krebs (5)
Points: Peyton Krebs (7)
PIMS: Sam Huston (11)
Plus/ Minus: Davis Murray, Connor McClennon, Jakin Smallwood (+3)
Wins: Duncan McGovern (2)

The ICE are coming off of a 5-4 shootout victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings on Friday, October 5, 2018. Brendan Semchuk, Martin Bodak, Cam Hausinger and Jaeger White scored the goals for the ICE. Peyton Krebs potted the winning goal in the shootout. Goaltender Duncan McGovern stopped 24-of-28 shots and all three shootout attempts in the win. The ICE outshot the Oil Kings 33-28. The ICE went 1-for-4 on the power play, 2-for-3 on the penalty kill and won 31 of 63 faceoffs.

The ICE have amassed four points this season, which is good for fifth in the Central Division and ninth in the Eastern Conference.

The ICE have played the least amount of games when compared with the other five teams in the Central Division.

UPCOMING MILESTONES:

ASSISTS
– ’98-born defenceman Dallas Hines is six assists away from 50 career WHL assists.
– ’01-born forward Peyton Krebs is three assists away from 50 career WHL assists.
– ’98-born forward Jaeger White is eight assists away from 50 career WHL assists.

POINTS
– ’99-born forward Brendan Semchuk is one point away from 50 career WHL points.

GAMES
– ’98-born defenceman Dallas Hines is 11 games away from 200 career WHL regular season games played.
– ’99-born forward Cam Hausinger is seven games away from 200 career WHL regular season games played.
– ’99-born defenceman Jonathan Smart is 16 games away from 200 career WHL regular season games played.
– ’99-born forward Brett Davis is 11 games away from 200 career WHL regular season games played.
– ’99-born forward Brendan Semchuk is two games away from 150 career WHL regular season games played.

ICE STREAKS:
– ’01-born forward Peyton Krebs has points in four-straight games (2G, 5A).
– ’02-born forward Connor McClennon has four points (2G, 2A) in four games.
– ’98-born defenceman Dallas Hines has four points (0G, 4A) in four games.
– ’99-born forward Brett Davis has five points (3G, 2A) in four games.
– ’99-born forward Davis Murray has three points (2G, 1A) in three games.

 

TIGERS PREVIEW

Tigers 2018-19 Club Leaders:
Goals: James Hamblin (4)
Assists: Josh Williams (5)
Points: James Hamblin (8)
PIMS: Trevor Longo (12)
Plus/ Minus: James Hamblin (+3)
Wins: Jordan Hollett (2)

The Tigers conclude a three-game road trip against the Kootenay ICE on Monday, October 8, 2018. The Tigers head into the game on a two-game winning streak. The Tigers are coming off of a 2-0 victory over the Tri-City Americans on Saturday, October 6. Elijah Brown and Hayden Ostir scored the goals while goaltender Jordan Hollett stopped 32 shots for the shutout. The Tigers outshot the Americans 32-26. The Tigers went 0-for-2 on the power play, 2-for-2 on the penalty kill and won 29-of-65 faceoffs.

The Tigers collected seven points this season, which is good for third in the Central Division and sixth in the Eastern Conference.

The Tigers have played eight games, double the amount of the ICE.

 

HEAD TO HEAD DURING THE 2017-18 SEASON

This is the first meeting of the season between the ICE and the Tigers. The next time these two teams will collide will be on Saturday, October 13 in Medicine Hat.

The ICE were 1-5-1-0 against the Tigers last season.

The ICE are 2-7-1-0 in the last 10 games against the Tigers at Western Financial Place. Overall, both home and away, the ICE are 3-16-2-0 in the last 21 games against the Tigers.

 

                                              ICE v TIGERS COMPARISONS

 CATEGORY ICE TIGERS 
PP  6/19 (31.6%)  7/34 (20.6%)
PK 14/18 (77.8%)  27/33 (81.8%)
GOALS FOR 17 21
GOALS AGAINST 20 25
STREAK W-1  W-2
HOME RECORD 2-1-0-0 0-2-0-0
AWAY RECORD 0-1-0-0 3-2-0-1

 

LISTEN

The game can be streamed online by visiting 102.9 FM The Drive’s website. To listen to the game, click on the link provided >> CLICK HERE

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