Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Wheat Kings' Lineup Tonight in Kelowna (October 26)

33. Liam Liston
1. Corbin Boes

Defence Pairings
28. Darren Bestland - 5. Jordan Fransoo
3. Brodie Melnychuk - 2. Ryan Pulock
34. Spencer Galbraith - 9. Rene Hunter

Forward Lines
17. Shayne Wiebe - 25. Paul Ciarelli - 16. Mark Stone
13. Hampus Gustafsson - 14. Jason Swyripa - 23. Mark Mieritz
21. Tyrel Seaman - 15. Scott Glennie - 8. Brenden Walker
12. Carter Proft - 20. Wheaton King - 22. Dominick Favreau

Just Notes
- D Eric Roy (concussion) skated today. Roy misses his fifth straight game tonight, but could return to the lineup later this week.

- D Ryley Miller (jaw, concussion) misses his second straight game while Brandon's other scratches are F Michael Ferland (knee, 1-2 weeks), F David Toews (ankle, 1-3 weeks), F Jens Meilleur (hand, 1 week) and F Jon Gaudet (healthy).

- the jersey has arrived! Hampus Gustafsson wears his coveted #13 tonight, becoming the first Wheat Kings (I believe) to wear #13 since Cory Cyrenne from 1995-1998.

- the Wheat Kings have led for a grand total of 11:41 in the last six games, and a total 45:58 during their nine-game losing streak. Getting out to a lead has never been more important.

- the Rockets will have 20-year old F Geordie Wudrick back in the lineup tonight after he was a healthy scratch for their last game on Friday night.

- Winnipeg product Zach Franko is the lone Manitoban on the Kelowna roster. Franko has three goals and 10 points in 11 games so far this season.

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