Saturday, 15 January 2011

Wheat Kings' Lineup for Tonight vs. Edmonton (January 15)

Goaltenders
35. Michael Tadjdeh
33. Liam Liston

Defencemen
32. Ryley Miller - 5. Jordan Fransoo
3. Brodie Melnychuk - 2. Ryan Pulock
9. Rene Hunter - 7. Eric Roy
34. Spencer Galbraith

Forward Lines
17. Shayne Wiebe - 29. Matt MacKay - 16. Mark Stone
27. Michael Ferland - 15. Scott Glennie - 8. Brenden Walker
13. Hampus Gustafsson - 14. Jason Swyripa - 18. David Toews
21. Tyrel Seaman - 24. Jens Meilleur

Just Notes
- Fresh off his 38-save effort Friday night, Michael Tadjdeh gets his second straight start in goal for the Wheat Kings tonight.

- Dominick Favreau (ribs, 1-2 weeks) and Paul Ciarelli (charleyhorse, day-to-day) were both hurt last night vs. Red Deer and will not play tonight. G Corbin Boes (concussion) is the other Brandon scratch.

- The Wheat Kings are 0-2 versus the Oil Kings this season, though tonight's game is Edmonton's first trip to Brandon this season.

- Edmonton's coach is Derek Laxdal, who spent three seasons with the Brandon Wheat Kings from 1983 to 1986, notching 118 goals and 214 points in 181 games.

- Former Wheat King Klarc Wilson has four goals, 12 points and 63 penalty minutes in 37 games wtih the Oil Kings this season. Wilson was traded to Edmonton for F Brent Raedeke on December 30, 2009.

- After a 7-13-0-1 start to their season, Edmonton is 14-6-0-1 in their last 21 games.

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