Saturday, 5 November 2011

Wheat Kings' Lineup vs Medicine Hat (November 5, 2011)

Goaltenders
33. Brandon Anderson
1. Corbin Boes

Defence Pairs
32. Ryley Miller - 2. Ryan Pulock
7. Eric Roy - 5. Jordan Fransoo
3. Brodie Melnychuk - 9. Rene Hunter

Forward Lines
27. Michael Ferland - 8. Brenden Walker - 16. Mark Stone
13. Alessio Bertaggia - 25. Paul Ciarelli - 20. Daniel Asham
26. Dakota Conroy - 21. Tyrel Seaman - 14. Jason Swyripa
17. Dylan Kuczek - 18. Bruno Mraz - 6. Ayrton Nikkel

Notes
- Darian Dziurzynski sits out Game #2 of his two-game suspension tonight while Brandon's other scratches are F Dominick Favreau (lower body, 1 week) and F Jens Meilleur (upper body, 2 weeks).

- Brandon's lineup is identical to Friday's 5-2 win over Calgary including the starting goaltender, as Brandon Anderson gets his second straight start for the Wheat Kings. The only minor change is the lines, which are the way they ended Friday's game, with Daniel Asham on the wing with Ciarelli and Bertaggia and Mraz in the middle between Kuczek and Nikkel.

- Medicine Hat's scratches are Spencer Jensen and Riley Sheen. Tyler Bunz (11-4, 2.33 GAA, .925 SPCT) starts in goal for Medicine Hat.

- Tonight's game features four of the most profilic scorers in the WHL so far this season. The Tigers' Emerson Etem leads the WHL in goals (22) and points (36) while Hunter Shinkaruk is tied for third in goals (14) and is 18th in points (20). Mark Stone of the Wheat Kings is second in scoring with 35 points and second in assists (22) while Michael Ferland is fourth in points (29) and second in goals (15).

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