Friday, 6 December 2013

Game #31 - Swift Current at Wheat Kings (December 6, 2013)

Goaltenders
33. Jordan Papirny
35. Curtis Honey

Defencemen
7. Eric Roy - 2. Ryan Pulock
6. Ryan Pilon - 9. Rene Hunter
10. Kord Pankewicz - 5. Colton Waltz

Forwards
18. Richard Nejezchleb - 23. Tim McGauley - 15. Peter Quenneville
12. Jesse Gabrielle - 17. John Quenneville - 22. Braylon Shmyr
13. Rihards Bukarts - 20. Chad Robinson - 24. Jens Meilleur
21. Tyler Coulter - 28. Quintin Lisoway - 26. Ryley Lindgren

Notes
- Brandon will be without F Jayce Hawryluk (suspension) while F Brett Kitt (healthy) and D Taylor Green (healthy) are also out tonight.

- Curtis Honey returns from a 14-game absence but will be the backup tonight behind Jordan Papirny, who makes his 15th straight start in goal for Brandon.

- Brandon is 5-0-1-0 in their last six games against East Division opponents, including a 3-2 shootout win in Swift Current on November 20th.

- Quirky stat - forward Jens Meilleur has been a plus or even for 17 consecutive games, the longest currently streak on the Wheat Kings.  Meilleur has seven points (2 G, 5 A) and is +9 in that stretch.

- The Wheat Kings were 3-for-5 on the power-play in Wednesday's win over Regina and are 20-for-57 (35.1%) in the last 14 games.  Overall, Brandon has the 2nd-ranked power-play in the WHL this season at 26.3%.

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