Thursday, September 8, 2016

2016-17 West Kelowna Warriors Season Preview:

West Kelowna Warriors
Head Coach: Rylan Ferster (6th year)
2015-16 record: 38-17-2-1, 79 points (2nd in the Interior Division)
2015-16 leading scorer: Jonathan Desbiens (83 points)
2016-17 leading returning scorer: Connor Sodergren (30 points)
2016 playoffs: Won BCHL Fred Page Cup Championship, Western Canada Cup, and Royal Bank Cup
2016-17 Division: Interior
First regular season game: Friday, September 9 vs. Trail
Home opener: Friday, September 9 vs. Trail
Twitter: @BCHLWarriors

2016-17 Wenatchee Wild Season Preview:

Wenatchee Wild
Head Coach: Bliss Littler (2nd year)
2015-16 record: 34-16-4-4, 76 points (2nd in the Mainland Division)
2015-16 leading scorer: Brendan Harris (56 points)
2016-17 leading returning scorer: Brendan Harris (56 points)
2016 playoffs: Lost in the Mainland Division Final to Chilliwack, 4 games to 1
2016-17 Division: Mainland
First regular season game: Wednesday, September 14 vs. Prince George
Home opener: Friday, September 30 vs. Langley
Twitter: @WenatcheeWild1

2016-17 Victoria Grizzlies Season Preview:

Victoria Grizzlies
Head Coach: Craig Didmon (3rd year)
2015-16 record: 24-30-4-0, 52 points (5th in the Island Division)
2015-16 leading scorer: Brayden Gelsinger (61 points)
2016-17 leading returning scorer: Cole Pickup (48 points)
2016 playoffs: Did Not Qualify
2016-17 Division: Island
First regular season game: Friday, September 9 vs. Powell River
Home opener: Friday, September 9 vs. Powell River
Twitter: @VicGrizzHockey

2016-17 Vernon Vipers Season Preview:

Vernon Vipers
Head Coach: Mark Ferner (3rd year)
2015-16 record: 24-31-3-0, 51 points (4th in the Interior Division)
2015-16 leading scorer: Odeen Tufto (65 points)
2016-17 leading returning scorer: Jimmy Lambert (33 points)
2016 playoffs: Lost in the Interior Division Semi-Final to Penticton, 4 games to 1
2016-17 Division: Interior
First regular season game: Friday, September 9 vs. Salmon Arm
Home opener: Saturday, September 10 vs. Salmon Arm
Twitter: @VernonVipers