It’s game day! The stage is set for the first regular season matchup between the North Vancouver Wolf Pack and the Langley Trappers. Don’t miss your chance to watch this rivalry in person, so get your tickets now.
General Manager / Head Coach: Brad Bakken
Assistant Coaches: Gary Mahesh, Scott Sparkman
Road Record: 2-1-0-0
Last Game: A 3-2 home loss against Mission on Wednesday.
Goals For/Goals Against: 25 GF/22 GA (+3)
Power Play: 8/43 (18.6%)
Penalty Kill: 46/52 (88.46%)
Leading Scorers: Mason Russell (9GP – 6G – 6A – 12PTS), Samuel Brown (9GP – 5G – 4A – 9PTS), Liam Bressette (9GP – 2G – 4A – 6PTS)
The Trappers are yet to score a power play goal on the road this season.
Langley was 3-1-0-0 against North Van last season.
The Trappers are 6-7 against the Wolf Pack for the past five seasons.
NORTH VANCOUVER WOLF PACK
General Manager: Matt Samson
Head Coach: Mike Borrelli
Assistant Coaches: Matt Samson, Elias Godoy, Nathan Haaksma
Leadership Group: JJ Pickell (C), Ryan Hunter (A), Corson Penman (A), Matthew Carniel (A), Trevor Baron (A)
Home Record: 4-1-0-0
Last Game: A 6-1 road win in Port Coquitlam last night.
Goals For/Goals Against: 41 GF/40 GA (+1)
Power Play: 6/50 (12%)
Penalty Kill: 41/51 (80.3%)
Leading Scorers: JJ Pickell (10GP – 12G – 6A – 18PTS), Rylan Oatman (9GP – 8G – 9A – 17PTS), Ryan Hunter (10GP – 5G – 9A – 14PTS)
ABOUT LAST NIGHT
GOALS: JJ Pickell led his team with four goals.
1ST GOAL: Jack Morros recorded his first PJHL goal with six seconds left in the game.
ASSISTS: Matthew Carniel led his team in assists with three.
SAVES: Zoltan Bencsik turned aside 21/22 saves.
– The Wolf Pack have only given up one goal in each of their two wins this month.
– North Vancouver has won their past four games at home.
– JJ Pickell (18), Rylan Oatman (17), and Ryan Hunter (14) are three of the four double-digit players in tonight’s game. Mason Russell (12) leads the Trappers.
– Ryan Hunter and Matthew Carniel serve as alternate captains when the team plays at home, while Corson Penman and Trevor Baron are alternate captains on the road. These are also all the over-aged players on the squad.
NV: in Aldergrove on Wednesday.
LANG: hosts Grandview on Wednesday.