A rare Thursday night home game for North Vancouver sees the White Rock Whalers pay a visit for the first time this season. North Vancouver aims for their first victory of the month and first of the season against the Whalers, while White Rock looks for their third victory against the Wolf Pack and third victory in a row. Tickets for tonight’s game can be bought at the game or online.





General Manager/Head Coach: Brien Gemmell

Assistant Coach: Adam Rossignol

Assistant Coach: Royce Rossignol

Assistant Coach: Josh Spencer


Record: 16-8-3-0

Road Record: 7-5-1-0

Last Game: A 6-2 win in Aldergrove last night.

Goals For/Goals Against: 99 GF/82 GA (+17)

Power Play: 17/115  (14.78%)

Penalty Kill: 21/118 (82.2%)


Leading Scorers: Nathan Bran (27GP – 15G – 14A – 29PTS), Max Lyons (27GP – 12G – 17A – 29PTS), Derek Leroux (26GP – 7G – 19A – 26PTS)



  • At 14.8%, the Whalers power play is 11th in the league.
  • The Whalers have four players with 20+ points (BAL 21, LEROUX 26, BRAN 29, LYONS 29).
  • The Whalers are 6-2-2-0 in their past ten games.
  • White Rock is 9-3-2-0 at home but only 7-5-1-0 on the road.
  • White Rock comes into the game with 99 goals scored so far this season.





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)


Record: 16-9-1-0

Home Record: 9-3-0-0

Last Game: A 6-5 overtime loss in Richmond on November 30.

Goals For/Goals Against: 106 GF/94 GA (+12)

Power Play: 25/125 (20%) 

Penalty Kill: 28/134 (79.1%)


Leading Scorers: JJ Pickell (26GP – 25G – 21A – 46PTS), Rylan Oatman (25GP – 13G – 29A – 42PTS), Matthew Carniel (25GP – 20G – 16A – 36PTS)



  • North Vancouver has scored one power-play goal on their past 13 attempts.
  • The Wolf Pack are 5-4-1-0 in the past ten games.
  • North Vancouver is 9-3-0-0 at home but 7-6-1-0 on the road.
  • Captain JJ Pickell leads the league in goals (25) in 26 games. He is tied for first in points (46) with Colin Jang (27-21-25-46) and Carson Merriman (26-18-28-46).
  • Rylan Oatman (25-13-29-42) has a nine-point lead amongst all PJHL rookies.
  • Matthew Carniel leads the league with nine power-play goals.
  • Corson Penman leads the league with three short-handed goals.
  • Jason Scott leads the league with 107 penalty minutes in 23 games.
  • JJ Pickell is tied for first in game-winning goals with five. 
  • Former Whaler Caleb Cruz leads all PJHL defencemen in game-winning goals with two.



  • North Vancouver was 4-0 against White Rock last season
  • The Wolf Pack are currently 0-2 against the Whalers, losing 10-5 on October 8 and 7-1 on November 11.
  • North Van has gone 10-4-2-0-0 against the Whalers for the past five seasons.
  • The Wolf Pack are on a one-game losing streak, while White Rock has won their past two games.
  • The Whalers and Wolf Pack both have five short-handed goals.
  • 23 goals have been scored between these two teams for the first two meetings this season (17 WR – 6 NV)



NV: hosts Grandview on Saturday for Teddy Bear Toss Night

WR: hosts Langley on Saturday.