Friday, January 13, 2012

V-Reds take on Huskies and X-Men this weekend.

This weekend, the CIS#1 ranked V-Reds travel to Nova Scotia to take on the AUS #4 St. Mary’s Huskies (10-7-1) tonight in Halifax, and then on to Antigonish on Saturday night to play the AUS #6 StFX X-Men (5-9-3). A breakdown of the head to head stats of these teams can be found below.


The V-Reds are currently on a five game winning streak in regular season play, and will look to continue their winning ways this weekend. The V-Reds currently lead the AUS in Goals (74), Goals per Game (4.62) Assists (119), Points (193), Goals Against (2.50), Shots per Game (35.12), Shots Against (362), and Short-Handed Goals (9). The V-Reds are led in scoring by Kyle Bailey (10G 11A) and four other players tied at 15 points.

The Huskies lost both of their games last weekend, and fell from 2nd to 4th in the AUS in the process. The Huskies and V-Reds have met each other three times this season, with the V-Reds coming out on top each time by scores of 3-1, 4-2, and 3-2. In those games the Huskies top scorers were Matt Tipoff (2G) and Cory Tanaka (1G 1A) while the V-Reds were led by Dion Campbell (1G 3A) and Kyle Bailey (2G 1A). The Huskies currently have the best Penalty kill in the AUS (.880) and are led in scoring by Cory Tanaka (5G 11A), Matt Tipoff (5G 11A), and Cam Fergus (4G 12A).

The X-Men have lost their last three regular season games in a row and will look to rebound at home this weekend. The X-Men and V-Reds have met each other three times this season, with the V-Reds coming out on top each time by scores of 3-1, 7-6, and 5-2. In those games the X-Men's top scorers were Bryce Sawn (3G 1A) and Brett Morrison (1G 3A) while the V-Reds were led by Tyler Carroll (3G 2A) and Thomas Nesbitt (3G 2A). The X-Men currently have the second best Power-Play in the AUS (.223) and are led in scoring by Jason Bast (12G 9A), Bryce Swan (10G 10A), and Brett Morrison (6G 14A).

The SMU game webcast can be found here, while the StFX game webcast can be found here. As always, the games can be followed on UNBHockey on Twitter.



UPDATE: Apparently the game will be broadcast on CHSR 97.9 FM as well.

1 comment:

David Kilfoil said...

I should add that tonight's game WILL be broadcast on CHSR-FM, and audiocast at chsrfm.ca.

Jon Pickett, who now works and lives in Halifax, will be doing the play by play.