Centennials vs. Warriors Preview:

Merritt (16-20-0-6) vs. Westside (24-15-2-3)

Tonight is the fifth of six meetings between the Merritt Centennials and Westside Warriors. It’s the Cents last home game until Wednesday, January 26th.

Last Game Played: Saturday, December 11 – Merritt won 2-1.

Next Games:
Tuesday, January 18: Merritt @ Vernon
Tuesday, January 18: Westside vs. Powell River

Let’s take a look at the Merritt Centennials:

Games Played: 42
Wins: 16
Losses: 20
Ties: 0
Overtime Losses: 6
Home Record: 11-5-0-4
Road Record: 5-15-0-2
Streak: Winless in two
Last Ten Games: 5-4-0-1
Goals For: 113
Goals Against: 144
Standings: 6th place

Since the 2006-07 season (when Langley Hornets moved to Westside), Merritt is 8-18-0-3 vs. the Warriors

Since the 2006-07 season Merritt is 4-8-0-2 at home vs. Westside

Since the 2006-07 season Merritt is 4-10-0-1 in Westside

Merritt is 3-6-0-1 in its last 10 visits to the Royal LePage Place

Merritt is 4-6-0-0 in its last 10 home games vs. Westside

Merritt’s last win at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena against Westside was a 2-1 victory back on Saturday, December 11, 2010.

Merritt Centennials at 9:25 – David Sabey from Blaine Bokenfohr and Dustin Lebrun
Westside Warriors at 15:49 – Travis Blanleil from Max French and Grayson Downing
Merritt Centennials at 16:20 (PP) – Evan Stack from Regan Soquila and Reece Willcox
No Scoring

Former Centennials on the Warriors:
G Cole Holowenko (9-14-0-0 record, 5.42 GAA, .858 save % in 31 games with Merritt)

Centennials power play vs. Westside this season: 4/18
Centennials home record vs. Westside this season: 2-0-0-0
Centennials road record vs. Westside this season: 2-0

Cents scoring leaders vs. Westside this season:
Jeff Jones (4-4-8)
Dustin Lebrun (2-3-5)
Regan Soquila (0-5-5)
Steve Tresierra (2-1-3)
David Sabey (2-1-3)
Jakob Reichert (2-1-3)
Steve Wall (1-2-3)
Evan Stack (1-2-3)
Reece Willcox (1-1-2)
Max Vallis (0-2-2)
Richard Sabourin (0-2-2)
Billy Marshall (1-0-1)
Blaine Bokenfohr (0-1-1)
Sean Maktaak (0-1-1)
Chad Brears (0-1-1)

Lino Chimienti (2-0)
Tyler Steel (2-0)

Let’s take a look at the Westside Warriors:

Games Played: 44
Wins: 24
Losses: 15
Ties: 2
Overtime Losses: 3
Home Record: 15-6-0-2
Road Record: 9-9-2-1
Streak: One game winning streak
Last Ten Games: 6-4-0-0
Goals For: 174
Goals Against: 131
Standings: 4th Place

Former Warriors on the Centennials:

Warriors power play vs. Merritt this season: 2/12
Warriors home record vs. Merritt this season: 0-2
Warriors road record vs. Merritt this season: 0-2

Westside’s scoring leaders vs. Merritt this season:
Max French (1-4-5)
Travis Blanleil (2-1-3)
Brett McKinnon (1-1-2)
Dru Morrison (1-1-2)
Matt Cronin (0-2-2)
Grayson Downing (0-2-2)
Michael King (1-0-1)
Tyler Brickley (1-0-1)
Tom Kroshus (0-1-1)
Brett Mulcahy (0-1-1)
Alex Greive (0-1-1)
Tyler Krause (0-1-1)

Kevin Boyle (0-3)
Cam Gorchynski (0-1) *no longer with team

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