Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Three road games this weekend

The Ghostriders are heading out to Kelowna, Armstrong and Summerland this weekend. Kelowna is always one of the tougher teams to play and Summerland has surprised most fans by going 2-0 out of the gate. The Steam have scored 11 Goals and only allowed 2 in those games. They will be a formidable opponent. North Okanagan has a 1-1 record but were hammered 11-0 by Osoyoos who were  a plus 16 in their first two games scoring 18 goals allowing just 2.

Fernie fans will see Osoyoos November 1st here in Fernie. Summerland will be here October 4th and North Oak will play in Fernie October 25th

Notebook Ghostrider forwards Cole Keebler and Spencer Bender are out of the lineup with injuries but both players may be ready for the home opener on Saturday September 27 against Golden. Coach Mohr signed defenseman Zak Kutchler and he is expected at practice this Wednesday or Thursday. Zak is a former Calgary North Star AAA midget

The coaches picked Sam Plaquin as their Tim Horton's Player of the Week and Kyle Haugo as their McDonald's Practice Player of the Week.

Doug Brown is now helping out as a strength and conditioning coach, Brown is a former player of Craig Mohr's. Former Rider all-star D man Jeff Zmurchyk has signed on as an assistant coach this season along with longtime coaches James Ouimet and Shawn Potyok.

Longtime KIJHLer's Aaron Neufeld, Joel Burgess and Travis Thomsen are wearing the "A"'s  this season and Dylan Robertson has the "C".
And finally, all the games this weekend are Drive 99.1 Radio Broadcast games.

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