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Last season Victoria fell 2-0 in Moose Jaw on January 18th, Cam Braes had a goal and an assist for the Warriors.
The Royals remain 6th in the West after earning a split with the Cougars over the weekend. Victoria fell 5-4 Friday to Prince George before defeating them 3-2 on Saturday. Ben Walker had 2 goals and Brett Cote provided the winner.
Victoria boasts a 3-2 record in their current 6 game homestand which wraps up against Moose Jaw Tuesday.
The Warriors are ranked 11th in East with 23 points, however are in a 4 way tie for 8th in the Conference.
Moose Jaw is on a 7 game road trip which started with a 5-1 loss in Edmonton and most recently a 2-1 shoot out loss in Red Deer on Saturday. They will now tour the entire BC Division.
In the game against the Red Deer, Moose Jaw outshot the Rebels 43-29 and went 0-for-4 on the power play and 1-for-2 on the penalty kill.
The Warriors are on a 4 game winless streak, and have only won 1 game in their last 12. During that span they’ve suffered 3 losses in overtime and 3 in shoot outs.
The Royals are (9-4) at home, while the Warriors are (2-8-1-2).
Moose Jaw is led in scoring by Sam Fioretti with a team leading 16 goals and 29 points. D Morgan Rielly has a team leading 18 assists and is 2nd on the club in points with 22.
The Royals are led in scoring by Alex Gogolev’s 29 points, he pushed his point streak to 9 games (3g 7a) with an assist against Prince George. Logan Nelson is tied with Gogolev for the team lead in assists with 18 and is 2nd in club scoring with points in 6 straight (3g 6a). Jamie Crooks is the team leader in goals with 12. Ben Walker has a 5 game point streak (5g 4a) after a pair of goals in his last outing.
Victoria will again have the services of Captain Tyler Stahl after serving a two game suspension for a check from behind in the game against Saskatoon.
Moose Jaw’s Drafted Players…D Joel Edmundson, St. Louis, 2nd 2010; D Morgan Rielly, Toronto, 1st rd, (5th overall) 2011; D Travis Brown, Chicago, 5th 2011
How the 2 teams match up
|Team Record||13-12-0-0 -- 26 points||8-11-3-4 -- 23 points|
|Division Ranking||3rd B.C.||6th East|
|Conference Ranking||6th Western||11th Eastern|
|Past 10 Games||4-6-0-0||1-5-1-3|
|Last Game||3-2 W vs Prince George (Nov 24 2012) Final||2-1 L @ Red Deer (Nov 24 2012) Final SO|
|PP (Overall)||(23/118) 19.5||(25/115) 21.7|
|PP (Home)||(11/60) 18.3||(13/57) 22.8|
|PP (Away)||(12/58) 20.7||(12/58) 20.7|
|PK (Overall)||(24/115) 79.1||(22/95) 76.8|
|PK (Home)||(9/53) 83.0||(6/51) 88.2|
|PK (Away)||(15/62) 75.8||(16/44) 63.6|
|Leading Rookie||Hicketts (1-7-8)||Point (6-11-17)|
|Most PIM||Carroll - 58||Edmundson - 52|
|Leading Scorers||Gogolev (10-19-29)||Fioretti (16-13-29)|
|Nelson (6-19-25)||Rielly (4-18-22)|
|Walker (10-11-21)||Brown (3-15-18)|
|Magee (11-7-18)||Point (6-11-17)|
|Crooks (12-5-17)||Kirsch (10-6-16)|
|Last 5 Games||3-2 W vs Prince George (Nov 24 2012) Final||2-1 L @ Red Deer (Nov 24 2012) Final SO|
|5-4 L vs Prince George (Nov 23 2012) Final||5-1 L @ Edmonton (Nov 23 2012) Final|
|5-2 W vs Saskatoon (Nov 20 2012) Final||3-2 L vs Prince Albert (Nov 21 2012) Final|
|3-2 L vs Regina (Nov 17 2012) Final||4-1 L vs Lethbridge (Nov 12 2012) Final|
|5-0 W vs Everett (Nov 16 2012) Final||4-1 W @ Kootenay (Nov 10 2012) Final|
|Leading After 1st||7-2-0-0||4-1-1-1|
|Leading After 2nd||7-0-0-0||5-0-0-2|
|Tied After 1st||3-3-0-0||1-2-1-2|
|Tied After 2nd||1-1-0-0||2-3-2-2|
|Trailing After 1st||3-7-0-0||3-8-1-1|
|Trailing After 2nd||5-11-0-0||1-8-1-0|
|Out Shooting Opponents||5-2-0-0||5-4-3-3|
|Out Shot by Opponents||6-10-0-0||3-6-0-1|