Team Facts

2017-2018 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#35 Ty Taylor (G) 18 1999 Richmond, BC, CAN 6'3" 201 L
#30 Anthony Yamnitsky (G) 20 1997 North Royalton, OH, USA 5'11" 181 L
DEFENSEMEN
#25 Mitch Andres (D) 19 1998 Brainerd, MN, USA 6'2" 190 L
Will Dow-Kenny (D) 17 2000 Abbotsford, BC, CAN 6'0" 150 -
#29 Chris Jandric (F) 19 1998 Prince George, BC, CAN 5'11" 165 L
#22 Jack Judson (D) 18 2000 White Rock, BC, CAN 5'11" 157 R
#5 Shane Kelly (D) 20 1997 Orchard Lake, MI, USA 6'5" 220 R
#3 Cameron Trott (D) 21 1997 Anmore, BC, CAN 6'3" 185 R
#2 Michael Ufberg (D) 20 1997 Richboro, PA, USA 5'10" 181 L
#4 Michael Young (D) 19 1998 Medford, MA, USA 6'1" 220 R
FORWARDS
Elan Bar-Lev-Wise (C) 17 2001 Vancouver, BC, CAN 5'10" 165 R
#27 Coleton Bilodeau (F) 18 2000 Vernon, BC, CAN 6'1" 185 L
#9 Derek Brown (C) 20 1997 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'1" 181 -
Nicholas Cherkowski (F) 17 2000 Vernon, BC, CAN 6'2" 174 -
Logan Doust (C) 17 2001 North Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'0" 181 R
Hunter Floris (F) 18 2000 Vanderhoof, BC, CAN - - -
#21 Niko Karamanis (F) 19 1998 Courtenay, BC, CAN 5'9" 168 R
#23 Jimmy Lambert (RW) 21 1997 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 5'11" 168 R
#14 Jesse Lansdell (F) 19 1998 Surrey, BC, CAN 5'11" 170 L
#28 Josh Latta (F) 19 1998 West Vancouver, BC, CAN 5'10" 161 L
#38 David Lenzin (F) 20 1998 Calgary, AB, CAN - - -
#12 Connor Marritt (F) 19 1999 Kelowna, BC, CAN 6'1" 174 L
#19
Keyvan Mokhtari (RW) 20 1998 Burnaby, BC, CAN 5'8" 141 R
#8 Josh Prokop (F) 18 2000 Edmonton, AB, CAN 5'10" 174 R
#10 Jordan Sandhu (C) 19 1999 Richmond, BC, CAN 5'7" 152 L
#7 Brett Stapley (C/RW) 19 1999 Campbell River, BC, CAN 5'10" 170 R
#17 Alex Swetlikoff (F) 16 2001 Kelowna, BC, CAN 6'2" 179 L
#11 Jagger Williamson (RW) 19 1998 Lumby, BC, CAN 5'7" 150 R
#9 Tanner Wishnowski (LW) 21 1997 Cooks Creek, MB, CAN 6'0" 185 L
Position: G:2 D:8 F:19 | Av Age: 17.86 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt 175 lbs | Compare with other teams

Team Staff

Team Facts
  • Nationalities 24 players
    5 players
  • Experience Vernon Vipers: 1 709 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
  • Arena Name Kal Tire Place
  • Location Vernon, BC, CAN
  • Capacity 3 506
  • Construction Year 2001
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
06/15/2018
06/15/2018 Confirmed Leaving Ryan Brushett (F) Leaving for Bonnyville Pontiacs
06/08/2018
06/08/2018 Confirmed Joining Nicolas Ardanaz (D) Joining from Delta Hockey Academy Prep
02/10/2018
02/10/2018 Confirmed Leaving Ty Taylor (G) Leaving for Univ. of New Hampshire
01/09/2018
01/09/2018 Confirmed Leaving Sol Seibel (D) Leaving for Bonnyville Pontiacs
01/09/2018 Confirmed Joining Derek Brown (F) Joining from Bonnyville Pontiacs
01/06/2018
01/06/2018 Confirmed Joining Josh Latta (F) Joining from Salmon Arm Silverbacks
01/06/2018 Confirmed Leaving Brandon Whistle (F) Leaving for Salmon Arm Silverbacks
12/28/2017
12/28/2017 Confirmed Joining Cameron Trott (D) Joining from Univ. of Alaska-Anchorage
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Vernon Lakers
1988-1989 BCJHL 60 40 1 19 - - 376 256 81 1 Champion
1989-1990 BCJHL 58 33 5 20 - - 330 229 71 1 Final loss
1990-1991 BCJHL 60 37 - 20 - 3 359 266 77 3 Champion
1991-1992 BCJHL 60 34 3 23 - 0 348 286 71 4 Champion
1992-1993 BCJHL 60 35 - 23 - 2 336 278 72 3 Division Semifinal loss
1993-1994 BCJHL 60 31 0 29 - - 286 314 62 3 Division Final loss
1994-1995 BCJHL 60 28 4 28 - - 297 284 60 3 Quarterfinal loss
Vernon Vipers
1995-1996 BCJHL 60 43 4 13 - - 324 219 90 1 Champion
1996-1997 BCHL 60 41 0 14 - 5 339 212 87 1 Final loss
1997-1998 BCHL 60 33 - 19 - 8 251 229 74 2 Conference SF loss
1998-1999 BCHL 60 52 - 6 - 2 305 145 106 1 Champion
1999-2000 BCHL 60 35 0 20 - 5 242 216 75 2 Final loss
2000-2001 BCHL 60 24 - 26 - 10 203 225 58 5 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 BCHL 60 33 0 21 - 6 243 205 72 1 Final loss
2002-2003 BCHL 60 47 0 12 - 1 273 150 95 1 Champion
2003-2004 BCHL 60 37 1 15 - 7 233 182 82 2 Conference QF loss
2004-2005 BCHL 60 42 3 9 - 6 232 156 93 1 Final loss
2005-2006 BCHL 60 36 2 18 - 4 205 165 78 3 Conference SF loss
2006-2007 BCHL 60 37 1 19 - 3 246 193 78 2 Final loss
2007-2008 BCHL 60 36 2 20 - 2 238 185 76 4 Conference SF loss
2008-2009 BCHL 60 42 1 14 - 3 223 145 88 1 Champion
2009-2010 BCHL 60 51 0 6 - 3 298 119 105 1 Champion
2010-2011 BCHL 60 36 4 11 - 9 197 141 85 1 Champion
2011-2012 BCHL 60 30 1 27 - 2 208 193 63 5 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 BCHL 56 21 1 25 6 9 139 170 52 6 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 BCHL 58 30 4 18 5 6 187 175 70 3 Final loss
2014-2015 BCHL 58 36 1 18 - 3 218 161 76 2 Division Final loss
2015-2016 BCHL 58 24 0 31 4 3 179 206 51 4 Division Semifinal loss
2016-2017 BCHL 58 30 - 19 - 5 181 158 69 2 Division Final loss
2017-2018 BCHL 58 39 - 14 - 1 205 118 83 2 Division Semifinal loss
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Vernon Essos
1969-1970 M-Cup 6 2 - 4 - - - - 4 9 Qualification loss
Vernon Vipers
1995-1996 RBC Cup 4 2 - 2 - - 17 16 4 3 Champion
1998-1999 RBC Cup 4 1 - 3 - - 11 15 2 4 Champion
2008-2009 RBC Cup 4 4 - 0 - - 24 12 8 1 Champion
2009-2010 RBC Cup 4 3 - 1 - - 15 13 6 2 Champion
2010-2011 Doyle Cup 7 4 - 3 - 17 16 8 1 Champion
RBC Cup 4 4 - 0 - - 19 9 8 1 Final loss
2013-2014 RBC Cup 4 2 - 2 - - 13 14 4 2 Semifinal loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Brett Witala (F) 2017-2018 Kelowna Chiefs KIJHL 37 34 57 91 121
2. Dante Hannoun (F) 2017-2018 Victoria Royals WHL 66 25 54 79 38
3. Zack Andrusiak (F) 2017-2018 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 72 36 38 74 20
4. Braden Pimm (F) 2017-2018 EC Kassel Huskies DEL2 50 25 38 63 40
5. Brandon Marino (F) 2017-2018 Brampton Beast ECHL 72 20 42 62 50
6. Lanny Gare (F) 2017-2018 Selber Wölfe Germany3 44 28 33 61 56
7. Brody Dale (F) 2017-2018 Kelowna Chiefs KIJHL 20 19 38 57 33
8. Derek Osik (F) 2017-2018 South Shore Kings NCDC 50 20 36 56 22
9. Joe Cipollone (F) 2017-2018 Boston Jr. Bruins NCDC 49 25 30 55 44
10. Kaden Black (F) 2017-2018 Chase Heat KIJHL 45 25 27 52 20
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jim Lawrence (F) 119 77 167 244
2. Scott Longstaff (F) 87 69 139 208
3. Mark Nelson (F) 209 92 115 207
4. John Price (F) 106 80 121 201
5. Connor Jones (F) 163 80 118 198
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Wayne Dye (F) 95 93 96 189
2. Hunter Bishop (F) 140 93 84 177
3. Mark Nelson (F) 209 92 115 207
4. David Oliver (F) 116 92 86 178
5. Jason Elders (F) 116 90 79 169
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jim Lawrence (F) 119 77 167 244
2. Scott Longstaff (F) 87 69 139 208
3. Kellen Jones (F) 154 39 134 173
4. John Price (F) 106 80 121 201
5. Connor Jones (F) 163 80 118 198
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Chris Crowell (F) 213 33 90 596
2. Kori Davison (F) 213 72 171 580
3. Garth Gartner (F) 233 78 167 515
4. Phil Esposito (F) 72 50 128 434
5. Peter Zurba (F) 117 38 106 400
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Garth Gartner (F) 233 78 89 167
2. Rob Short (F) 229 61 76 137
3. Kori Davison (F) 213 72 99 171
4. Chris Crowell (F) 213 33 57 90
5. Mark Nelson (F) 209 92 115 207
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Mark Greyeyes (F) 49 74 172 3.510
2. Dallas Drake (F) 47 39 124 2.638
3. Kevin Scott (F) 52 56 126 2.423
4. Scott Longstaff (F) 87 69 208 2.391
5. Ernie Gare (F) 57 50 133 2.333
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Scott Longstaff (F) 1991-1992 BCJHL 60 54 106 160 2.67 52
2. John Price (F) 1971-1972 BCJHL 58 54 79 133 2.29 109
3. Ernie Gare (F) 1971-1972 BCJHL 57 50 83 133 2.33 130
4. Dan Shermerhorn (F) 1992-1993 BCJHL 60 46 84 130 2.17 52
5. Jim Lawrence (F) 1970-1971 BCJHL 59 41 86 127 2.15 125
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jason Elders (F) 1990-1991 BCJHL 60 67 49 116 1.93 37
2. Tony Szabo (F) 1988-1989 BCJHL 53 64 54 118 2.23 183
3. Dustin Kelley (F) 1994-1995 BCJHL 58 59 33 92 1.59 97
4. Hunter Bishop (F) 2007-2008 BCHL 60 57 40 97 1.62 45
5. Kevin Scott (F) 1986-1987 BCJHL 52 56 70 126 2.42 127
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Scott Longstaff (F) 1991-1992 BCJHL 60 54 106 160 2.67 52
2. Jim Lawrence (F) 1970-1971 BCJHL 59 41 86 127 2.15 125
3. Dallas Drake (F) 1987-1988 BCJHL 47 39 85 124 2.64 50
4. Dan Shermerhorn (F) 1992-1993 BCJHL 60 46 84 130 2.17 52
5. Ernie Gare (F) 1971-1972 BCJHL 57 50 83 133 2.33 130
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Scott Salmond (F) 1988-1989 BCJHL 41 7 26 33 0.80 350
2. Troy Pohl (F) 1985-1986 BCJHL 51 46 36 82 1.61 305
3. Ryan Singer (F) 2000-2001 BCHL 54 9 11 20 0.37 267
4. Mike Dennis (D) 1988-1989 BCJHL 56 8 15 23 0.41 255
5. Corey Carlson (F) 1988-1989 BCJHL 59 23 64 87 1.47 247
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2017-2018 6'0" 175 lbs 17.86
2016-2017 6'0" 179 lbs 18.06
2015-2016 5'11" 175 lbs 18.07
2014-2015 5'11" 178 lbs 18.15
2013-2014 6'0" 190 lbs 18.46
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