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Game Notes | Portage Terriers

September 9

Virden, MB - The Virden Oil Capitals welcome the defending RBC Cup Champion Portage Terriers tonight in a rematch of last seasons MJHL Semi-Final. 

The Terriers took game one of this pre-season set, 4-3 back on September 1st at the PCU Centre. 

The Dogs have been off since that day while the Oil Caps have knocked off Estevan and fell to the Weyburn Red Wings over that span. 

The Oil Caps have made some roster moves and currently sit at 4 goalies and 22 skaters. 

Game time tonight is 7:30 at Tundra Oil & Gas Place. 

GAME NOTES

Virden Record: 1-2 (L @ Portage, W vs Estevan, L @ Weyburn)

Portage Record: 1-0 (W vs Virden)
 

Pre-Season Scoring Leaders:

Nolan Ross               2G – 1A – 3 PTS
Carter Cowlthorp     1G – 1A – 2 PTS
Cole Oliver              1G – 1A – 2 PTS
Devan Schram         1G – 1A – 2 PTS
Ben Dalke                1G – 1A – 2 PTS
Torrin Grange          1G – 1A – 2 PTS
Kyle Salaway           0G – 2A – 2 PTS
Tanner Lewis           0G – 2A – 2 PTS

Pre-Season Goaltending Stats:

Nathan Cvar   26 / 30 | .866 SVP – 4.00 GAA
Michael Newberger  16 / 22 | .727 SVP – 5.67 GAA
Patrick Zubick 29 / 33 | .878 SVP – 6.00 GAA
Josh Pedersen 13 /1 5  | .866 SVP – 6.00 GAA

Pre-Season Penalty Minute Leaders:

Cole Oliver | 19 Mins
Tyler Ham | 6 Mins
Morgan Magwood  | 5 Mins

VOC Notes:
-Sean Kuehn makes his pre-season debut in goal tonight. Josh Pedersen will back him up.
-The Oil Caps have added 97 G Evan Robert. The 6’3 Minnesota native last played for the NAHL’s Austin Bruins. 
-Four 20 year olds will be in the lineup 
-Four Virden boys are dressed tonight (Lewis, Cross x2, Braybrook)
-Davis and Nolan Ross will face their former team for the first time this season.

Terrier Notes:
-The Terriers have not played since the September 1st rookie game vs Virden (4-3 Win)
-The Terriers are expected to ice a younger team tonight again. No 20 year olds are listed on tonight’s roster.
-The Dogs have one Virden born player on their roster, Montana Masson (97) he is expected to dress tonight.

VOC Roster vs Portage

#1 Sean Kuehn (95) | Flower Mound, TX
#35 Josh Petersen (98) | Brandon, MB

#3 Evan Armstrong (97) | Whitewood, SK
#4 Derek Cross (97) | Virden, MB
#5 Davis Ross (95) | Fort Frances, ONT
#6 Dylan Thiessen (98) | Winnipeg, MB
#7 Nolan Ross (95) | Fort Frances, ONT
#8 Morgan Magwood (97) | Killarney, MB
#9 Torrin Grange (95) | Marquette, MI
#10 Tanner Lewis (96) | Virden, MB
#12 Kyle Braybrook (97) | Virden, MB
#13 Jake Dudar (96) | Winnipeg, MB
#14 Tristen Cross (98) | Virden, MB
#15 Kaiden Jones (96) | Regina, SK
#19 Devan Schram (96) | Winnipeg, MB
#20 Ben Dalke (98) | La Salle, MB
#21 Kolten Kanaski (99) | Beausejour, MB
#23 Kyle Salaway (97) | Estevan, MB
#25 Tyler Kirkup (98) | Virden, MB
#29 Zach Whitecloud (97) | Brandon, MB