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GAME PREVIEW | Spruce Kings @ Smoke Eaters | Pre-Season | November 15th

This afternoon, at the Trail Memorial Centre in Trail, the Prince George Spruce Kings take on the Trail Smoke Eaters in PG’s final game of the three games in three days. The Spruce Kings were able to edge the Cranbrook Bucks by a 2-1 score last night. Andrew Seaman and Corey Cunningham both scored for the Spruce Kings, while goaltender Aaron Trotter made 38 saves in the victory.

 

 

 PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS

 

OVERVIEW:

 

Head Coach: Alex Evin

 

Pre-Season Record: 4-2

 

Last Game: A 2-1 victory Saturday afternoon against the Cranbrook Bucks

 

Goals For/Goals Against: 20 GF/13 GA

 

Power-Play: 15.4%

 

Penalty Kill: 90.3%

 

Leading Scorers: Christian Buono (2-5-7) Andrew Seaman (4-3-6) Corey Cunningham (2-4-6)

 

Mason Waite

The newly acquainted Spruce Kings captain has been fun to watch thus far in the pre-season. The St. Lawrence commit has 4 points in his first 5 pre-season games. The 20 year old defender is also second in team goals scored with 3.

 

Trail Smoke Eaters:

 

OVERVIEW:

 

Head Coach: Tim Fragle

 

Pre-Season Record:  5-2

 

Last Game: A 5-0 victory on Thursday night against the Merritt Centennials

 

Goals For/Goals Against: 27 GF/20 GA

 

Power-Play: 12.8%

Penalty Kill: 91.4%

 

Leading Scorers: Connor Sweeney (2-6-8) Connor Michaud (3-3-6), Cody Schiavon (3-3-6)

 

Cody Schiavon

 

The Trail captain has been effective per usual on the back end for the Smoke Eaters. The 20 year old defenceman sits 3rd in team scoring and leads all Smoke Eaters defenders in points as well with 6.

 

 

WHERE TO WATCH:

 

You can catch all of today’s action on BCHL TV powered by Hockey TV. Puck drop is slated for 3:00 PM. You can also listen to the action on mixlr.com/sprucekings with Cole Waldie and Brendan Pawliw who will have the call. You can also get live updates via the Spruce Kings twitter page (@SpruceKings).

 

Make sure to also buy your online 50/50 tickets! You can purchase them here.

 

The Spruce Kings exhibition series is presented by Canadian Tire.