Game 52 vs. Moose Jaw
The Chiefs scored a goal in every period and received production from Adam Hobson, Michael Grabner, and and Drayson Bowman
Kevin Armstrong recorded 19 saves In goal for the shutout while Kyle Moir made 29 saves on 32 shots in goal for the Broncos
The Broncos power play was 0 for 6 on the night while the Chiefs finished 2 for 4 while on the man advantage.
VS MOOSE JAW: The Broncos and Warriors get set to play their 6th of 8 games against each other this season
The Broncos won the 1st game of the series against the Warriors by a 4-1 score on October 18th but have since dropped 4 straight to the Warriors and are now 1-4 in the season series
Moose Jaw has outscored the Broncos 21-13 in the previous 5 games
The two clubs last met on January 19th in Moose Jaw that saw the Warriors skate away with a 5-2 victory
Brady Leavold (2G; 2A) and Daniel Rakos (1G; 3A) lead the way for the Broncos against the Warriors this season
Leavold also has a team leading 31 penalty minutes verses Moose Jaw this year
Meanwhile, Riley Holzapfel has 10 points (7G; 3A) in 5 games played against the Broncos in 2006/07.
NUMBERS: The Broncos offensive attack is led by 18-year-old forward Levi Nelson, who has recorded 13 goals and 24 assists in 49 games played this season
Nelson also leads the Broncos in penalty minutes in 2006/07 with 97
Jeremy Schenderling scored his 15th goal of the season on Wednesday night and is now tied with Dale Weise for the team lead
Michael Wilson leads all defenseman with 27 points (6G; 21A) while Eric Doyle is 2nd amongst Broncos blue liners with 19 points (4G; 15A)
Wilson, along with David Stieler, leads the game with 3 game winning goals
Brady Leavold is a team best +7 while Paul Postma is a team worst 17
Rookie forward Geordie Wudrick is the only Bronco player to have appeared in all 51 games this season
As a team the Broncos have played well at home this season, recording a 15-9-1-0 record
The club is now 12-11-1-1 against East Division opponents
The Broncos have made comebacks when trailing after 40 minutes of play 7 times this season and are 5-21-1-1
The Broncos have not lost a game all season when heading into the 3rd period with the lead with an impressive 15-0-0-0 record
They are 17-3-0-1 when scoring first and are 7-22-0-1 when allowing the games first goal
MILESTONES: Veteran goaltender Kyle Moir has appeared in 214 regular season games in his career and is 16 games away from breaking the all time WHL record for a goaltender held by Jeff Calvert who played in 229 career games with the Moose Jaw Warriors and Tacoma Rockets from 1989-94
Meanwhile, Jeremy Schenderling played in his 300th career WHL game on January 20th in Brandon.
SPECIAL TEAMS: The Broncos power play failed to score for the 4th time in 5 games on Friday night, going 0 for 6
The team is now ranked 17th in the WHL thanks to a 15.4% power play success rate which includes 53 power play goals on 343 opportunities
Jeremy Schenderling leads the way with 8 power play goals while Michael Wilson has a team best 14 power play assists
The Broncos have allowed a league leading 13 shorthanded goals against this season
On the penalty kill, the Broncos were 2 for 4 against Spokane
As a team, the Broncos are 9th in the WHL at killing penalties with an 82.4% success rate.
rROSTER: The Broncos are carrying a 22 man roster
The team’s average age is 18.0 while the average height is 6’1.5 and the average weight is 187.3 pounds
The team’s roster includes 13 forwards, 7 defenseman, and 2 goaltenders
The team has 3 20 year old players, 4 19 year old players, 7 18 year old players, 6 17 year old players, and 2 16 year old players
By location, the Broncos have 4 Saskatchewan born players, 8 Alberta born players, 6 British Columbia born players, 2 Manitoba born players, and 2 Czech Republic players.