LANGLEY, British Columbia – After opening their home schedule with back-to-back wins, the Spartans look to build on their three-game winning streak overall as they host Victoria Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
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THE WEEKEND STORY
- Since a loss to Victoria in their season-opener, the Spartans have won three straight while outscoring their opposition 10-3.
- Last time TWU and Victoria played, the Vikes won Friday’s tilt 4-3 before the Spartans bounced back to win 3-2 Saturday.
- TWU is 14-16-1 all-time against the Vikes.
- The Spartans went 3-3 against Victoria last season.
- Friday’s game is TWU’s third home game in a row before going on the road to play Selkirk Nov. 4-5.
- Evan Last leads TWU in scoring with three goals and four assists.
- Spartans goalie Silas Matthys (Wollerau, Switzerland), who has a 2.01 goals against average and a .919 save percentage, is two wins away from tying the BCIHL’s all-time career wins mark. Andrew Parent, who played with Simon Fraser, holds the league record at 29 wins.
Friday, Oct. 28 vs. Victoria (3-2-0-1) – 7 p.m. (PT)
TRINITY WESTERN SPARTANS (3-1-0)
BCIHL standings: 2nd (tied)
Last game: Eastern Washington (5-1 W)
Streak: 3 wins
2015-16 BCIHL Record: 13-9-0-2 (3rd)
2015-16 BCIHL Playoff Record: 2-2 (2nd)
VICTORIA VIKES (3-2-0-1)
BCIHL standings: 1st
Last game: Selkirk (4-1 L)
Streak: 2 losses
2015-16 BCIHL Record: 11-12-0-2 (4th)
2015-16 BCIHL Playoff Record: 1-2