Goal shortage hinders Warriors

West Kelowna on five-game BCHL winless streak, loses 2-0 Sunday to Nanaimo

The West Kelowna Warriors had 37 shots but couldn't get one past Nanaimo Clippers goaltender John Argue in BCHL action Sunday at Royal LePage Place.

A lack of scoring touch proved to be the West Kelowna Warriors’ undoing over the weekend as BCHL club dropped back-to-back games.

Following a 4-2 loss to Salmon Arm on Friday, the Warriors came up empty on Sunday at home dropping a 2-0 contest to the Nanaimo Clippers.

“We are not going to win many games if we don’t score some goals here, so we are certainly disappointed about that,” said Warriors coach and GM Rylan  Ferster. “I don’t know if we came ready to play.”

The Warriors pressured the Clippers at times with 37 shots on goal but, as has been the case for the last five games (0-3-0-2), a lack of finish has been a problem.

With the likes of Max French, Seb Lloyd and Ambrose Firkus sidelined, Fester said his club needs to find other ways to generate goals.

“We have to get dirty in the paint and have an eagerness to score some goals the old fashioned way,” Ferster said.

Against Salmon Arm, the Warriors outshot the SilverBacks 36-18.

 

David Pope had a goal and an assist for the Warriors, while Marcus Basara scored his 12th of the season in the loss.

The Warriors (8-5-0-5) return to action this weekend with a pair of games at Royal LePage Place—Friday against Victoria, and Saturday vs the Salmon Arm SilverBacks.

 

 

Just Posted

Big Brother holds casting call in Kelowna

Hopefuls can audition Oct. 18

UBCO earn two golf All-Canadians

Kelowna - Samantha Copeland and Rebecca Reitsma earned national recognition

Second advance poll in West Kelowna

Oct. 16 marks the second advance poll which closes at 8 p.m.

Kelowna skeet shooter wins two world titles

Bob LaRue also stands alone as only certified Level 3 skeet shooting instructor outside U.S.

Watch it again: Kelowna mayoral candidates square off

Missing the LIVE Kelowna mayoral debate watch now

Boeser tallies in OT as Canucks beat Penguins 3-2

Vancouver wins without star rookie Pettersson

Mayor of Kamloops says ‘history has been made’ with vote on B.C.’s lone pot shop

The store to be run by the province in B.C.’s Interior is opening Wednesday as pot sales become legal across Canada

New bus route to ‘replace’ Greyhound along Trans-Canada Highway

Rider Express Transportation says they will soon begin a bus service from Winnipeg to Vancouver

U.S. pot firm urges Trump to deny Canadian producers ‘competitive advantage’

The challenge for U.S. firms lies in the fact that while recreational cannabis is legal in nine states and medicinal pot in 22 others, it remains illegal under federal law

Government says imprisoned Canadian terror suspects must face consequences

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale showed little sympathy Tuesday for such individuals who now want to return to Canada

How rules for inmate segregation in Canada will change under Bill C-83

Federal government proposing changes to rules around inmates in federal correctional institutions

UPDATE: B.C. man who swam naked with sharks arrested

David Weaver, of Nelson, will face mischief and assault charges

Canada Post union issues strike notice; rotating strikes could begin Monday

Union says rotating strikes will begin if agreements aren’t reached with bargaining units

Most Read