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November 27, 2021 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Brandon Wheat Kings News Release

Wheat Kings Regular Season Record: 9-10-0-0 Home: 6-5-0-0 Road: 3-5-0-0

Head Coach: Don MacGillivray | 85 WHL games coached (PA, BWK) | All-Time Record: 39-40-6-0

Tonight's Matchup: The Brandon Wheat Kings are searching for their first four game winning streak tonight when the Prince Albert Raiders come to town. Brandon won the first two meetings of the season 5-2 and 5-4 (OT) respectively.

Last Time Out: 7-4 W vs Medicine Hat: It was a career night for Ridly Greig who scored three times and added two assists for the first 5 point night of his career. It was also his first WHL hat-trick. Twelve of the eighteen skaters recorded at least a point for the Wheat Kings, who got 30 saves from Ethan Kruger.


Ridly Greig - 12G - 11A - 23 Points

Nolan Ritchie - 8G - 15A - 23 Points

Rylen Roersma - 8G - 6A - 14 Points

Nate Danielson - 3G - 11A - 14 Points

Chad Nychuk - 5G - 8A - 13 Points


Goals (12) - Ridley Greig | Assists (11) - Danielson & Greig

Points (23) - Greig & Ritchie | PIMS (37) - Ridly Greig

Plus/Minus (8) - Ridly Greig | Shots (76) - Ridly Greig

Wins (6) - Ethan Kruger | Shutouts (0) - None

Save % (.891) - Ethan Kruger | Goals Against Average (3.57) - Ethan Kruger


Ridly's Believe It or Note: Captain Ridly Greig comes into play tonight riding a four-game point streak, but what's more impressive is his point production on this three-game winning streak. The Ottawa Senators draft pick has scored six times and added five assists in the last three games while firing 18 shots at opposing netminders.

Three Headed Monster: The top line of Greig, Nolan Ritchie and Marcus Kallionkieli have combined for 26 points in the last three games, including ten goals and sixteen assists.

Oh Dany Boy: Nate Danielson has quietly put together a five game point scoring streak of his own. The Red Deer native has two goals and five assists in his last five games while recording 18 shots on goal. His biggest offensive outburst of the season came on Tuesday, with a goal and three assists in the win over Swift Current.

My Cousin Vinny: After a 14 game scoring drought, Vinny Iorio has scored in two of his last three games, including the game's first goal last night. Iorio comes into play tonight riding a three game point streak (2G-1A).

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