Pickford Named Viper Of The Month

LaSalle Vipers

By Rob Benneian

(LaSALLE, ON) – The LaSalle Vipers will host the Lambton Shores Predators tonight in Hometown Hockey sponsored by The McLennan Group at the Vollmer Centre. Game time is 7:00 pm.

The Vipers (13-12-0) are a perfect 3-0-0 against the Predators (7-15-3) this season, and have won the last 12 meetings dating back to the 2012-13 season.

Vipers forward Graham Pickard has been named LaSalle’s Player of the Month. The Barrie native had 11 points in 8 games, and the Vipers are recognizing the 20 year-old forward as their Joe Schmoe’s November Player of the Month.

Pickard, who joined the team in mid-September, has 23 points in 22 games with the Vipers, including 11 in eight in the month of November. He ended the month on a six-game point streak, including a two goal, four point performance Saturday night in Strathroy.

Pickard will be presented with a prize package from Joe Schmoe’s Eats N Drinks prior to the Vipers next home game tonight at the Vollmer Centre.


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