BCHL Fred Page Cup 2019 Factoids – compiled by Roger Knox of the Vernon Morning Star
The Vernon Vipers will be trying for a league best 13th BCHL championship. They are tied with Penticton Vees for most titles with 12.
Vernon teams are 12-8 in league finals. They last appeared in the Fred Page Cup final in 2014, getting swept by the Coquitlam Express. Vernon last won the title in 2011 with a 4-0 sweep of the Powell River Kings.
Vernon and Prince George have never met for the league title.
The Spruce Kings are making their second straight Fred Page Cup final appearance. They lost in five games last year to Wenatchee in their finals debut.
Prince George has won nine straight playoff games entering the final and are 12-1 overall. Vernon is 12-5.
The Spruce Kings won both regular season games against the Vipers and have defeated Vernon the last four times they’ve met.
The series winner will play the Alberta Junior League champion in the best-of-seven Doyle Cup series with the winner advancing to the National Jr. A Championship tournament in Brooks, Alta.