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Comox Valley forces Game 7 against Campbell River

Glacier Kings/Storm barnburner series concludes tonight in Campbell River

There will be a Game 7 in the opening round series of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League playoffs between the Comox Valley Glacier Kings and Campbell River Storm.

The Yetis beat the Storm 4-2 at home Thursday — their third win in a row after dropping the first three games to Campbell River.

Logan Furlong scored on the power play at 14:12 of the first period to open the scoring. Justin Gyori responded two minutes later for the Storm.

Aodhan Hildebrandt made it 2-1 Comox Valley with a short-handed tally a minute into the second, but Kal Nagy of Campbell River responded at the 3:17 mark to again tie the game. Austin Montgomery-Parsons then scored what proved to be the winner with a sharp angle shot at 9:02 of the second.

Late in the final frame, Alex Bend scored his third of the series into Campbell River’s empty net to seal the win.

Comox Valley goalie Steven Reganato saved 35 of 37 shots, and Reid Lalonde of Campbell River saved 29 of 32 shots.

Game 7 goes tonight (Friday) at the Rod Brind’Amour Arena in Campbell River. Puck drop is 7:30 p.m.





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