The Comox Valley Glacier Kings followed a 2-1 shootout win Thursday in Nanaimo with a 5-2 regulations win Saturday over the Lake Cowichan Kraken at the Comox Valley Sports Centre.
After a scoreless first period Thursday, Ben Tisdelle of the Bucs opened the scoring at 18:04 of the second period. Glacier Kings forward Aodhan Hildebrandt scored a power play goal at 16:10 of the third frame to cap the scoring. Overtime decided nothing, forcing the shootout. Joe Weber and and Eric Van Loon buried their shootout attempts to win the game for the Kings.
Yetis goalie Andrew Lowen stopped 26 of 27 shots.
In Saturday’s game, Hildebrandt opened the scoring 25 seconds into the first period. The Kraken tied the game on the power play at 6:45 but the home side restored their lead at the 9:13 mark on a goal by captain Caileb Berge, his first of two tallies.
Lake Cowichan again tied the game, scoring the only goal of the second period. Berge then scored what proved to be the winner at 3:47 of the third period. Jeremy Dewar (power play) and Ty Moore also scored for the Yetis.
Lowen made 15 saves on the night.
The Glacier Kings next game is Tuesday, Nov. 23 in Port Alberni. The team then plays Friday in Campbell River, and Saturday at home against Port Alberni.