Finn Withey slides the puck past Campbell River Storm goalie Jaden Little in Saturday’s win. Jim Hockley Photo

Comox Valley Glacier Kings win first of season

The Comox Valley Glacier Kings won their first game of the season Saturday at home, beating Campbell River 4-3 in overtime. Forward Finn Withey got the puck past Storm goalie Jaden Little with less than four seconds left in three-on-three double overtime.

Withey also scored his team’s second goal of the game, a power play marker at 1:20 of the second period. Ben Alexander also scored twice for the Kings.

Friday in Victoria, the Yetis lost 3-2 to the Peninsula Panthers in overtime.

The Glacier Kings return to Victoria Friday, Nov. 2 to face the Saanich Braves. They host the Victoria Cougars Saturday at the Sports Centre.

The Glacier Kings will be collecting itmes for the Comox Valley Food Bank at their next three home games, Nov. 3, 9 and 17. The boys hope to match the team’s weight of 1,855 kilograms.

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