The one-two punch of Myles Powell and Jackson Garrett powered the Comox Valley Glacier Kings to an 8-4 victory over the Campbell River Storm in Sept. 23 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League action in The River City.
Powell posted a six-point performance (4g, 2a) while Garrett chalked up five points (3g, 2a). The two took turns setting themselves up on the power play: each connecting twice on man-advantage situations with Powell adding an unassisted shorthanded marker.
Michael Scobie (1g, 1a) and Rylan Ball (2a) added two points each while Garrett Brandsma, Keegan Fletcher and Garrett Halls chipped in with one helper apiece.
Comox Valley went 4-for-12 on the power play while Campbell River was 2-for-9. The Storm led 3-2 after one period but trailed 7-4 after two. The Glacier Kings outshot the Storm 39-29 with Cameron Large picking up the win. Andy Salazar and Scott Legault split netminding duties for the Storm.
With the win the Yetis improved to 4-1-0-0 on the season. They lead the North Division by three points over the Oceanside Generals (2-4-0-1). The third-place Storm are 1-5-0-0.
The Icemen play two games this weekend. On Friday they visit the Saanich Braves and on Saturday they host Oceanside in a four-pointer, with game time 7:30 p.m. at the Sports Centre.
ICE CHIPS Garrett leads league scoring with 14 points (9g, 5a) while Brody Colter of Victoria is next with 13 (5g, 8a) … league updates are at www.vijhl.com …