Glacier Kings win a pair

Icemen break through for first victories of young VIJHL season

The Comox Valley Glacier Kings posted two big Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League wins on the weekend.

Friday night in Campbell River, the Yetis scored with 28 seconds left in regulation to beat the Storm 3-2. On Saturday night they delighted their hometown fans by knocking off the Victoria Cougars in a shootout.

The Icemen started the season 0-3-1 but were close in every outing. Friday’s first win of the season got the squad off the schneid, while on Saturday they handed the defending champion Cougars their first loss of the season when Wade Bartlett scored the only goal of the shootout in the fifth round.

Watch for details of these games in Friday’s Record sports.

The Glacier Kings play a rare mid-week game tonight (Sespt. 26) when they host the Oceanside Generals in a 7 p.m. start at Comox Valley Sports Centre Arena #1.

This Saturday the Yetis are in Kerry Park to take on the still winless Islanders.

ICE CHIPS Who will win the VIJHL league championship this year? According to the VIJHL Poll, with 1,091 votes tallied, the early-season favourites (by percentage) are: Victoria Cougars 29, Campbell River Storm 17, Nanaimo Buccaneers 12, Saanich Brave 9, Westshore Wolves 9, Oceanside Generals 7, Comox Valley Glacier Kings 6, Peninsula Panthers 6 and Kerry Park Islanders 4 …

 

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