James Kellington picked up five points and the Saanich Braves scored seven goals but fell to the Comox Valley Glaciers 8-7 on Wednesday night. Comox’s barn-burning win puts them up 1-0 in their best-of-five playoff series.
Round one of the VIJHL playoffs started Monday with a 7-3 win by the Peninsula Panthers over the Campbell River Storm. Joe Densmore had a hat trick.
Peninsula won game 2 of the series 3-2 on Tuesday, taking a 2-0 lead in the series.
Kerry Park lead Oceanside 2-0 in the other VIJHL series.
The Panthers can sweep with a win Friday night (Feb. 25). at Panorama Rec. Centre, 7:30 p.m.
Saanich host Comox Valley at Pearkes arena at 6:30 p.m.