Chiefs visit Coyotes Wednesday

Kelowna opens 2016 with KIJHL split, beating Princeton and losing in Summerland

  • Tue Jan 5th, 2016 5:00pm
  • Sports

The Kelowna Chiefs will pay a visit to the Okanagan Division-leading Osoyoos Coyotes tonight in KIJHL action.

Face off at the Sun Bowl is 7 p.m.

The Chiefs (18-15-2-1) are currently third in the division, 15 points back of the Coyotes (26-7-1-1).

Kelowna is coming off a split of games on the weekend, opening with a 6-3 home ice win on Saturday night. Jonathan Lee paced the Chiefs attack with a goal and two assists, while Josh Baird, Josh Kobelka and Ryan Lawson each had a goal and an assist.

On Saturday in Summerland, the Chiefs dropped a 5-2 decision to the Steam.

Lee and Kobelka scored the goals for the Chiefs who were outshout 37-15.

Kelowna’s next home action is Sunday against the Steam. Face off at Rutland Arena is 7 p.m.