Kelowna Chiefs goaltender Tyler O'Donnell makes a stop off Beaver Valley's Chris Derochie during Game 1 of the KIJHL final Wednesday night in Fruitvale.

Kelowna Chiefs drop KIJHL Championship opener

Chiefs lose 4-2 in Beaver Valley to open Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Championship series

  • Wed Mar 28th, 2012 11:00am
  • Sports

The Kelowna Chiefs lost 4-2 to Beaver Valley Wednesday night in game one of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Championship series.

Dane Rupert scored twice while Landon Andrusiak (2A) and TJ Dumonceaux each had assists in the loss.

Tyler O’Donnell faced 33 shots on net, in a third star performance

The Kelowna Chiefs and Beaver Valley Nitehawks will meet again in game 2 Thursday March 29 in Beaver Valley.

The series heads to Rutland Arena for games 3 and 4 on Saturday and Sunday.

For more information or for tickets visit: www.KelownaChiefs.com.