The West Kelowna Warriors celebrate a win over Chilliwack to open the third round of the BCHL playoffs.

Warriors off to good start in third round

West Kelowna wins in Chilliwack to take first step towards BCHL final

  • Mar. 30, 2016 11:00 a.m.

The West Kelowna Warriors downed the hometown Chilliwack Chiefs 5-1 on Tuesday night to get the jump in the B.C. Hockey League’s third round playoff series.

The Warriors, Chiefs and Nanaimo Clippers—the three division champs—are all involved in a double round robin, with the first two teams to three victories earning a spot in the B.C. final.

Quin Foreman, Liam Blackburn, Connor Sodergren, Jake Lebrun and Kylar Hope, into an empty net, scored for West Kelowna, while Matthew Greenfield stopped 32 shots in the Warrior net for his ninth win of the postseason.

The Warriors will return to action Thursday night at home to Nanaimo.

The remaining games are:

April 2nd – Chilliwack @ Nanaimo – 7 PM

April 4th – Nanaimo @ Chilliwack – 7 PM

April 6th – Chilliwack @ West Kelowna – 7 PM

April 8th – West Kelowna @ Nanaimo – 7 PM

 

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