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After the Buzzer – Vipers Rally To Take Down Smokies

Vernon, BC:  Cam MacDonald bookended the scoring with two goals and the Vipers rallied with three goals in the third period to defeat the Trail Smoke Eaters 5-3 on Friday night.

The Vipers opened the scoring for the fourth straight game as Cam MacDonald scored his first since returning from injury to make it 1-0.  The Vipers powerplay gave them a 2-goal lead as Reagan Milburn went post and in midway through the period.  The Vipers outshot the Smokies 16-9 after 20.

The Vipers had some looks to extend their lead, but the Smokies had a quick turn as Brady Hunter scored two goals in 31 seconds to even the game up at 2 after 2.

Trail took their first lead of the night on a shorthanded goal from Quinn Disher.  A scary moment later on as Jason McKee was struck by an errant puck and had to leave the game for a few minutes.  He returned just in time as Nick Kent tied the game up at three with a seeing eye wrist shot from the point.  With four minutes remaining Luke Pakulak wrapped home a loose puck to give the Vipers the lead back.  The Vipers then wouldn't let the Smokies through the neutral zone and Cam MacDonald capped the game off with a pretty goal to make the final 5-3.

The Vipers are back in action Saturday night for Teddy Bear Toss as Cranbrook makes their first ever visit to Kal Tire Place.