Vernon, BC: The Vernon Vipers look to jump back ahead in their playoff series against the Wenatchee Wild tonight for game 3 of their best of seven series.
The Vipers (1-1) return home following a split in Wenatchee over the weekend. The Vipers won Game 1 by a 3-0 score then narrowly fell short 2-1. Matt Kowalski scored the lone goal in the loss. Reilly Herbst continued his strong play stopping 19 of 21. The Vipers PK was red hot again in Game 2 going 5 for 5.
The Wild (1-1) were able to even up the series on Sunday. Defensively they didn’t surrender a lot just 15 shots against. Brian Adams scored a crucial goal shorthanded in second period of game 2. Ethan Wolthers would add the insurance goal a few minutes later, which stood up as the game winner. Daniel Chenard stopped 14 of 15 for the victory.
The Vipers have had a lot of success against Wenatchee at home this season winning all three games by 6-4, 7-3 and 4-3 scores.
Game 3 will get under way at 7pm. You can buy your tickets HERE
If you can’t make it to the game you can listen on 107.5 Beach Radio, Vernon Matters or watch on HockeyTV.