The Vernon Vipers got off to a good start on this 3 game road trip with a 4-3 overtime win in Victoria. The powerplay clicked for a goal and the penalty kill was clutch when needed. The win now gives the Vipers a tidy 3 game win streak.
Here's the official box score:
|Victoria Grizzlies at 10:31 (PP) – Jesse Schwartz from Myles Fitzgerald and Gerry Fitzgerald|
|Vernon Vipers at 3:54 (PP) – Michael McNicholas from Dexter Dancs and Jason Bird|
|Vernon Vipers at 9:26 – Logan Mick from TJ Dumonceaux and Tyler Povelofskie|
|Victoria Grizzlies at 11:10 – Gerry Fitzgerald from Myles Fitzgerald and Jesse Schwartz|
|Victoria Grizzlies at 11:55 – Myles Fitzgerald from Jaden Schmeisser and Jesse Schwartz|
|Vernon Vipers at 16:57 – Michael McNicholas from Jared Wilson and Demico Hannoun|
|OVERTIME PERIOD 1|
|Vernon Vipers at 1:25 – Dexter Dancs from Riley Guenther|
Shots – Vernon 24 Victoria 27
Powerplays – Vernon 1 for 3 Victoria 1 for 3
3 Stars – 1) Alec Dillon 2) Myles Fitzgerald 3) Michael McNicholas
Fortis BC Energy – Gerry Fitzgerald
The Vipers will look to continue their winnings ways Saturday night in Cowichan when they face the struggling Capitals. All the action can be heard on 107.5 KissFM starting at 6:45 with the pregame show.