Grizzlies return home tied at one with Coyotes



The Revelstoke Grizzlies have proven to be every bit the match for the league leading Osoyoos Coyotes.

They won the opening game 8-2 and lost game two 3-2 in overtime to return to Revelstoke having gained home-ice advantage.

Bruce Silvera scored a hat trick and an assist, Brendan Urban had four points and Colten Dahlen, Brad Friedrich and Brooks Christensen had three points each in the game one win. Revelstoke built up a 6-0 lead before Osoyoos got on the board en route to the 8-2 win. You can watch highlights in the video above, courtesy the Osoyoos Coyotes.

In game two the teams traded goals, with Devon Hascarl opening the scoring in the first period before Josh Gray tied it for Osoyoos five minutes later. The second period was scoreless but the Coyotes took a 2-1 lead five minutes into the third when Thierry Martine put one past Tory Caldwell. That lead held up until there was less than three minutes to go when captain Friedrich tied the game for Revelstoke. The game went to overtime when at 8:33 of the extra frame, Corey Allen scored for Osoyoos to give them the win.

Game three of the series takes place Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Revelstoke.