The Revelstoke Grizzlies will play against the Princeton Posse for the conference finals of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL).
The Princeton Posse beat the North Okanagan Knights 4–1 Friday night (Mar. 10) to claim the Bill Ohlhausen Division title. The Posse have had a strong post-season so far, with a record of 8-1-0-0 in the past 1o games. The Grizzlies, by comparison, have had a record of 8-0-0-0 in the post-season, after sweeping both the 100 Mile House Wranglers and the Sicamous Eagles.
While the Grizzlies have had a dominant performance in the post-season so far, the Posse finished the regular season with 68 points to the Grizzlies’ 67, which will give them home ice advantage for the beginning of the series.
The Grizzlies will start the next round in Princeton for back-to-back games before returning to Revelstoke to play on Tuesday (Mar. 21) and Wednesday (Mar. 22).
In the Eddie Mountain division, the Fernie Ghostriders lead the series against the Kimberley Dynamiters 3–2. The two teams are in Fernie tonight where the Ghostriders will look to finish the series. Puck drops at 7:30 p.m. at the Fernie Memorial Arena.
The Creston Valley Thunder Cats and the Beaver Valley Nitehawks are still duking it out in their series for the Neil Murdoch division. The Thunder Cats currently lead the series 3–2, with a game tonight to possibly wrap-up the series. Puck drops at 7:30 in Creston at the Johnny Bucyk Arena.