Heat win, Storm lose in KIJHL action Friday

By Doug Collins
January 7, 2017 - 7:26am

KAMLOOPS — The Kamloops Storm first game of 2017 was a 2-1 double overtime loss to the Revelstoke Grizzlies.

The Storm opened the scoring in the first period, taking a 1-0 lead after 20 minutes. Dallas Otto scored the goal.

There was no scoring in the middle frame, but in the third, Dylan McNeil got the tying marker to send the game into overtime, and early in the second overtime, McNeil scored again to give Revelstoke the victory.

Storm will host 100 Mile in a 5:00 PM start Sunday afternoon at the Memorial Arena.

The Chase Heat, meanwhile,  won 6-3 over the Osoyoos Coyotes in a game plaed at the Art Holding Arena.

Chase led 2-0 after the first period, and 5-1 after the second. Six different players split the goal-scoring for the winners.

Chase travels to Revelstoke tonight (Saturday) to meet the Grizzlies.

Chase leads the division with 45 points, four ahead of 100 Mile and five up on the Storm.

Chase Heat extend lead in Birks Division with win over Revelstoke Saturday

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