BCHL – Round 2 – Mainland – Chiefs vs Spruce Kings

in Other News, playoffs

 

March 11, 2019

Round 2 of the BCHL Playoffs gets underway Friday.

 

Mainland Division

 

The #1 Chilliwack Chiefs, had to pull a rabbit out of the hat to defeat #4 Langley Rivermen. After going down 3-0, the Chiefs gutted out four straight to advance to Round 2.

There wasn’t as much drama in the #2 Prince George Spruce Kings vs #3 Coquitlam Mainland series. PG prevailed in five games.

Notable:

The Chiefs mounted a balanced offensive attack vs the Rivermen, with only two players scoring more than four points in the seven games.

Their goaltender Daniel Chenard played all seven games, and posted a 2.39 GGA with a .926 percentage.

Ben Poisson lead Prince George with 3G-4A in five games, with Chong Min Lee putting up 2G-3A and Lucas Vanroboys scoring 1G-4A.

Logan Neaton played all of the Spruce Kings games, putting up a 1.70 GGA average, with a .925 save percentage.

 

Schedule:
Game 1: Fri. Mar 15, 2019 – 7:00PM
PG @  CHW
Game 2: Sat. Mar 16, 2019 – 7:00PM
PG @  CHW
Game 3: Mon. Mar 18, 2019 – 7:00PM
CHW @  PG
Game 4: Tue. Mar 19, 2019 – 7:00PM
CHW @  PG
Game 5: Thu. Mar 21, 2019 – 7:00PM*
PG @  CHW
Game 6: Sat. Mar 23, 2019 – 7:00PM*
CHW @  PG
Game 7: Mon. Mar 25, 2019 – 7:00PM*
PG @  CHW

 

Still ahead:

The winner of the BCHL’s Fred Page Cup as league champion will move on to face the Alberta Junior Hockey League champion in the best-of-seven Doyle Cup. The Doyle Cup begins on April 26.

The National Junior A Championship (formerly Royal Bank Cup), will be held in Brooks, Alberta, beginning May 11.

 

Final Standings

BCHL 2018-2018 Regular season records

Island GP W L OTL SOL PTS OTW GF GA DIFF PCT PIM
1 xy – Victoria Grizzlies 58 36 18 0 4 76 3 231 188 43 0.655 628
2 x – Powell River Kings 58 34 21 2 1 71 1 217 180 37 0.612 694
3 x – Nanaimo Clippers 58 27 30 1 0 55 6 180 213 -33 0.474 750
4 x – Alberni Valley Bulldogs 58 21 34 3 0 45 3 156 199 -43 0.388 679
5 x – Cowichan Valley Capitals 58 17 35 5 1 40 1 159 220 -61 0.345 942
Mainland GP W L OTL SOL PTS OTW GF GA DIFF PCT PIM
1 xyz – Chilliwack Chiefs 58 42 15 1 0 85 4 209 169 40 0.733 726
2 x – Prince George Spruce Kings 58 39 13 1 5 84 2 181 120 61 0.724 536
3 x – Coquitlam Express 58 28 24 3 3 62 3 209 198 11 0.534 640
4 x – Langley Rivermen 58 27 27 2 2 58 1 167 173 -6 0.5 795
5 Surrey Eagles 58 13 41 2 2 30 2 143 259 -116 0.259 761
Interior GP W L OTL SOL PTS OTW GF GA DIFF PCT PIM
1 xy – Penticton Vees 58 37 16 3 2 79 2 200 143 57 0.681 617
2 x – Merritt Centennials 58 36 15 4 3 79 5 220 182 38 0.681 817
3 x – Wenatchee Wild 58 32 20 2 4 70 5 202 170 32 0.603 549
4 x – Vernon Vipers 58 26 21 8 3 63 2 166 160 6 0.543 659
5 x – Salmon Arm Silverbacks 58 27 26 4 1 59 4 170 203 -33 0.509 713
6 x – West Kelowna Warriors 58 28 28 1 1 58 3 210 220 -10 0.500 669
7 x – Trail Smoke Eaters 58 23 24 8 3 57 3 184 207 -23 0.491 664