BCMML Playoffs – #2 Cariboo vs #7 GVC

in regular season

 

 

 

March 11, 2019

The BCMML wrapped up the regular season on the weekend, with the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds claiming the league banner.

The Cariboo Cougars, who were a point back of the T-Birds and the North East Chiefs at the start of the weekend, swept host North West Hawks 4-0 and 5-2 to claim the #2 seed, after the Chiefs faltered in their final series vs Thompson (tying 3-3 and losing 8-4).

The Cougars will now face off against the #7 Greater Vancouver Canadians in the first round of the playoffs.

GVC finished with two wins over the last place Kootenay Ice, 5-1 and 6-2.

 

Series 2

#2 Cariboo Cougars vs #7 Greater Vancouver Canadians

Best of three, Cariboo home ice, Prince George, all games at Kin Centre 1.

Schedule:

Game 1: March 15, 5:30 PM, Kin Centre 1

Game 2: March 16, 4:00 PM. Kin Centre 1

Game 3: March 17, 10:00 AM, Kin Centre 1

 

Here’s a look at how the teams match-up.

 

Regular Season Records:

#2 Cariboo, 27-8-5-0, 59 pts, 182 GF – 90 GA (fewest in league), .738 WP

#7 GVC, 18-16-4-2, 42 pts, 123 GF – 121 GA, .525 WP

 

Head to Head:

Nov. 17, Richmond Oval, 2-2

Nov. 18, Richmond Oval, 3-1 GVC

Feb. 23, Prince George, 5-0 Cariboo

Feb. 24, Prince George, 4-1 Cariboo

Advantage: Cariboo, 2-1-1, 12 GF – 6 GA

 

Top 3 Scoring

Cariboo:

Chris Hammond, 26G-17A, 43 pts.

Brendan Pigeon, 24G-18A, 42 pts.

Brett Fudger, 15G-25A, 40 pts.

GVC:

Garrett Wicks, 18G-24A, 42 pts.

Trevor Wong, 12G-30A, 42 pts.

Samuel May, 10G-15A, 25 pts.

Joshua Harrison, 10G-15A, 25 pts.

 

Goalies

Cariboo:

Xavier Cannon, 12-6-3-0, 4 SO, 2.02 GGA (league’s lowest), 42 GA

Devan Chapman, 11-1-2-0, 1 SO, 2.31 GGA (3rd lowest), 33 GA

Colton Phillips-Watts (AP), 5-4-1-0, 2.58 GGA, 14 GA

GVC:

Elliot Marshall, 13-9-1-1, 3 SO, 2.81 GGA

Georgi Wilson, 5-7-3-1, 0 SO, 3.19 GGA