The Ridge Meadows Flames dropped the first game of their second round junior B playoffs series Wednesday, 4-1 to the Kodiaks in Aldergrove.
The Kodiaks scored twice in the first period and led 3-1 after two.
But Kyle Bosky of Aldergrove added an insurance marker in the third.
Paul Tuck made 48 saves for the Flames, who were outshout 52-22.
Eric Callegari scored twice, including once on the power play, for the Kodiaks, who finished first in the Harold Brittain Conference during the regular season, 24 points ahead of the Flames.
Davin Pagham had a goal and an assist for Aldergrove.
• The second game of the series if Friday in Maple Ridge, 7:30 p.m. at Planet Ice.
Game 3 is set for Sunday, again at Planet Ice, 3:45 p.m. Game 4 is Tuesday in Aldergrove, 7:30 p.m.