The Ridge Meadows Flames opened the Pacific Junior Hockey League playoffs Wednesday in Aldergrove with a 7-5 win over the Kodiaks.
The Flames, who won the Harold Brittain Conference, scored four times in the middle frame to take a 6-2 lead. Both sides exchanged two goals a piece in the third.
Flames take game 1 on the road versus the Kodiaks. 2nd Star Hunter 1G2A & 3rd Star Genberg 1G1A. Flames host Kodiaks this Friday. 🔥🔥🔥
— Ridge Meadows Flames (@flamesjunior) February 15, 2018
Liam Evenson scored the eventual game-winner in the first minute of the third period. Jonah Lige recorded four points for the Flames. Logan Hunter had a goal and two assists, while Jayden Genberg had a goal and an assist.
The Abbotsford Pilots edged the Langley Trappers 2-1 in the opening game of the other conference semi-final series.
The Delta Ice Hawks downed the Grandview Steelers 6-2.
• The Flames host the Kodiaks, who finished fourth in the conference, Friday at Planet Ice, 7:30 p.m.