In what was as close to a must-win situation as one can imagine, the Peninsula Panthers found another gear on Monday night and downed the Comox Valley Glacier Kings by a count of 4-2 to even their series at 2-2.
Tonight marks game 4 in the second round of the 2014 VIJHL playoffs, and with the Comox Valley Glacier Kings taking the win in game 3, the Panthers are trailing the series 2-1 with full intentions to answer back at home.
An early goal by sniper Alex Milligan and insurance marker with less than three minutes left by Sean Buchanan was the only scoring as the Panthers downed the Glacier Kings in Game #1 of the Best-of-7 on Tuesday.
After defeating the Westshore Wolves in game 5 of the 2014 VIJHL playoffs, the Peninsula Panthers advanced to the second round. Eight days have passed since that memorable 7-3 win, the time is here for the second round, and the Panthers are ready. (Article submitted by Kate Duke)