It certainly wasn?t easy, but the
The Valley First Vees let a Three Games to One series lead slip away, however, managed to get the job done in their first ?do or die? scenario of this season?s playoffs.
Vernon tallied late in the third on the powerplay, before Manderson?s second of the game into an empty net made sure the Vipers? season was over.
Alex Evin snapped a two game skid by earning the victory in net, stopping 24 of 26 shots.
The game featured the expected high intensity of a Game Seven, with just five minor penalties called against the Valley First Vees and four minors handed the Vipers.
Quite a few more spectators than the announced crowd of 2,105 jammed the Memorial Arena. It was standing room only with reserved tickets having sold out by late morning.
Next up for the
It?s not as if travel is going to be an issue in this series with the two teams only about 45 minutes apart.
Game One goes Friday night at in
TUESDAY NIGHT vs.