The Revelstoke Grizzlies pulled off a decisive win in the last game of their regular season, beating the Sicamous Eagles in a 3-1 victory.
The first goal was scored by Speerbrecker, assisted by Hay and McCallum. The second was scored by Flann, assisted by Kohlman and Speerbrecker. The third goal was scored by Flann and assisted by Bodtker and Vulcano.
The puck dropped a little later than normal, as several awards were given out prior to the game. They included various volunteer awards, including:
Patti Matsushti – Fan of the Year
Ethan Schaeffer – KIJHL Doug Birks Division Rookie of the Year
Ryan Parent – KIJHL Coach of the Year
Joanne Anderson -Volunteer of the Year
Senior Fan of the Year awarded to the late Rienk Rienks accepted by his family
Raymond Speerbrecker – Fan Favourite
Liam McGarva – Fan Favourite
Liam McGarva – KIJHL Doug Birks Division Goalie of the Year
Grizzlies Captain Tommy Bodtker accepted the Doug Birks banner from league President Larry Martel.
*All pictures by Rylee Johnson
Having won the Doug Birks Division for the regular season, the Revelstoke Grizzlies are heading into the division playoffs with plenty of confidence and hopefully a clear path to the Okanagan/Shuswap Conference playoffs.
Congratulations to the Grizzlies for an exciting regular season.
The Revelstoke Grizzlies first playoff game will be vs Kamloops Storm, Tuesday February 26th, at the Revelstoke Forum. Puck drops at 7:00pm.