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Andres electrifies Chiefs rally against former team
Morning Star Staff
Feb. 8, 2019
An old friend turned foe on the Vernon Vipers Wednesday.
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Defenceman Mitch Andres, traded by the Vipers to the Chilliwack Chiefs at the B.C. Hockey League trade deadline Jan. 10, returned to Vernon and scored the third-period game-winner, as the Chiefs rallied to beat the Vipers 3-2 in front of 1,745 fans at Kal Tire Place.
Andres’ third goal of the season – and second since joining the league-leading Chiefs – beat Vernon goalie Aidan Porter at 11:31 of the final frame, with first star Jacques Bouquot and Carter Wilkie drawing assists. Andres was named third star.
Bouquot had tied the game on a powerplay with his ninth of the year at 7:11.
Lane Zablocki, the game’s second star, gave Vernon a 1-0 lead 6:45 after the national anthem with his fifth goal of the year, an unassisted effort.
Wilkie tied the game at 10:51, with Nathan Kelly drawing an assist.
Ben Sanderson scored his fourth of the year, from former Chief Jesse Lansdell, at 2:23 of the middle frame to give Vernon a 2-1 lead.
Porter finished with 26 saves while Chilliwack netminder Daniel Chenard made 37 saves.
The Chiefs swept the season series from Vernon, winning both games by a score of 3-2 and, in both contests, Chilliwack trailed 2-1 after 40 minutes.
The loss keeps Vernon (22-19-7-3) in fifth place in the Interior Division, one point behind the Salmon Arm Silverbacks and one ahead of the West Kelowna Warriors who now each have a game in hand on the Vipers.
Chilliwack (38-12-1-0) now has a seven-point lead on the Prince George Spruce Kings atop the Mainland Division.
The Vipers take on the Interior Division-leading Penticton Vees in a weekend home-and-home series which may require extra driving time for both teams if Highway 97 near Summerland remains closed due to a rock slide.
The two teams meet Friday in Penticton and return for the back end Saturday at 6 p.m. at Kal Tire Place. A special pre-game ceremony will be held Saturday as the Vipers honour the 1976-78 B.C. and Canadian senior B lacrosse champion Vernon Tigers with a special banner recognition ceremony.
A number of players from the Tigers will be introduced at centre ice and will drop the puck in a ceremonial faceoff.