For the second time in franchise history and the second time in two seasons the Vernon Vipers & Wenatchee Wild will meet in the BCHL playoffs. The Wild eliminated the Vipers in six games last year in the second round of the playoffs (Interior division semi finals) eventually went on to win the league championship, before falling short at the Royal Bank Cup.
The Vipers went 3-3 vs Wenatchee this season. The Wenatchee Wild finished 3rd in the Interior division with a 32-20-2-4 finished nine points back of Merritt & Penticton. The 4th place Vernon Vipers finished with a record of 26-21-8-3 finished seven points back of Wenatchee.
Here's a look at this years regular season series vs Wenatchee:
September 7th Wenatchee @ Vernon: Wild won 5-3
September 28th Wenatchee @ Vernon: Vipers won 2-0
December 1st Wenatchee @ Vernon: Wild won 5-4
December 21st Vernon @ Wenatchee: Vipers won 3-0
December 22nd Vernon @ Wenatchee: Wild won 5-2February 2nd Vernon @ Wenatchee: Vipers won 2-1 shoot out
Vernon Vipers-Wenatchee Wild Playoff Schedule:
Game 1 Saturday, March 30th Vernon @ Wenatchee 7:05 pm
Game 2 Sunday, March 31st Vernon @ Wenatchee 7:05 pm
Game 3 TBA Wenatchee @ VernonGame 4 TBA Wenatchee @ Vernon