The Port Alberni Bombers (5-8-2) are on the road for Friday night’s contest as they will face the Peninsula Panthers (8-7-1).
The last time these two teams met, the Bombers pulled off a comeback win by a score of 4-3 after being down 3-0 at one point in the game.
Since then, the Bombers are (3-4-0) while the Panthers are (4-4-0). Neither team has been on long winning streaks and is looking to change that.
Especially the Bombers after losing 6-0 to the Oceanside Generals in their last outing. While the Panthers are coming off a 7-4 victory over the Saanich Predators in their previous match.
The Panthers also have three of the top four leading scorers in the VIJHL. Those would be Riley Braun (18G, 24A, 42P), his brother Payton Braun (12G, 21A, 33P) and Logan Speirs 11G, 22A, 33P).
The defence will be key for this Bombers in this one, just as it was the last time these two met.
Puck drop will commence at 7:30 PM and will be taking place at the Panorama Recreation Centre.
And if you’re unable to make it to the game in person, you can catch the game live on HockeyTV. A link for the broadcast will be down below.