Prince George – Kale Kane, Linden Hora and Taylor Allan each scored twice to lead the way offensively as the Chiefs scored an 8-0 win in Prince George Thursday night.
The win moves the Chiefs (28-10-4-2) moved the Chiefs seven points ahead of both the Wenatchee Wild and Langley Rivermen in the race for first place in the mainland division.
Kohen Olischefski and Jordan Kawaguchi also scored for the Chiefs who held period leads of 4-0 and 6-0.
Aidan Pelino started the game in goal for Chilliwack but was replaced by Matteo Esposito after making 28 saves through two periods. Esposito stopped seven shots in his twenty minutes of duty.
Liam McCloskey got the start for Prince George but was lifted after giving up four goals on nine shots in the first period. Joseph McLeod stopped 19 of 23 shots in relief.
The Chiefs play a pair of home games this weekend before five straight games over two weekends on the road.
Saturday they face the Surrey Eagles for the final time this season. The eagles are finishing off another tough season with just six wins through their first 44 games. They’ve lost all six games against the Chiefs this season and have been outscored 34-4. They’ve already been eliminated from playoff contention.
Prior to the game there will be a video tribute and moment of silence for former Chief Matthew Hutchinson who passed away earlier this month.
Sunday the West Kelowna Warriors visit Prospera Centre. Game time is 5pm. Fans are invited to skate with the team following the game skate rentals will be available. The Warriors are on a nice little run with four wins and a tie in their last six games. They’ve made the race for second place in the interior division an interesting one. They now hold a two point lead over the third place Salmon Arm Silverbacks.
There are a couple ways fans can save some money on upcoming Chiefs games. This weekend if you purchase two tickets for Saturday’s game you get a free ticket for Sunday’s game.
Fans can also purchase a “Final Six” pack which gets them one ticket for each of the final six regularly scheduled home games plus a $10 voucher for the Chiefs store. Price on that is just $69.