The Alberni Valley Bulldogs were feeling it on Sunday night, as they would convincingly defeat the Cowichan Valley Capitals by a score of 6-2.
In the first period, the Capitals would be the ones to get on the board first, but the Bulldogs would respond with two of their own. Brandon Buhr (3) would tie the game with just over four minutes left to play. And Josh Van Unen (2) would give the Bulldogs the lead to make it 2-1.
The shots were 15-9 for the Bulldogs at the end of the opening frame.
In the second period, the Bulldogs would take over this game. As the Bulldogs would put up four goals in the middle frame. Buhr (4) would score his second of the game.
Finn Brown (3), (4) would collect two more of his own and Mirko Buttazzoni (1) would score his first goal of the season to give the Bulldogs a 6-1 lead.
In that second period, the shots were 14-7 for the Bulldogs, giving them a 29-16 shot advantage up to that point.
In the third period, the Capitals would get one more before the halfway mark of the game, but it would be the final goal scored for either team.
But the third period would see a tension rise as Jordan Edwards would land a knee-on-knee to Brandon Buhr and Bulldogs player Van Unen and Capitals player Colten Thompson would get into a scrap.
That would be the only altercation of the game as the game would end with a final score of 6-2.
The third-period shots were 11-5 for the Bulldogs, and the final shot totals were 40-21 for the Bulldogs.
The next Bulldogs game will be on Saturday, October 23rd as the Bulldogs will play the West Kelowna Warriors for an afternoon match that will begin at 4:00 PM at the Chilliwack Coliseum.
If you’re not able to attend tonight’s game. You can also catch the game live on BCHLTV via HockeyTV. The link for that broadcast will be down below.