Announcer Jason Armstrong of Beach Radio introduces mascots Sniper, left, and Kong as they prepare for a shootout competition during the first intermission of the B.C. Hockey League game between the Vernon Vipers and Salmon Arm Silverbacks Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. Kong won the shootout, as did his Silverbacks in a 4-3 win. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Announcer Jason Armstrong of Beach Radio introduces mascots Sniper, left, and Kong as they prepare for a shootout competition during the first intermission of the B.C. Hockey League game between the Vernon Vipers and Salmon Arm Silverbacks Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. Kong won the shootout, as did his Silverbacks in a 4-3 win. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

PHOTO: Menacing Mascots

Sniper, left, and Kong as they prepare for a shootout.

Kevin Mitchell

Morning Star Staff

Sniper, left, and Kong as they prepare for a shootout.