Mason Blacklock pocketed a pair of goals and an assist as the Vernon Vipers grounded the Chilliwack Chiefs 4-1 to open a B.C. Hockey League home-and-home set Friday night at Kal Tire Place.
Vernon got singles from Demico Hannoun and Dexter Dancs to improve to 5-4-1-2 in the Interior Division. The Chiefs, who entertain the Snakes Saturday at Prospera Centre, are a league-worst 1-7-1.
Jake Hand, batting a rebound out of midair in the first period, handled the Chiefs’ attack.
Danny Todosychuk had a relatively easy night in net, recording 22 stops for his third win. Lyndon Stanwood had 36 stops for Chilliwack.
Check out Sunday sports in the Morning Star for a complete recap of Friday’s action.