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Comeback bid falls short for Spruce Kings

A pair of third period gave the Spruce Kings hope, but their comeback bid ultimately fell short in a 5-3 loss to the Vernon Vipers.

The Vipers jumped out held a 3-0 lead midway through the second, before Alexis Cournoyer got the Spruce Kings on the board with a powerplay marker.

The Vipers scored one more in the final minute of the second.

The Spruce Kings were not down and out, as JR Perdion and Kilian McGregor-Bennett (PP) each scored to bring the Spruce Kings within one.

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Julian Facchinelli slid the puck into the empty Spruce Kings net to solidify the 5-3 win for Vernon.

Charlie Zolin got the start between the pipes for the Spruce Kings, stopping 38 of 42 shots.

The full box score can be found here.

The Spruce Kings (13-27-3-0) are at the bottom of the BCHL’s Interior Division standings.

The full BCHL standings can be found here.

The Spruce Kings will be in action against the Vipers again tonight.

The full Spruce Kings schedule can be found here.

 

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