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Vipers storm back vs. Koyotes

['Kensington Vipers']
['Kensington Vipers']

Kensington opens playoffs March 14

KENSINGTON – The Kensington Moase Plumbing and Heating Vipers stormed back in a big way Sunday night.

The Vipers, after spotting the Kent Koyotes a 2-0 lead in the first period, scored six unanswered goals en route to a 6-2 victory in an interlocking game between the Island Junior Hockey League (IJHL) and New Brunswick Junior Hockey League teams.

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The win leaves the third-place Vipers with a record of 14-16-0 (won-lost-overtime losses). It was announced over the weekend the Vipers and second-place Sherwood-Parkdale A&S Scrap Metal Metros will open the best-of-seven IJHL semifinal series at the Cody Banks Arena in Charlottetown on Wednesday, March 14, at 8 p.m.
At Credit Union Centre in Kensington, previously Community Gardens, Campbell Gallant (1-2), Easton Smith (1-2), Parker Ronahan (1-1), Logan Vandervelden (1-1), Garrett Murray (1-1) and Riley Gallant (1-1) dented the twine for the Vipers. CJ McCardle (2) and Keegan Buchanan chipped in with assists.
Jesse Malone netted both goals for Kent.
The Koyotes were in front 2-1 after the opening period, but Kensington took a 3-2 cushion into the final 20 minutes.
Overall, the Vipers outshot the Koyotes 41-35. Rett Rook registered the goaltending win, and Alex Roussel was between the pipes for Kent.

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