The WHL conference finals are underway with the opener in each seeing the home team win by a score of 3-2
In Swift Current, Alexis Heponiemi’s first goal of the playoffs at the 11:11 mark of the 3rd period was the game-winner as the Broncos beat Lethbridge 3-2. Stuart Skinner had to be on the top of his game again as he stopped 39 of 41 shots against his old team.
In Everett, the Silvertips handed Tri-Cities their first loss of the playoffs with a 3-2 victory. Garrett Pilon had a pair for the Tips.
Game 2 in each series goes Saturday