The White Rock Whalers will begin a second-round playoff series against the Delta Ice Hawks Saturday at Centennial Arena. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)
Junior ‘B’ hockey playoffs continue after pair of first-round upsets
The White Rock Whalers’ playoff run continues this weekend, as the Pacific Junior Hockey League squad gets set for the second round.
The Whalers and Delta Ice Hawks will square off in the PJHL’s Tom Shaw Conference finals beginning Saturday night – Game 1 hits the ice at White Rock’s Centennial Arena at 7:30 p.m. Following the opening game, the teams have a one-day break, with Game 2 set for the Ladner Leisure Centre on Monday at 8 p.m.
Game 3 will also be played on the Ice Hawks’ home ice, on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m.; while Game 4 shifts back to White Rock on Saturday, March 12. Games 5 through 7 will only be played if necessary – they won’t be needed if one team wins the first four games of the best-of-seven series – but are currently scheduled for Sunday, March 13, 7:45 p.m. in Ladner; Tuesday, March 15, 7 p.m. in White Rock and Wednesday, March 16 back in Ladner...