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Campbell River Storm tie series up with shutout

Aaron Brewer is taken heavily into the boards in Wednesday
Aaron Brewer is taken heavily into the boards in Wednesday's playoff series opener in Campbell River. They lost that game 4-1 but roared back last night to tie the series with a 4-0 win in Nanaimo.
— image credit: Alistair Taylor/The Mirror

The Storm surged back into its playoff series against the Nanaimo Buccaneers last night by blanking the Hub City 4-0 on the road.

A scoreless tie was broken in the second period when Curtis Toneff scored on the power play at 16:09 on a pass from Brendan deVries. Nearly two minutes later, deVries took a turn and scored on a power play on assists from Trent Johnson and Jordan Rauser.

Campbell River built on their lead in the third with a second goal from deVries at 4:52 on a set up by Toneff. The game was salted away at 13:21 on the power play goal by Alex brewer from Rauser and Josiah Friesen.

Game three of the series goes tonight at 7:30 at the Rod Brind'Amour Arena.

The series is now tied 1-1.

In the other playoff game last night, the Comox Valley Glacier Kings defeated the Saanich Braves 7-2 in Saanich.

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