Kristen Douglas/Campbell River Mirror The Storm raise their sticks in the air in a salute to their fans in what was the team’s final home game of the season.

Campbell River Storm force Game 7

The Campbell River Storm extended their season Saturday afternoon with a win over Victoria

The Campbell River Storm have forced a seventh and final game in the Island Championship series after defeating the Victoria Cougars 4-2 at home Saturday afternoon.

The Storm jumped out to a 3-0 lead but were in for a nerve-wracking finish after the Cougars converted on a penalty shot early in the third and came within one after scoring a late goal with their goaltender pulled with just under two minutes to go in the game.

The Storm got the insurance they needed, however, when Ben Raffler scored with roughly a minute left in the game.

The victory ensures a Game 7, winnner-take-all which takes place tomorrow afternoon in Victoria. Saturday’s game at Rod Brind’Amour Arena was the last game of the season for the Storm who saluted the fans following the final whistle.

More to come at campbellrivermirror.com

 

Kristen Douglas/Campbell River Mirror The Storm’s Dylan McCann (left) celebrates the Storm’s fourth and final goal to seal the deal during Saturday’s win against Victoria. The victory forces a Game 7 winner-take-all.

Kristen Douglas/Campbell River Mirror The referee goes airborn during Saturday’s game at Rod Brind’Amour Arena as he tries to avoid get out of the way of the Storm’s Colin Blake (right).

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