BCHL final pits Vees versus Eagles

The Penticton Vees and Surrey Eagles are the last teams standing in the Fred Page Cup BCHL playoffs.

The team that vanquished the Chilliwack Chiefs will try to do the same to the Penticton Vees when the Fred Page Cup championship series starts Friday night.

The Surrey Eagles swept the Chiefs in the second round of the BCHL playoffs, then rolled over the Alberni Valley Bulldogs in round three.

The Eagles took the best-of-seven series in four games, eliminating the Bulldogs with a 5-2 road win April 7.

On the Interior conference side, the Penticton Vees took seven games to eliminate the West Kelowna Warriors.

The decisive seventh game went to overtime, with Brock Balson finally settling things 1:44 into the extra session.

The championship series pits the No. 1 and No. 3 regular season teams against each other.

The Eagles led the league with a 35-13-3-5 mark.

The Vees were 35-16-0-5. The Eagles own the top three spots on the playoff scoring list, with Brady Shaw (16 points in 11 games) checking in at No. 1.

Michael Stenerson (14 in 11) is No. 2 and Adam Tambellini  (13 in 11) No. 3.

The top Penticton player is Louie Nanne, seventh with 11 points in nine games.

Track the series online at bchl.ca

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