The Alberni Valley Midget Bulldogs’ Chris O’Laney carries the puck into the Powell River zone during a game on Sunday, Jan. 28. ELENA RARDON PHOTO

Playoffs start for Alberni Valley minor hockey

Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey Association’s Island League kicks off round robin

Playoffs have started for the Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey Association’s Island League.

The Alberni Valley Midget Bulldogs squared off against Powell River for the first round robin game, and finished with a 4-1 loss.

Both teams were tied up 1-1 by the end of the first period, but Powell River scored three in the third to take a decisive lead. Chris O’Laney had the lone Alberni Valley goal. The Bulldogs will take the ice in Port McNeill on Sunday, Feb. 4 to face the North Island Eagles.

The Alberni Valley Bantam Bulldogs faced the North Island Eagles in Port McNeill on Saturday, Jan. 27, and came away with a 7-5 loss. They will be at the Coulson Rink on Sunday morning to face Nanaimo.

WATCH: North Island Bantam Eagles take a bite out of Alberni Valley Bulldogs

The Alberni Valley Peewee Bulldogs pulled away with a 7-4 win against the North Island in Port Alice last Saturday, and will be at the Coulson Rink this Saturday to take on Powell River.

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