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Fort St. John, Dawson Creek face-off in NWJHL semi-finals

Huskies outscored the Kodiaks 31 to 15 in the regular season
The Fort St. John Huskies and Dawson Creek Kodiaks during game action Nov. 4, 2022.

The Fort St. John Huskies will face-off against the Dawson Creek Kodiaks in the NWJHL semi-finals starting this week.

Huskies, tops in the league this season, had the first round bye, while the Kodiaks knocked out the La Crete Lumber Barons three games to two in their best-of-five series.

Puck drops Friday night, March 3, at 8 p.m. at the North Peace Arena, with game two set for Sunday afternoon in Dawson Creek.

Head-to-head, the Huskies won their six-game regular season tilt against Dawson Creek 6-1, outscoring the Kodiaks 31 to 15.

The past year was another hockey season for the record books for the Huskies. The team dominated the North West Junior Hockey League regular season, finishing their 42 game schedule atop the standings with a historic 38-3-1 record and 77 points.

They did it by winning a league-record 35 games in a row.

Elsewhere in the league this week, the Sexsmith Vipers and Grande Prairie Wheat Kings begin their semi-final series Friday night.

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