The Nanaimo Buccaneers came into the playoffs ready to compete.
The city’s Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League team won Game 1 of its best-of-seven series Tuesday on the road, edging the Campbell River Storm 2-1 in overtime.
Dylan Hartl scored the game-winning goal and netminder Austin Dendl made 46 saves for the Buccaneers.
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GAME ON … The Bucs host the Storm in Game 2 tonight, Feb. 27, at 7:15 p.m. at the Nanaimo Ice Centre. Tickets cost $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students and $5 for children and will be available at the door.