Braves look for third straight win

The Saanich Braves ride a two game win streak heading into weekend

Saanich Braves forward Jordan Parmar capped the team’s come back win with two goals in the third period of Wednesday’s 5-2 win over the Westshore Wolves.

The Braves struck early with a goal 57 seconds in by Nick Kean but the Wolves went ahead 2-1 on goals by Brandon Tangney and Nathan Gelsinger.

Braves rookie Dale McCabe (17) scored a short handed goal to even the the score at 2-2 to end the first period. Scott Henderson scored the only goal of the second to put the Braves up 3-2 until Parmar potted his two in the third.

It’s Parmar’s first points of the season. He finished strong last year with five points in the six-game playoff series against the Wolves.

Riley Mathieson stopped 21 of 23 shots in net for the Braves.

The Braves host the Wolves tonight (Sept. 11), 6:30 p.m. at Pearkes Arena. Tomorrow (Sept. 12) the team travels to Campbell River to face the Storm (2-0).

Three games into the season the Braves are first in the VIJHL South division with two wins, having shutout the Peninsula Panthers 4-0 in the home opener at Pearkes on Sept. 5.