The Aldergrove Kodiaks are taking on their closest rival, both in terms of geography and where they finished in the standings, in the second round of the Pacific Junior Hockey League playoffs.
The Kodiaks will go head-to-head with the Abbotsford Pilots for the Harold Brittain Conference playoff title.
The best-of-seven series starts tonight (Tuesday, March 4) at Aldergrove Arena with a 7:15 p.m. opening faceoff.
Game two goes tomorrow (Wednesday, March 5) at Aldergrove Arena, also with a 7:15 p.m. start time.
The Kodiaks and Pilots finished one/two in the Harold Brittain regular season standings, with Aldergrove leading the conference with a 34-6-2-2 record.
The Pilots (27-12-2-3) finished second, 13 points back of the Kodiaks.
Both teams cruised in their opening round series, with Aldergrove dispatching the fourth-place Mission City Outlaws in four straight games, and Abbotsford needing five games to take care of the third place Ridge Meadows Flames.