Pilots blast Panthers in Game 1

Riley Lamb and the Abbotsford Pilots got off to a flying start to their second-round playoff against the Port Moody Black Panthers.

Pilots blast Panthers in Game 1

Riley Lamb and the Abbotsford Pilots got off to a flying start to their second-round playoff against the Port Moody Black Panthers.

Lamb notched two goals and an assist to pace the offence, and the Pilots out-shot the Panthers 43-22 en route to a 5-1 victory at Port Moody Arena on Saturday.

Travis Grewal, Kevin Lourens and Brett Kolins also scored for the Pilots, who had a 9-1 edge in power play opportunities. Brandon Millin was the lone Port Moody shooter to solve Abby goalie Brad Anderson, who made 21 saves.

The balance of the best-of-seven series schedule is as follows:

• Game 2: Tuesday, 7 p.m. at MSA Arena

• Game 3: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. at Port Moody Arena

• Game 4: Friday, 7:30 p.m. at MSA Arena

• Game 5: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at MSA Arena*

• Game 6: Monday, March 14, 7:30 p.m. at Port Moody Arena*

• Game 7: Tuesday, March 15, 7 p.m., MSA Arena *

* if necessary

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