Castlegar Rebel goalie Patrick Zubick stopped 55 shots but it was not enough as the Beaver Valley Nitehawks would take Game 1 of the Neil Murdoch division final

Castlegar Rebel goalie Patrick Zubick stopped 55 shots but it was not enough as the Beaver Valley Nitehawks would take Game 1 of the Neil Murdoch division final

KIJHL: Beaver Valley Nitehawks beat Castlegar Rebels in OT

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks won Game 1 of the Neil Murdoch division final 3-2 in overtime over the Castlegar Rebels Monday.

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks David Nemes scored with just one minute and 10 seconds remaining in theĀ first overtime period to lift the Nitehawks to a Game 1 Murdoch division final win over the Castlegar Rebels Monday at the Hawks Nest.

The Hawks shelled the Rebels net with 58 shots, but goalie Patrick Zubick was stellar in goal, and gave Castlegar a chance to win it when Dawson Haines tied the game 2-2 at 12:58 of the third period.

But after several great saves through the overtime the Hawks would finally solve the Rebel netminder and take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven match up.

See more on Game 1 in Wednesday’s Trail Times.