The Kimberley Dynamiters' Eric Buckley beat Beaver Valley Nitehawks goalie Carson Schamerhorn on a breakaway with two minutes remaining in overtime to lift the Dynamiters to a 3-2 win in Game 1 of their Kootenay Conference final.

The Kimberley Dynamiters' Eric Buckley beat Beaver Valley Nitehawks goalie Carson Schamerhorn on a breakaway with two minutes remaining in overtime to lift the Dynamiters to a 3-2 win in Game 1 of their Kootenay Conference final.

KIJHL: Kimberley Dynamiters take Game 1 in OT victory over Beaver Valley Nitehawks

The Kimberley Dynamiters hung around for a 3-2 overtime win over Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Wednesday.

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks outshot the Kimberley Dynamiters 40-23 but a breakaway overtime goal by Eric Buckley with 2:01 remaining in the first OT would give the Eddie Murdoch champs the Game 1 victory in the Hawks Nest on Wednesday.

Game 2 goes Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Beaver Valley Arena.

See more on the Nitehawks in Friday’s Trail Times.