Sicamous Eagles (red) host the Chase Heat in KIJHL action Sunday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m. at the Sicamous Recreation Centre. (Rick Koch File Photo)

Sicamous Eagles (red) host the Chase Heat in KIJHL action Sunday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m. at the Sicamous Recreation Centre. (Rick Koch File Photo)

Sicamous Eagles hope to melt Chase Heat

KIJHL - Shuswap rivals meet each other in Sicamous Sunday afternoon, 2 p.m., Dec. 3

The Battle of the Shuswap highlights Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Sunday, Dec. 3.

The Sicamous Eagles host the Chase Heat at 2 p.m. at the Sicamous Recreation Centre.

The Heat have lost six in a row, including a 4-0 decision to the Storm in Kamloops Saturday, Dec. 2. Chase hasn’t won since a 4-2 home-ice victory Thursday, Nov. 10, against the Kelowna Chiefs.

Sicamous is playing its first game of the new month. Their last contest was an impressive 8-0 home-ice win Sunday, Nov. 27, against the Castlegar Rebels.

The Eagles have lost three of their last five games.

Sicamous (12-9-2-0) sits third in the Doug Birks Division, two points behind Kamloops (13-8-0-2), and 10 points ahead of Chase.

The Heat (7-13-0-2) are three points up on the fifth-place 100 Mile House Wranglers (6-17-0-1) with two games in hand. The Wranglers visit Kamloops Sunday evening.

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