TRURO - The Fundy MU Rhino Renovations Rhinos open their bid for a Nova Scotia Junior C Hockey League title Friday against the South Shore Wild.
Game 1 of their best-of-five series gets underway at 8 p.m. at RECC. Game 2 is slated for Saturday at 7 p.m. in Liverpool.
The Rhinos (18-8-1-1) finished third overall in the regular season while the Wild (7-21-0-0) crossed the line sixth. Fundy won the season series between the two teams 3-1 and outscored the Wild 27-7.
The No. 2 Amherst Colts (20-6-0-1) take on the No. 7 Clare Lions (1-27-0-0) while the No. 4 Barrington Ice Dogs (16-10-0-2) and No. 5 Avon River Rats (12-14-1-0) in the other playoff series.
The first-place Spryfield Attack (23-4-1-0) get a bye through the first round.
The Rhinos finished the regular season recently with a 6-1 win over Barrington and a 5-4 victory over Avon River.