However, the team is making the most of its opportunities now.
With a 4-3 victory over Utah County Independent Tuesday night, the Eagles have now won three straight playoff games against Metro Varsity, UCI North and UCI South.
DCI’s Zan Hobbs scored a hat trick in the game, scoring a goal in all three periods of the game. He finished the game with four total points, adding an assist in the second period off a Raymond Smith goal.
The Eagles will play Friday night against Salt Lake Independent at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex at 5:30 p.m.
A win will put the Eagles in the Independent Championship game, according to Trustee Ron Jorgensen.
Scores and stats provided DCI’s website.
Tonight’s playoff games
Vikings to play Timber Wolves; Knights to face Hawks
Wednesday night will see both the Viewmont Vikings and Northridge Knights hockey teams play Timpanogos and Alta, respectively.
The Vikings lost its second playoff game against Park City last week to fall to the bottom bracket, and the Knights lost its second playoff game to Uintah last Monday, Feb. 11.
Both games will take place at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex, with the puck dropping in the East and West arenas at 9 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. for Viewmont and Northridge respectively.
For more information or for an updated playoff bracket for both the affiliated and Independent state championship brackets, visit utahhighschoolhockey.com.