The Stratford Cullitons faced a hailstorm of rubber but they came through and beat Kitchener 4-3 last night.
Nick Caldwell turned away 52 of 55 shots from the Dutchmen.
Mitch Brooks scored twice while Tyson Baker and Trevor Sauder each scored once.
Game Two of the series is set for this Friday at 7:30pm.
1240 CJCS will carry the game live at 7:15pm.
Ticket sales for Friday’s game will be brisk.
To accommodate intense demand, there will be an advance ticket sale from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Allman Arena Box Office tomorrow night.