The Grande Prairie Storm have advanced to AJHL North Division semi-final for the first time since the 2009-2010 season. It was do or die for the team Wednesday night in front of more than 1,800 fans at Revolution Place.
By 12 minutes in the team was already up 2-0. In the end, the Sherwood Park Crusaders fell to the Storm 6-1.
The best-of-seven series against the Spruce Grove Saints starts Friday with back-to-back games in Spruce Grove. The Storm will return to Revolution Place for another pair of games next Monday and Tuesday.
The Fort McMurray Oil Barons and Whitecourt Wolverines will meet in the other semi-final match up.