The Butte Cobras open the Western States Hockey League playoffs tonight in Whitefish.
Butte opens the best-of-three series against the Whitefish Wolverines. The puck drops at 6:35. Saturday’s game is at 7:05, and Sunday’s game, if necessary, is 4:05.
Whitefish finished the regular season at fourth place in the Northwest Division standings at 17-28. The Cobras were fifth at 15-28. The Wolverines won seven of the nine meetings between the two teams.