Tough Start for Thunder Bay Kings at Silver Stick

Thunder Bay Kings Hockey

WHITBY, Ont. – It was a tough day on the ice for the Thunder Bay minor midget Kings Friday at the Gloria Rints Memorial International Silver Stick tournament in Whitby, Ont., as they dropped both of their games played.

Thunder Bay began with a 4-1 setback against Detroit Honeybaked before being humbled 7-0 by the Kingston Frontenacs in their second game of the day.

Versus Honeybaked, the Michigan side grabbed a 2-0 lead after one period of play and then extended their cushion two and a half minutes into the middle frame.

Thunder Bay got their lone tally in the contest with 6:17 to go in the second stanza as Fletcher Anderson scored with assists going to Quintin Loon-Stewardson and Jett Leishman.

Seth McKay suffered the loss in net for the Kings.

Against Kingston, Ryan Ralph paced the Frontenacs attack by notching a hat trick while Mitchel Carabie had a goal and two assists in the one-sided decision.

Thunder Bay goalkeeper Scott Adams started in the setback vs. Kingston and had the setback in net allowing four goals before giving way to McKay the rest of the way.

The Kings will conclude play in Whitby Saturday at 3:35 p.m. as they take on the Mississauga Senators.