THUNDER BAY – The North American Prospects Hockey League has unveiled in 2018-19 regular season schedule in which both the Thunder Bay major and minor midget Kings will once again be participating.
Each of the Kings’ under-18 and U-16 sides will take to the ice in 20 games apiece during the course of the NAPHL slate that features five rounds over the course of the campaign.
The action will commence Sept. 20-23 in Blaine, Minn., before concluding Jan. 18-20, 2019 in suburban Detroit, Mich.
Following the completion of regular season play, the teams will then advance to the NAPHL Dixon Cup championship tournament back in Detroit, Feb. 15-18, 2019.
This will mark Thunder Bay’s fourth season competing in the NAPHL.
The following is the Thunder Bay Kings 2018-19 NAPHL schedule:
All start times EST
Round 1 @ Blaine, Minn.
U-18: vs. Indy Fuel 10:15 a.m.
U-16: vs. Metro Northwest Giants 7 p.m.
U-16: vs. Northwest Blue Ox 5:15 p.m.
U-18: vs. Metro Southwest Lakers 8 p.m.
U-16: vs. Minnesota Walleye 1:15 p.m.
U-18: vs. Metro Northwest Giants 4 p.m.
U-18: vs. Minnesota Blizzard 1:15 p.m.
U-16: vs. Minnesota Magicians 2:15 p.m.
Round 2 @ Blaine, Minn.
U-16: vs. Arizona Bobcats 12 p.m.
U-18: vs. Arizona Bobcats 4:15 p.m.
U-16: vs. Florida Alliance 8 p.m.
U-18: vs. Colorado Springs Tigers 4 p.m.
U-16: vs. Carolina Jr. Hurricanes 6:15 p.m.
U-18: vs. Shattuck-St. Mary’s Sabres 10:15 p.m.
U-16: vs. Colorado Springs Tigers 8 a.m.
U-18: vs. Florida Alliance 12:15 p.m.
Round 3 @ Dallas, Tex.
U-18: vs. Kelowna Pursuit of Excellence 11:15 a.m.
U-16: vs. Nashville Jr. Predators 5:15 p.m.
U-18: Wenatchee Wolves 7 p.m.
U-16: Rocky Mountain RoughRiders 12 p.m.
U-18: Rocky Mountain RoughRiders 4 p.m.
U-16: Valley Forge Minutemen 8 p.m.
U-16: vs. Kelowna Pursuit of Excellence 8 a.m.
U-18: vs. Nashville Jr. Predators 12 p.m.
Round 4 @ Blaine, Minn.
U-18: vs. Arizona Bobcats 12 p.m.
U-16: vs. Arizona Bobcats 4 p.m.
U-18: vs. Colorado Springs Tigers 10:15 p.m.
U-16: vs. Florida Alliance 2:15 p.m.
U-18: vs. Shattuck-St. Mary’s Sabres 4 p.m.
U-16: vs. Nashville Jr. Predators 8:15 p.m.
U-18: vs. Florida Alliance 9 a.m.
U-16: vs. Kelowna Pursuit of Excellence 11 a.m.
Round 5 @ Detroit, Mich.
U-16: Colorado Springs Tigers 11:15 a.m.
U-18: vs. Kelowna Pursuit of Excellence 3:15 p.m.
U-16: vs. Arizona Bobcats 7:15 p.m.
U-18: vs. Wenatchee Wolves 9:15 p.m.
U-16: vs. Everett Silvertips 9:15 a.m.
U-18: vs. Meier AAA 1:15 p.m.
U-18: vs. Nashville Jr. Predators 9:15 a.m.
U-16: vs. Florida Alliance 11:15 a.m.
Round 6 NAPHL Dixon Cup championship tournament @ Detroit, Mich.
Feb. 15-18, 2018