The Elmira Sugar Kings snapped a 3 game losing streak with a heated 5-2 win over Brantford last Sunday. Tyler Mazzocato earned the win 20 saves while Ethan Skinner’s goal and 2 assists was enough to earn him mention as first star of the night.
The Kings were back on the ice this Sunday after having an unexpected night off on Friday due to weather. Goals by Ethan Skinner and Ethan Wiseman lifted the Sugar Kings over the Brampton Bombers by a score of 2-1. Tyler Mazzacato earned the win with 29 saves.
The Sugar Kings started off 2018 by delighting the home town crowd to 2 wins in as many nights on home ice. The wins, against Waterloo and Brantford, boosted them into 3rd place in the GOHL’s Midwestern Conference. Sunday’s win came in double OT with a goal by Zack Cameron, his fifth of the weekend.
This weekend the Kitchener Jr Rangers Atom MD Red team was participating in the local Oktoberfest tournament and I had the honour of photographing a few of their games. I had taken their team pictures last weekend and it was great to be invited out to catch the boys in action. They finished round robin…
Last week marked the transition from the field to the arena as the Sugar Kings were back at home to kick of the regular season. They hosted the Guelph Hurricanes two Sundays in a row, with Guelph managing to come out on top both times.
Yesterday afternoon the Kitchener Panthers hosted the Burlington Herd for a double header at Jack Couch. Here are a few shots from the first game, which Burlington won 4-0.
Home plate needed some repairs causing a lengthy delay in the June 11 game vs the Guelph Royals. A few candid shots taken during the delay:
The Panthers were in action June 11 vs the Guelph Royals at Jack Couch Park. The Royals took the early lead but Kitchener was able to overcome the deficit and win by a score of 7-4. A 3 run blast in the bottom of the 7th from Tanner Nivins sealed the deal for Kitchener.
In a nice change from Tuesday’s game, the sun was shining and I didn’t feel like I needed a winter coat! The Panthers were taking on the Toronto Maple Leafs. Panther’s starting pitcher, Sean Ratcliffe, got the win as Kitchener topped Toronto 11-3.