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Kings down the Thistles in regional hockey playdowns

By Tim Davidson Mar 26, 2023 | 6:05 PM

The Thunder Bay Kings have won both the Northwestern Ontario U13 AAA and the U18 AAA championships.

In Kings defeated the Kenora Thistles 5-2 Sunday afternoon at the Moncrief Construction Sports Center (Kenora Rec. Center) to take the U18 title two games to one.

Thunder Bay will now be the northwestern Ontario representative for the Telus Western Regional championships in Warman, Saskatchewan.

The four team tournament will include the winners of the U18 AAA leagues in Manitoba and Saskatchewan as well as the host team from Warman.

In the U13 series, the Kings downed the Kenora Thistles by scores of 8-0 and 7-1.

Thunder Bay will host the U13 AAA championships next month, with the Thistles automatically getting a berth as the Hockey Northwest representative.




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