(KINGSVILLE, ON) – With a 6-2 win against the Windsor Aces on Sunday, the Kingsville Kings improved their record to 22-3-0 and remain atop the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League’s standings. Playing at Kingsville Arena, the Aces were the ones to get the upper hand early on.
A power play marker by James Brooks, only four minutes in, started the game rolling, but the Kings responded. With only 11 seconds remaining in the opening frame, Matyas Kasek tallied on the man advantage to level the game at 1-1 into the break.
Near the mid-point of the middle period, the Kings came alive with a pair of quick goals. David Vostarek sniped a laser on the power play followed by Marek Malinsky snapping the twine for the Kings. Kasek scored again late in the period to bring the score to 4-1 Kings entering the third.
In the final stanza, things turned chippy as the two foes combined for 16 infractions and 38 penalty minutes in the 20 minutes of play. Kingsville stayed on the attack despite the chaos, finding early goals from Jan Prochazka and Styrmir Maack to extend the lead.
A power play goal by Windsor’s Kristers Bormanis, midway through the period, completed the game’s scoring.
Kingsville’s Zachary Upplegger improved his season record to 11-1-0 with a 20-save performance, while Windsor’s Alex Jones stopped 19 of 25 in the loss.
The Kings are next in action tonight as they head to Port Colborne for a rendezvous with the Niagara Whalers in a head-to-head battle for first place. The next evening the remain on the road for a game against the London Lakers before heading home Sunday for a 3pm tilt with the Oshawa Riverkings.