Sunday, December 27, 2015
Kings Beat Crosstown Rival Flyers
Robinson scores and gets 2 assists in 1st game back with Penetang.
A familiar face helping the Penetang Kings get back into the win column.
Craig Robinson scored and added 2 assists in his first game back as the Kings defeated the Midland Flyers 4-1 Sunday afternoon in the annual Challenge Cup game.
Robinson played 4 seasons with the Junior C club before trying out with a senior men's league at the start of this season.
Evan Buehler gave the Flyers a 1-0 lead with his goal just 1:47 into the game.
Nate Archer would respond for the Kings (12-17-1) at the 5:18 mark of the first period to tie the game at 1-1.
Then with 22 seconds remaining in the opening period, Ben Sly scored to give the Kings a 2-1 lead after one period.
Matt VanBoven had the other Kings' goal while Matt Gill collected 2 assists.
The win was the Kings' 2nd in their last 6 games, the Flyers (16-13-1) have now lost 2 in a row.
Andrew North had 42 saves in the victory while Jake Norton made 35 in the loss.
Penetang went 2-for-7 on the power play, Midland finished 0-for-5.
Click on audio to hear post-game comments from Kings forward Craig Robinson.