Glacier Kings drop two

The Comox Valley Glacier Kings opened the new year with a pair of losses last weekend.

Friday in Parksville, the Yetis lost 7-1 to the Oceanside Generals. Down 6-0 in the second, the Kings’ scoring leader Finn Withey got the team on the board shortly before the end of the period on the power play. Jacob Kruse assisted. Goalie Noah Giesbrecht made 20 saves on the night.

Saturday at home, the Kings lost 4-1 to the Campbell River Storm. The visitors scored three times in the first and once in the second period. Jordan Neufeld scored the Kings’ lone goal, assisted by and Cole Johnson, 13 minutes into the third period. Braedyn Funke was between the pipes. He made 39 saves.

The Glacier Kings have four wins in 35 games this season. They get another crack at the Generals Friday, Jan. 12 at the Comox Valley Sports Centre. Puck drop is 7:30 p.m.

On Saturday, the Kings play the Islanders at the Kerry Park Arena in Mill Bay.

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