The Kingsville Kings start yet another journey towards the Russell Cup title this weekend as they take on the Toronto Attack
Kingsville will host the Attack in a best-of-five Greater Metro Junior ‘A’ Hockey League playoff series on Sunday at 3 p.m. A year ago the Kings made it all the way to the finals where they were beaten by the Tottenham Steam.
The series with the Attack continues Monday in Toronto at 7:45 p.m before the two clubs return to Kingsville on Friday. Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Games Four and Five, if necessary are Sat. Feb. 25 in Toronto and back in Kingsville on Sun. Feb. 26.
Kingsville posted a 29-8-0-5 during the regular season, including winning their last four. Toronto are coming into the series on a three game slide and went 22-19-0-0 overall.
During the season the two teams matched up twice with the Attack winning 5-4 in overtime back in November and then in December it was all Kingsville, 7-1.
The Kings will be lead by a trio of talented forwards who had at least 50 points. Winger Dan Leach 35-28-63, centre Tyler Garcia 34-26-60 and Maytas Kasek 24-27-51.