With playoffs on the horizon for BC Hockey League teams, Powell River Kings embarked on a three-game road trip to conclude the regular season, starting with a matchup against Surrey Eagles on Friday, March 24.
In a possible first-round playoff preview, Surrey outshot Powell River 34-24 and outscored the visitors 6-2.
Adam Mendelson and Ryder Ringor scored for the Kings, who trailed 2-1 after 20 minutes and 3-2 at the second intermission. A trio of third period goals by the Eagles put the game out of reach.
Parker Lalonde, Casey Aman and Noah Eyre recorded assists for Powell River. Attendance at South Surrey Arena was 1,035.
The road trip continues tonight (March 25) in Langley and concludes the following afternoon in Coquitlam.