Powell River Kings faced Langley Rivermen in their second game at the BC Hockey League Showcase in Chilliwack on Thursday, October 3, and fell 7-1 to the Mainland Division’s last-place team.
Kings’ forward Ethan Schmunk tied the score at one midway through the first period after Langley opened the scoring just 50 seconds into the afternoon game while on a powerplay.
Rivermen added two more goals before intermission to take a 3-1 lead and put the game away in the second period with an even-strength marker at 3:46 and their third powerplay goal in four chances at 16:14.
Goaltender Matteo Paler-Chow gave up five goals on 19 shots and was pulled after 40 minutes. Eli Pulver minded the net for the final 20 minutes, giving up two goals on seven shots.
Ben Wozney and Christian Buono assisted on the lone Powell River goal.
Kings play in Nanaimo on Saturday, October 5, and Victoria on Sunday, October 6, to complete nine straight games away from Powell River. The team's next home game is Friday, October 11, against Penticton.