It was a rough start back on the ice after a two week break for the Sylvan Lake Midget A Lakers. The Lakers lost the Jan. 6 game against the Medicine Hat Hounds 6-1 at the final buzzer.
Lakers’ Evan Gringhuis put up Sylvan Lake’s only goal of the game for the Lakers towards the end of the first period of the game. Gringhuis was assisted by Brendan McCulloch and Rees Degenhardt.
In the first period, the Lakers gave up three points to the Hounds, ending the first with a sore of 3-1.
Without scoring in the middle frame, the Hounds lengthened their lead scoring twice more.
One final successful shot at net for the Hounds in the third, secured the win for the Hounds 6-1.
Currently the Lakers are sitting in third place in their division.
The next home game for the Lakers will be Feb. 4 against Lacombe in Eckville The puck drops at 3 p.m. at the Eckville Arena.