Kings turn in solid performance against Trojans

The RDC Kings fell behind early and despite a solid second half of the game

Trojans 3 Kings 2

CALGARY – The RDC Kings fell behind early and despite a solid second half of the game they fell 3-2 to the SAIT Trojans in Alberta Colleges Men’s Hockey League play at SAIT Friday.

Dean Allison gave the Trojans a 1-0 first-period lead with a power play marker at 6:40.

Geoff Crisfield made it 2-0 at 4:20 of the second period and former King Pat Martens gave the Trojans a 3-0 lead with a power play goal at 6:20.

Tyler Berkholtz gave the Kings some momentum with a power play goal at 8:41 of the second period then narrowed the gap to 3-2 at 4:08 of the third period, once again on the power play.

However, the Kings couldn’t get the tying marker past former Red Deer Rebel netminder Bolton Pouliot who finished with 22 saves. Troy Trombley had 29 saves for the Kings.

The Kings were good on two-of-six with the man advantage while SAIT was two-for-eight.

The Trojans ran their record to 16-5-2-0 while RDC dropped to 8-10-2-1.

The teams meet again tonight at 7 p.m. at the Penhold Regional Multiplex.

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