This insult came with injury.
The Mississauga Steelheads swam into The Aud and ruined the Kitchener Rangers annual Remembrance Day game.
The Fish clipped Kitchener 4-1. Steelheads goaltender Alessio Beglieri stopped 27 shots in the win.
“We have to execute on our chances,” said head coach Chris Dennis. “They capitalized on theirs, we didn't capitalize on ours. It was a good game.”
James Hardie recorded a hat-trick for Mississauga.
The Rangers got Reid Valade back in the line-up, after being suspended two games for a slew-foot penalty in a game in Erie.
But one comes in, one goes out. Forward Mitchell Martin is set to be out of the lineup, longterm.
“He's going to be out for a little while,” said Dennis. “He needs more imaging and a few more doctor visits. We should know by early-mid-next-week what's going on.”
Goaltender Jackson Parsons is also out of the line-up, after suffering an upper body injury in practice.
Kitchener-kid Kyle Morey registered his first Ontario Hockey League point, with an assist on Jesse Fishman's second goal of the year.
The Rangers head to Sudbury for their sixth road game of the season looking for just their second win on the road.
The Harris Law Pregame Show starts at 6:30 p.m. with Mike Farwell and Chris Pope.