Warriors start the home season with a challenge game win
By Chris MacKenzie
1 September 2014 1:05pm
Whitley Warriors played their second challenge game of the 2014/15 season on Sunday evening when Aberdeen Lynx travelled down to Tyneside for the first ever match between the two sides. Warriors were without the experienced forward DJ Good who injured his hand against irkcaldy Kestrels last weekend, while senior netminder Richie Lawson was unavailable.
Whitley coach Simon Leach opted to start the game with teenage netminder Mark Turnbull in goal, and to rotate all of the club's seven defencemen on the blue line while giving ice time to all Warriors' four lines of forwards.
In the opening exchanges of the contest, Whitley captain Jamie Tinsley was given a 2 minute penalty for hooking and... More
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