There are times in life when you don’t really want to stand out.
Like when a comedian or a magician goes looking for a volunteer in the audience to help them with their show.
Or as the owner of the worst lawn on your street.
In each of those cases, it is best just to blend in.
On Saturday night in Sarnia, every player dressed for the London Knights wanted to avoid fading into the background. With every drafted Knight, plus overage forwards, Sam Miletic and Adrian Carbonara not dressing, the young guys had an opportunity to stand out, and while London lost the game 6-3, there were players who took advantage of their place in the line-up, and gave the coaching staff a good look at what they could do.
“I though they played a really good 40 minutes,” said Knights’ assistant coach, Dylan Hunter. “They kept up with (Jordan) Kyrou and (Drake) Rymsha and the other veterans. I think they got a little tired in the third and gave up a few chances in front that Sarnia buried, but it was a good lesson for them about playing a 60 minute game.
Billy Moskal picked up his second assist in as many Knights. He played 13 games for London last season and had a standout year in the GOJHL.
Richard Whittaker is also looking for a regular place in the London lineup. After scoring a goal, adding an assist and claiming first star honours on Friday, Whittaker scored again on Saturday, by snapping a shot home from the slot in the third period.
The Knights’ coaches and management got their first look at Lucas Rowe, their first round pick from 2017 and Hunter says they were happy to see his game translate to the next level…
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The Knights will return home to take on the Erie Otters in their third preseason game on Friday, Septmber 15th at 7:30pm Tickets can be purchased in person at the Aluminum Associates London Knights Armoury, at the OMAC Mortgages London Knights Box Office, over the phone by calling 519-681-0800 EXT. 1, or by CLICKING HERE.