Lakers finalize series


The Fort Frances Lakers now have their entire pre-season schedule in place.
It was announced yesterday the squad will play their first of four SIJHL exhibition games Sept. 2 in Hoyt Lakes against the Minnesota Iron Rangers.
The two teams then will meet again Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Couchiching Arena.
It will be the Lakers final tune-up before they start their regular-season schedule Sept. 22 against the English River Miners in Ear Falls.
In between the two Minnesota games, the Lakers will square off against the Steinbach Pistons, who finished second in the MJHL to the eventual RBC Cup champion Portage Terriers last season.
Steinbach will visit the Ice For Kids Arena on Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m., with the Lakers then heading there for the rematch on Sept. 11.
The Lakers will hold their main training camp Aug. 27-29.