Getting ready

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Lucas Punkari

Mario Gauthier, left, and netminder Tanner Hamilton waited for the puck to come out towards the front of the net during a scrimmage on Friday night at the Ice for Kids Arena, as part of the Fort Frances Lakers training camp. The team will be continuing their pre-season preparations over the course of the next two weeks, before they take to the ice for their first exhibition contest on Thursday, Sept. 8 in Sioux Lookout.