Pre-season dates slated


Another SIJHL season is almost upon us.
The Fort Frances Lakers yesterday announced its four-game pre-season schedule for the 2018-19 season.
Fort Frances will do battle in a pair of home-and-home series–the first coming against the Minnesota Iron Rangers
The Lakers will travel to Hoyt Lakes on Sept. 8 before returning home the following night to host the Iron Rangers at the Ice For Kids Arena.
Both games start at 7 p.m.
On Sept. 14, the Lakers will host the English River Miners at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice For Kids Arena.
English River then will play host the following night at 7:30 p.m. at the Cochenour Arena.
The Lakers will hold their main training camp Aug. 31-Sept. 1.
Their first regular-season game is set for Sept. 21 when they head to Dryden to face on the two-time defending champion Ice Dogs at 7:30 p.m.