BEDFORD, N.S. – The Mid-Isle Matrix dropped a 3-2 decision to the Pro Hockey Life Harbour Storm in the East Coast Ice Jam hockey tournament here in a late game Thursday night.
The result left the Matrix winless in two games. Mid-Isle also lost 4-2 to the Scotsburn Crushers on Thursday afternoon.
The tournament features bantam AAA and major midget divisions. Mid-Isle plays in the P.E.I. Irving Oil Bantam AAA Hockey League.
The Matrix will close out round-robin play against the Accel Hawks on Friday at 3:15 p.m.
Against the Storm, Hikaru Kinowaki opened the scoring for the Matrix, and Cameron Roberts pulled Mid-Isle into a 2-2 tie early in the third period. Noah Stewart, Nick Trainor and Tyler Gallant picked up assists.
The first period was scoreless, and the Storm led 2-1 after the second.
Caelen Ferguson faced 26 shots in goal for the Matrix.