Connor Ryan scored twice as the Cherokee Chiefs defeated the Kingsway Dragons 5-2 in the season opener for the Chiefs at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. Corey Owens scored both Kingsway goals. Kingsway jumped out to an early 1-0 lead just over one minute into the game as Owens scored with Kyle Bomenblit getting the assist. Ryan would tie the score at one just about five minutes later with Darren Ambrose and Colin Devine getting the assists. Ryan gave the Chiefs the lead for good midway through the second period as he converted a pass from Liam Alexander and the Chiefs led 2-1. 

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The 2019-2020 SJHSHL kicked off on Friday night at Hollydell with Eastern battling Kingsway. A third period goal by the Vikings Aadan Plank enabled Eastern to tie Kingsway 1-1. After a scoreless first period, Kingsway capitalized on the power play late in the period with Nick Bellapigna converting to give the Dragons a 1-0 lead. Just under seven minutes into the third period, Plank would get the equalizer for the Vikings. Both teams would have some good scoring opportunities, but goalies Max Brozowski for the Vikings and Mike Lieze for the Dragons closed the door and the game ended at 1-1. 

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