Langley Knights in a mini-slump

The Langley Knights have been dethroned as the current kings of the Pacific Junior Hockey League’s Harold Brittain Conference.

The Abbotsford Pilots recently leapfrogged past the junior B Knights and into top spot in the conference.

The Pilots (13-9-0-2) have won their last two games, including a 6-3 victory over the Knights on Friday at Abbotsford’s MSA Arena, while Langley (12-10-1-1) is on a four-game losing skid.

On Friday, the Pilots built leads of 3-0 after the first period and 6-2 after 40 minutes before cruising to victory.

Donovan Shambeau, Jackson Surbey, and Carson Rose scored for the Knights.

Next up for the Knights is a home game against the Grandview Steelers, who occupy fourth place in the PJHL’s Tom Shaw Conference with a 10-12-0-1 mark. Game time at the George Preston Recreation Centre is 7:30 p.m. and tickets are available at the door.

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