It's two steps forward, one step back for the Kenora AAA Midget Thistles.

They took two from the Parkland Rangers in Dauphin Friday and Saturday, only to get shutout 3-0 by the Yellowhead Chiefs Sunday afternoon in Shoal Lake, Manitoba.

Now nine points back, Sunday's loss eliminated the Thistles from the post-season in the Manitoba league. However, Kenora still has a chance to beat Thunder Bay in the branch championships.

The best-of-five series starts in mid-March. The winner gets a berth in the western regionals of the Telus Cup.

Kenora finishes out their regular season with a four-game homestand. It starts next Saturday night against the Interlake Lightning.

For more information:

Game sheet

Standings

Schedule

Game #

Date

Time

Arena

Home

Vs.

Visitors

1

Sat. March 17, 2018

7:00 pm

Fort William First Nation #1

 Thunder Bay Kings

vs

Kenora Thistles

2

Sun. March 18, 2018

12:30 pm

Fort William First Nation #1

Thunder Bay Kings

vs

Kenora Thistles

3

Fri. March 23, 2018

7:30 pm

Kenora Rec Centre

Kenora Thistles

Vs

Thunder Bay Kings

4*

Sat. March 24, 2018

1:30 pm

Kenora Rec Centre

Kenora Thistles

Vs

Thunder Bay Kings

5*

Sun. March 25, 2018

1:30 pm

Kenora Rec Centre

Kenora Thistles

Vs

Thunder Bay Kings

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