The Novi Panthers mite hockey team went to Chicago for the “Chi-Town Cup” Tournament. Game 1 was a hard fought battle but the Panthers lost 7-4. In Game 2 they were still feeling the exhaustion of the road trip, but pulled off the win 7-6. Feeling revived, they started playing like their normal selves, winning their next game 9-4, earning a spot in the semifinals and a rematch with the only team that topped them. Novi prevailed, advancing to the finals with a 7-3. They played the Skokie Flyers, a team they were familiar with after tying them in a local tournament, but when the smoke cleared it was a Panthers’ victory of 4-1.
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