Kings Force Game Six

The Essex 73's failed to close out the Kings losing 1-0 last night in Dresden.

Nolan VandenBorn scored the games lone goal six minutes into the second period.

Goaltender Brendan Johnston made 23 saves to earn the shutout for the Kings, who will again face elimination in game six tonight back in Essex.

Jax D'hondt made 20 saves in a losing cause for the third-seeded 73's.

The other Stobbs Division semi-final resumes tonight at the Atlas Tube Centre, with the Canadiens leading Mooretown 2-0 in that series.