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Hockey club angling for new recruits ahead of tournament


Eric LeDuc/ Petersburg Pilot

The Petersburg Hockey Club Wild Kings are, from left, Randy Burr, Mike Lopez, Kaleb Spragg, Gregg Kowalski, Erik Larson, Shane Lohr, Derek Weese, Nick Versteeg, Lee Wilson and Dan O'Leary, not pictured.

The Wild Kings of Petersburg aren't strapping on their ice skates just yet, but the season is just about right for hockey as winter sets in.

As the club waits for the weather to allow area waterways to properly freeze, they're typically found in the community gym with roller blades instead, testing tricky shots, movements and generally how to stay upright and untangled from the swarms of swatting sticks that gather in pursuit of the puck as they practice swoops across the polished floor.

Though they are most often their own worst adversaries, the club doesn't just scrimmage against its own...

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