Gold Kings Victorious in First Ever Game in New Hockey League

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The Boston Gold Kings made a successful debut, defeating the Holyoke Papermen 6-3 on home ice at the John A. Ryan Arena in Watertown.

Saturday night’s game was the first ever in the brand new Union Hockey League. The Gold Kings’ first goal was scored by Jarrod Fitzpatrick. The semi-pro team is made up of players with experience in the minor leagues, college, and juniors.

The Gold Kings celebrated the first victory on social media saying:

“First win in the books for the Gold Kings in our home opener! @jarrod_fitzpatrick scores the first goal in BGK history.

Thank you to all the fans who packed the JAR tonight!

The team hits the road for the second game, when they play the Hudson Valley Vipers in Poughkeepsie, New York, on Jan. 13, before returning to the Ryan Arena for a home date against the North Shore Night Hawks on Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. For more information about the Boston Gold Kings and for tickets click here.

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