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Expedia & Suhkumvit earn opening-night victories

The Sport Corner Siam Hockey League (SHL) launched its second season on Sunday night and if the fast-paced action was any indication of what’s to come, we are in for a real treat this year as all four teams came flying out of the gate. The opening contest saw the defending champions, Expedia (formerly Sport Corner Titanium) defeat Hertz (formerly Hooters Nana) 7-4 in a rematch of last year’s final, while the Sukhumvit Spitfires defeated Aware 5-2 in the second match of the evening.

The Thai Minister of Tourism and Sport Kobkarn Wattanarangkul graciously attended the game and dropped the puck for the ceremonial face-off between Expedia’s Juhani Ijas and Hertz’s Jantaphong “Moo” Tengsakul.  

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