Flames forward Paul Georgopoulos (44) works hard on the backcheck. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Flames forward Paul Georgopoulos (44) works hard on the backcheck. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Flames down Panthers in home-opener

Start Pacific Junior Hockey League season with 3-1 win.

The Ridge Meadows Flames opened the junior B season Friday at Cam Neely Arena with a 3-1 win over the Port Moody Panthers.

The Flames carried a 1-0 lead into the second, and outscored PoMo 2-1 in the third.

The Flames (1-0) play the Wolf Pack in North Vancouver today, 7 p.m.

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