The Santa Barbara Royals ice hockey club team won its season opener in dramatic fashion and then raised the championship banner for winning the 2021-22 Los Angeles Kings High School League title.

Addison Headley scored a short-handed goal with three seconds left in sudden-death overtime for a 6-5 win over the South Bay Stingrays last Saturday at the Ice in Paradise rink in Goleta.

The Royals are comprised of players from area high schools.  They’ll play 10 home games at Ice in Paradise. Their next game is Saturday, Sept. 17 against the West Ranch Wildcats at 4:45 p.m. Admission is free.

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