The Morris-Benson Area boys hockey team opened up the season with a 12-0 loss at Litchfield-DC, Saturday.
The Storm managed just six shots on net during the loss, while LDC had over 20 shots each period.
The Storm are coming off a 2-21 season from a year ago, that included only a 3-0 win over Worthington and an 8-2 victory at Worthington.
MBA was set to host Windom Area in Benson, Saturday, Dec. 3, as part of a boy-girls hockey doubleheader, before hosting Willmar, Tuesday, Dec. 6.
The Storm, coached by Jeremiah Day and Tony Schultz, also lost eight key skaters from a year ago -- Taylor Staples, Kevin Meixel, Travis Engebretson, Cole Watzke, Colden Helberg, Chad Arndt, Garner Swenson, and Carl Ritzchke.
Three of those players were among the team’s top five scorers from a season ago, including Staples, who had 11 points, including a team-high seven assists; Meixel, who had eight points, and Engebretson, who had seven.