The Rogers Royals opened with a 1-1 tie against Mahtomedi at home on Tuesday evening as goalie Michelle Klimstra stopped 41 of 42 shots.
Emily Antony, already the Royals all-time leader with 53 career goals through ninth grade, got No. 54 to open her sophomore season, tying the game at 7:21 of the third period.
Kelli McAlpine scored for Mahtomedi in the first period. Angela Borceen made 26 saves.
The Royals will play at Anoka on Thursday evening.