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Game Day | Dauphin Kings

September 18

Virden, MB – The Virden Oil Capitals will head out on the road for the final time in the MJHL pre-season tonight as they visit the Dauphin Kings. 

The Kings have rolled along this exhibition season posting a record of 4-0-1, with their only blemish being a shootout loss to the Neepawa Natives. 

Meanwhile, the Oil Capitals are coming off a win over the Weyburn Red Wings last Sunday. 

Nolan Ross continues to lead the way scoring 4 times and adding a pair of assists for 6 points in 4 games played. 

Game time at Credit Union Place in Dauphin is 7:00. 

Follow the game on twitter @oilcapshockey

GAME NOTES

Virden Record: 3-2
(L @ Portage, W vs Estevan, L @ Weyburn, W vs Portage, W vs Weyburn)

Dauphin Record: 4-0-1
(W vs Swan, W @ Swan, W vs Neepawa, SOL @ Neepawa, W vs Wayway)
 

Pre-Season Scoring Leaders:

Nolan Ross               4G – 2A – 6 PTS
Devan Schram         2G – 3A – 5 PTS
Tanner Lewis           0G – 4A – 4 PTS
Ben Dalke                2G – 2A – 4 PTS
Torrin Grange          1G – 2A – 3 PTS
Carter Cowlthorp     1G – 2A – 3 PTS
Jake Dudar               2G – 0A – 2 PTS
Cole Oliver              1G – 1A – 2 PTS
Kyle Salaway           0G – 2A – 2 PTS
Davis Ross               0G – 2A – 2 PTS
Dylan Thiessen        1G – 0A – 1 PTS
 

Pre-Season Goaltending Stats:

Sean Kuehn 2-0  |  .916 SVP – 2.00 GAA
Patrick Zubick  0-1 | .878 SVP – 6.00 GAA

VOC Notes:

-The Oil Caps roster currently sits at 24 skaters, 2 goalies.
-Tonight marks the final road game of the MJHL pre-season. The Caps will host Dauphin tomorrow before taking a week off prior to the home opener on Friday.
-The Oil Caps made their jersey # selections for the season. See the updated roster below.
-Mack Hardy will likely return to the Oil Caps lineup this weekend. He has been rehabbing from an injury sustained playing ball hockey this summer.

Kings Notes:
-The Kings roster features 15 players with junior A experience, 12 of which suited up for the Kings last season.
-Seven members of the Kings roster are from the Parkland Region.
-The Kings added 95 Kurt Sonne from the Kindersley Klippers, 95 Ryan Coughlan from the Nanaimo Clippers and 97 David Brumm from the Vancouver Giants this week.
-Former Oil Capitals Captain Cody Nelson is in his first season as an Assistant Coach of the Kings.
-Similar to the Oil Caps announcing their partnership with the Wallace District Fire Department, the Kings revealed their commemorative Dauphin Fire Department third jerseys yesterday. The Kings will honor different firemen throughout the season at home games.

Virden Oil Capitals Roster
As of September 18, 2015

1 – Patrick Zubick (96) | Castlegar, BC
31 – Sean Kuehn (95) | Flower Mound, TX

2 – Tristen Cross (98) | Virden, MB
4 – Derek Cross (97) | Virden, MB
5 – Davis Ross (95) | Fort Frances, ONT
6 – Dylan Theissen (98) | Winnipeg, MB
7 – Nolan Speiss (95) | Neepawa, MB
8 – Brett Sharples (95) | Kenswick, ONT
9 – Torrin Grange (95) | Marquette, MI
10 – Tanner Lewis (96) | Virden, MB
11 – Kyle Salaway (97) | Estevan, SK
12 – Tyler Kirkup (98) | Virden, MB
13 – Jake Dudar (96) | Winnipeg, MB
14 – Morgan Magwood (97) | Killarney, MB
15 – Kaiden Jones (96) | Regina, MB
16 – Carter Cowlthorp (96) | Boissevain, MB
17 – Cody Durdle (96) | Portage, MB
19 – Devan Schram (95) | Winnipeg, MB
20 – Ben Dalke (98) | La Salle, MB
21 – Nolan Ross (95) | Fort Frances, ONT
22 – Mack Hardy (96) | Winnipeg, MB
23 – Tyler Ham (96) | MacGregor, MB
24 – Dylan Cusmano (96) | Abbotsford, BC
25 – Evan Armstrong (97) | Whitewood, SK
27 – Cole Oliver (97) | Melita, MB
29 – Zach Whitecloud (96) | Brandon, MB