The Oil Capitals dropped to 1 win and 2 losses in the preseason, after dropping a 4-1 decision to the Dauphin Kings tonight in Dauphin at Credit Union Place.
Dauphin started strong with their first goal of the game at 4:08 into the 1st. Twenty year old George King opened the scoring for the Kings with Assists to Brendan Arnold and Landon Russell. The Oil Capitals followed up with a goal to tie the game up at 1 when rookie Brett Paddock was set up by Jayden Wojciechowski at the 9:28 mark.
The Kings snapped the tie in the 2nd period, when twenty year old Riley Shamray scored at the 12:47 mark with assists going to Bryon Fobair and Alex Schneider.
Dauphin scored late in the 3rd, on a tough bounce in the slot, then added an empty netter in the final minute to take the game 4-1.
Dauphin dressed only 98 and 99 born players in their lineup tonight.
“I thought overall we had a pretty solid game tonight against an older and experienced line up.” Stated Head Coach and GM Troy Leslie. “There were lots of positive things to take away from this game.”
Goaltenders, Dalton Dosch and Tyler Thompson split duties in the Oil Capitals net tonight.