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The Oil Capitals drop a game to the Kings in Dauphin

The Oil Capitals drop a 7-4 game to the Kings. Virden started off with an early goal for an 1-0 lead. Less than 2 minutes later the Kings tied the game up at 1-1. Before the end of the first period Dauphin scored another to take a 2-1 lead before the end of the period. The Kings score 2 goals early to take a 4-1 lead. Late in the period the Oil Capitals scored to take back a goal to make the score 4-2 headed into the third period. Virden kicked off the scoring with 2 quick goals in the third to tie the game early in the third. Dauphin flipped the momentum scoring 3 unanswered goals before the end of the game to take a 7-4 final score over the Oil Capitals.

The first period started with Hunter Cloutier scoring his ninth at 5:50 to give Virden an early 1-0 lead. At 7:31 Baron Thompson scored his eighth for the Kings to tie the game at 1-1. Dauphin’s Nakodan Greyeyes continued with that momentum scoring at 15:52 on the power play to give the lead to the Kings with a score of 2-1 at the end of the first period.

Dauphin kept going with the power play with Grady Hobbs scoring his fifth at 4:29 to take the 3-1 lead. With that momentum Dauphin’s Carter Sawchuk scoring his eighth to make the score 4-1. Oil Capital Tanner Andrew scored his eleventh at 18:46 on the power play to give cut the Kings lead down to just 4-2 at the end of the second period.

The third period saw the Oil Capitals taking advantage of another power play with Dylan Halliday scoring his sixth at 6:24 to cut the Kings lead to one with a score of 4-3. Virden’s Nolan Dawson scored his third at 7:16 to tie the game at 4-4. However the Kings took back momentum with Baron Thompson scoring his second of the game, ninth of the season, at 11:25 to give Dauphin back the lead with a score of 5-4. Koby Morrisseau continued with the Kings momentum scoring his third at 13:44 to put Dauphin up 6-4. With that momentum Dauphin’s Baron Thompson scored his third of game, tenth of the season at 18:10 to secure the Kings win with a final score of 7-4.

Dauphin’s Matthias Smith picked up the win stopping 31 of 35 shots for a save percentage of 88.6%. Virden’s Kyle Kozma play for the first 27:57 and stopped 11 of the 15 shots he faced for a save percentage of 73.3%. Riley Wallace took the loss playing the last 32:03 of the game stopping 13 of 16 shots for the save percentage of 81.3%.


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