Local Dauphin product Matty Greening finished the season strong with a goal and three assists for the Dauphin Kings.
Like Graeme Hore, Greening had points in both games for the Kings over the weekend. He picked up two assists in Friday’s affair and then a goal and an assist on Saturday.
Greening was one point short for matching his point total from 2015-16. The 19 year old forward ended the campaign with 12 goals and 18 assists for 30 points which was 5th on the team in scoring.
DAUPHIN, MB – The Dauphin Kings closed out their 2016-17 Manitoba Junior Hockey League season over the weekend with games in Neepawa and Winnipeg.
On Friday the Kings went back and forth with the Neepawa Natives, but fell short in a 6-4 loss.
Then on Saturday they Kings finished on their scoring chances, en route to a 3-2 shootout victory over the Winnipeg Blues. Brandon Holtby was key in Dauphin’s win.
Dauphin finishes 2016-17 with a record of 17-36-7. They will select second overall at the 2017 MJHL Draft which will take place in early June in Winnipeg.
Now the Kings are getting set for their Spring Camp which will take place at the end of March.
Another week, another solid performance by Kings goalie Brandon Holtby.
The Regina, SK goalie went out the right way in his final Junior A game, stopping 40 of 42 shots (.952 SV%) and allowing just two goals against (1.85 GAA) in his win over the Winnipeg Blues on Saturday.
For goalies who have played over 15 games this season in the MJHL Holtby is 3rd in save percentage at .916. His goals against average finished at a solid 3.13 and he had two shut outs in 2016-17.
A solid two games for Graeme Hore.
The Wawanesa, MB forward picked up points in both games for the Kings this past weekend. He notched an assist in Dauphin 6-4 loss to Neepawa on Friday then had a goal and an assist Saturday in the Kings’ 3-2 SO victory over Winnipeg.
Hore finishes his third season in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League with nine goals and 12 assists (21 points), nearly doubling his point total from last season (12).