Goaltender Brandon Holtby was key in the Dauphin Kings getting two of a possible four points this past weekend in Steinbach.
The two games were the only ones the Regina product played in this week. When everything was said and done Holtby finished the weekend with 66 saves on 72 shots which is a .916 Save Percentage. Holtby’s Goals Against Average was 2.91 for the weekend.
This season through 11 contests Holtby has 3.45 GAA and a .901 SV%.
DAUPHIN, MB – Even though the Dauphin Kings lost all three of their games last week the club was able to grab two points against the top ranked team in the CJHL.
In case you missed it last week the Kings lost 6-3 to the Wayway Wolverines on Tuesday. They followed that up with two strong efforts on the road against the Steinbach Pistons, losing 3-2 in overtime on Friday and Saturday.
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This week is a mostly practice one for the the Kings. On Friday they’ll play their first game when they head south to battle the Winkler Flyers. Then on Saturday Dauphin is in Selkirk to skate with the Steelers and close out their five game road trip. Both games go at 7:30pm. After the games the Kings will be helping out with the Dauphin Co-op Haunted House on Sunday!
The Kings return to Credit Union Place on Friday November 4th when they take on the Winkler Flyers. That game is sponsored by Dauphin’s Countryfest and will give fans a chance to win some great prizes to the 2017 edition which will feature Keith Urban, Luke Bryan and Johnny Reid!
Matty Greening continued his strong play throughout last week. Even though he didn’t notch any points in the two games against the Steinbach Pistons he was one of Dauphin’s hardest working players.
Greening had two goals in the Kings’ 6-3 loss to the Waywayseecappo Wolverines on Tuesday. On Friday and Saturday he could of had a number of points but just couldn’t find the back of the net.
Right now Greening is second on the Kings in points with four goals and four assists.
The first Honourable Mention in the Dauphin Kings Three Stars of the Week this season goes to Brendan Arnold.
The Winnipeg forward had a successful weekend with Riese Gaber and Grady Hobbs, notching his first MJHL goal and adding two assists.
The former Winnipeg Wild is arguably one of the hardest working rookies on the Kings so far this season and you can see he’s finally starting to get rewarded for it. His three points this past weekend are his total so far this season.
Riese Gaber gave the fans in Steinbach something to talk about over the weekend. He and his line which includes Brendan Arnold and Grady Hobbs is unofficially being dubbed “The Paper Boys” line. They were all over the score sheet on both Friday and Saturday. Gaber led the way with one goal and two assists.
The Gilbert Plains forward also played well in Tuesday’s contest against the Waywayseecappo Wolverines, so well that he was credited with a goal when he wasn’t even on the ice.
So far this season Gaber is tied for fourth on the Kings in points with six.