Dauphin Kings 3 Stars Of The Week

Defenceman Austin Douglas had one of his best games of the season Wednesday night when the Kings beat the Swan Valley Stampeders 6-1. 

Douglas had two goals including the game winner midway through the first period. The goals were his third and fourth in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League.

The 6’8 Winnipeg D-man not only grabbed two goals in Wednesday’s affair, but he also played very good on the defensive side of the puck. 

DAUPHIN, MB - The Dauphin Kings are away from home for the next two weeks as they look to get back on the winning track. 

In case you missed it, last week the Kings had a win and two losses. On Wednesday Dauphin played very well in a 6-1 victory over the Swan Valley Stampeders. After that the Kings couldn’t put a full 60 minute effort together in a 4-0 loss to Portage and 4-2 loss to Steinbach on Friday and Saturday. 

If you’d like to sponsor the Dauphin Kings Three Stars Of The Week, give the Kings office a call for details at 204-622-5461!

This week the Kings hit the road for three contests. On Tuesday they’ll visit the Waywayseecappo Wolverines for the first time this season. Then on the weekend they’ll go to the south east part of the province to battle the Steinbach Pistons Friday and Saturday. All start times are 7:30pm!

The Kings will not be back at Credit Union Place until Friday November 4th when they square off with the Winkler Flyers.  


American forward Keaton Leininger led the way for the Dauphin Kings when it came to points last week. The Bismark, ND product had two goals and an assist for Dauphin with goals coming on Wednesday and Saturday. 

Leininger has been pretty steady since the start of the regular season. He’s gained points in basically every other game.

The 20 year old forward is tied for second on the Kings in scoring with Matty Greening with three goals and three assists for six points. 

Kings forward Matthew Greening had a goal and an assist in Saturday’s 4-2 loss to the Steinbach Pistons. 

Despite having a minor injury that kept him out of the lineup Friday in Portage, Greening was arguably one of Dauphin’s best players on Saturday and continues to be one of the hardest working players on the club. 

The Dauphin forward is second on the Kings in scoring with two goals and four assists for six points.