The Dauphin Kings led from start to finish, they recorded 48 shots and they earned their 41st win of the season.
In a game that was dominated by the Kings, Dauphin pounded the Freeze, 9-1, in their regular season finale.
The Kings got out to a solid start in the first period as they racked up 22 shots, two of which were goals as Kaden Bryant scored his 36th of the season while Jayden Jubenvill scored his sixth.
Winnipeg would score once in the second; however, Dauphin responded with two. Nick Braun tallied his 27th of the season, Parker Malchuk netted his 12th and Dauphin led 4-1 after 40 minutes of play.
Dauphin completely opened the flood gates in the third as they scored five times on 16 shots. Nick Braun scored his second of the game while Aidan Brook, Ethan Williment, Mathew Rathbone, and Luke Morris all scored a single for Dauphin.
Keaton Woolsey turned away 23 of the 24 shots he faced. Dauphin ends the season at 41-12-1 and they will play the Swan Valley Stampeders in the first round of the playoffs. The Freeze; meanwhile, end their season on Friday with a game against the Winkler Flyers.
- Colby Jaquet earned his 50th assist on the season and with that, he ends the campaign as the leading defencemen in points
- Dauphin ends the season on a four-game winning streak
- The Kings end the season 19-7-1 on the road, they won 22 games on home ice this season
- Playoff tickets will go on sale next week, stay tuned for additional details in the coming days