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Kings Host Virden, Tractor Lotto Draw

DAUPHIN, MB - Twenty-one people will walk away with some more money in their pockets tonight as the Dauphin Kings host their annual Tractor Lotto Draw at Credit Union Place presented by Reit-Syd Equipment in Dauphin!

It's game five of a six game home stand for the Kings as they host the Virden Oil Capitals for the second time this season. Dauphin has won seven in a row and will look to keep climbing the standings.

When it comes to the Tractor Lotto Draw itself, the first 15 draws will happen during the first period with the winners to be announced in the first and second intermission! Then after the game the last six draws will be made at centre ice, including the $100,000 grand prize!

WINNERS WILL BE POSTED ON DAUPHINKINGS.COM AFTER THE DRAWS ARE MADE!

Opening face off today is 4:00pm!

The M&M Food Market Express Puck Toss returns this afternoon as well. The pot is closing in on $900.00!

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TONIGHT'S MATCHUP

KINGS (15-10-3-2)

Another huge game on home ice for the Dauphin Kings. This time the club has the opportunity to distance themselves a little from the Virden Oil Capitals who sit just two points back. The Kings do have a game in hand but a win this evening would be a big help.

So far on their home stand the Kings are four for four after wins over OCN, Winkler, Selkirk and Winnipeg. Dauphin concludes their home stand on Tuesday.

It was a good night for the Kings penalty kill on Friday. The club went 6 for 7 on the PK and now find themselves at 76.1% which is 9th in the MJHL. Dauphin had just one power play on Friday and they did not score on it.

Nakodan Greyeyes quietly had three assists in Friday's affair. He now leads the MJHL by nine points over Virden's Kolten Kanaski, he has 50 points (17G, 33A).

OIL CAPITALS (15-13-1-2)

The Virden Oil Capitals come into Dauphin on a three game road swing. This is the final contest in that stretch. So far they're 1-1 with a loss to Steinbach and a win against the Flyers in Winkler on Friday.

Virden has had some ups and downs this season. Back in December the club won six of seven to bump themselves back up the standings.

The Oil Capitals have solid Special Teams. Their man advantage sits 4th in the MJHL at 24.8% while their penalty kill is a little bit further down. It's 6th at 79.2%.

As mentioned Kolten Kanaski is second in the MJHL scoring race, he's nine points behind Nakodan Greyes with 18 goals and 23 assists for 41 points.