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Kings square off with Blizzard

The Dauphin Kings are in search of their fourth straight win on Friday night.

For the first time this season, the team plays the most northern club in the league, the OCN Blizzard.

Since dropping their first game of the season, the team has won three straight, all of which came against Neepawa.

OCN; meanwhile, is 2-1-0-1 and are coming off a 1-0 shootout loss to Swan Valley.

Friday’s game is the first of eight meetings between the two teams, with Sunday’s rematch being at Credit Union Place.

Kaden Bryant and Colby Jaquet lead Dauphin’s scoring race with six points each heading into the game and Carson Cherepak is 3-0 with one shutout in net.

There is no broadcast tonight but Darnell Duff will keep you up to date throughout the contest.

By the numbers:

Dauphin – 3-1 (6 points)

OCN – 2-1-0-1 (5 points)

Powerplay:

Dauphin – 4-for-11 – 36.4%

OCN – 0-for-16 – 0%

Penalty kill:

Dauphin – 20-for-23 – 87%

OCN – 16-for-17 – 94.1%

Leaders:

Dauphin – Kaden Bryant/Colby Jaquet – 6 points

OCN – Aaron Lorenz/Max Mazur/Riley Zimmerman – 4 points

Goaltending:

Dauphin – Carson Cherepak 3-0, .944 save percentage, 1.67 goals-against average

OCN – Nick Pineo – 1-0-0-1, .957 save percentage, 1.44 goals-against average

Watch:

You can catch Friday’s game on HockeyTV. The puck drops at the Roy H Johnston Arena at 7:00 p.m.