The Dauphin Kings put up 47 shots on Friday night but they ran into a hot goaltender as their eight-game winning streak was snapped.
Opening a home-and-home against Steinbach, Dauphin never led as they dropped a 4-2 contest. The win saw Steinbach win their 19th game and they’re only one point behind the Kings for first overall in the standings.
Kaden Bryant scored on a power play while Garrett Hrechka scored Dauphin’s other goal in the defeat.
Despite the loss, Dauphin is still 20-5 on the season and they lead the West Division by six points over Waywayseecappo. Steinbach; meanwhile, have a four-point lead atop the East Division.
Both teams went 1-for-2 on the man advantage
Dauphin held Steinbach to fewer than 10 shots in two periods.
With his goal, Kaden Bryant now has nine in his last five games
The season series is now tied at one game apiece