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Road to the RBC Cup: Dauphin Kings
May 9, 2014
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HOW THEY GOT TO VERNON

Manitoba Junior Hockey League
Quarter-final: defeated OCN 4-0 (5-0, 5-0, 3-0, 3-0)
Semifinal: defeated Virden 4-0 (4-2, 4-1, 7-2, 5-2)
MJHL championship: lost to Winnipeg 4-1 (1-6, 3-4, 1-4, 2-1, 1-5)

Western Canada Cup
Preliminary round: 3-1, first place (defeated Spruce Grove 4-2, lost to Yorkton 8-6, defeated Winnipeg 4-3 OT, defeated Coquitlam 5-3)
Championship game: lost to Yorkton 5-4
RBC Cup qualification game: defeated Spruce Grove 4-3

REGULAR SEASON

Record: 40-17-3 (3rd in MJHL)
Goals For: 227 (2nd in MJHL)
Goals Against: 171 (4th in MJHL)
Power Play: 49 for 258 (19.0% - 2nd in MJHL)
Penalty Killing: 193 of 224 (86.2% - 3rd in MJHL)
Longest Winning Streak: 11 (Jan. 5-Feb. 5)
Top 3 Scorers:

  • Dylan Butler – 20G 37A 57P (9th in MJHL)
  • Jesse Bernard – 18G 35A 53P (13th in MJHL)
  • Justin Valentino – 9G 40A 49P (18th in MJHL)

PLAYOFFS

Playoff Record: 13-6
Goals For: 71
Goals Against: 52
Power Play: 16 for 111 (14.4%)
Penalty Killing: 86 of 99 (86.9%)
Top 3 Scorers:

  • Brent Wold – 11G 12A 23P
  • Dylan Butler – 9G 14A 23P
  • Jared Morris – 6G 10A 16P

NATIONAL JUNIOR A CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

2010 – Dauphin Kings | 5-1 | 24GF 23GA | runners-up

PLAYERS TO WATCH

DYLAN BUTLER
exceptional shooting ability … can score from anywhere … good speed … quick hands … very hard to contain … always keeps his feet moving … tough to read with the puck … fights for the puck

JUSTIN VALENTINO
creative player … always wants the puck … good puck skills … good puck distribution … makes good decisions … drives to the net to create offence … uses speed to get around defencemen

BRENT WOLD
makes things happen for teammates … hard to knock off the puck … good in the neutral zone … battles hard … defensively responsible … skates well … very agile … protects the puck well

COMMITMENTS

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403-777-4564
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