The Dauphin Kings gave their home fans the best Christmas present of all, a win in their last home game of 2016.
The Kings defeated the Selkirk Steelers 3-2 in OT, their second consecutive in in overtime after knocking Virden off 4-3 in extra time last night.
The win was the Kings first in 5 meetings between the two teams this season.
Daniel Chartrand continued his strong play, opening the scoring for the Kings just niside the first minute of play in the second period. The goal was the Dauphin forward's second in as many nights, and fourth point in 24 hours.
The Steelers scored twice to give themselves a 2-1 lead. The Kings erased the lead in the third period. A mad scramble in front of the net saw Grady Hobbs tap in his third of the year to even the game.
The Kings were assessed a penalty in the late stages of the third period, surviving until overtime, where Selkirk at a 4-on-3 advantage for 40 more seconds. The Kings killed off the powerplay.
Matty Greening scored his second goal in as many night after receiving a pass from Keaton Leininger and firing it on a back hand short side to beat Steelers tender Landon Poiron and give the Kings the win. Once again Riley Shamray was in on the game winner in OT.
The Kings are back in action January third on the road to Winkler. That game can be heard on CKDM. Then January 7th the Kings have their final meeting of the season at home against the Swan Valley Stampeders. The game will be a critical matchup with the Kings two points behind Swan in the standings for the last playoff spot.