The Blues improve to 6-3-0 after topping the Dauphin Kings 4-2. The Blues have now won 3 straight games since floating around .500 in opening weeks of the season.
The Blues commanded the puck for the better part of the first period. Sulivan Shortreed opened the scoring for the Blues, picking up his fourth goal of the season. Dylan Cassie and Nathan Hillis each picked up an apple on the goal.
Dauphin tied it up in the second as Wayde Johannesson flung a wrist shot through traffic from near the blue line. Carter Sawchuk and Andrew Liwiski were each credited with an assist.
The Blues pulled ahead once again in the second with a goal from Mikol Sartor, assisted by Luke Seremet. Shortly after, Blues’ newly-signed player, Griffin Chwaliboga, put away another goal to stretch the score to 3-1. Chwaliboga’s goal was assisted by Ty Naaykens and Codey Behun.
With 1:22 left in the second, the Kings narrowed the gap to one as George King wristed the puck past Blues netminder Jeremy Link. King was helped out by Riley Buller and Riley Shamray.
Ty Naaykens sealed the deal with an empty-netter in the final seconds of play.
The Blues play again tomorrow night (Oct. 14) at 6:30 p.m. vs. Waywayseecappo at Bell MTS Iceplex. The Kings hit the road to play in OCN on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.