Kings fall to Panthers in Centennial Cup semifinal

Estevan, SK – The Dauphin Kings fell 2-0 to the Picking Panthers (OJHL) on Saturday night in the semifinals of the Centennial Cup.

Jacob Partridge opened up the scoring just about 10 minutes into the game on a shorthanded break and that was all the Panthers needed on the night. Lucas Rowe would add an insurance marker early in the third.

On a night where the Kings had 28 shots, they just couldn’t beat Panthers goaltender, Zachary Roy who made 28 saves on the night to record the shutout.

Carson Cherepak was solid once again as he turned away 23 shots. He took home the tournament’s most valuable player award alongside the tournament’s top goaltender.

The Kings finished their Centennial Cup trip with a 3-1-1 record and won their first MJHL title for the first time since 2010.