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Kings open Centennial Cup against Junior Senators

The Dauphin Kings are set to open their 2022 Centennial Cup schedule on Friday afternoon in Estevan, SK, when they take on the Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL) champion, Ottawa Junior Senators.

Find out how they got here and who the Kings are going head-to-head against in their opening game of the tournament.

Courtesy of Hockey Canada

HOW THEY GOT TO ESTEVAN

Central Canada Hockey League
Quarterfinal: defeated Smiths Falls 4-0 (6-1, 8-0, 2-1 OT, 6-1)
Semifinal: defeated Renfrew 4-1 (1-3, 2-3 OT, 2-1, 4-2, 4-0)
CCHL championship: defeated Hawkesbury 4-0 (5-4 2OT, 4-3 OT, 4-3, 4-0)

REGULAR SEASON

Record (W-L-OTL): 43-8-4 (1st in CCHL)
Goals for: 225 (1st in CCHL)
Goals against: 132 (2nd in CCHL)
Power play: 50 for 237 (21.1% – 4th in CCHL)
Penalty killing: 201 for 235 (85.5% – 2nd in CCHL)
Longest winning streak: 11 (Nov. 28-Feb. 18)
Top 3 scorers:
• Philippe Jacques – 31G 45A 76P (2nd in CCHL)
• Julian Recine – 25G 47A 72P (4th in CCHL)
• Simon Isabelle – 22G 45A 67P (6th in CCHL)

PLAYOFFS

Record: 12-1
Goals for: 53
Goals against: 21
Power play: 13 for 45 (28.9%)
Penalty killing: 50 of 56 (89.3%)
Top 3 scorers:
• Julian Recine – 7G 12A 19P
• Simon Isabelle – 10G 7A 17P
• Philippe Jacques – 5G 9A 14P

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

2002 – Ottawa Jr. Senators | fourth place | 1-4 | 18GF 23GA
2018 – Ottawa Jr. Senators | fourth place | 2-3 | 14GF 15GA
2019 – Ottawa Jr. Senators | fourth place | 1-4 | 11GF 17GA

COMMITMENTS

Thomas Freel – University of Maine (2022-23)
Simon Isabelle – Rochester Institute of Technology (2022-23)
Philippe Jacques – Rochester Institute of Technology (2022-23)
Bodie Nobes – University of Maine (2023-24)

CJHL TOP 20 RANKINGS

Oct. 4 – 4th
Oct. 11 – 1st
Oct. 18 – 8th
Oct. 25 – 3rd
Nov. 1 – 6th
Nov. 8 – 4th
Nov. 15 – 3rd
Nov. 22 – 5th
Nov. 29 – 5th
Dec. 6 – 6th
Dec. 13 – 4th
Dec. 20 – 3rd
Feb. 7 – 3rd
Feb. 14 – 3rd
Feb. 21 – 5th
Feb. 28 – 3rd
March 7 – 6th
March 14 – 4th
March 21 – 4th