The Oil Capitals came out on fire as they jumped out to a 3-0 lead 15:52 minutes into the game.
The Kings cut into the deficit under two minutes later as Jaymes Knee took a pass from Brendan Arnold and put it past Wes Ellingsen as the Oil Capitals led 3-1 after 20 minutes.
The Kings reversed the script from the first period and came out on fire in the second scoring just 1:19 seconds in as Wilson Northey popped one past Ellingsen as the Kings trimmed the deficit to 3-2.
Under two minutes later, Riese Gaber tied the game up at 3.
Then six minutes later, the Kings took a 4-3 lead as Max Durocher in his first game in a Kings uniform scored his first goal as the Kings took a 4-3 lead.
The Oil Capitals tied it up a minute and two seconds later at the 10:16 mark, but once again the Kings came back and took back their lead at the 13:23 mark as they led 5-4 heading into the third period.
The Oil Capitals regained their lead with two goals in the first 10 minutes of the third period. The Oil Capitals then took a sloppy penalty late in the game, and the Kings made them pay. Brendan Arnold tipped in a shot from the point as the Kings tied it up at 6 and that's where the third period ended.
2:59 seconds into overtime, Jaymes Knee took a pass from Blake Gutterman and busted into the Oil Capitals zone and went to the backhand and got his shot past Ellingsen for a goal, as the Dauphin Kings won in dramatic fashion.
The Kings return to the ice on Saturday evening, this time in Virden. You can tune into that game on 730CKDM with the pregame show at 7:20 p.m. with Darnell Duff.
Dauphin outshot Virden heavily, 49-27.