The Swan Valley Stampeders kicked off their 2019-20 season this past weekend going 1-1 against their Highway 10 rivals.
The Stamps held their home opener Friday September 20th, downing the Dauphin Kings 6-3. The Stampeders would then drop a 6-4 decision on the road Saturday in Dauphin, finishing off the back end of a home-and-home.
The “Three Stars of the Week” returns this year thanks to Paull Funeral Home & Crematorium. The Three Stars of the Week will be awarded week-to-week with points being collected throughout the season.
The top three players will be presenter an awarded before our final home game of the regular season.
Three stars point system is as follows:
1st Star = 5 points
2nd Star = 3 points
3rd Star = 1 point
Check back every week for the Paull Funeral Home & Crematorium, Three Stars of the week.
THREE STARS (Sept 16 – Sept 22)
Nathan Carl had himself a couple of games this past weekend. The youngster picked up 3 goals in two games against the Dauphin Kings. Carl would score the opening goal both nights against the Kings as the 2019-20 officially kicked off.
Carl, who hails from Sherwood Park, AB was acquired just before the season kicked off Friday night.
Tommy Cardinal has become an overnight fan favourite in Swan River. The energetic 20-year-old from St-Etienne-de-Lauzon, QC scored two highlight reel goals Friday night on home ice against the Kings. Cardinal would add a power play goal in Dauphin Saturday.
The 5’10” 201 lbs power forward was acquired this past summer by current HC/GM Geoff Grimwood.
Josh Maucieri is this weeks 1st Star. The high flying, skilled forward returned to the Valley as a 20-year-old and has already made a huge impact. The product of Crosby, MN, USA collected 5 points (1G, 4A) in two games against the Dauphin Kings.
The Stampeders went .500 this past weekend against the Dauphin Kings in a home-and-home series to kick off the 2019-20 season. The team will now focus their attention on Tuesday’s matchup against the visiting Virden Oil Capitals. Puck drop is set for 7:30pm at the Centennial Arena.