The Swan Valley Stampeders continued their winning ways on home ice Tuesday night as they hosted the Virden Oil Capitals.
The Stampeders found themselves trailing 4:18 into the opening frame as Tanner Andrew scored his first of the year on the power play. Stampeders Quintin Sudom tied the game up at 17:07 on the power play and Justin Svenson picked up his first as a Stampeder tapping home the go ahead goal at 17:54. Virden answered back at 18:43 as Kolten Kanaski beat a well screened Michael Davis. First period closed out with both clubs tied at two and the shots 17-11 for Swan Valley.
The Stampeders came out flat in the second period and trailed the play for most of the middle frame. Virden’s Hunter Cloutier scored on the power play late in the second and the Oil Capitals lead 3-2 after forty minutes of play. Shots were 27-21 for Virden.
The Stampeders found their groove in the third as Matt Osadick started the come back scoring at 4:30. Noah Basarab scored his fourth of the year at 10:18 to move the stamps ahead 4-3. Quintin Sudom let a shot go just inside the blue line that beat Dolton Dosch over the blocker at 13:31. Assistant Captain Quintin Sudom finished off the hat trick scoring into an empty net at 17:20 and the Stampeders skated to 6-3 victory on home ice.
The Swan Valley Stampeders went 2/3 on the power play.
The third star of the game was Noah Basarab who tallied the go ahead goal in the third period. Matt Osadick was tonight’s second star picking up a goal and an assist. Tonights first star was awarded to Quintin Sudom scoring three goals and added an assist.
The Stampeders are tight back at it Wednesday October 3rd against the Dauphin Kings. Puck drop is set for 7:30pm at the Centennial Arena. The game is a proud presentation of the Swan Valley Credit Union.