The Stampeders came away with a big two points Wednesday, January 29, defeating the Dauphin Kings 3-1 at the Centennial Arena.
Jackson Betcher lead the way with two power play goals, while Mikael Foucher stopped 30/31 shots he faced picking up his 19th win of the year.
Tonight’s game had a playoff type atmosphere to it, as both teams played a very defensive game.
Swan River, MB product and Stampeder defenceman Jackson Betcher lead the offence for Swan Valley tonight, picking up the games first two goals. Nathan Carl and Lane Kirk would find Betcher who snuck in back door tipping home his sixth of the year at 16:45 of the first period.
Luke Beerman and Carter Cockburn would find a wide open Jackson Betcher on the point, wiring home his second of the game and seventh of the year at 12:33 of the middle frame.
Dauphin would strike early in the third period. Nakodan Greyeyes would pick up a loose puck and slip one through Mikael Foucher at 5:13 for his 18th of the year. Josh Maucieri would score into an empty net with 4.6 seconds left in the game, sealing the teams 29th win of the year.
Dauphin – 31
Swan Valley – 36
The Stamps’ will have a two day break before embarking on another three-in-three weekend in the South. The schedule gets a bit tougher as the team will play two of the top teams in the league this weekend. Swan Valley will visit Winkler Saturday night, Winnipeg Sunday evening, and Steinbach Monday night. *Note* the Monday game is a rescheduled game that was due to the massive winter storm in October.
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