The Swan Valley Stampeders were in Winnipeg Saturday October 19th to finish off a two game road swing against the Blues.
After a shortened game last night against the Steelers due to ice issues the Stampeders were well rested and took the play to the Blues early on. Bradly Goethals picked up the puck below the goal line circled out front and snapped home his second as a Stampeder just twenty four seconds into the opening frame. Michael Davis stood tall in the Stampeder net turning aside 3 high quality scoring chances in the first ten minutes of the game. The opening frame closed out with the Stamps leading 1-0 and the shots 9-5 in favour of Winnipeg.
The Stampeders kept their foot on the gas in the second period as Quintin Sudom scored his fifth of the year short handed at 1:53. Winnipeg’s Griffen Chwaliboga replied for the Blues sending a shot on net from the point that beat Michael Davis on the power play at 8:59. Newly acquired forward Campbell Balk tapped home his first as a Stampeder at 14:24. Bradly Goethals ripped home his second of the game beating Jack Branby high glove side at 16:48. The middle frame closed out with the Stamps leading 4-1 and the shots were 26-17 in favour of Swan Valley.
The Winnipeg Blues ran out of gas in the third and the Stampeders kept coming in waves. Josh Tripp tipped home a Quintin Sudom point shot at 7:44. Bradly Goethels found a wide open Matt Osadick in the slot as he beat Branby low blocker side at 15:44. Youngster Flynn Perry picked up his first as a Stampeder at 18:16 and Swan Valley went on to defeat the Blues 7-1. Final shots were 43-21 for Swan Valley.
With the road win tonight the club now moves 8-2-1 on the season. The next action for the Stampeders will be Tuesday October 23rd in Virden. Puck drop is set for 7:30pm. Catch all the action live on hockeytv.com.