The Swan Valley Stampeders come back fell short Sunday December 16th as they suffered a 4-3 loss to the Steinbach Pistons.
The Pistons scored four straight goals Sunday afternoon to split a weekend series with the Stampeders.
The Pistons flipped the script on Swan Valley tonight as it was Brady Tatro who opened the scoring at 4:09 picking up his sixteenth of the year. Despite outshooting the Pistons 13-5 at the end of twenty minutes, it was the Steinbach Pistons who led 1-0.
Steinbach added to their lead in the middle frame as Tanner Mole picked up his thirteenth of the year at 3:31. Brady Tatro scored at 5:57 and David Queree score his second of the year at 10:40 which ended the night or Merek Pipes. Captain Jaden Townsend turned things around for the Stampeders as he fired one five hole on Matt Lenz at 17:03. The middle frame closed out with the Pistons leading 4-1 and the shots were 21-15 in favour of Swan Valley.
Swan Valley native Josh Tripp added his twenty fifth of the year on the power play at 1:28 that pulled the Stamps within two. Josh Tripp pulled the Stampeders within one as he snapped home his second of the game at 16:49, but it wasn’t enough and the Steinbach Pistons held on to defeat the Stamps 4-3. Final shots on goal were 32-22 for Swan.
After dropping tonight’s contest to the Pistons, Swan record now sits at 23-7-3-2. The next action for Swan will be Wednesday December 19th against the Waywayseecappo Wolverines. Be sure to get your tickets from Atkinson’s Sports Excellence or at the door.