Stampeders Drop Seventh Straight Game, Fall 5-3 To Virden Friday Night

The Swan Valley Stampeders dropped their seventh straight game Friday night at the Centennial Arena, falling 5-3 to the Virden Oil Capitals.

The Oil Capitals struck first in tonight’s contest, scoring 7:29 into the first period as Brett Sabel collected his third of the season. Riley Fequet answered back five and a half minutes later as Owen LaRocque was pressured by Jakob Jones, resulting in Fequet shooting into an empty net.

Bryce Bryant (0:59) and Nolan Chastko (6:57) added goals in the second period giving the road team a 3-1 lead after 40 minutes of play.

Jakob Jones (5:18) and Amar Power (7:10) scored back-to-back power play goals, tying the game 3-3 but that was all the offence the Stampeders could muster Friday night. Nolan Chaskto (12:57) and David Bielik (13:36) scored 40 seconds apart to take a 5-3 win on the road.

Final shots

Virden – 51

Swan Valley – 28

Swan Valley will close out the week with a game against the Portage Terriers tomorrow night at the Centennial Arena. Puck drop is set for 7pm.

It is Halloween at the Corral tomorrow night, please dress up and a parade of costumes for extra prizes will take place during the first intermission.

Tickets are available at Home Hardware and Riddell’s Plumbing & Heating or at the door.