The Swan Valley Stampeders pushed their win streak to four games, defeating the Winkler Flyers 3-2 in overtime Saturday night at the Centennial Arena.
The Stampeders offence was led by Trey Sauder(1G), Jakob Jones (1G), and Tyler Park (1G), while Kobe Grant stopped 34/36 shots he faced for the win.
Tonight was Hockey Fights Cancer night at the Centennial Arena, with all proceeds going to family of Cameron Coulthart. The night kicked off with a beautiful opening ceremony by Director of Marketing Cody Manchester. Attending this evening was his sister Emma, along with Lee-Anne and Blair Campbell – representatives of Amaras Amigos.
Dalton Andrew opened the scoring Saturday night at the centennial arena, beating Grant for his ninth of the year at 7:38 into the first period.
The Stampeders were able to tie the game on a power play marker by Trey Sauder at 13:23 of the middle frame. Before the period ended, Jayce Legaarden was sent in all alone, beating Grant and sending the Stampeders down 2-1 after forty minutes of play.
Jakob Jones was able to tie the game 2-2, skating across the blue-line, using the defender as a screen, sent a laser on net that beat Aiden Comeau low blocker side and sending both teams into extra time.
It only took a face-off win and seven seconds for the birthday boy Tyler Park to end the game, sending a wrist-shot on net that beat Comeau over the shoulder and ending the game.
Winkler – 36
Swan Valley – 30
Swan Valley has now won four straight games and improved their record to 10-7-1-1, moving into third place in the MGEU West Division. The next action for the Stampeders will be Tuesday Nov. 8 when they travel to Waywayseecappo to tangle with the Wolverines. Puck drop is set for 7:30 p.m..