The Stampeders would use four power play goals Friday night. en-route to a 5-2 win in Steinbach.
The Stampeders kicked off their 3-in-3 road trip with a massive win.
Mattias Dal Monte lead the way with two power play goals and an assist while Mikael Foucher stopped 27/29 shots, backstopping his team to their 18th victory of the season.
Steinbach would open the scoring as Ty Naaykens would let a shot go that squeaked it’s way through Foucher 4:48 into the opening frame. Mattias Dal Monte would respond on the power play, letting a wrist shot go that beat Dante Giannuzzi at 13:41.
Scoring would resume in the middle frame as swan would score back-to-back power play goals. Mattias Dal Monte would walk line, sending a shot on goal that was tipped in by Captain Leyson Coleman 57 seconds into the period. Dal Monte would score his second of the night, and second power play goal of game three minutes later.
Daunte Fortner would score his third of the year 2:49 into the final frame on a beauty backhand wraparound. Bryce Young would respond just over three and a half minutes later, cutting into the stamps’ lead. Frazer Dodd finished off a cross ice pass from Tommy Cardinal on the power play at 8:11 of the third period, and the Stampeders skated to a 5-2 win over the Pistons.
“With all that’s gone on in the last 24 hours the boys put it aside and came to play,” said Associate Coach Suneil Karod. “Steinbach is a well coached, hard working team, highly skilled team. We had some good bounces. The power play had a good start. We played physical, and the guys did a good job to stay the course and we had a lot of luck on our side.”
Tonight’s win improves the Stampeders record to 18-10-2.
The Stampeders will have a quick turn around as they will travel to Steinbach again Saturday to finish of their two game mini series against the Pistons. Puck drop is 7:30pm.