Swan River, MB. – The Swan Valley Stampeders punched their ticket to the second round of the MJHL Playoffs last night, defeating the Dauphin Kings 4-1 in Game 6.
The Stampeders offence was led by Collin Jennings, Josh Danis, Trey Sauder and Jakob Jones who all scored for Swan Valley in the win.
The Stampeders put together a full 60-minute effort Tuesday night, scoring four goals on route to their first round series win against the Dauphin Kings.
Collin Jennings opened the scoring 10:42 into the first period, snapping home his fourth of the post-season after he found himself all alone in-front of the net. Josh Danis grabbed a loose puck and ripped one bar down on Dmytro Kubritsky for his first of the playoffs five minutes later. Alex Senf was able to deposit his second of the playoffs, scoring on the power play at 18:27.
Trey Sauder was able to score the insurance marker at 14:23 of the third period, snapping one off the post and in for his third of the post-season, giving the Stampeders a 3-1 lead. Jakob Jones stepped in-front of a shot, blocked it, and skated in all alone, depositing an empty net goal at 19:52 to claim victory in Game 6.
The Stampeders want to thank the Dauphin Kings for an unreal first round matchup. What a series.
Swan Valley – 38
Dauphin – 26
- Pizza Place has become the official viewing party of the Swan Valley Stampeders for all AWAY games during their playoff push. If you cannot make the games in Dauphin or do not have access to HockeyTV, you can head to Pizza Place and catch all the action live.
- Download the Stampeder app on all Android and Apple devices and play along with the First Goal Prediction. All you have to do is pick the Stampeder who scores first and win yourself a medium two-topping pizza from Pizza Place.
- Steven Arp will serve game 3/3 of his suspension for his checking from behind major penalty assessed in game three.
The Stampeders will now be moving on to the second round against the Steinbach Pistons. Please stay tuned for dates and times.
Stay up-to-date on all social media platforms – Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.