The Swan Valley Stampeders made their way to Dauphin tonight to host the Neepawa Natives. The Stampeders played out of Credit Union Place as the water crisis and local state of emergency is ongoing.
The Stampeders found themselves trailing 6:29 into the opening frame when Jesse Gibbons beat Ethan Peterson. The Stampeders responded at 10:22 as Quintin Sudom tied the game on the power play. The opening frame came to a close tied at 1 and the shots 17-9 for Swan.
The scoring dried up in the 2nd period as Ethan Peterson and Spencer Eschyshyn closed the door. Shots after the 2nd period were 31-17 in favour of Swan.
Shane Roulette moved Swan ahead at 2:44 on a short handed goal. Roulette added a empty net late in the game and the Stampeders went on to defeat the Neepawa Natives 3-1. Final shots on goal were 42-22 for the Stampeders.
The next action for the Stampeders will be this Friday in Swan against the Winkler Flyers. Puck drop is 7:30p.m.