The Swan Valley Stampeders (1-1) traveled four hours north to the Whitney Forum on Thursday to take on the Flin Flon Bombers (2-0) in pre-season action.
The Stampeders dressed a more veteran group tonight but it was the Bombers 20 year old Daylon Manchi who opened the scoring. After twenty minutes of play the Stampeders trailed 1-0.
The Bombers kept rolling in the the second as 20 year old Nate Hooper added to their lead. The Stampeders cut into the lead late in the period as goaltender Hunter Young misplayed the puck and Cole Chicoine scored on an empty net. After forty minutes of play the Stamps continued to trail the Bombers 2-1.
Flin Flon opened the flood gates in the third. Jessie Young scored early into the period and Donavan Houle scored two late goals as the Bombers went on to defeat the Stampeders 5-1.
The Next action for the Stampeders will be Saturday September 8th against the Yorkton Terriers. Puck drop is set for 7:30pm at the Centennial Arena.
Please make sure to stop by the Co-op parking lot Friday September 7th from 11am until 2pm for our annual BBQ. Meet Stampeder players, staff, and board members.