The Swan Valley Stampeders kicked off their 20th Anniversary Preseason schedule tonight against the Dauphin Kings in an all rookie game.
The Stampeders found themselves trailing at the 9:33 mark of the first as Owen Wareham beat Dawson Green upstairs. The first period came to a close with Dauphin leading 1-0.
The Kings jumped on a turnover at 3:16 and Ben Kelley scored short handed to take a 2-0 lead. Sloan Stanick picked up his 1st of the preseason at 17:44 and the Dauphin Kings held a 3-0 lead after 40 minutes of play.
The Stampeders hard work finally paid off as Josh Beauchemin found the back of the net at 17:05 with assists going to Gregori Paseschnikoff and Achille Casali. The Stamps youngsters added another as Cole Chicoine fed Josh Delorme who beat Keaton Ziprick at 18:11. Dauphin’s Leeam Tivers added an empty net with 49 seconds left to play and the Kings went on to beat the Stampeders 4-2.
Next action for the Stamps will be Tuesday September 4th in Swan River against the Dauphin Kings. Puck drop is at 6pm.