The Swan Valley Stampeders are just one win away from playing for an MJHL Championship after they put on an offensive clinic tonight in Steinbach.
The Stamps’ took a 3-1 series lead against the Pistons with a 6-3 win Thursday night.
Bradly Goethals continues to make his mark on this series as he opened the scoring 9:44 into the first period, giving the Stampeders a 1-0 lead after 20.
Fellow 20-year-old, Alexander Uryga gave the Stamps’ a little bit of breathing room as he went end to end, beating Matt Radomsky 1:54 into the middle frame. Jack Kilroy pulled the Pistons within one, beating Merek Pipes at 3:23 of the second. Swan River, MB product Josh Tripp finished of a tic-tac-toe play at 6:17 scoring his sixth of the playoffs on the power play. Tucker Scantlebury picked up a loose puck skated around the net and beat Matt Radomsky low blocker side at 18:21 and the Stamps’ held a 4-1 lead after 40 minutes of play.
Declan Graham would find the back of the net 43 seconds into the third, pulling the Pistons within two. The Stampeders would respond on the power play as Josh Tripp would fire home his second of the game at 9:53. Matt Osadick scored less then a minute later, beating out a Steinbach defender for a loose puck and completely undressing Matt Radomsky for his fifth of the postseason. Steinbach would score late on the power play but it wasn’t enough, and the Stampeders skated to a 6-3 win. Final shots on goal were 48-30 for Swan Valley.
The Stampeders will return home and look to close out the semi-final series Saturday March 30th in Game 5.
Saturday nights game will feature a $3000 guaranteed 50/50 take home prize by Kal Tire, Formo Motors, The Brick, & River Valley Power Sports.
Playoff tickets are available at Atkinson’s Sports Excellence or at the door. The game is a proud presentation of Richardson Pioneer. #Believe