The Swan Valley Stampeders rebounded in a big way Saturday January 12th, as they beat the Winkler Flyers 6-1.
The Stampeders found themselves trailing for the second straight night as Jayden McCarthy opened the scoring at 9:17. Alex Uryga tied the game late in the first period, snapping home his own rebound and picking up his seventh of the year at 17:51. The opening frame closed out with the teams tied at 1 and the shots were 12-11 in favour of Winkler.
The flood gates opened in the second period as the Stamps scored two quick goals. Bradly Goethals scored his twenty-fifth of the year, 1:07 into the middle frame beating Britt League on the power play. Tucker Scantlebury found a loose puck in front of the net and roofed his second as a Stampeder just forty two seconds later. Josh Tripp was left all alone at the side of the net, snapping home his twenty seventh of the year at 14:46. The middle frame closed out with the Stamps up 4-1 and the shots 28-20 for Swan Valley.
Bradly Goethals was left all alone out front of the net as he picked up his second of the game 3:19 into the period. Jaden Townsend stepped across the blue line and hammered a shot that beat Britt League at 10:50, and the Stampeders went on to defeat the Flyers 6-1. Final shots on goal 38-34 for Winkler.
Swan Valley’s record now sits at 27-9-3-2. The Stampeders will now send nine players to the SJHL/MJHL Showcase in Regina, SK January 14th and 15th. Swan Valley will return to action Saturday January 19th in Portage to face the first place Terriers. Puck drop is set for 7:30pm.