The Swan Valley Stampeders saw their seven game point streak snapped at seven games Saturday, dropping a 6-3 decision to the Winkler Flyers.
Luke Beerman lead the way tonight with 1G and 1A, 19-year-old Nathan Carl had 2A, Jackson Betcher and Carter Cockburn would score one goal each in the loss.
Jackson Betcher (Josh Maucieri, Tommy Cardinal) opened the scoring at 12:19 of the first period, picking up his first as a Stampeder.
The Winkler Flyers would light the lamp four times in the second period. Griffin Leonard grabbed his fifth of the year 2:09 into the middle frame. Justin Svenson would slip one past Mikael Foucher at 10:04, increasing their lead to 3-1. Carter Cockburn (Luke Beerman, Nathan Carl) answered back, snapping one in off the post at 10:41. Winkler scored back-to-back goals from Sulivan Shortreed (15:35) and Bryce Krauter (16:54) and the Flyers lead 4-2 after 40 minutes of play.
Luke Beerman (Nathan Carl, Leyson Coleman) would score his fifth of the year, on the power play at 9:41 of the third period. Campbell Ens would wired one home just over thirty seconds later, and Griffin Leonard scored a power play, empty net goal at 17:11 and the Flyers skated to a 6-3 win.
Winkler – 37
Swan – 37
With tonight’s loss to Winkler, the Stampeders record is now a 7-2-1, good for fourth place overall in the MJHL.
Next action for Swan Valley will be Wednesday October 23 in OCN. Puck drop is at 7:00pm. You can catch all the action live on HockeyTV.com