The Stampeders squander a two goal lead in the third period, but end up winning 5-4 in overtime against the Virden Oil Capitals Tuesday night on home ice.
20-year-old Frazer Dodd picks up an assist, scores the overtime winner, Mikael Foucher stops 33/37 shots for his first MJHL win, and the Stampeders pick up their second win of the year Tuesday September 24th.
Hunter Cloutier would open the scoring for the Oil Capitals, beating Mikael Foucher for his first of the year 1:07 into the first. The Stamps’ would rebound just over six minutes later as Swan River, MB product Carter Cockburn (Luke Beerman) buried his first of the year. Josh Beauchemin (Leyson Coleman) would move Swan Valley ahead on the power play at 13:43, ripping home his first of the season. Kolton Kanaski would tie things up less than three minutes minutes later, sending the teams to the dressing room tied 2-2 after twenty minutes of play.
Nathan Carl is off to a red hot start in the Stampeders 21st season, firing home his fourth of the year on the power play, 27 seconds into the middle frame. John Jebamani and Carter Cockburn picked up assists on the goal.
The B.C. kids teamed up on the power play in the third period as Frazer Dodd set up Mattias Dal Monte who wired home his first of the year. Virden would score back to back goals at 8:07 (Josh Belcher) and again at 14:44 (Hunter Cloutier) which would send the game into overtime.
Frazer Dodd would prove to be tonight’s hero. He pick up a loose puck at the offensive blue line, walked in all alone, and snapped home the game winner at 3:43 of overtime.
Final shots in goal
Swan Valley now moves to 2-1 on the season and will be back in action Friday September 27, when they host the Wayway Wolverines. The game is presented by the Swan River Kinsmen Club. Anyone under the age of 18 will get in for free. Puck drop is set for 7:30pm.