The Swan Valley Stampeders 10 game win streak was snapped Friday September 22nd, losing 5-3 to the Portage Terriers.
The Stampeders put up an unbelievable performance tonight but couldn’t keep their recent win streak intact.
Portage opened the scoring as Owen Murray was left all alone in front of the net, burying his ninth of the year at 4:26. Matt Osadick scored back-to-back goals, at 11:56 and again on the power play at 14:18 to take the lead. Kolton Shindle tied the game for the Terriers 16 seconds later, and Reece Henry moved the Terriers ahead by one with 10 seconds left in the period.
Joey Moffatt and Reece Henry each scored for Portage in the first five and a half minutes of the middle frame to take a 5-2 lead. Alex Uryga scored his 13th of the year on the power play at 15:44 with assists going to Matt Osadick and Lane Kirk. After 40 minutes of play the Stampeders found themselves trailing 5-3, with the shots 23-14 in favour of the Terriers.
Swan Valley battled hard in the third period but couldn’t solve Ethan Peterson. The netminder stood tall for the Terriers, turning aside all 14 shots and Portage held on for a 5-3 win.
The Stampeders record now sits at 39-11-3-2 with five games remaining in the season. Swan Valley will regroup and get set for the Winnipeg Blues tomorrow night at 7:00pm. You can catch all the action live on HockeyTV.com