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Swan Valley Stampeders Regular Season Record: 4-3-1-1. PP: 18.8% (8th) PK: 78.9% (9th) Rank: 4th in West Division, 8th in MJHL
Head Coach: Barry Wolff
Assistant Coach: Dakota Mason
Assistant Coach: Darren Webster
Athletic Therapist: Kate Wiens
Tonight’s Matchup: Vs. OCN: The Stampeders fell out of the gate to start the season, but have slowly found their stride as of late. The Stamps’ have picked up three out of four points in back-to-back weekends and sit fourth in the West Division, five points back of the first-place Blizzard. Swan will look to continue their recent hot streak and climb back into their season series tonight in OCN.
Last Game: 3-2 win over the Wolverines: After squandering a 2-0 lead, Swan Valley found a way to shut down the Wolverines’ offence, backstopped by Loic Mainguy-Crepault, and collected a third-period goal by Noah Wilson on route to a 3-2 win on home ice.
TOP 5 STAMPEDER SCORERS
Justin Keck: 3G – 8A = 11 Points
Adam Rajsigl: 3G – 5A = 8 Points
Jakob Jones: 5G – 2A = 7 Points
Noah Wilson: 3G – 2A = 5 Points
Tyler Park: 1G – 4A = 5 Points
Goals (5) – Jakob Jones
Assists (8) – Justin Keck
Points (11) – Justin Keck
PIMS (28) – Darius Makse
Rookie Points Leader (2G) – Callum Halls
Wins (3) – Kobe Grant
Shutouts (1) – Kobe Grant
Save % (.949) – Kobe Grant
Goals Against Average (1.84) – Kobe Grant
Blizzard Regular Season Record: 7-3-0-1 PP: 24.4% (3rd) PK: 81.0% (6th) Rank: 1st in West Division, 3rd in MJHL
Head Coach: Doug Johnson
Assistant Coach: Greg Hunter
Assistant Coach: Chris Richardson
Tonight’s Matchup: @ OCN: The Blizzard will be looking to continue their domination of the Stampeders, winning back-to-back games to kick off the 2022/23 season. OCN not only beat the stampeders and gained four points, they outscored Swan Valley 7-2 in both games.
Last Game: 3-0 win over the Virden Oil Capitals: After a scoreless first period, OCN found a way to collect two goals in the second period and added another early in the third period to earn a 3-0 shutout victory over Virden.
TOP 5 BLIZZARD SCORERS
Riley Zimmerman – 9G – 4A = 13 Points
Ashton Paul – 5G – 7A = 12 Points
Ryan Monias – 5G – 4A = 9 Points
Michael Hlady – 3G – 4A = 7 Points
Kayden Sutherland – 1G – 6A = 7 Points
Goals (9) – Riley Zimmerman
Assists (7) – Ashton Paul
Points (13) – Riley Zimmerman
PIMS (27) – Josh Tidgwell
Rookie Points Leader (5A) – Sam Zagari
Wins (5) – Chase Hamm
Shutouts (1) – Ethan Farrow
Save % (.971) – Ethan Farrow
Goals Against Average (1.00) – Ethan Farrow
Head Coach and General Manager Barry Wolff tweaked his lineup ahead of tonight’s game. Callum Halls and Landen Gulutzan will dress tonight while Matthew Munro will skate alongside Warren Marcotte. Kobe Grant is expected to get his eighth start of the year. Full lineup details at 5 p.m..
The puck drop is set for 7 p.m. from the Gordon Lathlin Memorial Centre. Catch all the action live on hockeytv.com and stay up-to-date on all our social media platforms.