IG Wealth Management Game Day Report
Swan Valley Stampeders Regular Season Record: 18-9-2-1. PP: 19.4% (6th) PK: 74.6% (12th) Rank: 1st in the MGEU West Division, 4th in MJHL
Head Coach: Barry Wolff
Assistant Coach: Dakota Mason
Assistant Coach: Darren Webster
Tonight’s Matchup: vs the Kings: The Stampeders’ point streak reached seven straight games, even though they fell in overtime last Sunday. Swan Valley will be looking to extend that point streak tonight on the road against the Kings, who defeated them with a power play goal last weekend. The Stamps currently sit first in the MGEU West Division and look to stay at the top with a win tonight at Credit Union Place.
Last Game: 5-4 OT loss to Dauphin: The Stampeders didn’t start on time, and found themselves trailing 1-0 early on in last Sunday’s contest. After that, they scored three straight goals giving them a 3-1 lead after 20 minutes. The Stampeders added one in the middle frame but failed to fend off the Kings in the third as they tied the game and forced overtime. The Stampeders couldn’t stop the power play of the Kings and fell to Dauphin on the road, snapping their six-game win streak.
TOP 5 STAMPEDER SCORERS
Jakob Jones: 17G – 17A = 34 Points
Justin Keck: 14G – 17A = 31 Points
Trey Sauder: 11G – 18A = 29 Points
Adam Rajsigl: 5G – 17A = 22 Points
Warren Marcotte: 5G – 12A = 17 Points
Goals (17) – Jakob Jones
Assists (17) – Justin Keck
Points (34) – Jakob Jones
PIMS (81) – Collin Jennings
Rookie Points Leader (4) – Callum Halls
Wins (12) – Kobe Grant
Shutouts (1) – Kobe Grant
Save % (.929) – Kobe Grant
Goals Against Average (2.79) – Kobe Grant
Kings Regular Season Record: 17-12-2 PP: 14.5% (13th) PK: 78.9% (7th) Rank: 4th in the MGEU West Division, 7th in MJHL.
Head Coach: Doug Hedley
Assistant Coach: Chad Facey
Assistant Coach: Brad Dupasquier
Tonight’s Matchup: vs Swan: The Kings have now strung together a three-game win streak and will be looking to close out the first half of the season with a pair of wins on home ice. The Kings will need all four lines if they want to take down the Stampeders.
Last Game: 4-3 OT win over the Stampeders: The Dauphin Kings scored once in the first, once in the second, and added a pair in the third period to force overtime last Sunday. An overlapping power play for the Kings allowed them to set up shop in the offensive zone and finish off the come-back. Jakob Brook was the overtime hero, scoring 47 seconds into the extra frame. Marko Belak picked up his seventh win of the season, stopping 21/25.
TOP 5 KINGS SCORERS
Mathew Gough – 11G – 14A = 25 Points
Mason Smith – 8G – 15A = 22 Points
Jayden Harris – 8G – 14A = 22 Points
Alex Senf – 10G – 11A = 19 Points
Blake Boudreau – 8G – 10A = 18 Points
Goals (11) – Mathew Gough
Assists (15) – Mason Smith
Points (25) – Mathew Gough
PIMS (87) – Aidan Brook
Rookie Points Leader (8) – Rylan Gibbs
Wins (8) – Cole Sheffield
Shutouts (1) – Cole Sheffield
Save % (.907) – Cole Sheffield
Goals Against Average (2.90) – Cole Sheffield
Full lineup details at 5 p.m..
Tonight’s game can be seen live on hockeytv.com, listen live on GX94 and stay up-to-date on all social media platforms.
Puck drop is set for 7:30 p.m..