Swan Valley Stampeders Regular Season Record: 5-5-1-1. PP: 19.5% (8th) PK: 72.7% (12th) Rank: 5th in West Division, 8th in MJHL
Head Coach: Barry Wolff
Assistant Coach: Dakota Mason
Assistant Coach: Darren Webster
Tonight’s Matchup: vs Winnipeg Blues: The Stampeders snapped their two game losing streak Saturday night with a big 6-3 win over the Winnipeg Blues. Swan Valley will have a chance to close the gap on the first place OCN Blizzard tonight with a win on home ice. Swan Valley sits seven points back of first overall in the West Division.
Last Game: 6-3 Win over the Winnipeg Blues: Swan Valley ran into themselves in the first period last night. The walls collapsed around them in the opening frame, giving up four goals, three on the penalty kill, to a very strong Portage Terrier squad. Justin Keck and Warren Marcotte were able to find the back of the net but it wasn’t enough to beat the number one team in the MJHL on home ice.
TOP 5 STAMPEDER SCORERS
Justin Keck: 6G – 9A = 15 Points
Jakob Jones: 6G – 5A = 11 Points
Adam Rajsigl: 3G – 7A = 10 Points
Myles Mason: 4G – 5A = 9 Points
Warren Marcotte: 1G – 5A = 6 Points
Goals (6) – Jakob Jones
Assists (9) – Justin Keck
Points (15) – Justin Keck
PIMS (36) – Hayden Pimm
Rookie Points Leader (2G) – Callum Halls
Wins (3) – Kobe Grant
Shutouts (1) – Kobe Grant
Save % (.935) – Kobe Grant
Goals Against Average (2.43) – Kobe Grant
Titans Regular Season Record: 4-7-3 PP: 10.6% (13th) PK: 75.4% (9th) Rank: 6th in East Division, 9th in MJHL.
Head Coach: Ken Pearson
Assistant Coach: Zak Hicks
Assistant Coach: Landon Cameron
Last Game: 4-2 win over Waywayseecappo: Neepawa used a huge, three-goal third period, to defeat the Wolverines on home ice Sunday, Oct. 16. Gordan Lochlan gave up two goals in the first period but closed the door the rest of the way, turning aside 27/29 shots he faced.
Tonight’s Matchup: vs Swan: The Titans are coming off a huge win over the Wolverines Sunday night at the Yellowhead Centre in Neepawa. Prior to that win, The Titans were on a four game losing streak, giving up 23 goals while only scoring six goals for. Neepawa will look to win back-to-back games for the first time since September.
TOP 5 NEEPAWA SCORERS
Parker Korman – 4G – 5A = 9 Points
Cade Bendtsen – 4G – 3A = 7 Points
Hayden Stocks – 3G – 3A = 6 Points
Kalen Reynolds – 3G – 2A = 5 Points
Cooper Kasprick – 2G – 3A = 5 Points
Goals (4) – Cade Bendtsen
Assists (5) – Parker Korman
Points (9) – Parker Korman
PIMS (22) – Parker Korman
Rookie Points Leader (6) – Hayden Stocks
Wins (3) – Mason Lobreau
Shutouts (0) –
Save % (.908) – Mason Lobreau
Goals Against Average (3.01) – Mason Lobreau
Head Coach and General Manager Barry Wolff will go with 11 forwards and seven defensemen against the Titans. Two Manitoba kids will draw into the lineup tonight, that being Foxx McColl and Callum Halls. Blake Hilterman will also draw back into the lineup to round out the defence core. Kobe Grant is expected to get his 10th start of the season. Full lineup details at 5 p.m..
The puck drop is set for 7 p.m. from the Centennial Arena. Tonight’s game is a presentation of Swan River Key Chevrolet Buick GMC.
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