IG Wealth Management Game Day Report
Swan Valley Stampeders Regular Season Record: 8-7-1-1. PP: 16.4% (8th) PK: 73.2% (13th) Rank: 4th in West Division, 7th in MJHL
Head Coach: Barry Wolff
Assistant Coach: Dakota Mason
Assistant Coach: Darren Webster
Tonight’s Matchup: vs Niverville: The Stampeders look to keep their win streak alive tonight against the newest team in the MJHL. Swan Valley will meet a brand new opponent tonight and will need to bring their best effort if they want to push their win streak to three games. The Stampeders need to stay out of the penalty box as Niverville will be bringing their sixth-ranked power play with them. Swan Valley is coming off a pair of wins on home ice where two local players helped the team claim four big points. Who will step up tonight?
Last Game: 3-2 win over Winnipeg Freeze: The Stampeders kicked off a two-week home-stand with a pair of wins, their latest coming against the Winnipeg Freeze. The Stampeders scored a goal in each period, while Loic Mainguy-Crepault kicked aside 20/22 shots he faced in the win. Swan Valley will need a strong 60-minute effort tonight as they look for their third win in a row.
TOP 5 STAMPEDER SCORERS
Justin Keck: 10G – 11A = 21 Points
Adam Rajsigl: 3G – 12A = 15 Points
Jakob Jones: 8G – 6A = 14 Points
Myles Mason: 4G – 5A = 9 Points
Trey Sauder: 4G – 5A = 9 Points
Goals (10) – Justin Keck
Assists (12) – Adam Rajsigl
Points (21) – Justin Keck
PIMS (42) – Collin Jennings
Rookie Points Leader (3) – Griffin Ayotte
Wins (5) – Kobe Grant
Shutouts (1) – Kobe Grant
Save % (.932) – Kobe Grant
Goals Against Average (2.49) – Loic Mainguy-Crepault
Niverville Regular Season Record: 8-7-0 PP: 19.8% (6th) PK: 77.8% (10th) Rank: 4th in East Division, 9th in MJHL.
Head Coach: Kelvin Cech
Assistant Coach: Ethan Maertens-Poole
Assistant Coach: Tyler Anderson
Tonight’s Matchup: vs Swan: The Nighthawks have had an up-and-down season, but have been coming on strong as of late. Niverville sports an 8-7-0 record heading into tonight’s contest, and will look to build off their recent 8-3 win over the Winnipeg Blues. The Nighthawks will look to spoil the party and snap Swan Valley’s recent two-game win streak tonight at the Centennial Arena.
Last Game: 8-3 win over the Winnipeg Blues: The Nighthawks used a massive third period to claim victory over the Blues last weekend. Niverville scored five times throughout the final period to take down Winnipeg at The Rink Training Centre.
TOP 5 NIVERVILLE SCORERS
Brett Tataryn – 10G – 9A = 19 Points
Josh Paulhus – 8G – 10A = 18 Points
Brendan Kerr – 8G – 6A = 14 Points
Evan Bortis – 0G – 14A = 14 Points
Brendan Bottem – 6G – 6A = 12 Points
Goals (10) – Brett Tataryn
Assists (14) – Evan Bortis
Points (19) – Brett Tataryn
PIMS (41) – Gavin Gunderson
Rookie Points Leader (10) – Carson Reed
Wins (6) – Ethan Kadatz
Shutouts (1) – Ethan Kadatz
Save % (.907) – Ethan Kadatz
Goals Against Average (3.01) – Ethan Kadatz
Full lineup details at 5 p.m..
Tonight’s game is proudly presented by Tim Hortons. Tim Hortons will also be presenting the smile cookie cheque to the Swan Valley Health Facilities Foundation prior to puck drop.
The puck drop is set for 7:00 p.m. from the Centennial Arena.
Tickets for tonight’s contest can be purchased online at stampedershockey.com or at the door.