IG Wealth Management Game Day Report
Swan Valley Stampeders Regular Season Record: 24-15-5-1. PP: 18.5% (9th) PK: 77.2% (11th) Rank: 5th in the MGEU West Division, 8th in MJHL.
Head Coach: Barry Wolff
Assistant Coach: Dakota Mason
Associate Coach: Darren Webster
Tonight’s Matchup: vs the Nighthawks: The Stampeders will look to build off their recent 9-2 win Wednesday night at the Centennial Arena. Swan Valley enters tonight’s game, one point back of fourth place in the MGEU West Division, and just three points behind first place. Swan needs to find a way to gain points this weekend in Niverville and Winkler.
Last Game: 9-2 win over Neepawa: The Stampeders snapped their three game losing streak with a 9-2 win over the Titans Wednesday night. Swan Valley used four first period goals, one in the second period and four more in the third to take down the Titans Wednesday, Feb. 15. Kobe Grant stopped 37/39 shots he faced for his 17th win of the season.
LAST 5 GAMES
9-2 win vs Neepawa
5-2 loss @ Waywayseecappo
4-3 OT loss vs Waywayseecappo
5-3 loss @ Steinbach
6-2 win @ WPG Blues
TOP 5 STAMPEDER SCORERS
Justin Keck: 24G – 25A = 49 Points
Jakob Jones: 21G – 28A = 49 Points
Trey Sauder: 19G – 28A = 47 Points
Adam Rajsigl: 8G – 26A = 34 Points
Warren Marcotte: 8G – 20A = 28 Points
Goals (24) – Justin Keck
Assists (28) – Jakob Jones
Points (49) – Justin Keck
PIMS (147) – Collin Jennings
Rookie Points Leader (10) – Landen Gulutzan
Wins (17) – Kobe Grant
Shutouts (1) – Kobe Grant
Save % (.929) – Kobe Grant
Goals Against Average (2.87) – Kobe Grant
Nighthawks Regular Season Record: 21-21-1-3 PP: 19.1% (8th) PK: 75.7% (12th) Rank: 4th in the MGEU East Division, 10th in MJHL.
Head Coach: Kelvin Cech
Assistant Coach: Ethan Maertens-Poole
Assistant Coach: Tyler Anderson
Tonight’s Matchup: vs Swan: Niverville is coming off a 3-2 loss against the OCN Blizzard on home ice last night. The loss is the teams fourth straight, now sitting two points up on Selkirk for the final playoff spot in the East Division. The Nighthawks will be looking heavily to use home ice advantage on the travelling Stampeders.
Last Game: 3-2 loss to OCN: The Nighthawks found themselves trailing 1-0 after twenty minutes of play last night. Niverville used two second period goals to gain a 2-1 lead after 40 minutes, but let it slip in the third period, giving up a pair of goals and dropping their fourth straight game. Chris Fines stopped 35/38 shots he faced in the loss.
LAST 5 GAMES
3-2 loss vs OCN
5-4 loss vs Portage
4-3 loss vs Winkler
5-2 loss vs Dauphin
5-2 win @ Dauphin
TOP 5 NIGHHAWKS SCORERS
Josh Paulhus – 26G – 27A = 53 Points
Brendan Bottem – 18G – 23A = 41 Points
Evan Bortis – 9G – 27A = 36 Points
Braden Panzer – 11G – 22A = 33 Points
Desmond Johnson – 9G – 24A = 33 Points
Goals (26) – Josh Paulhus
Assists (27) – Evan Bortis
Points (53) – Josh Paulhus
PIMS (92) – Evan Bortis
Rookie Points Leader (41) – Brendan Bottem
Wins (12) – Chris Fines
Shutouts (1) – Ethan Kadatz
Save % (.903) – Ethan Kadatz
Goals Against Average (3.09) – Ethan Kadatz
Full lineup details at 5 p.m..
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Puck drop is set for 7:30 p.m..
Upcoming home games to note
- Wednesday, Feb. 22 – ACE Real Estate game night.
- The Swan Valley Stampeders will be wearing their Hockey is for Everyone jerseys one last time Wednesday Feb. 22 at home against the OCN Blizzard. The jerseys will then be auctioned off online. Stay tuned for further details on how you can place your bids. #HIFE #StampederHockey
- Friday, Feb. 24 – Dufresne game night.
- Saturday, Feb. 25 – Billet Appreciation night. Taylor School Choir performing the national anthem.
- Wednesday Mar. 1 – 12:30pm vs Dauphin – Kids game