IG Wealth Management Game Day Report
Swan Valley Stampeders Regular Season Record: 26-15-5-1. PP: 17.9% (11th) PK: 78.1% (10th) Rank: 3rd in the MGEU West Division, 6th in MJHL.
Head Coach: Barry Wolff
Assistant Coach: Dakota Mason
Associate Coach: Darren Webster
Tonight’s Matchup: vs the OCN Blizzard: The Stampeders enter tonight’s contest one point back of second and just three points back of first place in the MGEU West Division. One thing the Stamps’ have going for them is games in hand. Swan Valley sits with three games in hand on the Blizzard with just 11 games left in the season. The Stampeders have picked up points in four out of their last five games and positioned themselves well heading into this week of action. Swan Valley will need to limit the man advantages against tonight against a team that can bury you while on the power play.
Last Game: 3-0 win over Winkler: The Stampeders found a way to win this past week, going 3-0 and closing the gap on first in the MGEU West Division. Swan Valley started the game flat Sunday afternoon, giving up 22 shots in the first period. Trey Sauder, Landen Gulutzan and Warren Marcotte all found the back of the net during the second period and from there, it was the Kobe Grant show. Grant turned aside all 47 shots he faced, picking up his second shutout of the season and 18th win of the year in a 3-0 victory.
LAST 5 GAMES
3-0 win @ Winkler
5-3 win @ Niverville
9-2 win vs Neepawa
5-2 loss @ Waywayseecappo
4-3 OT loss vs Waywayseecappo
TOP 5 STAMPEDER SCORERS
Jakob Jones: 23G – 30A = 53 Points
Justin Keck: 25G – 25A = 50 Points
Trey Sauder: 20G – 30A = 50 Points
Adam Rajsigl: 8G – 27A = 35 Points
Warren Marcotte: 9G – 20A = 29 Points
Goals (25) – Justin Keck
Assists (30) – Jakob Jones
Points (53) – Jakob Jones
PIMS (153) – Collin Jennings
Rookie Points Leader (11) – Landen Gulutzan
Wins (18) – Kobe Grant
Shutouts (2) – Kobe Grant
Save % (.931) – Kobe Grant
Goals Against Average (2.79) – Kobe Grant
Blizzard Regular Season Record: 28-17-2-3 PP: 22.2% (3rd) PK: 84.1% (2nd) Rank: 1st in the MGEU West Division, 4th in MJHL.
Head Coach: Doug Johnson
Assistant Coach: Greg Hunter
Tonight’s Matchup: vs Swan: The OCN Blizzard head into tonight’s contest, winners of their last five games and sit atop the MGEU West Division with 61 points. The Blizzard are coming off a perfect 3-0 road trip down south this past weekend and are looking to increase their lead in the standings. Look for the trio of Ashton Paul, Riley Zimmerman and Michael Hlady to be go-to factors in the game.
Last Game: 4-0 win over the WPG Freeze: The Blizzard closed out their weekend road trip with a fairly easy win Sunday in Winnipeg, downing the freeze 4-0. Kieran Cooke and Ashton Paul scored in the first period and Ashton Cuvelier and Sam Zagari added a pair in the third on-route to their 28th win of the season. Ethan Farrow stopped all 23 shots he faced in the win.
LAST 5 GAMES
4-0 win @ WPG Freeze
5-4 shootout win @ Selkirk
3-2 win @ Niverville
7-0 win vs Waywayseecappo
2-1 win @ Dauphin
TOP 5 BLIZZARD SCORERS
Ashton Paul – 26G – 27A = 53 Points
Riley Zimmerman – 23G – 29A = 52 Points
Alex Bernauer – 18G – 27A = 45 Points
Michael Hlady – 21G – 16A = 37 Points
Sebastian Hamming – 7G – 23A = 30 Points
Goals (26) – Ashton Paul
Assists (29) – Riley Zimmerman
Points (53) – Ashton Paul
PIMS (90) – Alex Bernauer
Rookie Points Leader (20) – Keenan McNeill
Wins (21) – Chase Hamm
Shutouts (3) – Chase Hamm
Save % (.916) – Chase Hamm
Goals Against Average (2.50) – Chase Hamm
Full lineup details at 5 p.m..
Tonight’s game is a proud presentation of ACE Real Estate & Insurance Services.
Tickets for tonight’s game can be purchased online at Stampedershockey.com, through the Stampeder app or at the door.
The puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m..