IG Wealth Management Game Day Report
Swan Valley Stampeders Regular Season Record: 20-13-3-1. PP: 20.3% (7th) PK: 77.2% (11th) Rank: 3rd in West Division, 6th in MJHL
Head Coach: Barry Wolff
Assistant Coach: Dakota Mason
Assistant Coach: Darren Webster
Tonight’s Matchup: vs Portage: The Stampeders found their way back into the win column last weekend, going 2-0 on the road trip. The Stampeders will need to dig deep and play a full 60 minutes against the top team from the East Division tonight at the Centennial Arena. The Stampeders were able to defeat the Terriers earlier this season and will need to channel that again tonight if they want to take down the Centennial Cup hosts.
Last Game: 4-1 win over Niverville: Swan Valley was able to find their offence last weekend, outscoring their opponents 11-3. Four of those were against Niverville. Justin Keck, Noah Wilson, Alex Walicki and Trey Sauder all collected a goal while Kobe Grant stopped 35/36 shots he faced in the win.
TOP 5 STAMPEDER SCORERS
Jakob Jones: 19G – 23A = 42 Points
Trey Sauder: 15G – 23A = 38 Points
Justin Keck: 18G – 19A = 37 Points
Adam Rajsigl: 7G – 24A = 31 Points
Warren Marcotte: 6G – 16A = 22 Points
Goals (19) – Jakob Jones
Assists (24) – Adam Rajsigl
Points (42) – Jakob Jones
PIMS (105) – Collin Jennings
Rookie Points Leader (5) – Callum Halls
Wins (13) – Kobe Grant
Shutouts (1) – Kobe Grant
Save % (.931) – Kobe Grant
Goals Against Average (2.76) – Kobe Grant
Terriers Regular Season Record: 27-6-1-1 PP: 23.2% (3rd) PK: 84.9% (2nd) Rank: 1st in East Division, 1st in MJHL.
Head Coach: Blake Spiller
Assistant Coach: Paul Harland
Assistant Coach: Robby Moar
Tonight’s Matchup: vs Swan: The Terriers will be looking for a win on the road tonight as they try to separate themselves from the Steinbach Pistons, who are hot on their heels in the East Division. Portage is riding a seven game win streak, five straight since returning from the Christmas break.
Last Game: 4-3 win over Winkler: Portage was able to squeak out a 4-3 win Wednesday Jan. 18 in Winkler. Mike Stubbs scored in the first, Matt Wisener, Ryan Botterrill and Kaden Kohl collected goals in the second period while Bailey Monteith stopped 24/27 shots he faced in the win.
TOP 5 PORTAGE SCORERS
Hayden Lacquette – 12G – 26A = 38 Points
Ryan Botterill – 20G – 15A = 35 Points
Austin Peters – 12G – 23A = 35 Points
Matt Wisener – 12G – 22A = 34 Points
Brandon McCartney – 4G – 27A = 31 Points
Goals (20) – Ryan Botterill
Assists (27) – Brandon McCartney
Points (38) – Hayden Lacquette
PIMS (112) – Hayden Lacquette
Rookie Points Leader (11) – Hayden Chaloner
Wins (14) – Bailey Monteith
Shutouts (1) – Bailey Monteith
Save % (.898) – Bailey Monteith
Goals Against Average (2.74) – Bailey Monteith
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 proud presentation of SPL (Spruce Products Ltd.).
Tickets are available online at stampedershockey.com, through our app or at the door.
Upcoming home games to note
Saturday, Jan. 21 – Key Chev game night. Taylor School Choir will be performing the national anthem.
Friday, Feb. 10 – Hockey is for Everyone (special game night jerseys will be worn). More details are to be released in the next two weeks.
Wednesday, Feb. 15 – RBC game night.
Wednesday, Feb. 22 – ACE Real Estate game night.