IG Wealth Management Game Day Report
Swan Valley Stampeders Regular Season Record: 35-16-5-1. PP: 18.9% (8th) PK: 79.2% (8th) Rank: 1st in the MGEU West Division, 3rd in MJHL
Head Coach: Barry Wolff
Assistant Coach: Dakota Mason
Associate Coach: Darren Webster
Tonight’s Matchup: vs the Oil Capitals: Your MGEU West Division Champions will be looking to close out the regular season with their ninth straight win against a great opponent, the Virden Oil Capitals. The Stampeders will need to limit their trips to the penalty box tonight at the Centennial Arena against a team that can score goals. The red-hot Stampeders will look to enter the playoffs on a high note tonight.
Last Game: 6-3 win over Oil Capitals: Swan Valley heard the hype, and blocked it last night out as they travelled to Virden last night to take on Oil Capitals. The Stampeders used five different goal scorers on-route to a 6-3 win against a team that was right behind them in the Standings. Callum Halls, Griffin Ayotte, Warren Marcotte, Trey Sauder and Collin Jennings (2), all scored while Kobe Grant turned aside 37/40 shots he faced in the win.
LAST 5 GAMES
6-3 win @ Virden
6-1 win vs Niverville
2-1 win vs Steinbach
5-2 win vs Neepawa
4-0 win @ Selkirk
TOP 5 STAMPEDER SCORERS
Jakob Jones: 29G – 40A = 69 Points
Justin Keck: 31G – 32A = 63 Points
Trey Sauder: 24G – 36A = 60 Points
Adam Rajsigl: 12G – 37A = 49 Points
Collin Jennings: 16G – 23A = 39 Points
Goals (31) – Justin Keck
Assists (40) – Jakob Jones
Points (69) – Jakob Jones
PIMS (197) – Collin Jennings
Rookie Points Leader (17) – Landen Gulutzan
Wins (26) – Kobe Grant
Shutouts (3) – Kobe Grant
Save % (.933) – Kobe Grant
Goals Against Average (2.69) – Kobe Grant
Virden Oil Capitals
Oil Capitals Regular Season Record: 35-21-1-0 PP: 22.1% (5th) PK: 76.1% (11th) Rank: 2nd in the MGEU West Division, 5th in MJHL.
Head Coach: Tyson Ramsey
Assistant Coach: Brett Braybrook
Tonight’s Matchup: vs Swan:The Oil Capitals are coming off a deflating loss on home ice last night and will look to maintain their second place position in the MGEU Standings tonight on the road. Virden will be looking to return the favour as both teams are set to close out the 2022-23 regular season tonight at the Centennial Arena.
Last Game: 6-3 loss to Swan Valley: The Oil Capitals’ hopes at first overall were halted abruptly last night, dropping a 6-3 decision to the Stampeders. The Stampeders scored two in the first, one in the second and three in the third to take down a very good team on the road last night. Both teams have been on fire as of late and something had to give, this time is was Swan Valley who prevailed and secured first overall in the MGEU West Division.
LAST 5 GAMES
6-3 loss vs Swan Valley
2-1 win @ Waywayseecappo
6-2 win vs Selkirk
2-1 win @ Selkirk
5-2 win @ WPG Blues
TOP 5 OIL CAPITALS SCORERS
Nolan Chastko – 20G – 23A = 43 Points
Josh Lehto – 19G – 21A = 40 Points
Dean Gorchynski – 11G – 28A = 39 Points
Colten Miller – 15G – 23A = 38 Points
Joey Bielik – 14G – 22A = 36 Points
Goals (20) – Nolan Chastko
Assists (28) – Dean Gorchynski
Points (43) – Nolan Chastko
PIMS (137) – Davis Chorney
Rookie Points Leader (43) – Nolan Chastko
Wins (21) – Eric Reid
Shutouts (0) –
Save % (.903) – Owen LaRocque
Goals Against Average (2.96) – Eric Reid
Full lineup details at 5 p.m..
Tickets for tonight’s game can be purchased online at stampedershockey.com, through our app or at the door.
Anyone who cannot make it can listen on GX94, watch online through hockeytv.com and stay up-to-date on all Stampeder social media platforms.
Puck drop is set for 7 p.m..