Winkler Tops Swan 5-4 In OT

The 25-24-5-1 Stampeders made their way to Winkler this evening to face off against the 34-24-0-0 Flyers.

The Stampeders were looking for a win tonight as they haven’t found success on their recent road trip. Tonight’s game in Winkler finished off a 3 in 3 for the hockey club.

The opening frame had the Stampeders in penalty trouble which lead to the opening goal by Weiland Parrish at 9:42. The Stampeders Noah Basarab was awarded a penalty shot which he capitalized on and tied the game at 1. Jaden Townsend put the Stamps ahead as he finished off a nifty passing play at 12:41. The first period ended with the Stamps leading 2-1 and the shots 13-12 for Swan Valley.

The flood gates opened in the 2nd for both clubs as Matt Osadick scored a beauty beating Aaron Brunn blocker side at 2:28. Keaton Jameson grabbed his 21st of the year at 4:26 beating the Flyers netminder with a shot from the point. Winkler responded with 2 goals of their own as Garrett Kuklica scored at 7:37 and Griffin Leonard added another at 9:59. The middle frame closed out with the Stamps leading 4-3.

The 3rd period had both clubs go back and forth with a great pace and skill on full display. Just as Winkler pulled their goalie Weiland Parrish tied the game with his 25th of the year at 18:16 which sent the game to overtime.

Will Blake ended it just 1:14 into overtime which sealed the come back win for the Winkler Flyers. The Stampeders next action will be Wednesday February 28th in OCN to take on the Blizzard. Puck drop is 7:00pm. Catch all the action live on HockeyTV.com