The Swan Valley Stampeders fell to the Waywayseecappo Wolverines 4-3 on home ice Saturday November 24th.
The Waywayseecappo Wolverines jumped out to an early lead as Morgan Poirier let a shot go from the point that beat Jackson Hjelle at 2:56 of the opening frame. The Wolverines added to their lead at the 9:20 mark as Riley Vautour rifled one over Hjelle and the Wolverines led 2-0 after twenty minutes of play.
Wayway kept coming in the second and potted their third of the game as Greg Lee tucked home his third of the year on a mad scramble in front of the Stamps net. The Stampeders started to climb out of the hole that was dug as Josh Tripp beat Nathan Raey at 3:31 pulling the Stamps within two. Jun Li Zhong picked up his first of the year as he let a point shot go from the point that rattled off a body in front and landed in the back of the net at 17:06. Bradly Goethals tied the game just fifty two seconds later as he sprung on a breakaway and beat Raey high glove side. The two teams headed to the locker room tied at three and the shots were 24-20 in favour of Wayway.
Bryce Krauter pulled the Wolverines ahead once again beating Jackson Hjelle blocker side 2:13 into the third. The Wolverines proved to be the better team tonight and Morgan Poirier added an empty net goal at 19:49 and the Wolverines skated to a 5-3 win over Swan Valley. Final shots on goal 30-29 for Wayway.
The Stampeders record now sits at 19-4-1-2 and continue to hold onto 1st place overall in the MJHL standings. The next action for the Stamps will be in Selkirk Friday November 30th at 7:30pm.