The Swan Valley Stampeders earned their 15th victory of the season on Wednesday night hammering the Dauphin Kings 10-2.
The Stamps for the 2nd straight night would get off to a quick start as Keaton Jameson would convert on the power play, goal number 14 on the season just 1:16 into the 1st to make it 1-0. They would make it 2-0 just 25 seconds later as Jaden Townsend would get a slick pass in front from Josh Tripp (pictured above) and pot home his 8th of the year to give the home side an early advantage. Connor Navrot would make it 3-0, 8:22 into the opening frame as Connor Navrot would net his 3rd goal in as many nights and 6th of the campaign to make it 3-0. Then before the first period buzzer could go off, Roblin's Jaden Townsend would make it a 4 goal lead with his 2nd of the period on a beauty feed from Shane Roulette. Shots 10-4 Swan Valley after 1 period.
Swan would add 3 more quick goals to start the middle frame off the sticks of Shane Roulette, Josh Tripp and Matt Osadick to give them a 7-0 lead early in the 2nd. The Kings would get on the board almost half way through as Landon Lushanko's long point shot would go over the left shoulder of Brett Evans for his 1st goal in the MJHL to make it 7-1. But the Stamps would regain their 7 goal lead, as Tripp add his 2nd of the period and 9th of the year making it 8-1 after 40 minutes.
Then 8:05 into the 3rd period Swan Valley would make it 9-1 as Derek Frater would pick up a loose puck and slip home his 1st goal as a Stampeder. The two teams would exchange goals late in third period from Lushanko (DAU) and Trevar Mann (SV) to finish off the scoring.
Grandview's Brett Evans earned his 12th win of the season making 27 saves in the win while Justin Anderson turned aside 22 shots in the loss.
The Stamps and Kings are now both officially on their Christmas break and they both will return back to face-off with the Selkirk Steelers. Swan will host them on January 3rd while the Kings will host them the very next night on Jan 4th in Dauphin.
Elsewhere in the MJHL,
Joey Moffatt had 2 goals to lead Portage to a 6-2 win over the Wayway Wolverines.