The Swan Valley Stampeders' used a 4 goal third en route to a 5-0 victory over the Waywayseecappo Wolverines.
After a scoreless 1st period, Tommy Cardinal hammered home one by Wolverine starter Liam Tereposky to give his team a 1-0 lead after 40 minutes.
In the 3rd, Carter Cockburn gave Swan a 2-0 lead just 9 seconds into the period shoving the rebound past Tereposky.
Trevor Schroder, Nathan Carl and Ryley Lanthier would add three more the Stampeders' to pace them to the victory.
Mikael Foucher (pictured above) turned aside 32 shots to get the shutout for Swan while Wolverines' G Liam Tereposky made 31 saves in the loss.
The Stamps' now hold a one game to none series lead and will visit the Waywayseecappo for Game 2 of their Best of 7 MJHL Quarter-Final on Monday night at 7:30.
Other MJHL Quarter-Final openers:
Portage Terriers doubled Dauphin 4-2
(Parker Malchuk with game winner in 3rd)
Virden blanked Winkler 1-0
(Jack Einarson score GWG, 2:09 into double OT)
Steinbach slipped by Winnipeg 3-1
(Declan Graham and Rylan Bettens with 1G 1A to lead STEIN)
The Yorkton Hyundai Terriers surrendered 3 power play goals en route to a 6-1 loss to the La Ronge Ice Wolves to kick-off their SJHL Quarter-Final.
Chantz Petruic had the lone goal for the Terriers while Matthew Pesenti made 29 saves on 35 shots in the loss.
Kevin Fillier, Grant Longtin, Jake Gudjonson, Holden Knights, Daylen Mannon and Ben Manson all scored for the Wolves who got a 28 save win from Xavier Cannon.
The two teams will meet in Game 2 of the Best of 7 series on Saturday at the FAA. GX94 will broadcast the game with the pregame show kicking off at 7:20 and the play by play starting at 7:30.
Estevan 4 Melfort 1
(Troy Hamilton with 2G; Keenan Rancier with 44 saves in win)
Humboldt 2 Flin Flon 5
(Donovan Houle-Villeneuve (2G 1A) and Alec Malo (3A) led FF with 3 points each)
Nipawin 0 Battlefords 3
(Kristian Lyon with 34 saves shutout victory)
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