The Ocn Blizzard had a tough time in Swan River last night as they travelled to Swan to face the Stampeeders
The Blizzard had goals from newcomers Aiden Litke and Jaxon Blight.
Swan Valley would score four goals in the opening frame en-route to a 7-3 win on home ice. Ryley Lanthier opened the scoring 2:33 into tonight’s contest, picking up his third as a Stampeder. Recent call up for the OCN Blizzard, Aiden Litke, would tie the game just under three minutes later. Luke Beerman would respond for Swan Valley, scoring his 12th of the year on the power play at 8:18 of the opening frame. Lane Kirk and Frazer Dodd would help setup Tommy Cardinal, who scored his 12th of the year at 16:48. Daunte Fortner would score his fourth of the year with 1:01 left in the first period, and the Stampeders would head to the dressing room up 4-1, and 18-5 in the shot department.
Josh Maucieri, , would grab a loose puck and wire one past Zack Cloutier at 3:37 of the second period, scoring his fourth of the year. Frazer Dodd scored his 14th of year as he sent a weak shot on goal that handcuffed Cloutier 8:34 into the middle frame. Jaxon Blight responded less than a minute and a half later, beating Mikael Foucher for his first of the year. 19-year-old Nathan Carl picked up a loose puck and skated in all alone scoring on a short handed breakaway at 17:57.
A scoreless third period would allow the Stampeders to claim their 23rd win of the season. Tonight’s win on home ice increased their win streak to five games, and their point streak to eight games.
Next game for the Blizzard is his Friday in The Past for a neutral site game against the Portage Terriers
Game time from the Roy H Johnston arena is set for 7pm.
We will have the game for you on CJAR....
With the Great North GM Pre Game Show at 6:45pm
Puck Drop : 7:00pm