It’s do-or-die time for the Swan Valley Stampeders. The Dauphin Kings will make their way to the Centennial Arena to play the Stamps’ in game four of their first-round playoff series.
Dauphin is coming off a 6-1 win, one in which they scored four times in the third period to run away with the game after giving up the contest’s first goal. Carson Cherepak has been top-notch in the series with his 3-0 record to go along with a 1.33 goals-against average and a .958 save percentage.
Offensively, Parker Malchuk is coming off a big game with four assists on Friday while Colby Jaquet has three goals and three assists. While Dauphin was dominant in the regular season and in the first two games of this series, they are just as strong on the road as well. They were 19-7-1 away from Credit Union Place in the regular season and are 1-0 on the road heading into Monday night with a plus five goal differential.
Tonight’s Matchup: Dauphin will look to sweep the series
Last Time Out: 6-1 W in Swan River – Parker Malchuk led the way with four assists while Kaden Bryant scored his first goal of the series and had two assists. In net, Carson Cherepak was tremendous as he made 34 saves.
TOP 4 KINGS SCORERS
Colby Jaquet – 3G, 3A – 6 points
Parker Malchuk – 1G, 5A – 6 points
Kaden Bryant – 1G, 4A – 5 points
Nakodan Greyeyes – 1G, 2A – 3 points
Goals (3) – Colby Jaquet | Assists (5) – Parker Malchuk
Points (6) – Colby Jaquet/Parker Malchuk | PIMS (4) – Mathew Rathbone/ Logan Calder
Wins (3) – Carson Cherepak |
Save % (.958) – Carson Cherepak | Goals Against Average (1.33) – Carson Cherepak
You can hear Monday’s game on 730CKDM with Darnell Duff, the Parkland Source for Sports pregame show goes at 6:45.