Stampede End January with the Sweep

The Stampede ended January on a high note sweeping the Niagara Falls Powerhawks last weekend to extend their lead on the third place Skylands Kings who dropped their only game of the weekend last night.

Game one recap:
Niagara Falls 2 @ Oswego 9 – Joey Gallo and Ryan Gunther each tallied twice to power the Stampede to a 9-2 win over the Powerhawks. Dimitri Christou, Dylan Gulick, Wade Moak, Chance Ubel and Tommy Kilway also lit the lamp for Oswego, while Adam Morgan and Devin Johnson nabbed goals for Niagara Falls. Ben White earned the 26-save victory, while Josh Mitchell had an active night in the Powerhawks’ cage with 58 stops.

Game two recap:
Niagara Falls 1 @ Oswego 8 – The Stampede rode six unanswered strikes in the final 23 minutes to break open a 2-1 contest and ultimately romp to an 8-1 victory over the Powerhawks. Dimitri Christou and Wade Moak bagged two goals apiece as Tommy Kilway, Joey Gallo, Dylan Candleana and Nick Snyder each found twine as well for Oswego. Adam Morgan scored the lone Niagara Falls goal in front of a stellar 63 saves by Noah Spiesz. Despite Spiesz’s heroics, though, Manny Legace took the win with 20 saves on 21 shots for Oswego.

Game three recap:
Niagara Falls 4 @ Oswego 5 (OT) – Rich Hart and Nick Snyder each scored in the third period to erase a 4-2 deficit and set up Elijah Morris’ overtime winner as the Stampede slipped past the Powerhawks 5-4 on Sunday. Adam Louise and Dylan Gulick also scored for Oswego, while Matthew Schemelia bagged a pair for Niagara Falls alongside Noah Sigal and Devin Johnson. Cherokee Fox and Ben White combined for the 20-save Stampede win, while Jonathan Sebastiano’s herculean 54-save effort fell just short in the Powerhawks’ cage.

The Stampede will return to action this weekend as they take on the division leading Binghamton Senators in a home and home match up. The teams will face off in Oswego on Friday February 1st at 7:30 PM at “The Fort” and again on Saturday evening at the Ice House Sports Center in Binghamton at 8:45 PM. Both games will be live