The Stampede have locked up second place in the Northeast division of the NA3HL and will have home ice advantage against the Skylands Kings in the first round of the playoffs that will begin Friday March 15th in Oswego, NY. Game times will be set over the next few days but the same two teams will meet this coming weekend in Oswego in a definite playoff atmosphere.
Last Weekends Recap:
Oswego 9 @ Niagara Falls 1 – Rich Hart and Dylan Candleana each scored twice to pace the Stampede’s 9-1 victory over the Powerhawks on the road. Jared Berry, Joey Gallo, Nick Snyder, Wade Moak and Elijah Morris each scored as well in front of 23 saves by Manny Legace. Cam Orzechowski was the lone ‘Hawk to score, as Jonathan Sebastiano turned aside 50 shots for Niagara Falls.
Oswego 4 @ Niagara Falls 1 – Rich Hart and Joey Gallo each struck twice for the Stampede as they took down the Powerhawks 4-1. Manny Legace made 33 saves for Oswego, while Noah Spiesz faced 57 shots in the Niagara Falls net, stopping 54 in the loss. Jacob Robertson bagged the lone ‘Hawks goal.
Oswego 8 @ Niagara Falls 1 – A four-goal effort from Elijah Morris and 26 saves by Ben White highlighted a stellar effort from the Stampede en route to an 8-1 victory over the Powerhawks. Hayden Baker, Bailey Doust, Wade Moak and Adam Louise rounded out the Oswego scoring, while Noah Sigal posted Niagara Falls’ goal. Josh Mitchell stopped 56 in the loss.
The Stampede will close out the 2018-2019 regular season this coming Saturday and Sunday at “The Fort” in Oswego, NY. as they take on the Skylands Kings in a preview of the first round playoff match-up between the two teams. Skylands leads the season series 4-2 with the Stampede looking to even things up before the playoffs. “The whole series has been tight between us this season for sure.” states Stampede coach Travis Hyde. This will for sure be a series to watch as both teams look to get the edge for the start of the playoffs. This weekends games will take place Saturday at 7:30 PM at “The Fort” in Oswego and again at 1:00 PM on Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for teens and as always under 12 is Free. If you can’t make it out to catch all the action live, be sure to tune in to hockeytv.com “Let’s Fill The Fort Oswego !”