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Russian Import Berdin Leads Stampede Between The Pipes

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Mikhail Berdin loves playing in front of fans in the United States. “Because when I play in KHL we had maybe 3,000 maximum in fans. In here sometimes we have 10,000.” Stampede Goalie Mikhail Berdin says. And Sioux Falls Stampede fans love their goalie from Russia. “I think it helps motivate him. He’s fiercly competitive and…

Stampede Swept In Waterloo

Herd Drop Second Straight 4-1

Waterloo, IA-For the second night in a row the Stampede fell in a two-goal hole and weren’t able to rally back as they fell 4-1 to the Waterloo Black Hawks Saturday night at Young Arena. Waterloo topped Sioux Falls 5-3 on Friday night. It marks just the second time this season the Herd have dropped back-to-back games. The Herd are…

Stampede Fall Short In Waterloo

Herd Fall 5-3

  Waterloo, IA—The Sioux Falls Stampede battled back from an early two-goal deficit, but the Waterloo Black Hawks edged the Herd 5-3 Friday night at Young Arena. The Herd rallied from a 2-0 first period deficit to tie the game, but the Hawks went on to score two more goals of their own to regain the two-goal lead and hung…

Zeb Knutson Signs Pro Contract in AHL

MILWAUKEE, WI… The Milwaukee Admirals have signed Sioux Falls native Zeb Knutson to an amateur try-out (ATO) contract. The 24-year old forward recently completed a collegiate career with Minnesota State University (Mankato). Knutson played for two seasons in the USHL and did so with his hometown team the Sioux Falls Stampede. In that time he amassed 99 points (53 goals, 46 assists)…

Stampede Win Overtime Thriller over Waterloo

Stampede Win Overtime Thriller over Waterloo

Sioux Falls, SD—Griffin Lunn’s goal 2:56 into overtime lifted the Sioux Falls Stampede to a 3-2 victory over the Waterloo Black Hawks before 7,170 fans at the PREMIER Center Friday night. The win moved the Stampede (31-15-8) within two points of the Black Hawks for first place in the Western Conference with six games remaining on the schedule. The Stampede…

Owens Talks About Tight Race for Playoff Positioning

Owens Talks About Tight Race for Playoff Positioning

SIOUX FALLS, SD… 4 teams in the USHL’s Western Conference started play Friday night within 3 points in the playoff standings. All will make the post season, but gaining one of the top two seeds would mean a bye in the first round while the 3rd and 4th teams would host a best of 3 series. Scott Owens is impressed…

NCAA Hockey West Regional Feature Sioux Falls Natives & Stampede Alums

Play Begins Friday At Premier Center

Sioux Falls, SD—Several former Stampede players will be making their way back to Sioux Falls for the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey West Regional at the PREMIER Center this upcoming weekend. The field of 16 was announced on Sunday and the four teams playing in Sioux Falls are Air Force, Minnesota-Duluth, Minnesota State-Mankato and St. Cloud State. A…

Stampede Double Up Sioux City

Herd Win At Sioux City

Sioux City, IA—Six different players scored goals as the Sioux Falls Stampede topped the Sioux City Musketeers 6-3 Saturday night at the Tyson Events Center. The win improved the Herd’s record to 29-14-8 and into a second place tie with Omaha in the Western Conference. Adam Dawe tallied a goal and an assist while Reid Stefanson tallied two assists while…

Lincoln Spoils Stampede’s Perfect Weekend

Herd Fall To Stars 5-2

Sioux Falls, SD—Playing their third game in three days, the Sioux Falls Stampede ran out of gas Sunday night and fell 5-2 to the Lincoln Stars before 4,908 at the PREMIER Center. Artem Ivanyuzhenkov (Ar-tim Ivan-YOU-zhen-kov) tallied both goals for the herd who fell to 27-14-8 on the season, but still remain in third place in the Western Conference just…

Stampede win again at Sioux City

Stampede win again at Sioux City

Sioux City, IA—The Sioux Falls Stampede rallied three times before taking their first lead early in the third period en route to a 5-3 victory at Sioux City Friday night at the Tyson Events Center. The win extended the Stampede’s unbeaten streak in regulation to nine games (7-0-2) and moved them into a second place tie with Waterloo. Carson Dimoff…

St. Ivany Honored, Herd Keep Winning

St. Ivany Honored, Herd Keep Winning

Sioux Falls, SD—The United States Hockey League (USHL) announced Monday afternoon that Jack St. Ivany  has been named Defenseman of the Week. He earns the honor after tallying four points (1g, 3a) in three games between February 6 and 10.  The second-year veteran helped lead the Herd to a 4-3 victory on Tuesday with a goal over the Fargo Force. St. Ivany followed it…

HOCKEY DAY SOUTH DAKOTA-Stampede Lose Thriller To Omaha In Shootout

Herd Fall 3-2

Sioux Falls, SD—The battle of two of the top teams in the Western Conference lived up to the hype Saturday night as the Stampede rallied to earn a point in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Omaha Lancers before 6,973 fans at the PREMIER Center. Trailing by a goal late in the game, Reid Stefanson scored with 13 seconds left…

Stampede Win Again at Home

Stampede Win Again at Home

Sioux Falls, SD—A three-goal third period lifted the Stampede to a 4-2 victory over the Lincoln Stars Friday night at the PREMIER Center. Adam Dawe scored twice while Mikhail Berdin stopped 25 of 27 shots in goal for the Stampede who improved to 6-0-1 in their last seven games and 22-11-7 overall. The victory eclipsed last year’s season win total…

Herd Want to Finish Homestand Strong

Herd Want to Finish Homestand Strong

The Stampede have been playing great hockey in recent weeks and started Friday night just 1 point out of first place. With a long road trip ahead, Scott Owens knows his team needs to take advantage of the home ice at The Denny this weekend, especially because they are playing teams in their own conference. Categories: Sioux Falls Stampede-imported, Sports,…

Big 2nd Period for Stampede in Another Win over Fargo

Big 2nd Period for Stampede in Another Win over Fargo

Sioux Falls, SD—The Sioux Falls Stampede’s dominance of the Fargo Force continued on Tuesday night at the PREMIER Center. Four-second period goals propelled the Herd to a 4-3 victory over the Force, improving their season record against Fargo to 7-1-0. The Stampede improved to 21-11-7 on the year and pulled into a tie for second place in the Western Conference…

Herd Having Fun, Scoring Goals

Herd Having Fun, Scoring Goals

After a slow start the Stampede have been playing great hockey headed into Tuesday night’s game with Fargo. There are actually 5 teams in the Western Division within 3 points of each other and the Herd just 2 points out of first place. They are scoring goals and having a lot more fun winning games sporting a 20-11-7 record. Categories:…

Des Moines Spoils Wiener Dog Races With Shootout Win Over Stampede

Herd Win Streak Ends In 3-2 Loss

Sioux Falls, SD—A sellout crowd of 10,678 watched Zoey edge out defending champion Spud during the 11th annual Sioux Nation Pet Clinic Wiener Dog Races, but the Herd came up just short in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Des Moines Buccaneers Saturday night at the PRMIER Center. It marked the fifth straight year the wiener dog races sold-out.  The…

Jaxon Nelson, Stampede blank Bucs

Jaxon Nelson, Stampede blank Bucs

Sioux Falls, SD—A goal in the first and a goal in the third was all the Sioux Falls Stampede needed to collect their fourth straight win as they blanked the Des Moines Buccaneers 2-0 Friday night at the PREMIER Center. Mikhail Berdin earned his third career shutout in goal with 16 saves while Kevin Conley and Jaxon Nelson provided the…

Stampede Stop Sioux City In OT

Herd Win 2nd Straight On Road 2-1

Sioux City, IA—Stampede captain Paul DeNaples goal 2:57 into overtime lifted Sioux Falls to a 2-1 victory over Sioux City Saturday night at the Tyson Events Center. It marked the third time in four meetings that the game went to overtime, but the first time this season the Stampede defeated the Musketeers. Adam Dawe tallied his 16th goal of the…

Former Stampede Captain Dies at Age 32

Former Stampede Captain Dies at Age 32

The Stampede are heartbroken and devastated by the news that our former captain, Andrew Carroll, has passed away. He was 32 years old. Andrew was a tremendous leader and unselfish teammate. No one worked harder on and off the ice each and every day. He played in Sioux Falls from 2003 to 2005 and served as captain during the 2004-05 season….