Sioux Falls Stampede

Several Former Stampede, Blizzard & Wings Selected In USHL Draft

Three From Herd & Blizzard & One From Aberdeen

DALLAS, TX  —  The second day of the NHL Draft has typically been a big day for the Sioux Falls Stampede, who usually see one or more of their current or former players selected. This year it turned out to be just as big for the Brookings Blizzard and Aberdeen Wings of the NAHL. Stampede defenseman Jack St. Ivany was…

Stampede Alum Oshie Revels In Stanley Cup Win With Ailing Father

Fourth Former Member Of The Herd To Hoist The Stanley Cup

LAS VEGAS, NV  —  T.J. Oshie became world famous for his heroics in the 2014 Winter Olympics.  And last night the former Sioux Falls Stampede forward raised the ultimate prize in hockey. The Stanley Cup. Oshie became the fourth Stampede alum to hoist the Stanley Cup last night when his Capitals beat Vegas 4-3 to take the series 4-1.  T.J….

Stampede Trade Luverne Alum Jaxon Nelson To Chicago

Herd Hope To Bolster Defense

Sioux Falls, SD—The Sioux Falls Stampede announced Friday they have acquired defenseman Matt Kessel and a fourth round selection in the 2019 USHL Phase II Draft in exchange for forward Jaxon Nelson.   Kessel, a 6-foot-3, 193-pound right-handed shot, skated in 52 USHL games last year between Fargo and Chicago. He tallied three assists and was a plus-13 during that…

Stampede’s Mikhail Berdin Signs With Jets

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Winnipeg Jets are coming off a season ending loss to the Vegas Knights, but they announced that they’ve signed Stampede goaltender Mikhail Berdin to a three-year, entry-level contract. Berdin was drafted by the Jets in the sixth-round, 157th overall of the 2016 NHL Draft. The Russia native is 20-years-old and has spent the last two seasons…

Shorthanded Stampede Stunned By Lincoln To End Year

Herd Fall 5-4 In Decisive Third Game Against Stars

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  For the better parts of six months the Sioux Falls Stampede looked like a contender for the Clark Cup. All of that came to a crashing halt over the last two weeks and, ultimately, last night in the decisive third game of their playoff series with Lincoln. After blowing 3-1 and 4-3 third period leads, the…

Stampede Season Ends with Overtime Loss to Lincoln

Stampede Season Ends with Overtime Loss to Lincoln

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Sioux Falls Stampede season came to an end Thursday night at the Premier Center. They jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period on a pair of goals by Adam Dawe. And Kirill Panyukov made it 3-1 after 2 periods. But the Stars dominated the 3rd period, scoring three times to send the game…

It’s Do or Die Thursday Night for the Stampede

It's Do or Die Thursday Night for the Stampede

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Stampede backed themselves into a corner for Thursday night’s Clark Cup Playoffs game with the Lincoln Stars. The visitors won Wednesday night’s game 6-3 to even the series. So the winner advances Thursday night. Scott Owens and Cameron Burke talked about the biggest game of the season. Categories: Sioux Falls Stampede-imported, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags:…

Herd Players Gain Confidence From Game One Victory

Herd Players Gain Confidence From Game One Victory

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Stampede got the post season started on the right foot (skate) Tuesday night with a 5-3 win over Lincoln in the best of three playoff series. Kevin Conley, who scored the 1st goal feels it will give them plenty of confidence moving forward and Jack St. Ivany who scored the 3rd goal really felt having the…

Herd Roll to Game One Victory over Lincoln

Herd Roll to Game One Victory over Lincoln

Sioux Falls, SD—If Stampede fans were worried that the teams struggles down the stretch in the regular season would carry over into the playoffs those worries were put to bed early Tuesday night at the PREMIER Center. The Herd came ready to play and topped the Lincoln Stars 5-3 in Game 1 of their first round series. The Herd lead…

Stampede Ready for Post Season

Stampede Ready for Post Season

SIOUX FALLS, SD…The Stampede faltered down the stretch in the regular season. But they had played so well prior to the slump that they still gained home ice advantage for the opening round Clark Cup playoff series against the Lincoln Stars. Head coach Scott Owens knows his team was really good for 6 months and hopes the new start will…

Stampede Look To Stop Slump In Playoffs

Herd Open First Round Against Lincoln Tomorrow

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Tomorrow night playoff hockey takes over the Premier Center as the Sioux Falls Stampede begin their Clark Cup First Round Series with Lincoln. The Herd wrapped up the regular season last night with a 3-2 shootout loss at Fargo.  Though there were signs that they’re ready to breakout, the Stampede head into the playoffs on their…

Stampede Will Be Home For Entire Lincoln Playoff Series

Game One On Tuesday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Despite dropping their fourth straight game last night to the Fargo Force, the Sioux Falls Stampede did clinch home ice for their first round playoff series with Lincoln thanks to a loss by the Stars. That’s important because every game in the new USHL best of three first round playoff series will be played in Sioux…

Stampede Clinch Home Ice In Playoffs Despite Loss To Fargo

Herd Shutout In Home Finale 3-0 But Gain Home Ice Thanks To Lincoln Loss

Sioux Falls, SD—They say Friday the 13th is unlucky and the Sioux Falls Stampede found that out the hard way at the PREMIER Center. A crowd of over 10,000 was expected before the winter blizzard blasted all of South Dakota, but still 6,313 fans braved the elements to attend and cheer on the hometown team. The Stampede offense stalled however,…

HIGHLIGHTS: Stampede Come Up Empty Against Sioux City

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Stampede will wake up in the morning hope it was all just a bad dream, but Wednesday night was anything but that at PREMIER Center. Sioux Falls (32-18-8) went 0-for-9 on the power play and couldn’t get anything to connect despite posting 32 shots on goal, falling to the Musketeers (25-26-7) 6-0. It marked the first…

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)…