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Stampede’s Ryan Johnson Selected By Buffalo In First Round Of NHL Draft

Herd Defenseman Taken With 31st Overall Pick

VANCOUVER, CANADA  —  For the 34th time in franchise history, and sixth straight year, the Sioux Falls Stampede saw one of their players selected in the NHL Draft. And Ryan Johnson made it a memorable end to the first round and opening night of the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver. The Buffalo Sabres selected the Sioux Falls’ defenseman with the…

2018-19 Clark Cup Champion Sioux Falls Stampede Plays of the Year

Remembering Some Of The Best Sights, Sounds & Moments From A Championship Year!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  From a young roster at the start of their year, to the loss of their starting goalie just weeks before the postseason, the odds always seemed stacked against the Sioux Falls  Stampede winning their third Clark Cup Championship. Now it’s a pretty good bet that we may never see a playoff performance as dominant as their…

Playoff Run Beyond Compare For Clark Cup Champion Stampede

Sioux Falls Went 11-1 During Postseason With Four Overtime Wins

GENEVA, ILL  —  From a young roster at the start of their season to the loss of their starting goalie just weeks before the postseason, the odds always seemed stacked against the Sioux Falls Stampede winning their third Clark Cup Championship. Now it’s a pretty good bet that we may never see a playoff performance as dominant as their 11-1 run….

Stampede Celebrate Clark Cup Championship

From Too Young To Contend To USHL Champions

GENEVA, ILL  —  Unlikely Clark Cup contenders at the start of the USHL season, the Sioux Falls Stampede completed a dominant 11-1 playoff run. Here from (in order) Blake Bride, Jaxson Stauber, Max Crozier, Matt Kessel, and head coach Scott Owens.   Categories: Semi Pro, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Clark Cup, Sioux Falls Stampede, USHL

Stampede Take Command Of Clark Cup Finals With Double Overtime Win Over Chicago In Game Two

Herd One Win Away From Clark Cup After 3-2 Victory

Sioux Falls, SD—The team that never quits did it again on Sunday night. Andre Lee’s goal with just under four minutes remaining the second overtime lifted the Sioux Falls Stampede to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Steel before 5,687 fans at the PREMIER Center. The Herd now lead the best-of-five series, 2-0 with Game 3 in Chicago on Friday…

Stampede Seek Control Of Clark Cup Series In Possible Final Home Game

Herd Seeking 2-0 Series Lead

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Sioux Falls Stampede can push the Chicago Steel to the brink of elimination with a win tonight in game two of the best of five Clark Cup Finals. With their dramatic 3-2 victory over the Steel on Friday night, the Herd took a 1-0 lead in the series while improving to 6-0 at home in…

Heart Stopping Herd Pull Off Another Playoff Classic In Clark Cup Opener

Stampede React To 3-2 Win Over Chicago

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Just another heart-stopping Herd postseason victory. The Sioux Falls Stampede scored late in the third period to defeat the Chicago Steel 3-2 in Game One of the Clark Cup Finals on Friday night at the Denny Sanford Premier Center.  It’s the sixth of their 10 postseason games decided by one goal. The Herd are 6-0 in…

SEVENTH HEAVEN! Stampede Outlast Musketeers In Four Overtimes!

Austen Swankler Nets Game Winner In Seventh Period Of Hockey To Win 3-2

UPDATED 2:15 AM SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The longest game in Sioux Falls Stampede history will go down as one of the sweetest wins in franchise history. Austen Swankler scored 2:57 into the fourth overtime (seventh period) to give the Stampede a 3-2 victory over Sioux City in game two of their Western Conference first round series, clinching a 2-0…

Stampede Destroy Des Moines But Can’t Get #2 Seed In Western Conference

Herd Win Season Finale 7-0 But Waterloo Win Denies Them Bye In Playoffs

Sioux Falls, SD—If the Sioux Falls Stampede were hoping to gain some momentum and energy heading into the Clark Cup Playoffs it was mission accomplished Saturday night as the Herd rolled over the Des Moines Buccaneers 7-0 before 8,618 fans at the PREMIER Center. Anthony Romano tallied two goals while Andre Lee and Artem Ivanyuzhenkov tallied a goal and an…

Stampede Goalie Calvaruso Out For Final Regular Season Games

Top Tender Shelved By Lower Body Injury

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Sioux Falls Stampede will play the final weekend of the regular season, with playoff positioning on the line, without the goal tender who has helped solidify them as a Clark Cup contender. Alec Calvaruso suffered a lower body injury last Saturday in Youngstown and will miss the final two regular season games beginning tonight with…

Stampede Lose Game & Goalie Calvaruso At Youngstown

Herd Fall 3-0

YOUNGSTOWN, OH —  A 3-0 loss in their final road game of the regular season at Youngstown may be the least of the Sioux Falls Stampede’s problems after their starting goalie, Alec Calvaruso, went down with an injury midway through the game and did not return. Calvaruso has stabilized the Herd between the pipes, becoming the primary goalie with a…

Stampede Win First Of Two At Youngstown

Move Into 2nd Place In Western Conference With 4-1 Victory

Youngstown, OH—Carl Berglund scored twice and Alec Calvaruso stopped 17 of 18 shots in goal as the Sioux Falls Stampede topped the Youngstown Phantoms 4-1 Friday night at the Covelli Center. The win along with Waterloo’s loss to Chicago put the Stampede in sole possession of second place with 81 points and three games remaining in the regular season. The…

Stampede Seeking Playoff Bye Heading Into Final Road Trip

Herd At Youngstown This Weekend

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though the Sioux Falls Stampede have a playoff spot locked up there is still plenty to play for as the team heads to Youngstown for their final road trip of the regular season. The Herd are currently tied with Waterloo for second in the USHL with four games left(each have 79 points).  The significance of that…

Stampede Dominate Lincoln, 8-1

Stampede defeat Lincoln 8-1

SIOUX FALLS, SD— The Stampede made quick work of the Lincoln Star Tuesday night. By the end of the first period, the Stampede already scored three goals. They would go to score 8 goals and only surrender one as they get their thirty-sixth win of the season. Categories: Semi Pro, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: KDLT Sports, Sioux Falls Stampede,…

Stampede Fall To Fargo

Stampede fall to Fargo 4-1

SIOUX FALLS, SD—The Stampede fell Friday night to the Fargo Force, 4 goals to 1. The Stampede now lose the tie for 2nd place in the West with the Blackhawks, dropping down to 3rd place. Andre Lee scored the lone goal for the Herd for his 17th on the season. Categories: Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: KDLT Sports, stampede, USHL

Stampede Fall At Omaha In Sunday Matinee

Herd Lose 4-2

Ralston, NE—The comeback kids tried to do it once again, but this time the magic wasn’t there as the Sioux Falls Stampede fell to the Omaha Lancers, 4-2 Sunday at Ralston Arena. The Herd are now just 2-6-1 over the last five seasons at Ralston Arena. Sioux Falls (33-14-7) remains in third place in the Western Conference, one point back…

Stampede Defeat Sioux City, 5-3

Stampede beat Sioux City 5-3

SIOUX FALLS, SD— The Sioux Falls Stampede coming into this game have already clinched a playoff spot, but they could put a strangle hold on the season series with Sioux City. Stampede were able to defeat Sioux City 5-3 and now lead the season series 6-2. Categories: Semi Pro, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: KDLT Sports, Sioux Falls Stampede, USHL