Carter Johnson capitalized on the power play for his third goal of the game 3:34 into the second overtime period to give the Swan Valley Stampeders a 4-3 victory over the visiting Virden Oil Capitals in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League playoffs on Monday night in Swan River.
Brayden MacDonald scored the other goal while Dylan Favell had three assists and Cole Holowenko made 36 saves as the Stampeders took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven league quarter-final series.
Cole Hamblin, Ben Williams of Souris and Curtis Oliver of Elkhorn scored for the Oil Capitals, while Adam Iwan made 45 saves.
The Oil Capitals will host Game 3 on Thursday in Virden at 7:30 p.m.
» Brandon Sun