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Swan Valley Sends Davis to Neepawa

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Swan Valley Sends Davis to Neepawa

The Swan Valley Stampeders have dealt goaltender Michael Davis to the Neepawa Natives in exchange for future considerations.

Davis, 20, has spent the past season-and-a-half with the Stampeders, compiling a 25-7-2 record, while making 1,035 saves on 1,146 shots faced. After going 18-3-0 in 2018-19, the six-foot, 170-pound backstop began the 2019-20 season with a 7-4-2 record in Swan Valley.

“The entire Stampeders organization would like to thank Michael and his family for his contributions to the team,” said Stampeders Head Coach and General Manager, Geoff Grimwood in a team-issued media release. “He has been a consummate teammate and first-class person and had played a significant role in the team’s success over the past two seasons. We wish him all the best with his career going forward.”

The St. Albert, AB. product now joins a last place Neepawa team desperate for some quality goaltending. Davis’ 3.11 goals against average and .902 save percentage currently ranks him right near the middle of the pack of eligible MJHL netminders through 14 games of 2019-20 with Swan Valley.

Carter Brooks - Associate Editor of Game On Magazine - is a news writer and sports columnist situated in Winnipeg, MB. On top of reading and writing, coaching hockey is his favourite pastime. Carter can be reached at [email protected]

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