User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


55° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
NHL
Buffalo
0
Los Angeles
2
NHL
Columbus
5
San Jose
4
Updated: Oct 24, 2014 3:55AM
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Stampede's First Year Standouts

January 10, 2013, 10:15 PM by Matt Holsen

Stampede's First Year Standouts
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Three first year forwards are giving the Sioux Falls Stampede quite the boost this season. As of right now, the Herd sits in first place in the Western Conference thanks in part to 41 goals combined from C.J. Franklin, Tony Calderone and Sioux Falls native Zeb Knutson.

With a new head coach and plenty of new faces, players didn't know what to expect heading into this year, but with a seven game winning streak and the top spot in the west in their hands, it's safe to say the guys are meshing pretty well.

"I wasn't expecting it. Back home I've been with the same kids I don't know how many years,” Franklin said. “Coming here I thought it was going to be a huge difference but the vets welcomed us quickly and we got all together real fast.”

Franklin along with Calderone and Knutson are three of five Stampede players with 13 or more goals. The first-year standouts have bought into Coach Cary Eades style and are executing it on the ice.

"We're a hard working team. We'll outwork you all over the ice. It's really good. We got guys that can bury our chances. Nothing really flashy, we're just hard-nosed Stampede hockey," Calderone said.

The Herd will take that style on the road now and play nine games away from the arena over the next month. Knutson, who has 14 goals and 12 assists, doesn't expect anything to change.

"Just because the fans aren't there doesn't mean we don't have to play as hard or we don't have anything to play for,” Knutson said. “We play for ourselves and our team and that's what we're going to have to do on the road.”

The Herd takes on Des Moines this Friday.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View sports

You may also like

Friday Night Scoreboard

10/17/2014 10:50 PM

Here are Friday's results from across KELOLAND.

Full Story
KELO/KBHB/Yankton Press & Dakotan HSFB Poll: Oct. 20th

10/20/2014 12:00 AM

October 20th rankings from KELOLAND Sports, KBHB Radio, and Yankton Press & Dakotan

Full Story
Friday Night Football Moves To Thursday

10/23/2014 6:23 AM

As local high school football teams wrap up the season, this week's schedule of games are Thursday to make room for the playoffs.

Full Story
Recusal Hearing Set For Adrian Peterson Case Judge

10/22/2014 10:12 AM

A hearing is set on whether to remove the judge in the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson.

Full Story
South Dakota High School Volleyball Rankings

10/20/2014 11:59 PM

Here is the South Dakota Sportswriters Association volleyball poll for the week of Oct.20, 2014.

Full Story


Events