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Stampede skate past Junior Blue Jackets 4-1

October 29, 2006 - United States Hockey League (USHL) - Ohio Junior Blue Jackets News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Junior Blue Jackets lost their fifth straight game Sunday night, this time a 4-1 set back against the Sioux Falls Stampede at Nationwide Arena. Ohio goaltender Troy Redmann made 56 saves on 60 Stampede shots.

The Junior Blue Jackets were out shot 21 to three in the first period, but behind numerous great saves by Redmann, went into the first intermission in a scoreless tie. The three shots on goal was a season low for Ohio, while the 21 shots by Sioux Falls was the most given up in one period this season by the Junior Blue Jackets.

In the second period, Sioux Falls again had 21 shots on goal, but this time they found the back of the net twice. The two goals came 0:48 seconds apart at the beginning of the period and both were even strength goals. The Junior Blue Jackets did manage to get off eight shots on net in the second frame.

Redmann battled to keep his team in the game, but two more goals in the first 5:13 of the third period increased the Stampede lead to four goals. Ohio forward Dan Barczuk got one back for the home team with an unassisted goal, his first since coming over from Lincoln and third of the year overall.

Both teams were scoreless on the power play, Sioux Falls 0-for-9 and Ohio 0-for-4 on the evening. The Junior Blue Jackets continue their eight-game home stand Monday at Nationwide Arena against the Sioux Falls Stampede. Game time is set for 7 p.m. (ET).

Ohio Junior Blue Jackets individual game tickets for 2006-07 regular season home games are on sale now at Nationwide Arena, The Chiller Ice Rinks, all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers and For information on season tickets, mini-plans and group tickets, call (614) 246-PUCK or (800) NHL-COLS.

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