The explosive offense that Sioux Falls Stampede fans grew to love during the 2012-13 season was on display in their season opener Saturday night as the Herd topped the Des Moines Buccaneers 6-4 at Buccaneer Arena.
C.J. Franklin scored on a breakaway with 2.3 seconds left in overtime to lift the Sioux Falls Stampede to a 5-4 victory over the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders in the first game of the USHL Atlantic Challenge in New Jersey.
Former Sioux Falls Stampede goaltender Stephon Williams was selected by the New York Islanders in the fourth round of the 2013 NHL Draft Sunday night. Williams becomes the 27th former Stampede player to be drafted by a National Hockey League team.