The Sioux Falls Stampede are proving to not be very good guests early on this season. The Herd spoiled their third straight home opener by downing the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders 5-4 Saturday night at the Cedar Rapids Ice 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.
The Sioux Falls Stampede got off to a solid start scoring three times through the first half of the game and held off a late rally by the Des Moines Buccaneers to win 3-2 Friday night at Buccaneer Arena.