Stettler Imperials win first round of playoff action defeating the Outlaws

A Stettler Imperials player races into the Delburne Outlaws defensive end.A Stettler Imperials player races into the Delburne Outlaws defensive end.
The Delburne Outlaws cross centre with the puck during game one of the best-of-three series.The Delburne Outlaws cross centre with the puck during game one of the best-of-three series.
And that’s a goal. The Imperials took game one 6-3 in the best of three series. Stettler went on to win the series on Feb. 27. (Photos by Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)And that’s a goal. The Imperials took game one 6-3 in the best of three series. Stettler went on to win the series on Feb. 27. (Photos by Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
The Outlaws and the Imperials faced in a ceremonial puck drop performed by Ben Starling, one of the original Stettler Imperials.The Outlaws and the Imperials faced in a ceremonial puck drop performed by Ben Starling, one of the original Stettler Imperials.
Things got heated during game one of the Stettler Imperials playoff series versus the Delburne Outlaws.Things got heated during game one of the Stettler Imperials playoff series versus the Delburne Outlaws.
A Stettler Imperial forward maneuvers around a defenceman in game one of the series against the Delburne Outlaws. Stettler won the series in three games. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)A Stettler Imperial forward maneuvers around a defenceman in game one of the series against the Delburne Outlaws. Stettler won the series in three games. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
A pair of Imperials march the puck into the Delburne Defensive end on Feb. 25, 2022.A pair of Imperials march the puck into the Delburne Defensive end on Feb. 25, 2022.
A Stettler Imperial player goes for a wrap around on the Delburne Outlaws goalie during game one of the best-of-three playoff series. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)A Stettler Imperial player goes for a wrap around on the Delburne Outlaws goalie during game one of the best-of-three playoff series. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

A Stettler Imperials player races into the Delburne Outlaws defensive end.

The Delburne Outlaws cross centre with the puck during game one of the best-of-three series.

And that’s a goal. The Imperials took game one 6-3 in the best of three series. Stettler went on to win the series on Feb. 27. (Photos by Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

The Outlaws and the Imperials faced in a ceremonial puck drop performed by Ben Starling, one of the original Stettler Imperials.

Things got heated during game one of the Stettler Imperials playoff series versus the Delburne Outlaws.

A Stettler Imperial forward maneuvers around a defenceman in game one of the series against the Delburne Outlaws. Stettler won the series in three games. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

A pair of Imperials march the puck into the Delburne Defensive end on Feb. 25, 2022.

A Stettler Imperial player goes for a wrap around on the Delburne Outlaws goalie during game one of the best-of-three playoff series. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

By Kevin Sabo

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