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Blahy Gets First Career MJHL Win in 5-1 Victory Over Blues

The Steinbach Pistons beat the Winnipeg Blues by a score of 5-1 Friday evening in what was Andrew Blahy’s first MJHL victory in his first MJHL game.

Steinbach opened the scoring 5-minutes into the first period with Davin Griffin scoring the goal. Dawson Milliken made a beautiful goal, toa dragging around the Blues defender down low, giving a cross crease pass to Griffin who made no mistake potting the puck.

The Blues tied up the game 3-minutes later as Jake Dale slid the puck through the five hole of Blahy making it 1-1.

At the end of the first period the game was tied 1-1 with the shot totals 17-7 for the Pistons.

Quinton Pepper got the game winner just over 4-minutes into the second period off a beautiful pass from Jackson Betcher at the point, tapping it in glove side on Dawson Green. Braden Birnie got the secondary assist on the goal.

Andrew Blahy continued to play well in the second period keeping the Blues scoreless for the period. The Pistons were up 2-1 after two periods of play, outshooting the Blues 29-15.

The Pistons took complete control of the game in the third period as they went on to score 3 more goals. Dawson Milliken scored the first goal of the period on the powerplay, tapping a loose puck in, in the crease extending the lead to 3-1. Ty Paisley and Langley Kruggel got the assists on the goal.

Hunter Degelman scored under a minute later, wristing one in the slot over the glove hand of Dawson Green, making it 4-1.

Dawson Milliken closed out the scoring, springing on a breakaway shorthanded getting it past Dawson Green to make the game 5-1. The Blues made a goalie change after this goal, putting Dawson Cowan in net for the remainder of the game.

Andrew Blahy played amazing all game, making some highlight reel saves in the third. Blahy saved 21/22 shots and was awarded first star for his stellar performance.