Pistons Close Out Regular Season With 4-1 Win Over Blues

The Steinbach Pistons finished off the regular season with a 4-1 win over the Winnipeg Blues Friday evening, extending their win streak to 15 games.

The Winnipeg Blues struck early as Duncan Jowett took a shot from the point with Garett Zasitko getting a stick on it and redirecting it past Will Hambley to give the Blues a 1-0 lead.

The Pistons tied it up at the 8:33 mark of the period with a powerplay goal. Langley Kruggel and Jack Rogers were passing back and forth at the point with Kruggel taking a one timer that deflected off a body in front right to Davis Fry on the doorstep who put it past Dawson Green.

The game was tied 1-1 going into the first intermission with the shot totals 11-7 for the Pistons.

The Pistons took the lead at the 1:35 mark of the second period. Nate Goodbrandson picked the pocket of a Blues player in the offensive end and then dished it off to Zach Power who scored putting it blocker side.

Steinbach made it 3-1 just over 6-minutes later as Owen Weihs made an amazing net drive, going forehand to backhand and putting it top corner.

Travis Hensrud closed out the scoring for the Pistons making it 4-1. Owen Weihs battled for the puck behind the net getting it out to Hensrud in front who backhanded straight to the top right corner of the net.

The Pistons were up 4-1 after two periods of play and outshooting the Blues 21-15.

The third period did not see any scoring with both goalies turning away all scoring chances. Both teams got their fair share of powerplays but could not capitalize on the opportunities.

The Pistons closed out the game with the 4-1 win securing them their 42 win on the season which was the most this year in the MJHL.