The Pistons beat the Nighthawks by a score of 4-1 Saturday evening spoiling Niverville’s home opener.
Steinbach opened the scoring at the 8:22 mark of the first period as Davis Fry tapped in a rebound off a shot from the point by Ty Paisley.
Niverville made sure to not go into the intermission down one as Carson Reed scored in the dying seconds of the period on the powerplay.
After the first period the score was tied 1-1 with the shots 14-6 for the Pistons.
Travis Hensrud got Steinbach the lead back early in the second period as he scored in the slot with David Cote and Ty Paisley getting the assists.
Steinbach maintained the lead for the remainder of the period and went into the second intermission up 2-1.
Steinbach got their lone powerplay marker midway through the third period to make it 3-1. Langley Kruggel put the puck on net with Leo Chambers crashing the net and potting the rebound.
Steinbach put the nail in the coffin as Nick Mikan scored his second goal of the season on the empty net to make it 4-1.
Piston’s goaltender Cole Plowman had a good outing stopping 19/20 and making some big saves throughout the game.
Steinbach gets back at it this Wednesday as they face off against the Winnipeg Freeze in Winnipeg.