Pistons Drop Third Straight as They Lose 4-1 to Blues

The Steinbach Pistons fell to the Winnipeg Blues by a score of 4-1 Wednesday evening, making it 3 losses in a row.

The Winnipeg Blues opened the scoring on the powerplay at the 14:36 mark of the first period. Brandt Young got the puck to Luke Janus at the left faceoff dot who put it top corner to make it 1-0.

The Pistons got a powerplay late in the first period but could not capitalize on the opportunity and went into the first intermission down 1-0.

The Pistons would get another powerplay in the second period and tie the game up at the 6:52 mark of the second period. Parker Jasper put a puck on net with Kirk Mullen one timing the rebound and into the back of the net to make it 1-1.

The Blues would restore their lead, scoring with just over 5-minutes remaining in the second period. Kai Elkie made a move around the Pistons defenceman and put the puck on net. Dominik Wasik made the initial save, but Elkie got his own rebound and put it past the sprawled out Wasik to make it 2-1.

The Blues would extend their lead to 3-1 just under 5-minutes into the third period. Thomas Kaufield got the puck to Brandon Funk on a two on one, getting it past Wasik.

The Blues would put the nail in the coffin, scoring an empty netter at the 18:38 mark of the third period and closing out the 4-1 win.