The Steinbach Pistons 6 game win streak came to an end in a 3-2 loss to the Winkler Flyers.
The Flyers opened the scoring quickly as Logan Danis scored just 32 seconds into the game. The Winkler Flyers kept the pressure on as they added to their lead with Flyers leading scorer Justin Svenson scoring with assists coming from Nicholas Mckee and Nolan Henderson just under 5 minutes into the period.
The Pistons got on the board at the 12:02 mark as Quinton Pepper scored his 7th of the season off a feed from Davis Fry and Nolan Bettens. The Pistons went into the period break down 2-1 but outshot the Flyers 11-5.
Steinbach mimicked the Flyers quick start to the first period as Hunter Degelman scored just 38 seconds into the second period tying it up at 2 a piece. The assists on Degelman’s goal came from Owen Weihs and Zac Patrick.
Steinbach continued to pour on the shots but could not get the puck past Flyers goaltender Dylan Meilun as he looked fantastic all game. The game was tied at 2-2 after the second period with the Pistons outshooting the Flyers 26-15.
The Flyers took the lead 2:22 into the third period with Brody Beauchemin scoring with the assists coming from Nicholas Mckee and Justin Svenson. The Pistons continued to get scoring chances but could not figure out Meilun as the Flyers kept the one goal lead and won the game 3-2.
The Pistons played a hard-fought game outshooting the Flyers 41-22. Steinbach went 0/4 on the PP and 2/2 on the PK.
The Pistons look forward to getting back at it tomorrow night against the Winkler Flyers with puck drop at 7:30pm at the T.G. Smith Centre.