Pistons Top Wolverines

Courtesy of The Carillon

The Steinbach Pistons ran their early season record to 2-1 with a 4-1 victory over the Waywayseecappo Wolverines in their first game of the MJHL Showcase Friday night at the MTS Iceplex.

Not able to get anything going in the first period, the talented Pistons found their form in the middle frame as they scored three times and took a 3-1 lead into the third. Rookie Brad Schoonbaert paced the Pistons with a pair of goals while Jordan Bochinski and Matthieu Gomercic added singles. Hayden Goderis set up two of the Steinbach goals.

Jeremy Wik had a strong game in net for the Pistons as he made 26 saves.

In other Friday games at the Showcase, Portage downed OCN 4-3 in overtime, Virden blanked Neepawa 5-0, Winkler shutout Dauphin 3-0 and Winnipeg ouotscored Swan Valley 3-1.

The Pistons will take to the ice again tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Iceplex as they square off against the Swan Valley Stampeders (2-2).