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Pistons Win Back-to-Back Games Over the Flyers

The Steinbach Pistons beat the Winkler Flyers by a score of 4-2 Tuesday evening at the TG Smith Centre, making it two wins in a row over the Flyers by a score of 4-2.

The Pistons opened the scoring at the 3:23 mark of the first period to make it 1-0. Davis Fry made a beautiful bank pass to find Neo Kiemeney on a breakaway who then tucked it through the five hole of Malachi Klassen.

The Pistons made it 2-0 just over halfway through the first period. Nick Mikan found Leo Chambers cutting towards the high slot who put it over the glove of Klassen and into the back of the net.

Winkler would cut the lead in half in the dying seconds of the first period to make it 2-1. The Flyers sustained some good zone pressure, putting lots of pucks on net and the Pistons struggling to get the puck out. Steinbach almost cleared it out, but it went to Kyle Crewe at the point who slapped it on net and past Cole Plowman.

The Pistons restored the two-goal lead just under two minutes into the second period. Warren Clark found Ty Paisley down low who put the puck on net with Kirk Mullen finding the puck on the doorstep and tapping it past Klassen to make it 3-1.

Steinbach would put themselves in a tough situation at the end of the second as they would be forced to kill off a 5 on 3 powerplay. The Pistons lucked out as Winkler would score on the powerplay, but simultaneously as the first penalty ended so it would get back to even strength. Trent Sambrook would get the powerplay goal for the Flyers as he scored off a one timer by the right faceoff dot to make it 3-2.

Both teams would battle hard in the third period, but the Flyers would not be able to find that equalizing goal. Travis Hensrud would seal the win with an empty net goal, doing so two games in a row.