The Steinbach Pistons are heading to Waywayseecappo tonight for their rescheduled matchup versus the Wolverines.
The Steinbach Pistons are tied for first place in the MJHL alongside the Dauphin Kings with a record of 27-9-2-1 and 57 points. The Pistons have currently lost two games in a row to the Winkler Flyers, the first game 3-2 in OT and the second game 3-2 in regulation. Jack Rogers leads the team in scoring with 43 points (16 goals and 27 assists) in 39 games. Zac Patrick leads the team in defensive scoring with 21 points (4 goals and 17 assists) in 32 games. The Steinbach Pistons are second in MJHL goals for with 152.
The Waywayseecappo Wolverines are currently in third place in the MJHL with a 26-10-2-0 record and 54 points. Lonan Bulger leads the team in scoring and is third in MJHL defencemen scoring with 42 points (9 goals and 33 assists) in 38 games. The Wolverines as a team lead the MJHL in goals for with 169 and are third in the MJHL for PIMs with 829.
PISTONS: PP 34/160 – 21.3% PK 134/156 – 85.9%
WOLVERINES: PP 50/189 – 26.5% PK 141/184 – 76.6%
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Pistons: Quinton Pepper
Quinton Pepper leads the Steinbach Pistons is goals with 22 on the season. Pepper is currently on a 3-game goal streak with 4 goals over that span. With a big frame and good skating abilities, Pepper uses that to his advantage to create scoring chances and produce on offence. Pepper has great offensive awareness and is good at controlling the flow in the offensive zone.
Wolverines: Lonan Bulger
Lonan Bulger has had a great season to date as he has 42 points (9 goals and 33 assists) in 38 games. A dynamic defenceman, Bulger has great offensive awareness, joining the rush and creating scoring chances. He also is great at locking down the back end, disrupting outbreaks and stopping scoring chances.