The Steinbach Pistons play their second game of four against the Portage Terriers this afternoon. The Pistons are coming off a 7-3 victory over the Terriers Friday evening.
Steinbach has been red hot this season thus far, boasting a record of 8 wins and 1 loss on the season. The Pistons scoring has been very even and spread out this season seeing 5 players have at least a point a game with Quinton Pepper leading the way with 14 points. Pistons goaltending has been a rock wall so far this season. Simon Harkness in 5 games has 5 wins, 0.950 save % and 1.40 GAA with 1 shutout and Will Hambley in 4 games has 3 wins and 1 loss, 0.933 save % and 1.51 GAA and 2 shutouts.
The Portage Terriers have not seen nearly as dominant season to date as they have a record of 2 wins and 7 losses. Jaden Pashe and Logan Calder lead the Terriers in scoring with 5 points each in 9 games. In net for the Terriers Jayden Catellier has a record of 1 win and 3 losses, 0.865 save % and a 4.26 GAA and Chris Fines has a record of 1 win and 4 losses, 0.873 save % and 4.34 GAA.
PISTONS: PP 10/50 – 20.0% PK 35/38 – 92.1%
TERRIERS: PP 7/51 – 13.7% PK 36/47 – 76.5%
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Pistons: Travis Hensrud
Travis Hensrud has 9 points (5 goals and 4 assists) in 9 games. Hensrud is coming off a 3-point night where he scored the Pistons first and last goals of the game. Hensrud is a versatile player, who plays with grit but also has offensive skill. A great 200 ft game, Travis Hensrud will always play the back check but also jump in on the rush.
Terriers: Daniel Siso
Daniel Siso has 3 points (1 goal and 2 assists) in 9 games this season. Siso lead the Terriers in scoring on Friday night with a goal and an assist. Siso plays with energy and determination, with a bit of a more defensive mindset. A great team player, Siso plays whatever roll is needed to help his team win.
Puck drop is this afternoon at 3pm in Portage. Catch the game live on HockeyTV.