The Pistons finish off their 4 game opening series against the Selkirk Steelers tonight in Selkirk at the Selkirk Recreational Complex.
The Pistons have looked dominant in the first 3 games of the season winning all 3 versus the Selkirk Steelers. The Pistons have outscored the Steelers 19-6 in the first 3 games seeing most of the goals coming in the first game which was a 10-4 win. Pistons goaltender Simon Harkness has looked great so far, boasting a 0.929 save percentage a 2.00 GAA. The Pistons also have 10 players with 3 or more points with Eduard Wruck leading the team with 7 points.
In the first 3 games to start the regular season the Steelers have dropped all 3 to the Steinbach Pistons. The Steelers are looking tonight to get into the win column as they finish the 4-game series against the Pistons. The Steelers have started the season with a goalie tandem that saw Cole Plowman get the start in the season opener and Hunter Tarves play in the last two. Matthew Gerke leads the team with 2 points in 2 games with both points being goals.
PISTONS: PP 5/16 – 31% PK 11/13 – 85%
STEELERS: PP 2/13 – 15% PK 11/16 – 69%
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Pistons: Eduard Wruck
Eduard Wruck has been dynamite so far this season, getting 7 points (2 goals 5 assists) in 3 games so far. Wruck’s point total leads the Pistons in scoring, is tied for third in league scoring and leads the MJHL in Dman scoring. Wruck has a great 200-foot game, locking down the back end but also not shying away from producing on the offensive end. Wruck looks to keep his 3-game point streak alive tonight against the Steelers.
Steelers: Eric Krywy
Eric Krywy leads the Steelers in defensive scoring with 2 points (1 goal and 1 assist) in 3 games. Krywy leads the defensive core for the Steelers producing on the offensive end but mainly the backbone for the back end. Krywy has a great physical game, looking to use the body and shut down the opposing team’s offence.
Puck drop is at 7:30 in Selkirk at Selkirk Recreational Complex. Catch the game live on HockeyTV.