Steinbach Pistons Prevail 4-2 Over Winkler Flyers in Exhibition

The Steinbach Pistons beat the Winkler Flyers by a score of 4-2 Tuesday evening in their second game of the Preseason.

Dimitri Fortin got the start in net for the Pistons, playing the first half of the game. Winkler opened the scoring with just over a minute and a half left in the period as Rhett Marchant put the puck glove side, giving the Flyers the 1-0 lead.

Steinbach would not go into the first intermission down one goal as Ian Amsbaugh got his first goal of the game, sliding it through the five hole of Aidan Comeau with 12 seconds left in the frame. Jamie Fuchs and Spencer Penner got the assists on the play.

Steinbach took their first lead of the game midway through the second period as Jackson Kostiuk put a wrister past Comeau to make it 2-1.

Winkler would tie the game back up at 2-2 at the 15:13 mark of the second period as Marchant got his second goal of the game putting it past Sean Walia glove side.

Steinbach regained the lead with just over 5-minutes remaining in the third period as Brett Kaiser scored off a one timer on the powerplay. Jamie Fuchs cycled the puck and then set up Kaiser in the slot who put it home.

Ian Amsbaugh would get his second goal of the game with just over a minute remaining, making it 4-2. Amsbaugh picked up a loose puck in front of the Winkler net and made a nifty move around Winkler goaltender Jacob Armstrong before tucking it in the net.

Steinbach gets back at it this Friday evening for their third exhibition game against the Winkler Flyers in Winkler.