The Steinbach Pistons picked up their fourth straight win on Friday night after goalie Roman Bengert made 36 saves for his fourth shutout of the year while 5 different Pistons found the back of the net in a 5-0 win over the Selkirk Steelers.

All season long, the Pistons have used a quick strike offence to push teams against the ropes and then pummel them. That happened again on Friday night as Jordan Bochinski, Mack Graham and Landon Plett all scored in the first period in a span of 4:21. Drew Anderson, Tyler Anderson and Jack Johnson had assists in the period. 

After the score was 3-0 for Steinbach, the Pistons got into penalty trouble and gave the Steelers a lengthy 5 on 3 opportunity. Bengert and the penalty killers stood tall and were able to kill off the two man advantage. Shots in the period were 17-16 in favour of the home team. 

In the middle period, the newest Pistons Joseph Leonidas put a rocket past the Steelers net minder to make it 4-0. For Leonidas, it was his first goal as a member of the Pistons. Fellow defenseman Tyler Anderson scored later in the same period to make it 5-0. Tyler Anderson and Tyson McConnell both had assists while Braden Purtill continued his hot streak with two assists of his own.

The teams would skate through the third with no one hitting the score sheet and the horn sounded to signal another Pistons victory.

The power play went 0-3 while the penalty kill was a sparkling 6-6. Shots on goal were 41-36 Steinbach.

Steinbach continues to hold top spot in the MJHL with a record of 25-4-1 for 51 points. 

The same two teams meet again on Saturday night in Selkirk. The game will be broadcast on Mix 96 and SteinbachOnline.com with puck drop at 7:30pm. 

Game Notes:

Roman Bengert now has 4 shutouts on the year, a new career high.

Tyler Anderson has 8 points in past 4 games.

Braden Purtill has 7 points in his last 3 games. 

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SCOREBOARD

Monday, October 23rd

South Central Athletic Conference
High School Volleyball
Varsity Girls
Glenlawn over SRSS
25-16, 25-23, 25-19
Varsity Boys
SRSS over Glenlawn
25-18, 25-17, 24-26, 25-8
Junior Varsity Girls
SRSS over Glenlawn
25-6, 25-15, 25-15
Junior Varsity Boys
SRSS over Glenlawn
25-14, 25-9, 25-7

NHL
San Jose 4 N.Y. Rangers 1
Toronto 3 Los Angeles 2

NFL
Philadelphia 34 Washington 24

NBA
San Antonio 101 Toronto 97
Philadelphia 97 Detroit 86
Miami 104 Atlanta 93
Memphis 98 Houston 90
Milwaukee 103 Charlotte 94
Golden State 133 Dallas 103
Washington 109 Denver 104
Phoenix 117 Sacramento 115

Tuesday, October 24th

Major League Baseball
Houston at Los Angeles, 7:09 p.m.
(1st game in best of 7 World Series)

MJHL
Portage at Selkirk, 7:30 p.m.
Virden at Swan Valley, 7:30 p.m.

NHL
Edmonton at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Carolina, 6 p.m.
Arizona at N.Y. Islanders, 6 p.m.
Anaheim at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Florida at Montreal, 6:30 p.m.
Los Angeles at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.
Detroit at Buffalo, 6:30 p.m.
Vancouver at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
Calgary at Nashville, 7 p.m.
Dallas at Colorado, 8 p.m.
Chicago at Vegas, 9 p.m.

NBA
Brooklyn at Orlando, 6 p.m.
Chicago at Cleveland, 6 p.m.
New York at Boston, 6:30 p.m.
Philadelphia at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
New Orleans at Portland, 9 p.m.
Utah at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

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