The Steinbach Pistons got a little more separation from the rest of the pack in the MJHL after beating the Waywayseecappo Wolverines 6-3 at the T.G. Smith Centre.
The Pistons were able to jump out to two goal lead and was able to regain it and then keep it with every Wolverines attempted comeback.
The Pistons jumped out to a 2-0 lead with two powerplay goals by Ty Paisley and Neo Kiemeney in the first period.
In the second period, Kolton Shindle put the team on his back and tied the game with two of his own goals, including one on the powerplay .
But the Pistons came right back when Paisley got his second of the game to make it 3-2. Short time later it was Ethan Johnson, to make it 4-2.
The Wolverines got it within one again, when Lonan Bulger beat Will Hambley from the point.
But the Pistons regained their two goal lead again when Kiemeney got his second of the game.
In the third period, it was Cooper Rice that added the 6th goal of the game for Steinbach to make it 6-3.
The Pistons were 4 for 6 on the powerplay in the game, while the Wolverines were 1 for 2.
Hambley stopped 30 shots in the win, while Liam Tereposky stopped 26 in the loss.
The Wolverines next game will be on Friday versus the Winkler Flyers to finish off the team’s east division schedule.