The Summerland Steam and the Nelson Leafs played an intense game of Junior B hockey at the Summerland Arena on Sunday afternoon. The Steam defeated the Leafs 2-1 in that game.

The Summerland Steam and the Nelson Leafs played an intense game of Junior B hockey at the Summerland Arena on Sunday afternoon. The Steam defeated the Leafs 2-1 in that game.

Steam notch two weekend wins

The Summerland Steam showed their strength with two Junior B hockey wins on the weekend.

The Summerland Steam showed their strength with two Junior B hockey wins on the weekend.

On Saturday, the team travelled to Princeton, defeating the Posse in a 4-0 shutout.

In the first period, Braden Eliuk scored for the Steam at 7:17.

Paulsen Lautard and Jack Mills had the assists.

The next goal came on a power play at 5:29 when Wyatt Gale scored, assisted by Riley Pettitt and Jarrett Malchow.

In the second period, the Steam extended their lead with a goal by Matthew Sokol at 10:57. Pettitt had the assist.

Lautard scored the Steam’s final goal unassisted at 9:59.

The final period was scoreless.

On Sunday, the Steam hosted the Nelson Leafs in a 2-1 decision.

Cody Egilson  scored for the Steam at 17:25, assisted by Pettitt and Calvin Hadley.

The second period was scoreless.

In the third period, Gale scored for the Steam at 9:48, assisted by Malchow.

The sole Leafs goal came at 6:16.

The next action for the Steam is on Friday, Nov. 6 when Summerland will host the Kelowna Chiefs.

The game begins at 7:30 p.m.

The Steam are in third place in the Okanagan/Shuswap Conference: Okanagan Division of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

At present, the team has nine wins and eight losses.

 

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