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Post Game Report | Blues capture first pre-season victory with 7-3 win over Steelers

Winnipeg, MB – The Winnipeg Blues put seven goals on the board in a 7-3 pre-season victory over the Selkirk Steelers at the RINK Training Centre on Saturday.

Brayden Foreman and Josh Ernst netted two goals each, while Aeden Loschiavo, Nick Finnson and Conner Grunsten registered two assists. Goaltender Cooper Hatfield was busy between the pipes stopping 42-of-45 shots he faced.

The Steelers received goals from Mathieu Cattellier, Blake Burr and Colby Jaquet. Goaltender Austin Deboer blocked 26-of-33 shots.


Blues 7  Steelers 3

Below is a rundown of the score sheet:


First Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
1-0 PP Winnipeg 7:01 Carson Tiede A. Loschiavo, M. Hill
1-1 PP Selkirk 9:34 Mathieu Catellier C. Wigestrand, J. Chapel
2-1 Winnipeg 16:24 Josh Ernst C. Grunsten, J. Vanderhooft
3-1 Winnipeg 19:43 Josh Ernst C. Grunsten


Second Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
4-1 Winnipeg 7:30 Nolan Weihs A. Shumka
4-2 Selkirk 10:47 Blake Burr J. Chapel


Third Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
5-2 Winnipeg 2:51 Matt Hill A. Loschiavo, N. Finnson
5-3 PP Selkirk 9:38 Colby Jaquet Unassisted
6-3 Winnipeg 10:15 Brayden Foreman N. Finnson
7-3 SH Winnipeg 19:16 Brayden Foreman R. Raeside


Special Teams

Team PP PK
Winnipeg 1/2 2/4
Selkirk 2/4 1/2


Shots on Goal

Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Winnipeg 20 6 7 33
Selkirk 13 15 17 45


The Winnipeg Blues conclude its 2019 pre-season schedule against the Selkirk Steelers at the Selkirk Recreational Centre on Sunday, September 17. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CT