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Post Game Report | Blues give up three unanswered in the third period, drop 5-2 decision to Selkirk

Winnipeg, MB – The Winnipeg Blues surrendered three unanswered goals in the third period en route to a 5-2 loss to the Selkirk Steelers in MJHL pre-season action on Thursday night.

That game was played at the Selkirk Recreational Complex.

Matthew Hill and Brayden Foreman scored the goals for the Blues, while Conner Grunsten and Mikol Sartor collected the assists. Goaltender Cooper Hatfield stopped 32-of-37 shots in the game.

The Steelers were led by Caiden Gault who potted four goals. Goaltender Riley Morgan blocked 10-of-12 shots he faced through 40-minutes of play. Cole Plowman stopped all three shots that came his way in the third period.

 

Blues 2  Steelers 5

Below is a rundown of the score sheet:

 

First Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
1-0 Selkirk 9:56 Jackson Kobelka B. Namaka, B. Burr

 

Second Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
2-0 Selkirk 1:36 Caiden Gault T. Colter
2-1 Winnipeg 10:11 Matthew Hill Unassisted
2-2 Winnipeg 15:54 Brayden Foreman C. Grunsten, M, Sartor

 

Third Period

Score Team Time Goal Assist(s)
3-2 Selkirk 3:13 Caiden Gault A. Esposito, C. Barley
4-2 Selkirk 10:24 Caiden Gault T. Colter, G. Andres
5-2 Selkirk 18:33 Caiden Gault J. Macfarlane

 

Shots on Goal

Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Winnipeg 4 8 3 15
Selkirk 10 12 15 37

 

The Winnipeg Blues continue its pre-season schedule at home against the Selkirk Steelers on Saturday, September 14. Puck drop is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. at the RINK Training Centre.