Steam earn tie and win in weekend hockey action

The Summerland Steam added a tie and a win in Junior B hockey action on the weekend.

The Summerland Steam added a tie and a win in Junior B hockey action on the weekend.

On Friday, the team travelled to the Castlegar Complex to face the Rebels.

The game ended in a 2-2 tie.

Reid Brown of Summerland scored with 38 minutes remaining in the first period.

Kienan Scott and Braden Saretsky had the assists.

In the second period, Scott scored at 12:08. with the assist by Paulsen Lautard, giving the Steam a two-goal lead.

Castlegar then responded with one goal in the second period and one early in the third period to tie the game.

The result was better in Grand Forks on Saturday when the Steam faced the Border Bruins, playing to a 4-2 win.

The first period was scoreless.

In the second period, Josh DaCosta of the Steam scored at 15:23. Assists were by Brown and Olli Dickson.

Brown added another goal at 10:04. This one was unassisted.

The Border Bruins scored in response to end the period.

In the third period, Grand Forks scored on a power play, bringing the game to a tie.

At 11:06, the Steam regained the lead with a goal by Dylan Burton. Assists were by Dickson and Brown.

With one second on the clock, Daylan Robertson scored on an empty net. DaCosta had the assist.

The Steam have 11 wins, 10 losses, one tie and one overtime loss so far this season.

The team is ranked third of the five teams in the Okanagan/Shuswap Conference: Okanagan Division of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

The next action for the Steam is on Saturday at the Summerland Arena, when they host the Princeton Posse.