Summerland Steam winning streak ends

The Summerland Steam’s nine-game winning streak came to an end on Saturday in a match against the Osoyoos Coyotes.

The Summerland Steam’s nine-game winning streak came to an end on Saturday in a match against the Osoyoos Coyotes.

The team has had a strong season so far, including a recent 3-2 win against the North Okanagan Knights on Nov. 24.

The Steam took the lead at 2:28 in the first period with a goal by Paulsen Lautard, assisted by Jack Mills.

In the second period, Mills scored a shorthanded goal at 18:05, assisted by Lautard.

The Knights responded with two goals, the first a power play, to tie the game.

The final goal came in the third period when Mills scored at 14:39, assisted by Riley Pettitt.

On Saturday, the Steam travelled to Osoyoos, losing to the Coyotes in a 5-2 decision.

Osoyoos took the lead early, with a goal at 6:43 in the first period.

In the second period, the Coyotes added a power play goal at 17:50.

The first goal for the Steam came at 1:05 when Mills scored on a power play. Lautard had the assist.

At 0:08, Pettitt scored for Summerland, bringing the game to a tie. Jarrett Malchow and Wyatt Gale assisted.

In the third period, the Coyotes regained the lead with a goal at 6:40.

Two empty net goals for Osoyoos, at 1:23 and at 0:18, finished the game.

The Steam faced the North Okanagan Knights in Summerland on Tuesday evening, but results were not available by press time.

The next game for the Steam is on Saturday, Dec. 5 against the Posse in Princeton.

On Dec. 6, the Steam will host the Sicamous Eagles. The game begins at 2 p.m.