While the Summerland Steam remain in second place in their division in Junior B hockey, the team lost its last three games.
On Dec. 31, the Steam lost 4-1 to the Princeton Posse.
The Posse dominated their home-ice gain, beginning with two goals in the first period, one on a power play.
The Posse extended their lead with a goal at 9:43 in the second period.
At 7:22, Cody Egilson of the Steam scored an unassisted goal for Summerland.
Princeton continued to dominate the game with a third-period goal.
On Jan. 2, the Steam hosted the Sicamous Eagles, playing to a 4-3 loss.
The Eagles took the lead in the first period with two goals.
At 5:07, Adam Jones scored an unassisted goal for the Steam.
A third Sicamous goal, with one second left in the period, retained the Eagles’ two-goal advantage.
In the second period, Cole Woodliffe scored for the Steam at 11:57. Coleton Fisher and Jack Mills had the assists.
The Eagles responded with a goal at 7:29.
Summerland narrowed the lead in the third period with a goal by Nicholas Gnazdowsky, assisted by Egilson, but the Steam could not catch the Eagles’ lead.
On Sunday, Summerland played to a 3-2 loss against the Posse in Princeton.
The sole goal in the first period was by the Posse at 2:14.
In the second period, Mills scored for the Steam on a power play with 15 seconds remaining. Michael McEachern and Jarrett Malchow assisted.
In the third period, Princeton scored at 12:29, but Mills responded with a power play goal at 10:30. Woodliffe and Tyson Klingspohn assisted.
The final goal came from the Posse at 7:40.