Summerland Steam add one win, one loss

The Summerland Steam finished the weekend with a win and a loss in Junior B hockey action.

The Summerland Steam finished the weekend with a win and a loss in Junior B hockey action.

On Saturday, the Steam shut out the North Okanagan Knights 3-0.

The game was held at the Nor-Val Centre in Armstrong.

After a scoreless first period, Jack Mills scored for the Steam at 14:28 in the second period. Paulsen Lautard and Braden Eliuk assisted.

With six seconds left in the period, Josh Pilon scored, with assists from Cole Williams and Jack Mills.

In the third period, Keenan Scott scored on a power play, with assists by Mills and Lautard.

On Valentine’s Day, the Steam lost a home game to the Beaver Valley Nitehawks in a 4-3 decision.

Beaver Valley opened the first period with two goals.

Calvin Hadley of the Steam then scored on a power play at 10:27. Michael McEachern and Josh Pilon had the assists.

The second period was scoreless.

In the third period, the Steam struggled to catch up.

At 4:21, Jarrett Malchow scored for the Steam on a power play. Williams and Mills assisted.

The final goal came at 1:45 when Lautard scored for the Steam, with assists by Adam Jones and Hadley.

The Steam will host the Princeton Posse on Friday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m.

On Feb. 20, the Steam will travel to Armstrong to face the North Okanagan Knights. The game begins at 7:30 p.m.

The final regular season game for the Steam is on Sunday, Feb. 21 when they play the visiting North Okanagan Knights.

The game will begin at 2 p.m.

At present, the Steam have 31 wins, 16 losses and two overtime losses in regular season play. This puts the Summerland team in second place in the Okanagan/Shuswap Conference: Okanagan Division in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.