Steam earns split

Summerland, Osoyoos earn splits in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action

  • Sep. 22, 2015 10:00 a.m.

The Summerland Steam improved to 3-1-0 in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, while the Osoyoos Coyotes are 1-1-0-1.

The Steam earned a split after starting the weekend with a 6-2 loss to the Osoyoos Coyotes at home on Sept.18. Scoring for the Steam were Braden Eliuk and Cody Egilson. Austin Wells made 24 saves. After losing to the Coyotes, the Steam earned a 5-3 victory over the Braves in Spokane. Cole Woodliffe led the Steam’s offence with a four-goal showing, his final into an empty net. The other Steam goal was scored by Wyatt Gale.  Matt Huber picked up the win with a 25-save performance.

The Coyotes traveled to Beaver Valley to take on the Nitehawks on Sept. 19 and lost 5-4 in overtime. Soles finished with 36 saves, while Glimpel had another two-goal performance with other goals coming from Carter Shannon and Daniel Stone.

The Coyotes host the Nelson Leafs on Sept. 26 at 7:35 p.m.