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The Oil Caps Pick Up an Important Win Against the Steelers

The first period saw Virden and Selkirk both take advantage of early group of power plays to tie the game 1-1. The Oil Caps took the lead just before the end of the second period with a score of 2-1. The second period saw just one Virden goal to make the score 3-1 headed into the third period. The Steelers kicked off the scoring halfway through the period to make the score 3-2. But late in the period Virden scored on the empty net to make the final score 4-2. 

The first period saw an early lead to Virden when Jayden Wojciechowski scored his 7th of the season on the power play at 3:00 to make the score 1-0. Selkirk tied the game at 10:20 when Gavin Andres scored his 3rd of the season on the power play to make the score 1-1. Late in the period at 17:34 Oil Caps Owen Blocker scored his 14th of the season to make the score 2-1. 

The second period saw just one goal by Virden’s Jack Einarson scored his 14th of the season at 6:54 to make the score 3-1 headed into the third period. 

The third period scoring kicked off when the Steelers Blake Burr scored his 25th of the season at 9:55 to make the score just 3-2. However late in the period at 19:09 Virden secured the lead when Hunter Andrew scored his 11th of the season on the empty net to make the final score 4-2. 

Virden’s Kyle Kozma took home the win stopping 30 of 32 shots for a save percentage of 93.8%. Selkirk’s Rory Dumelie took the loss stopping just 24 of 27 shots for a save percentage of 88.9%.