Pistons Play Blues/Make Trade
The Steinbach Pistons will be looking to take over sole possession of fourth place in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League's Addison Division when they meet the Winnipeg Blues tonight (AM 1250 7:30 p.m.) at MTS IcePlex in Winnipeg. The Pistons and Blues both have nine points but Steinbach does have two games in hand. The Pistons have been idle since downing the Neepawa Natives 6-4 this past Saturday during the MJHL Showcase Weekend. Steinbach has acquired 19-year old forward Cole Brunet from the Portage Terriers. The Morris native recorded 20 goals and 30 assists in 60 games last season with the Terriers. The Pistons also received the MJHL playing rights to 17-year old forward Brett Charette and 15-year old forward Daniel Taillefer. Taillefer was the Terriers first round pick (4th overall) in the 2010 MJHL Bantam Draft. Portage receives forwards Eric Coulombe and Mike Gemmill.