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Hammer Blow for the Steelers After Second Defeat to Dundee

Hammer Blow for the Steelers After Second Defeat to Dundee

The Sheffield Steelers went down to their fifth straight defeat and second in as many nights to Dundee Stars on Sunday.

After Saturday’s 6-3 home loss to the Stars, Sheffield travelled north shorthanded, with Josh McFadden added to the clubs injury list.

Matt Climie started the game but was replaced by Jackson Whistle with the score 4-0 in Dundee’s favour.

A 2-0 first period to Dundee was just the start with the Star’s eventually running out 6-1 victors.

Josh Pitt scored the Steelers only goal of the night.

The EIHL Media Release read as follows.
Dundee Stars 6-1 Sheffield Steelers

A great weekend for Dundee Stars who followed up their win in Sheffield last night with a home 6-1 win over the Steelers in the DIA.

The Stars carried on where they’d left off the night before, hitting two goals in the opening period to lead by a pair at the first break thanks to Brian Hart and Matt Bissonnette. Matt Marquardt then hit a double in 21 seconds to put the hosts four up with only 27:10 played.

Josh Pitt got the visitors on the board 38 seconds later, but at 36:16 Bissonnette struck again to put the Stars into a comfortable 5-1 lead. Charles Corcoran made it 6-1 8:41 into the final period as the Stars ran out with a big 6-1 win to go up into the playoff places.

In numbers:

Stars Steelers
Shot efficiency 18.18% 4.17%
PP % 1/6 0/3
PK % 3/3 5/6

 

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