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Saturday, October 31, 2015

RECAP: PATS 4 WARRIORS 3 OT

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan – The Regina Pats (7-6-1-0) played the back half of a home-and-home against the Moose Jaw Warriors (8-3-2-1) at Mosaic Place.  Chase Harrison scored 13 seconds into overtime to lift the Pats to a 4-3 victory.

Scoring Summary

First Period
Regina – Colton Kroeker (3) from Smith and Berg – 16:24
Regina – Adam Brooks (8) from Pouteau and Wagner – 19:58

Second Period
Regina – Austin Wagner (3) from Brooks – 8:11 (SH)

Third Period
Moose Jaw – Brett Howden (7) from Popugaev and Jeannot – 11:12
Moose Jaw – Brett Howden (8) from Point and Gregor – 17:46
Moose Jaw – Brayden Point (11) from Howden and Hunt – 19:17

Overtime
Regina – Chase Harrison (1) from Brooks and Wagner – 0:13

Shots on Goal
Regina – 11-13-7-1-(32)   Moose Jaw – 14-13-0-(0)

Powerplay
Regina – 0/4   Moose Jaw – 0/5

Game Story
Pats goaltender Tyler Brown was a key contributor early on, making a few key stops.  That included a great glove save on a one-timer from Dryden Hunt.  For the second game in a row, the Pats jumped onto the scoreboard first.  Adam Berg and Luc Smith one their battles down low and Smith sent the puck in front for Colton Kroeker who found twine with 3:36left.  With the Pats in the zone and the clock ticking to zero, Austin Wagner won the puck back to the line for Brady Pouteau who let fly a one timer.  The shot was tipped by Adam Brooks for a 2-0 Pats lead with just 1.5 seconds left in the period.

Similar to Friday, just one goal went on the board in the second period when Austin Wagner raced past the Moose Jaw defence and went upstairs for a shorthanded marker and a 3-0 Regina lead.  The Pats continued to roll with multiple fast break opportunities, but Brody Willms wouldn’t allow another in the period.  Brown stood fast against 13 Moose Jaw attempts to keep the score at 3-0 Regina after forty.

Moose Jaw opened the third with four minutes remaining on a five minute major carrying over from the second.  The only shot on goal came from Regina as Austin Wagner was denied on a glorious chance by Willms.  With Regina seemingly having control of the game, the Warriors started to climb back in.  Brett Howden started the comeback at the 11:12 mark.  He added another with Willms on the bench with just 2:14left.  Moose Jaw completed the comeback when Howden flipped the puck toward the net and Brayden Point tipped it past Brown to even the game 3-3.  The Pats nearly broke the deadlock with a couple seconds left, but Lane Zablocki’s chance on a nearly open net was blocked by Marc McNulty.  It took just 13 seconds of overtime as Chase Harrison tipped an Austin Wagner feed to the back of the net for the 4-3 win.

Quick Hits
- Adam Brooks registered his 100th career WHL point.
- Brooks and Austin Wagner both had three point (1G, 2A) nights.
- Game attendance was 3319.

What’s Next?
The Pats are off from game action until next weekend.  On Friday, they head to Swift Current for their first meeting with the Broncos before hosting the Victoria Royals on Saturday at the Brandt Centre.  Both games are scheduled for 7 p.m. puck drops.

Named for the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, the Western Hockey League’s Regina Pats are the oldest major junior hockey franchise in the world.  Since their founding in 1917, the Pats have won three Memorial Cup championships and compete in the WHL’s Eastern Division.  To learn more about the Pats, call 306-337-1535 or visit www.reginapats.com.


Daniel Fink

Director Media and Communications

Regina Pats Hockey Club




2 comments:

william weppler said...

A good win over a good Team...that Point is a beast and Hunt no slouch either.

Anonymous said...

Yes good effort. Great character win after the game the night before. One alarming problem was the coaches went away from game plan after the Warriors 1st goal and blew it. Pats had a depleted defense (Zbrovsky & Hobbs out) but the 5 remaining were handling things just fine when coaches decided to run with Hilsendager for last 3-4 mins on the ice the whole time. 2 of the young rookies sat and watched Hilsendager single handedly give MJ the point. Not his fault, come on coaches. The 3 young dmen stepped up and held the Warriors to 1 goal for 57 mins so why go away from that?? Coaches, have trust in your young guys back there.