Friday, December 18, 2015

Liam Schioler joins the Pats

Regina, Saskatchewan – The Regina Pats Hockey Club announced today defenceman Liam Schioler (’98) has signed a WHL Standard Player Agreement with the team and will be in the lineup for tonight’s game against the Saskatoon Blades.

Liam Schioler was the Pats’ second round pick (28th overall) in the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft.  The 6’3”, 200 lbs defender is a native of West St. Paul, MB but played his midget hockey at Shattuck St. Mary’s in Minnesota.  He played in 110 games while picking up 31 points (4G, 27A) to go with 144 penalty minutes.

Schioler started this season with the Lincoln Stars of the USHL.  The 17 year old suited up for 22 games with the Stars while posting three assists and 21 penalty minutes.  While in Lincoln, Schioler was rated as a ‘C’ skater by the Central Scouting Service on the September and November ‘Watch List’ for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

The Blue and White also announced the team has recalled under-age defenceman Dawson Barteaux from the Yellowhead Chiefs of the MMHL.  Barteaux was the teams’ first round pick (14th overall) in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft.  The Foxwarren, MB product has 11 points (3G, 8A) in 19 games this season.

Tickets for tonight’s 7 p.m. puck drop against Saskatoon are available at, the Brandt Centre Box Office and Safeway locations throughout Regina. 

About the Regina Pats
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

Daniel Fink
Director Media and Communications
Regina Pats Hockey Club

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wow…not many people would have seen that coming. It really appeared it was a lost cause. It's wonderful he has chosen to join us, but it certainly changes the dynamics of the team's defensive corps.