Regina, Saskatchewan – The Regina Pats Hockey Club is pleased to announce Game Six of the second round playoff series against Red Deer is sold out. Capacity at the Brandt Centre is 6484. The game will be played tomorrow afternoon beginning at 4 p.m.
This is the fourth sellout of the year for the organization and first of the playoffs. Previous sellouts happened February 29, March 11 and March 18. Attendance through the first four playoff games averaged 6163 fans per game. It’s the third best post-season attendance in the league.
Through the regular season, the Regina Pats attendance averaged 4563 fans per game, an increase of almost six per cent over the previous year.
“Thank you to our fans,” said Pats President Todd Lumbard. “It’s wonderful to see people believing in the team and showing their support in this way. As an organization and we will continue to do our best to give fans the kind of hockey team they deserve.”
The Red Deer Rebels lead the best-of-seven 3-2. Fans who can’t make it to the game can watch on Access 7 channel 7, or channel 70 (high definition). Radio play-by-play can be heard on Bennett Dunlop Ford Pats Hockey beginning with the pregame show at 3:35 p.m.
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 operating from its original location. 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.