Wednesday, December 19, 2012
PATS 3 HURRICANES 2
After a scoreless first period at the Enmax Centre, Jaimen Yakubowski opened the scoring for Lethbridge (17-16-5) in the second period. However Regina got goals from Kyle Burroughs and Jack Rodewald before the middle period was over giving the visitors a 2-1 lead after 40 minutes.
The Canes' Craig Leverton tied the game at 2-2 in the final frame and it appeared headed to overtime however Klimchuk's last-minute heroics saved the day. It was the 17th goal of the season for the Calgary product.
NOTES: Regina outshot their opponents 27-26 ... Teagan Sacher got the win in the Pats' net while Ty Rimmer took the loss ... Regina was 1/1 on the powerplay and 3/3 killing penalties ... The attendance was 3073 ... The Pats are now off for the Christmas break and return to action Thursday, December 27 when they host the rival Moose Jaw Warriors at 7 pm on 620 CKRM.