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Saturday, February 23, 2013

PATS FALL, BLADES WIN

MOOSE JAW, Sask. - Brayden Point scored once and set up two more as the Moose Jaw Warriors edged the visiting Regina Pats 4-3 on Friday in Western Hockey League action.

Morgan Rielly had a goal and an assist for the Warriors (21-31-9) while Sam Fioretti and Jordan Wyton each scored once.

Dyson Stevenson had a goal and an assist for the Pats (21-34-7) and Morgan Klimchuk and Braden Christoffer had a goal apiece.

Justin Paulic made 18 saves for the win as Matt Hewitt made 24 saves in a losing cause.

Moose Jaw scored on its only chance with the power play while Regina went 0 for 4.

Regina visits P.A. Wednesday at 7 pm on 620 CKRM (Press Box Sports Bar Pregame Show at 6:35).
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SASKATOON - Matej Stransky scored three goals and added an assist as the Saskatoon Blades defeated the visiting Brandon Wheat Kings 7-4 on Friday in Western Hockey League play.

The victory was Saskatoon's 14th straight, which is a new franchise record and ties the Portland Winterhawks and Kelowna Rockets for the longest winning streak this season in the WHL. The last time the Blades lost was a 4-2 decision to the Edmonton Oil Kings on Jan. 23rd.

Darren Dietz scored twice for the Blades (37-21-3) while Brendan Walker scored once and set up two more.

Josh Nicholls had a goal and Dalton Thrower, Collin Valcourt and Shane McColgan each chipped in with two assists to round out Saskatoon's offence.

Taylor Cooper and Chad Robinson each had a goal and an assist for the Wheat Kings (21-36-5), who are winless in three games, and Eric Roy and Jens Meilleur scored a goal apiece.

Andrey Makarov made 25 saves for the win as Corbin Boes took the loss after stopping 25-of-27 shots in 41 minutes of relief. Boes replaced starter Curtis Honey late in the third period after Honey allowed four goals on 16 shots.

Saskatoon went 1 for 4 on the power play while Brandon scored once on two chances with the man advantage. The attendance was 7806.

© 2013 The Canadian Press

6 comments:

Gored said...

Three teams had 14 game winning streaks this season - that's fantastic!

Anonymous said...

Good job Moose Jaw.

Anonymous said...

MJ did it with a bunch of 16 and 17 year olds who will be there the next couple of years. We on the other hand try to do it a bunch of unremarkable 18 and 19 year olds, who shouldn't be back. I seriously question if we have the required people in place with the vision. Vision and ability to carry out that vision. The game was unremarkable, Hewitt was unremarkable. Consistency was never his strong suit. An unremarkable game which puts another nail in the coffin of this underachieving season. The Pats are a lot like the Riders of old and bad crops. You just have to look for better next year. It's always next year country as a Pats fan.

Anonymous said...

Hello last year was the FIRST draft by the new head scout and these players don't see the ice to next year, give Lang a chance to rebuild the team but in the process he's trying to fill a void from the previous GM'S drafts. His players are the 16 and 17 yr olds and whatever size he could trade for. Now all you GM'S that can snap your figures and poof there's a winner, try your hand at it. Mismanagement for years is the problem but its going to take time to fix so be patient we are almost their.

Anonymous said...

Partially right and a number of hidden facts. If your suggesting that last year was the GM's first draft then you must be aware of some facts. Be aware that in his very first draft he had no first round pick. He traded that way for very very little. We have only two part time 16 year olds and three 17 year olds. Of those three 17 year olds Klimchuk is the only one certain to be drafted. The other two small d-men are in the 200's of North America. Then combined with the Europeans they likely won't be drafted. What that means is that out talent is not good enough. MJ on the other hand is going with like ten kids in that age bracket.

Anonymous said...

Head scouts first draft not langs I believe it was his second maybe third which I said he belongs to the 16 yr and maybe 17. I think a player like gay is a find just watch him produce. Just give them a chance one bad trade of a 1st rounder was to please the fans to get into the playoffs so he didn't have to listen to the bitching. I will buy my season tickets again and I'll cheer I'll get pissed off but I'll still be a fan. I have actually been entertained this year.