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Thursday, September 3, 2015

PRESEASON: HITMEN 4 PATS 3

The Regina Pats (0-1-0-0) opened the 2015 WHL Pre-Season with a 4-3 loss to the Calgary Hitmen (1-0-0-0).

Game Story
After the Pats and Hitmen traded goals courtesy of Lane Bensmiller (CGY) and Luc Smith (REG), the visitors jumped out to a lead at the end of the frame.

Calgary got goals from Beck Malenstyn, Carson Twarynski and Jake Bean in the final 2:30 of the frame to take a 4-1 advantage to the break.

The Pats calmed things down over the intermission.  They held the Hitmen off the board and Adam Berg scored to cut the lead down to 4-2 heading to the third.  The Queen City Kids continued chip away as Trygve Many Guns got on the score sheet with 6:11 remaining.

The Pats called goaltender Jordan Hollett to the bench for the final minute, but couldn’t find a tying goal as they dropped the 4-3 decision to Calgary.

Quick Hits
-Trygve Many Guns led the way for the Pats with three points (1G, 2A)
-Six of seven goals in the game were scored by Alberta born players
-Jordan Hollett stopped all 19 shots he faced through the second and third periods

(Courtesy Daniel Fink)

2 comments:

william weppler said...

Was to good to get back into the "hockey" seat tonight and watch some good young talent. Looking forward to this year; both teams really got going in the 3rd period to display some exciting & fast hockey. Looking forward to the weekend games!

Anonymous said...

Where was the game played? When do they play again?