Thursday, January 14, 2016
WINTERHAWKS 4 PATS 1
The Pats registered the lone goal of the first when WHL leading scorer Adam Brooks scored at 13:48 as they took a 1-0 lead into the second. Brooks is now on a 15-game point streak and is the WHL's leading scorer with 69 points.
The two teams played a physical second period, but neither the Hawks nor Pats found the back of the net as the score remained 1-0 in favor of the Pats heading into the third.
The Hawks finally broke through 3:47 into the third when a shot from Dominic Turgeon went through Regina netminder Jordan Hollett’s pads to even the game at 1-1. Minutes later Portland took their first lead of the game when a blast from the point from Keoni Texeira beat Hollett for a 2-1 advantage.
With 1:03 to go and Hollett on the bench for an extra attacker, Skyler McKenzie scored into the open net to make it 3-1, then added another empty netter with 23 seconds remaining to give Portland the 4-1 win.
Adin Hill earned the win in net with 34 saves on 35 shots. Jordan Hollett took the loss for the Pats make 22 saves.
NOTES: The Pats outshot the 'Hawks 35-24 ... Both teams were 0/3 on the powerplay ... The attendance was 3482.
The Pats visit the Seattle Thunderbirds Friday at 9:35 pm on 620 CKRM.
(With files from WinterHawks.com)