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The Regina Pats were held scoreless on home ice against Brandon before tonight’s contest, having lost the previous two games at the Brandt Centre 4-0 and 6-0.
Fortunes quickly changed for the Pats thanks to Adam Brooks who beat Brandon’s netminder, Jordan Papirny, 0:22 seconds into the opening frame. It would stay that way through the first, with Brandon outshooting Regina 15-4.
In the second period Brandon got on the scoreboard just past the midway point of the period thanks to Tyler Coulter. The tie would only last for 33 seconds thanks to Riley Woods who notched his sixth of the season. In a reversal of fortunes, the Pats outshot Brandon 14-5 in the second period.
In the third, the Pats Cole Sanford would add to the lead scoring his 27th of the year. Brandon would pull within one thanks to Nolan Patrick. Sanford would make it a two goal lead for Regina just 32 seconds later making it 4-2. The Blue and White would add one from Rykr Cole as Regina skated to a 5-2 victory against the East Division-leading Wheat Kings.
-Adam Brooks now has points in six straight games 13 points (1G’ 12A).
-Sam Steel has point’s five straight games (2G, 5A)
-The Pats have now won four of their last six games.
-Tyler Brown turned away 30 of 32 shots for the win.
-Tonight’s attendance 6327
The Regina Pats travel to Swift Current to face the Broncos in a Family Day matinee on Monday. The pucks drops at 2 p.m. at the Credit Union iPlex in Swift Current. Listen to all the action on Bennett Dunlop Ford Pats Hockey on 620 CKRM beginning at 1:35 p.m.
(Courtesy Mark Rathwell/Regina Pats)