REGINA – The Regina Pats scored six times in the first period en-route to an eighth straight win, 9-6 over the Saskatoon Blades at the Brandt Centre on Friday night.
Adam Brooks and Jake Leschyshyn both had a goal and three assists in the game for the Pats while Sam Steel chipped in with two goals and a helper.
Tyler Brown made 34 saves for his seventh win in his ninth start to begin the year.
The Pats led 6-2 and 7-5 by period.
Brock Hamm started the game in goal for Saskatoon but was lifted after the first period after allowing six goals on 17 shots. Regina wound up outshooting Saskatoon 47-40.
In their last two games, Regina has scored 19 times and have recorded an incredible 87 goals in 15 games this year. The Pats improved to 12-0-3 (8-0-3 at home) and are the #1-ranked team in the CHL.
- The Pats scored twice on the same penalty kill for the second time this season. They lead the WHL with 11 SHG’s.
- Eight Pats are riding point streaks of four games or more.
- The Pats eight game winning streak is the longest for the organization since the 2001-02 season.
- The attendance was 5658.
The Pats are back in action next Thursday when they visit the Moose Jaw Warriors at Mosaic Place at 7 p.m. Next home game for the Pats is Sunday November 13th against the Red Deer Rebels at 4 p.m. Tickets are available at reginapats.com or at the Brandt Centre Box Office.
(Courtesy Phil Andrews/ReginaPats.com)