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Thursday, January 19, 2017


Nick Henry photo courtesy Keith Hershmiller Photography
On Wednesday the Central Scouting Bureau released its mid-term rankings in advance of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft to be held in Chicago.

Topping the list is Brandon Wheat Kings forward Nolan Patrick who is the #1-rated skater in North America.

The Regina Pats fared well with winger Nick Henry ranked 25th, centre Jake Leschyhsyn rated 31st and defenceman Jonathan Smart slotted at #98.

Goaltender Jordan Hollett is the 4th-ranked goaltender in North America.  P.A.'s Ian Scott was the highest-rated WHL goalie coming in at #2 overall.

Meanwhile the Canadian Hockey League announced the Week 17 edition of its Top 10 ranked teams in the nation.  The Regina Pats were again named the #1 team in Canadian junior hockey.

Here's the full Top 10:
1 - Regina Pats (29-5-6-1)
2 - Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (31-10-2)
3 - London Knights (28-7-3-3)
4 - Everett Silvertips (28-6-7-1)
5 - Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (27-10-1-5)
6 - Erie Otters (29-10-2-1)
7 - Windsor Spitfires (27-8-5-2)
8 - Prince George Cougars (32-12-2)
9 - Saint John Sea Dogs (27-12-3-1)
10 - Owen Sound Attack (29-13-1)

Honourable Mention
Medicine Hat Tigers
Shawinigan Cataractes
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada

The Regina Pats return to action Friday evening when they welcome the Medicine Hat Tigers to the Brandt Centre in a 7:00 faceoff on 620 CKRM.


Anonymous said...

2,608 fans at Saskatoon Wed to watch them beat Med Hat. At least Saskatoon beat Kootenay's 1,600 attendance, lolololololol Move the Blades already.

Anonymous said...

We're #1✔ We're #1✔ We're #1✔ We're #1✔

Go Pats Go✔ Go Pats Go✔
Go Pats Go✔ Go Pats Go✔