Friday, January 20, 2017
THE NEST PATS RECAP: MEDICINE HAT 8 REGINA 5
Medicine Hat jumped out to a 3-0 first period lead but the Pats got to within one before the intermission.
In the second the Tigers scored twice to the Pats one and it was 5-3 after two.
In the third, the Pats drew even at 5-5 but the Tigers responded with three in a row, one into an empty net and picked up the two points.
Sam Steel led the Pats with a goal and three assists while Max Paddock made 26 saves in goal. Other Pats goal scorers were Jeff De Witt, Dawson Leedahl (2) and Adam Brooks.
Regina was two for four on the powerplay in the loss and outshot Medicine Hat 41-34.
- Sam Steel’s four points puts him at 80 points on the season which leads the WHL.
- Jeff de Wit has two goals and an assist in four games with the Pats.
- Adam Brooks has three goals and six assists in his last four games.
- The attendance was another sellout at 6484.
The Pats next action is Saturday on the road in Swift Current. Puck drop with the Broncos is at 7 p.m. on 620 CKRM and Access 7. The next home game at the Brandt Centre is Sunday against Brandon at 4 p.m. Tickets are available at reginapats.com or at the Brandt Centre Box Office. Come into Subway and order a Pats Fresh Value Meal (sandwich, 21 oz. drink and side) and receive a free bronze level ticket to a Pats home game! While supplies last at participating restaurants in Regina.
(Courtesy Phil Andrews/ReginaPats.com)