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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

COORS LIGHT RECAP: PATS LICK TIGERS

MEDICINE HAT - The Regina Pats scored three times in the final five minutes to pick up a third straight win, 6-3 in Medicine Hat on Tuesday night.

The Pats opened the scoring early when Jesse Gabrielle ripped a one timer short side for his 12th. The Tigers responded with goals 56 seconds apart to lead 2-1 but, Koby Morrisseau drew the Pats even at two late in the first with his fourth of the season.

In the second, Emil Oksanen scored on the powerplay for his 16th to give the Pats a 3-2 lead but, once again the Tigers tied it up and it was 3-3 going to the third.

In the final frame, The Pats scored three times in the final five minutes to earn the two points. First, Libor Hajek picked up his 12th on a point shot on the powerplay, then Koby Morrisseau potted his second of the night, fifth of the season to make it 5-3 and finally Josh Mahura hammered in his 22nd, a powerplay goal and 6-3 was the final score.

Morrisseau led the offence with two goals and an assist while Jesse Gabrielle, Emil Oksanen, Josh Mahura and Libor Hajek each had two points.

Regina outshot Medicine Hat 29-27, the powerplay was 3/4, the penalty kill 2/2 and Max Paddock made 24 saves.

What’s Next?
The Pats (36-25-6) continue their road trip Friday in Kootenay against the ICE. Puck drops at 8 p.m. Regina time on 620 CKRM. Next home game is Wednesday, March 14 against Prince Albert at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre. Tickets are available at reginapats.com, the Brandt Centre Box office and at any Regina Safeway where FunZone tickets are just $13 plus tax.

(Phil Andrews/ReginaPats.com)

8 comments:

william weppler said...

Great win Pats...another comeback...getting used to that but against Broncs and Warriors may not work.
Oksanen playing with a lot of confidence, and great to Morriseau on the 3rd line.

Anonymous said...

On a hot streak at the right time.

Anonymous said...

Nice win by the Memorial Cup hosts Regina Pats..coming together at the right time, thanks to a very talented coaching staff..and all this is done with a rookie back-up goaltender. MJ Warriors are reeling a bit...last 10 games they are average 500 team 5/5...Pats are 7/3 last 10 games..this is gonna be a fun spring...see some of you at the Memorial Cup in Regina

Anonymous said...

Don't forget your CRYING TOWELS Regina, cause you won't be around long for that one.

Anonymous said...

Tremendous news, Swift Current wants the Pats so much in the 1st round.

Anonymous said...

Better get your TRUCKLOAD OF PAMPERS ready for that first round Horsie fans. Just like the way you filled your shorts last spring.... you too Skinner! Lol

Anonymous said...

bring it on swift, you might beat us first round so what? we are already there!

Anonymous said...

They won't beat Regina. Horsie fans are fearing it!