RECAP: Max Paddock stellar as Pats down Raiders Monday
Max Paddock made 37 saves to lead the Pats to a 3-1 win in Prince Albert on Monday afternoon. Regina scored the first goal of the contest at 7:23 when Nick Henry snapped a shot from the blueline that redirected off a defenceman and in for his 11th. Jared Legien extended the lead when he batted in a rebound for his 20th and it was 2-0 after the first. The Raiders got one back in the second when Brett Leason ripped a shot inside the post from the right circle and it was 2-1 Regina after 40 minutes. In the third, the Raiders pressed for a tying goal but Max Paddock stopped all 14 shots he faced and Matt Bradley scored his 35th into an empty net with 34 seconds left to give the Pats the 3-1 victory. Bradley led the offence with a goal and an assist as the Pats picked up a third straight win. Regina was outshot 38-24, the powerplay was oh for two and the penalty kill three for three. The Pats (32-24-5-1) are back in action on Friday night in Saskatoon against the Blades. Puck drops at 7 p.m. on 620 CKRM.
Regina – Nick Henry (11) from Matt Bradley – 7:23.
Regina – Jared Legien (20) from Sam Steel – 15:17.
Prince Albert – Brett Leason (12) from Cole Fonstad – 13:54.
Regina – Matt Bradley (35) unassisted – 19:26 EN.
Shots on Goal
Regina 8-9-7-(24) Prince Albert 13-11-14-(38)
Regina 0/2 Prince Albert 0/3
– Max Paddock made his sixth straight start, he has a 4-1-0-1 record in that stretch.
– Sam Steel extended his point streak to four games with an assist. Has two goals and four assists in that stretch.
– The Pats are a perfect 7-0-0-0 against P.A. this season and have won 14 in a row over the Raiders going back to last year.
The Pats are back in action on Friday night in Saskatoon against the Blades. Puck drops at 7 p.m. 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.