The Regina Pats completed the four game sweep of the Calgary Hitmen on Thursday night with a 5-1 win in game four at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The two clubs skated to a scoreless first period but in the second the Pats got two goals from Austin Wagner and one from Dawson Davidson to lead 3-0 after two. In the third, Calgary got to within one but Regina got goals late from Connor Hobbs and Jeff de Wit to take the series with a 5-1 win. Tyler Brown made 20 saves on 21 shots, the Pats powerplay was four for six and the penalty kill two for three. Regina will await their second round opponent, the Swift Current Broncos or the Moose Jaw Warriors. Game ‘C’ and ‘D’ Pats playoff tickets for games one and two of the second round will go on sale Friday at 12 p.m. The will be available at reginapats.com or the Brandt Centre Box Office.
Regina – Dawson Davidson (1) from Bryan Lockner and Braydon Buziak – 2:51.
Regina – Austin Wagner (2) from Adam Brooks and Connor Hobbs – 7:47 PP.
Regina – Austin Wagner (3) from Filip Ahl and Connor Hobbs – 19:25 PP.
Calgary – Tristen Nielsen (1) from Brady Reagan and Mark Kastelic – 7:03 PP.
Regina – Connor Hobbs (1) from Sam Steel and Nick Henry – 17:33 PP, EN.
Regina – Jeff de Wit (1) from Chase Harrison and Josh Mahura – 19:11 PP.
Shots on Goal
Regina 10-17-12-(39) Calgary 9-5-17-(21)
Regina 4/6 Calgary 1/3
– The Pats are off to the second round for a third straight playoffs.
– Regina was eight for 14 on the powerplay in the series.
– Tyler Brown stopped 107 of 113 shots in the series.
– The Pats scored five goals in each of the four games against Calgary.
Game ‘C’ and ‘D’ Pats playoff tickets for games one and two of the second round will go on sale Friday at 12 p.m. The will be available at reginapats.com or the Brandt Centre Box Office.