RECAP: Pats finish road trip with loss in Spokane

The Regina Pats finished their U.S. Division road trip with a 7-3 loss in Spokane to the Chiefs on Saturday night. Spokane scored the game’s first five goals, four of them on the powerplay and one shorthanded. Regina got one back off the stick of Nick Henry, his second, and it was 5-1 Chiefs after two periods. The Pats made it a game early in the third when Sam Steel scored his 10th and Matt Bradley his 17th to get the Pats to within two. Regina had three straight powerplays after that but were unable to score and the Chiefs would add two late to make it 7-3 and that was the final. Regina was outshot 32-23 in the loss, the powerplay was oh for five and the penalty kill one for five. Nick Henry and Matt Bradley led the way with three point nights while Tyler Brown and Max Paddock combined to make 25 saves. The Pats (13-12-2-0) are back in action on Friday in Red Deer against the Rebels. Puck drops at 8 p.m. Regina time on 620 CKRM.

Scoring Summary
First Period
Spokane – Ty Smith (4) from Jaret Anderson-Dolan and Filip Kral – 3:34 PP.
Spokane – Jaret Anderson-Dolan (9) from Riley Woods – 4:44 SH.

Second Period
Spokane – Eli Zummack (6) from Riley Woods and Ty Smith – 4:25 PP.
Spokane – Riley Woods (10) from Ty Smith and Eli Zummack – 6:03 PP.
Spokane – Hudson Elyniuk (13) from Nolan Reid – 13:38 PP.
Regina – Nick Henry (2) from Matt Bradley and Sam Steel – 15:35.

Third Period
Regina Sam Steel (10) from Matt Bradley and Nick Henry – 5:35.
Regina – Matt Bradley (17) from Nick Henry and Dawson Davidson – 6:41.
Spokane – Zach Fischer (9) from Hudson Elyniuk – 16:29.
Spokane – Carter Chorney (1) unassisted – 18:06.

Shots on Goal
Regina 5-11-7-(23)    Spokane 11-10-11-(32)

Regina 0/5        Spokane 4/5

Quick Hits
– The Pats finish their U.S. road trip with a 1-4-0-0 record.
– Nick Henry had a season high three points in the loss (1G, 2A).
– Matt Bradley scored one and had two assists, he leads the team with 17 goals and 31 points.

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