Pats Win Back and Forth Affair with Medicine Hat
Regina, Saskatchewan – The Regina Pats got two goals from both Austin Wagner and Sam Steel to win a back and forth affair with the Medicine Hat Tigers on Saturday night, 5-4 in overtime. The Pats led 1-0, 2-1, 3-2 and 4-3 but each time they took the lead, the Tigers responded with the game tieing goal. Sam Steel scored the game winner, in overtime, tipping in a Connor Hobbs point shot on the powerplay. Beyond Steel and Wagner’s two goal nights, the Pats got three assists from Adam Brooks in his pre-season debut and two helpers from Riley Woods to improve to 3-2-0-0 in the pre-season.
Regina – Sam Steel (1) from Dawson Leedahl and Nick Henry – 13:17.
Medicine Hat – John Dahlstrom (2) from Ty Schultz and Matt Bradley – 15:53 5v3 PP.
Regina – Chase Harrison (1) from Dawson Barteaux and Riley Woods – 6:13 PP.
Medicine Hat – Zach Fischer (1) from David Quenneville and Ty Schultz – 7:05 PP.
Regina – Austin Wagner (2) from Adam Brooks – 7:51.
Medicine Hat – Matt Bradley (2) from John Dahlstrom – 18:59.
Regina – Austin Wagner (3) from Riley Woods and Connor Hobbs – 0:13.
Medicine Hat – Ryan Jevne (3) from Ryan Chyzowski and Kristians Rubins – 1:54.
Regina – Sam Steel (2) from Connor Hobbs and Adam Brooks – 3:20 PP.
Shots on Goal
Regina –16-12-8-4-(40) Medicine Hat – 12-14-11-2-(38)
Regina 2/6 Medicine Hat 2/4
– Adam Brooks had three assists in his pre-season debut.
– Nick Henry has at least a point in all five pre-season games (3G, 5A).
– Austin Wagner has three goals in his last two games.
The Regina Pats will play a neutral site, 3 on 3 game, on the Ochapowace First Nation, Wednesday afternoon against the Brandon Wheat Kings at 1:30 p.m.. The two teams will meet again in Brandon on Friday before the Pats wrap up the pre-season on Saturday at home to the Wheat Kings at the Co-operators Arena.
About the Regina Pats
Named for the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, the Western Hockey League’s Regina Pats are the oldest major junior hockey franchise in the world. Since their founding in 1917, the Pats have won three Memorial Cup championships and compete in the WHL’s Eastern Division. To learn more about the Pats, call 306-337-1535 or visit www.reginapats.com.