RECAP: Connor Hobbs Late Goal Gives Pats 6th Straight Win
Connor Hobbs scored with 24 seconds left to give the Pats a sixth straight win, 4-3 over the Moose Jaw Warriors at the Brandt Centre on Wednesday night. The Pats took 1-0, 2-1 and 3-2 leads in the game but each time the Warriors found a way to tie it up. But in the final minute, Sam Steel won an offensive zone faceoff and Connor Hobbs hammered home his 21st goal of the season from the blue line to give the Pats the 4-3 win. Austin Wagner led the Pats offence with a goal and and two assists while Robbie Holmes had a goal and a helper. Tyler Brown made 30 saves for his 22nd win in goal and the Pats improved to 35-6-6-1. The Pats return to action on Friday in Saskatoon against the Blades at 7 p.m. on 620 CKRM.
Regina – Austin Wagner (22) unassisted – 10:49.
Moose Jaw – Tanner Jeannot (13) from Jett Woo and Brett Howden – 10:28.
Regina – Robbie Holmes (2) from Austin Wagner and Chase Harrison – 14:44.
Moose Jaw – Brett Howden (26) from Luka Burzan – 17:51.
Regina – Nick Henry (22) from Sam Steel and Robbie Holmes – 8:38.
Moose Jaw – Tanner Jeannot (14) from Josh Brook and Josh Thrower – 14:02.
Regina – Connor Hobbs (21) from Josh Muhara and Austin Wagner – 19:36.
Shots on Goal
Regina 13-9-9-(31) Moose Jaw 6-17-10-(33)
Regina 0/4 Moose Jaw 0/3
– Robbie Holmes recorded his first multi-point game in his WHL career (1G, 1A).
– The Pats are alone in first in the entire WHL with 77 points.
– The Pats extended their lead atop the East Division over the Warriors to 10 points with three games in hand.
– Connor Hobbs leads all WHL defencemen with 21 goals and 56 points.
The Pats return to action on Friday in Saskatoon against the Blades at 7 p.m. on 620 CKRM. Next home game is Saturday against the Edmonton Oil Kings. Tickets are available at reginapats.com or at the Brandt Centre Box Office. Come into Subway and order a Pats Fresh Value Meal (sandwich, 21 oz. drink and side) and receive a free bronze level ticket to a Pats home game! While supplies last at participating restaurants in Regina.