The Regina Pats earned a single point on Saturday night in a 3-2 shootout loss in Brandon to the Wheat Kings.
In the first, the Pats opened the scoring just 3:53 in. Kyle Walker picked up his first of the year and first with the Pats on a point shot from the left point to make it 1-0. The Wheat Kings responded on the powerplay three minutes later and it was a 1-1 game after 20 minutes. In the second, Brandon scored the lone goal four minutes in, Cole Reinhardt tipped home a cross-ice feed to make it 2-1 and that was the score after two periods. In the third, the Pats found a tying goal with 3:25 left, Kyle Walker picked up his second of the night, second of the year to make it 2-2 and the game went to overtime. The extra period solved nothing, and in the shootout, the Wheat Kings scored twice and took the extra point in a 3-2 final score.
The Pats outshot the Wheat Kings 33-28, the powerplay was oh for two and the penalty kill four for five. Kyle Walker led the offence with two goals while Dean McNabb made 26 saves.
The Pats (13-33-1-2) will return home to take on the Calgary Hitmen on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre.
Regina – Kyle Walker (1) from Tyson Feist and Sebastian Streu – 3:53.
Brandon – Connor Gutenberg (11) from Stelio Mattheos and Cole Reinhardt – 6:02 PP.
Brandon – Cole Reinhardt (15) from Luka Burzan and Stelio Mattheos – 4:11.
Regina – Kyle Walker (2) from Duncan Pierce and Nikita Sedov – 16:25.
Shots on Goal
Regina 10-9-12-2-(33) Brandon 12-10-3-3-(28)
Regina 0/2 Brandon 1/5
– Kyle Walker scored his first two goals in a Pats uniform in the contest.
– Sebastian Streu has nine points in his last nine games.
– The Pats are now 3-2-0-1 against Brandon this season.
The Pats will return home to take on the Calgary Hitmen on Tuesday night 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 Fun Zone tickets are $13 plus tax.