RECAP: Pats beat Brandon for third consecutive victory
Tyler Brown made 26 saves and the Regina Pats won a third straight game on Wednesday night, 2-1 over the Brandon Wheat Kings at the Brandt Centre. George King got the scoring started for the Pats with a powerplay goal in the first period, his fourth of the year. The game stayed 1-0 until late in the third when Jake Leschsyhyn would score into an empty net, shorthanded to give Regina the 2-0 advantage. Brandon got one back with 41 seconds left off the stick of Ty Lewis, but the Pats would hold on from there for the 2-1 victory. Regina outshot Brandon 47-27, the powerplay was one for five and the penalty kill four for four. Regina improved to 2-1-0-0 against the Wheat Kings and are 5-2-0-0 on home ice. The Pats (6-4-1-0) are back in action on Friday when they host the Victoria Royals at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre.
Regina – George King (4) from Wyatt Sloboshan and Dawson Davidson – 8:47 PP.
Regina – Jake Leschyshyn (2) unassisted – 18:20 EN SH.
Brandon – Ty Lewis (7) from Tanner Kaspick and Linden McCorrister – 19:19 6v5.
Shots on Goal
Regina 24-11-12-(47) Brandon 7-7-13-(27)
Regina 1/5 Brandon 0/4 `
– Tyler Brown is 4-1 in his last six appearances with a 1.58 G.A.A. and a .937 save percentage.
– Jake Leschyshyn scored the Pats second shorthanded goal of the season in the win.
– The Pats penalty kill is 12 for 14 over the last four games (85.7%).
The Pats are back in action on Friday when they host the Victoria Royals at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre. Tickets are available at reginapats.com, the Brandt Centre Box office and at all Regina Safeway locations, Safeway Funzone tickets are just $13 plus tax.