The Regina Pats got a goal and an assist from both Jeff de Wit and Koby Morrisseau but fell 3-2 in a shootout to the Prince Albert Raiders on Friday night at the Brandt Centre. Prince Albert scored once in the first and then made it 2-0 at the midway point of the second. de Wit then cut into the lead with a powerplay goal, his seventh of the pre-season, and it was 2-1 after 40 minutes. In the third, Koby Morrisseau tied it with his second which forced overtime and then a shootout. It took until the eighth round for a game winner, Devon Skoleski scored and the Raiders won 3-2. The Pats outshot Prince Albert 35-25 in the defeat, the powerplay was one for four and the penalty kill five for five. The Pats will conclude the pre-season Saturday night in Prince Albert against Raiders at 7 p.m. on 620 CKRM.
Prince Albert – Nikitia Krivokrasov (2) unassisted – 16:05.
Prince Albert – Justin Nachbauer (1) from Spencer Moe – 8:56.
Regina – Jeff de Wit (7) from Jonathan Smart and Koby Morrisseau – 14:35 PP.
Regina – Koby Morrisseau (2) from Jeff de Wit – 0:38.
Shots on Goal
Regina 11-12-8-4-(35) Prince Albert 9-6-6-4-(25)
Regina 1/4 Prince Albert 0/5
The Pats will conclude the pre-season Saturday night in Prince Albert against the Raiders at 7 p.m. on 620 CKRM. The club will open the 2017-18 season on Friday, September 22, in Brandon and then host their home opener on Saturday against the Wheat Kings at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre. Tickets are available at reginapats.com or the Brandt Centre Box Office.