RECAP: Pats Skate Past Wheat Kings Sunday

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The Regina Pats skated past the Brandon Wheat Kings, 5-2 at the Brandt Centre on Sunday. Brandon led 1-0 after one but the Pats exploded for 21 shots and four goals in the second to take the lead for good. Dawson Leedahl scored twice in the contest including the game winner and Nick Henry chipped in with two assists. Max Paddock stopped 29 of 31 shots and improved to 4-1-0-0 in his WHL career. The Pats outshot Brandon 47-31 in the victory, the powerplay was two for two and the penalty kill went four for four. The Pats (31-6-6-1) are back in action on Friday in Calgary against the Hitmen. Puck drop is at 8 p.m. on 620 CKRM.

Scoring Summary
First Period
Brandon – Tyler Coulter (20) from Daniel Bukac and Reid Duke – 19:20.

Second Period
Regina – Josh Mahura (11) from Jake Leschyshyn – 2:02 PP.
Regina – Dawson Leedahl (23) from Sam Steel – 11:38.
Regina – Austin Wagner (20) from Connor Hobbs – 12:14.
Regina – Dawson Leedahl (24) from Nick Henry and Chase Harrison – 15:49 PP.

Third Period
Regina – Filip Ahl (21) from Adam Brooks and Nick Henry – 19:01.
Brandon – Schael Higson (3) unassisted – 16:16.

Shots on Goal
Regina 16-21-10-(47)   Brandon 11-10-10-(31)

Regina 2/2             Brandon 0/4

Quick Hits
– Max Paddock made 29 saves for his fourth win in five WHL appearances.
– Dawson Leedahl is riding a six game goal streak with eight goals in that stretch.
– The Pats powerplay has scored 21 goals in their last 14 games.

What’s Next?
The Pats are back in action on Friday in Calgary against the Hitmen. Puck drop is at 8 p.m. on 620 CKRM. Next home game is Wednesday, February 1 against the Moose Jaw Warriors Tickets are available at 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.

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