RECAP: Pats win Centennial Classic, 4-2 over Moose Jaw Sunday
The Regina Pats got a goal and two assists from Cale Fleury to get by the Moose Jaw Warriors 4-2 on Sunday afternoon at the Brandt Centre. The Warriors picked up the lone goal of the first while on the powerplay, but Regina came back with two in the second to lead 2-1. First, Emil Oksanen batted in a rebound for his 15th and then Sam Steel tucked home a goal of the year candidate for his 23rd. Moose Jaw got it back to even however with 16 seconds left in the second and it was 2-2 heading to the final period. In the third, Cale Fleury got a seeing-eye shot to go past Brody Willms from the right point for his 11th and the Pats led 3-2. Two minutes later, Matt Bradley finished off a pretty passing play with Emil Oksanen and Josh Mahura for his 34th to make it 4-2 and that was the final score. Fleury led the offence with a goal and two assists, Emil Oksanen scored once and added a helper and Max Paddock made 21 saves. Regina outshot Moose Jaw 26-23, the powerplay was oh for four and the penalty kill went three for four. The Pats (31-24-5-1) will hit the road Monday to take on the Prince Albert Raiders. Puck drops at 4 p.m. on 620 CKRM.
Moose Jaw – Jayden Halbgewachs (55) from Justin Almeida and Brett Howden – 8:59 PP.
Regina – Emil Oksanen (15) from Cale Fleury – 6:31.
Regina – Sam Steel (23) from Cameron Hebig and Cale Fleury – 9:31 4v4.
Moose Jaw – Brett Howden (21) from Vince Loschiavo and Jayden Halbgewachs – 19:44.
Regina – Cale Fleury (11) from Libor Hajek and Scott Mahovlich – 8:49.
Regina – Matt Bradley (34) from Emil Oksanen and Josh Mahura – 10:38.
Shots on Goal
Regina 5-12-9-(26) Moose Jaw 9-9-5-(23)
Regina 0/4 Moose Jaw 1/4
– The Pats picked up four of six possible points against Moose Jaw in three games this week.
– Cale Fleury put up three points in a game for the first time in his Pats career.
– Josh Mahura had three goals and three assists in three games against Moose Jaw this week.
The Pats will hit the road Monday to take on the Prince Albert Raiders. Puck drops at 4 p.m. on 620 CKRM. Next home game is Wednesday, March 14 against Prince Albert 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 FunZone tickets are just $13 plus tax.