RECAP: Pats win streak halted by the Kootenay ICE Friday
The Regina Pats saw their three game win streak come to an end on Friday night in a 4-2 loss to the Kootenay ICE at the Brandt Centre. The ICE got the scoring started 46 seconds into the first when Alec Baer put home his 23rd and it was 1-0 after one. In the second, the Pats found a tying goal from Nick Henry, his ninth and it was 1-1. However, Kootenay responded with three straight, one shorthanded, one on the powerplay and one even strength to lead 4-1 after 40 minutes. The Pats got the game to within two when Matt Bradley picked up his 31st, 6:33 into the third period but the ICE would hold on from there for the 4-2 victory. Sam Steel led the Pats with two assists while Ryan Kubic made 29 saves. Regina outshot Kootenay 39-33, the powerplay was oh for five and the penalty kill was one for two. The Pats (28-23-5-0) are right back at it Saturday night against the Lethbridge Hurricanes at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre.
Kootenay – Alec Baer (23) from Kaeden Taphorn and Colton Kroeker – 0:46.
Regina – Nick Henry (9) from Jesse Gabrielle and Sam Steel – 1:04.
Kootenay – Colton Kroeker (12) from Colton Veloso and Dallas Hines – 3:29 SH.
Kootenay – Sebastian Streu (9) unassisted – 6:14.
Kootenay – Dallas Hines (4) from Alec Baer and Brett Davis – 9:58 PP.
Regina – Matt Bradley (31) from Sam Steel and Cameron Hebig – 6:33.
Shots on Goal
Regina 7-14-18-(39) Kootenay 11-13-9-(33)
Regina 0/5 Kootenay 1/2
– Sam Steel extended his point streak to four games with an assist. Has three goals and seven assists in the streak.
– The Pats are now 2-1-0-0 against the ICE this season.
– Cameron Hebig is also riding a four game point streak with four goals and two assists in that stretch.
The Pats are right back at it Saturday night against the Lethbridge Hurricanes 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 $13 plus tax.