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Jake Leschyshyn Leads Pats to First Win of 2016/17

Regina, Saskatchewan – Jake Leschyshyn scored twice and added an assist to lead the Pats to their first win of the season, 4-2 in Prince Albert on Saturday night. Lane Zablocki chipped in with a goal and a helper while Braydon Buziak scored his second goal in his second game of his WHL career. The Pats led 1-0 in the first but Prince Albert came back to lead 2-1 in the second. The Pats responded with 3 unanswered and improved to 1-0-1-0. Jordan Hollett made 28 saves in the win. Ian Scott was busy for a second straight game in the Raider net making 41 saves.

Scoring Summary

First Period
Regina – Jake Leschyshyn (1) from Liam Schioler – 10:04 SH.
Prince Albert – Austin Glover (2) from Simon Stransky and Nic Holowko – 18:29.

Second Period
Prince Albert – Kolten Olynek (2) from Austin Glover and Simon Stranksy – 7:23 PP.
Regina – Lane Zablocki (1) from Dawson Leedahl and Jake Leschyshyn – 9:48 PP.
Regina – Braydon Buziak (2) from Jared Freadrich and Lane Zablocki – 17:01.

Third Period
Regina – Jake Leschyshyn – (2) unassisted – 17:57 EN.

Shots on Goal
Regina –11-22-12-(45)   Prince Albert – 9-8-13-(30)

Powerplays
Regina 1/3   Prince Albert 1/7

Quick Hits
-Jake Leschyshyn recorded his first points of the season in the win. (2G 1A).
-Braydon Buziak has a goal in each of his first two WHL games. (2G).
-Lane Zablocki scored his first goal of the year and also had an assist.

What’s Next?
The Pats are off until Friday when they kick off a five game home stand at the Brandt Centre against the Edmonton Oil Kings. Puck drop is at 7 o’clock and tickets are available at ticketmaster.ca or at the Brandt Centre Box Office.

About the Regina Pats
Named for the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, the Western Hockey League’s Regina Pats are the oldest major junior hockey franchise in the world.  Since their founding in 1917, the Pats have won three Memorial Cup championships and compete in the WHL’s Eastern Division.  To learn more about the Pats, call 306-337-1535 or visit
www.reginapats.com.

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