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PREVIEW: Pats host Raiders for Experience Regina Night Saturday

 

The Regina Pats (2-12-2-0) are on home ice on Saturday night for Experience Regina Night against the Prince Albert Raiders (13-4-3-0). Puck drop is at 7:00 p.m. at the Brandt Centre. The Pats last game was on Saturday when they dropped a back and forth affair in Winnipeg to the ICE 5-3. The Raiders last game was on Saturday when they fell 3-2 at home to Red Deer. Tonight is the fourth of six meetings between Regina and Prince Albert in 2019-20, the Pats are 0-3-0-0 in the season series. The game can be heard with Bennett Dunlop Ford Pats Hockey starting at 6:35 p.m. on 620 CKRM and will also be broadcast on Access 7.

Regular Season Comparison Regina Prince Albert
Record 2-12-2-0 13-4-3-0
Goals For/Against 41/72 (-31) 73/46 (-8)
Powerplay 11.9% (8/67) 21.3% (13/61)
Penalty Kill 77.8% (56/72) 81.5% (53/65)
Team Save Percentage 0.856 0.907
Leading Scorer Austin Pratt (8-8-16) Aliaksei Protas (13-17-30)
Leading Scorer (Defence) Zack Wytinck (2-11-13) Kaiden Guhle (2-11-13)
Scoring by Period (1st-2nd-3rd-OT-SO) 15-14-11-0-1 22-22-27-1-1

Quick Facts
-Tonight is the fourth meeting between Regina and Prince Albert, the Pats are 0-3-0-0 in the season series.
-Regina is 2-8-0-0 in their last 10 meetings with the Raiders.
-The Pats are 1-7-0-0 against the East Division so far this season.
-Cole Dubinsky has assists in three straight games entering tonight’s contest.
-The Pats acquired 18-year-old forward Carter Chorney from Swift Current on Wednesday.
-Zach Wytinck has a goal and 10 points in eight games with the Pats this year.
-Carter Massier recorded his first multi-goal game of his WHL career on Saturday in Winnipeg.
-Caiden Daley has two assists in the first three games of his Pats career.

Pats acquire Chorney from Swift Current
On Wednesday, the Pats made a trade with the Swift Current Broncos, acquiring 18-year-old right winger Carter Chorney in exchange for 17-year-old defenceman Sam McGinley. Chorney has played in 120 career games in the WHL between Swift Current and Spokane, scoring 17 goals and 33 points in the process. He was originally a second-round pick, 39th overall by the Chiefs in 2016. The Sherwood Park, AB product has one goal and five points in 17 games so far this year.

Career Mark for Massier
Pats sophomore forward Carter Massier picked up the first multi-goal game of his WHL career on Saturday, scoring twice in Winnipeg against the ICE. The 18-year-old has three goals and six points so far this year, last season as a rookie he scored five times and had nine points in 54 games. Massier is seventh on team scoring with his six points and his three goals are tied for fifth most.

Pats Approaching Notable Career Highlights
Austin Pratt is 30 games away from 300 in his WHL career.
Robbie Holmes is 10 games away from 200 in his WHL career and 24 points away from 100.
Zach Wytinck is 23 games away from 200 in his WHL career and 21 points away from 100.
Max Paddock is 5 games away from 100 in his WHL career, 15 wins away from 50.
Riley Krane is 17 games away from 100 in his WHL career.

Last Pats Game
The Regina Pats dropped a back and forth affair in Winnipeg, 5-4 to the ICE on Saturday night. The ICE got off to a fast start with a breakaway goal from Isaac Johnson in the opening minute to lead 1-0. The Pats tied it on the powerplay at 6:17, when Ty Kolle ripped one off the bar and in for his sixth from the left circle and it was 1-1. Winnipeg went back ahead when Johnson picked up his second of the game and it was 2-1 after one. In the second, Carter Massier and Drew Englot each scored their second goals of the season in the opening nine minutes to give the Pats their first lead of the night at 3-2. Winnipeg tied it late in the second and it was 3-3 heading to the third. The ICE added a powerplay goal and another even strength to go up 5-3 with 12 minutes left. Carter Massier got the Pats back to within one with his second of the night and third of the year, but Winnipeg held on from there for the 5-4 victory.

Last Pats Game Vs Prince Albert
November 1, 2019 – The Pats took a 2-1 lead to the third in Prince Albert but gave up five in the final frame to lose 6-3 on the road. Logan Nijhoff scored twice for Regina, while Drew Englot picked up his first career WHL goal. The Raiders were led by Spencer Moe who had a four-point night and Aliaksei Protas had a goal and two helpers. Max Paddock made 35 saves for the Pats, Boston Bilous 23 for Prince Albert.

Last 10 Games Vs Opponent
November 1, 2019 – Regina 3 @ Prince Albert 6
October 5, 2019 – Regina 0 @ Prince Albert 6
September 27, 2019 – Prince Albert 5 @ Regina 2
January 1, 2019 – Prince Albert 5 @ Regina 3
December 30, 2018 – Regina 2 @ Prince Albert 1
December 1, 2018 – Prince Albert 5 @ Regina 2
October 27, 2018 – Regina 2 @ Prince Albert 6
September 22, 2018 – Prince Albert 3 @ Regina 1
September 21, 2018 – Regina 2 @ Prince Albert 7
March 14, 2018 – Prince Albert 2 @ Regina 3 SO

Pats Leaders Vs Prince Albert (Career)
Robbie Holmes – 21 GP, 2G, 4A, 6 PTS.
Austin Pratt – 13 GP, 0G, 6A, 6 PTS.
Caiden Daley – 18 GP, 1G, 5A, 6 PTS.
Zach Wytinck – 15 GP, 1G, 4A, 5 PTS.
Riley Krane – 7 GP, 3G, 1A, 4 PTS.
Max Paddock – 10 GP, 5-4-0-0, 28 GA.

Individual Streaks (Active)
Cole Dubinsky – 3 games (3A).
Zach Wytinck – 3 games (3A).
Austin Pratt/Ty Kolle – 2 games (1G, 1A).

Upcoming Schedule
Pats Vs Swift Current – Tuesday November 19, 7 p.m. – Brandt Centre (CKRM)
Pats Vs Calgary – Wednesday November 20, 7 p.m. – Brandt Centre (CKRM)
Pats @ Swift Current – Friday November 22, 7 p.m. – Innovation Credit Union Iplex (CKRM)

 

 

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