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PREVIEW: Pats Look To Bounce Back Today In Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Man. – The Regina Pats look to bounce back from a tough 9-5 loss to the Winnipeg ICE on Thursday by wrapping up this two game road stretch against the ICE on Saturday at 8:05 inside the Wayne Fleming Arena.

The Pats are coming off a 9-5 loss to the ICE on Thursday at the ICE Cave. The Pats had a 2-1 lead after one and were tied 4-4 after two. Winnipeg scored five times in the third period for their 14th straight win, as Matthew Savoie’s career-high six points (3G-3A) helped the ICE improve to 19-1-0-0. The Pats got goals from Connor Bedard (1G-2A), Tanner Howe, Braxton Whitehead (1G-1A), Stanislav Svozil and Layton Feist. The final shots were 41-26 for the ICE. Regina was 2-5 on the power play and just 3-6 on the penalty kill.

Outside of Savoie’s six point outing, Winnipeg also got multi-point games from Owen Pederson (2G-2A) Connor McClennon (1G-3A) and Zach Benson (1G-2A). Mason Beaupit made his ICE debut in net, picking up his first victory of the season. The ICE have now outscored their opponents 24-to-12 over their last three contests in which the club has scored seven or more in three straight games.

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MATCH UP

Regina

Winnipeg

Team Record 9-10-1-1 — 20 points 19-1-0-0 — 38 points
Division Ranking 4th East 1st East
Conference Ranking 7th Eastern 1st Eastern
League Ranking 12th 1st
Past 10 Games 3-6-1-0 10-0-0-0
Streak 0-2-0-0 14-0-0-0
Last Game 9-5 L @ Winnipeg (Nov 17 2022) Final 9-5 W vs Regina (Nov 17 2022) Final
Home Record 5-5-0-1 7-0-0-0
Away Record 4-5-1-0 12-1-0-0
GF 76 96
GA 81 52
PP (Overall) (21/88) 23.9% (24/97) 24.7%
PP (Home) (12/46) 26.1% (13/39) 33.3%
PP (Away) (9/42) 21.4% (11/58) 19.0%
PK (Overall) (20/95) 78.9% (11/81) 86.4%
PK (Home) (8/46) 82.6% (6/31) 80.6%
PK (Away) (12/49) 75.5% (5/50) 90.0%
PP vs. Opp. (2/9) 22.2% (3/10) 30%
PK vs. Opp. (3/10) 70% (2/9) 77.8%
Leading Rookie Vaughan (2-0-2) Dale (3-4-7)
Most PIM Bedard – 30 Nash – 19
Team PIM/GM 14.0/Game 10.6/Game
Leading Scorers Bedard (19-27-46) McClennon (15-19-34)
Howe (10-16-26) Pederson (12-21-33)
Suzdalev (10-13-23) Benson (11-18-29)
Valis (9-9-18) Savoie (9-16-25)
Svozil (3-14-17) Zloty (5-19-24)
Last 5 Games 9-5 L @ Winnipeg (Nov 17 2022) Final 9-5 W vs Regina (Nov 17 2022) Final
5-2 L @ Saskatoon (Nov 13 2022) Final 8-3 W vs Brandon (Nov 12 2022) Final
6-2 W vs Red Deer (Nov 12 2022) Final 7-4 W vs Red Deer (Nov 9 2022) Final
5-4 L @ Swift Current (Nov 11 2022) Final OT 3-1 W vs Red Deer (Nov 8 2022) Final
7-4 W vs Edmonton (Nov 9 2022) Final 5-4 W vs Tri-City (Nov 5 2022) Final
Leading After 1st 7-1-1-0 9-0-0-0
Leading After 2nd 8-0-0-0 16-0-0-0
Tied After 1st 1-1-0-0 8-0-0-0
Tied After 2nd 1-4-0-0 2-0-0-0
Trailing After 1st 1-8-0-1 2-1-0-0
Trailing After 2nd 0-6-1-1 1-1-0-0
Out Shooting Opponents 6-5-0-1 12-0-0-0
Out Shot by Opponents 3-5-1-0 7-0-0-0
1 Goal Games 3-3-1-1 7-0-0-0
2 Goal Games 1-1-0-0 2-0-0-0
3 Goal Games 3-4-0-0 6-1-0-0

WHERE TO WATCH/LISTEN

HEAD TO HEAD (0-2-0-0)

The Pats are 39-51-2-5-5 vs. the ICE, all-time.

Date Home Away Time Result
October 7th Regina Winnipeg 7:00 p.m. MDT L, 5-2
November 17th Winnipeg Regina 7:05 p.m. CST L, 9-5
November 19th Winnipeg Regina 8:05 p.m. CST
December 11th Winnipeg Regina 5:05 p.m. CST
February 18th Regina Winnipeg 7:00 p.m. CST
March 3rd Regina Winnipeg 7:00 p.m. CDT

It’s the second of six meetings this season between the Pats and ICE. Last season, the ICE went 7-0 vs. the Pats (37GA-14GF). The Pats are 0-15-1-1 against the ICE since their move from Kootenay to Winnipeg at the beginning of the 2019-20 season. The last time the Pats defeated the Kootenay/Winnipeg franchise was on February 20, 2019, as the Pats won 5-4 in a shootout.

Thursday’s edition saw the Pats score five goals against the ICE for the first time since their move from Kootenay to Winnipeg.

WPG VS. REG TEAM VS. TEAM – INDIVIDUAL STATS

Winnipeg ICE

# Name GP G A PTS PIM +/-
93 Matthew Savoie 2 3 4 7 4 3
17 Owen Pederson 2 3 3 6 0 3
94 Connor McClennon 2 2 3 5 2 2
9 Zach Benson 2 1 4 5 2 3
34 Ty Nash 2 2 1 3 0 2
23 Connor Dale 2 1 1 2 2 1
18 Aiden Oiring 2 1 1 2 0 1
4 Ben Zloty 2 1 1 2 0 4

 

# Name GP W L OTL SL Mins GA GAA SV%
31 Daniel Hauser 1 1 0 0 0 60:00 2 2.00 0.913
30 Mason Beaupit 1 1 0 0 0 59:47 5 5.02 0.808
Regina Pats

# Name GP G A PTS PIM +/-
98 Connor Bedard 2 2 2 4 2 -3
44 Layton Feist 2 1 1 2 0 -4
52 Braxton Whitehead 2 1 1 2 0 1
37 Easton Armstrong 2 0 2 2 2 0
91 Alexander Suzdalev 2 0 2 2 4 -2
43 Tanner Howe 2 1 0 1 2 0
11 Stanislav Svozil 2 1 0 1 0 -4
51 Jaxsin Vaughan 2 1 0 1 0 0
26 Jakob Brook 1 0 1 1 2 0

 

# Name GP W L OTL SL Mins GA GAA SV%
30 Matthew Kieper 2 0 2 0 0 119:10 13 6.55 0.827

MILESTONE WATCH

  • Parker Berge played his 100th WHL game on Thursday.
  • Connor Bedard is 2 games away from 100 career games. If all goes to schedule, Bedard will play his 100th WHL game in Vancouver on Nov. 25.
  • Tanner Howe is 3 points away from 100 career points.

HEADLINES

  • Thursday, Connor Bedard became the first player since former Tri-City Americans forward Brendan Shinnimin to put up 20-game point streaks in back-to-back seasons (Shinnimin accomplished the feat during the 2010-11 and 2011-12 campaigns)…the longest Pats point-streak since 1996-97 (internet era) is held by Adam Brooks and Blake Evans (22 games).
  • To go along with Connor Bedard’s now 20 game point-streak which is one away from his career-high of 21, he’s recorded eight straight multi-point games with 24 points (9G-15A) during that time, while also holding a five game goal-streak heading into play today.
  • The Regina Pats have recorded at least a point in four of their last seven games (3-3-1-0), after picking up five of a possible eight points in four contests last week (2-1-1)…during their last seven games, the Pats have an even goal differential (33GF-to-33GA).

BY THE NUMBERS

46: Number of points (19G-27A) in 21 games for Pats captain Connor Bedard leads the WHL, while his 19 goals are first, and his 27 assists are also first…the North Vancouver, BC product also leads the WHL in power play assists (14) and power play points (19).

4: Career-high four points on Friday in Swift Current against the Broncos for forward Alexander Suzdalev (1G-3A)…the Washington Capitals 2021 third-round pick has points in seven straight (4G-10A-14PTS)…his seven power play goals are second in the WHL.

135: Shots on net in 21 games this season for Connor Bedard leads the WHL, as he is averaging 6.42 per-game, while he averaged 5.25 shots on net per game last year, with 326 shots in 62 games, leading the league.

7: Points over Tanner Howe’s last three games (3G-4A), as he takes a three game point-streak into action today…the Prince Albert, Sask. product has 26 points (10G-16A) in 20 games this season which is T-13th in WHL scoring.

14: Power play goals for the Regina Pats over their last nine contests, having scored at least one power play marker in nine straight…during that time, the Pats man-advantage has gone 14-for-41, running at 34.1%…overall, the Pats power play is 10th in the WHL at 23.9%.

6: Goals since coming back from injury for Borya Valis who has scored in four of his last seven games with six goals and three assists for nine points during that time…on  last Wednesday vs. Edmonton, the Denver, Colorado product recorded a career-high four points, as well as his first career hat-trick.

COMING UP

7:00 p.m., Friday, Nov. 25 – Regina Pats (9-10-1-1) at Vancouver Giants (7-9-2-2)
6:05 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 26 – Regina Pats (9-10-1-1) at Victoria Royals (3-15-3-0)
7:05 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29 – Regina Pats (9-10-1-1) at Kelowna Rockets (7-8-1-0)
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30 – Regina Pats (9-10-1-1) at Kamloops Blazers (9-4-2-1)

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