Tyler Brown made 36 saves to lead the Pats to a 3-2 victory in game three of the WHL Championship over the Seattle Thunderbirds. With the win, the Pats take a 2-1 series lead. Regina got on the board first on the powerplay when Connor Hobbs hammered a slap shot from the blue line for his sixth. The Seattle powerplay tied it up four minutes later but the Pats took the lead back on another powerplay. Chase Harrison scored his first career playoff goal from the blue line to make it 2-1. Seattle bounced back again, two minutes later and it was 2-2 after one. In the second, Robbie Holmes buried his third of the playoffs into the top corner, five minutes in to give Regina the 3-2 lead. The Pats held on from there, including 1:27 down six on four to end the third, to take game three and a 2-1 series lead. The Thunderbirds outshot the Pats 38-28 in the defeat, Tyler Brown made 36 saves for the Pats, Carl Stankowski 25 for Seattle. The Pats will visit Seattle for game four of the WHL Championship Series, presented by Rogers, Wednesday at 8 p.m. Regina time at the ShoWare Centre.
Regina – Connor Hobbs (6) from Sam Steel and Josh Mahura – 3:27 PP.
Seattle – Alexander True (10) from Matt Barzal and Ethan Bear – 7:18 PP.
Regina – Chase Harrison (1) from Nick Henry – 12:27 PP.
Seattle – Sami Moilanen (5) from Tyler Adams and Alexander True – 14:48.
Regina – Robbie Holmes (3) from Bryan Lockner and Wyatt Sloboshan – 4:49.
Shots on Goal
Regina 8-9-11-(28) Seattle 11-8-19-(38)
Regina 2/4 Seattle 1/4
– Chase Harrison scored his first career playoff goal in the victory.
– Tyler Brown made 36 saves and picks up his 14th win of the playoffs.
– The Pats scored twice on the powerplay and are five for 14 in the series.
The Pats will visit Seattle for game four of the WHL Championship Series, presented by Rogers, Wednesday at 8 p.m. Regina time at the ShoWare Centre.