Nick Henry and Justyn Gurney had three-point nights to lead Team Blue to a 5-3 win over Team White on Monday in the Pats annual Blue and White Game.
Gurney opened the scoring and Henry extended the lead to two goals before the midpoint of the opening frame. Later in the period Callum Fortin got one back for Team White and it was 2-1 after one. In the second, Team White picked up goals from Bryce Platt and Cale Sanders to lead 3-2 after two periods. In the third, Team Blue scored three times beginning with a highlight reel goal from Nick Henry, his second of the night, and late goals from Carter Massier and Nikita Sedov. Kyle Dumba earned the win for Team Blue making 32 saves in relief of Jared Thompson who stopped 20 of 21. Max Paddock stopped 13 of 15 shots in half a games work for Team White.
The Pats will kick off the pre-season on Friday at the Brandt Centre against the Swift Current Broncos at 7 p.m.
Team Blue – Justyn Gurney (1) from Duncan Pierce and Nick Henry – 4:24.
Team Blue – Nick Henry (1) from Justyn Gurney and Ryker Evans – 8:23 PP.
Team White – Callum Fortin (1) from Scott Mahovlich and Bryce Platt – 14:15.
Team White – Bryce Platt (1) from Callum Fortin – 16:21.
Team White – Cale Sanders (1) from Sam McGinley and Steven Zonneveld – 19:43.
Team Blue – Nick Henry (2) from Justyn Gurney – 0:51.
Team Blue – Carter Massier (1) from Rhett Gibson – 18:05.
Team Blue – Nikita Sedov (1) from Ryker Evans and Max Gudnason – 18:51 PP.
Shots on Goal
Team Blue 9-10-3-(22) Team White 14-18-23-(55)
Team Blue 2/3 Team White 0/4
– Justyn Gurney picked up a goal and two assists in the win.
– Nick Henry registered two goals and one assist for Team Blue.
– Kyle Dumba picked up the win in goal, making 33 saves on 34 shots.
The Pats will kick off the pre-season on Friday at the Brandt Centre against the Swift Current Broncos at 7 p.m. Tickets will be available by walk-up only.