The Regina Pats outshot Swift Current 46-24 on Saturday night, but fell 1-0 on the road to the Broncos.
In the first, the Broncos got the game’s lone goal on the powerplay at 10:31. Carter Chorney put one home after the puck hit the post behind Max Paddock to give Swift Current the 1-0 lead. The Pats outshot Swift Current 10-5 in the first, 19-12 in the second and 17-7 in the third, but Broncos goaltender Joel Hofer stopped all 46 shots and the Broncos held on for the 1-0 win.
The Pats outshot Swift Current 46-24, the powerplay was oh for three, the penalty kill was four for five and Max Paddock made 23 saves in a third star performance.
The Pats (12-26-1-1) will conclude their three in three weekend on Sunday at home to the Seattle Thunderbirds at 4 p.m. at the Brandt Centre.
Swift Current – Carter Chorney (10) from Billy Sowa and Alec Zawatsky – 10:31 PP.
Shots on Goal
Regina 10-19-17-(46) Swift Current 5-12-7-(24)
Regina 0/3 Swift Current 1/5
– Max Paddock has given up just 11 goals in five starts since the Christmas break.
– The Pats are now 3-2-0-0 against Swift Current this season.
– Regina’s record drops to 3-2-1-0 in the second half of the year.
The Pats will conclude their three in three weekend on Sunday at home to the Seattle Thunderbirds at 4 p.m. at the Brandt Centre. Tickets are available at reginapats.com, the Brandt Centre Box Office and at any Regina Safeway, where Fun Zone tickets are $13 plus tax.