The Regina Pats dropped a 4-3 overtime decision to the Edmonton Oil Kings on Wednesday night at the Brandt Centre. Regina opened up a 2-0 lead in the first period when Robbie Holmes scored his 11th and 12th goals of the season. The Oil Kings got one back late with just over seven minutes left and it was 2-1 after one. The Oil Kings then scored early in the second and added another early in the third to lead 3-2. Regina would strike back when Matt Bradley scored on a breakaway for his 26th of the season and 100th goal of his career to make it 3-3 and eventually force overtime. In the extra frame, Brett Kemp scored on a two on one and the Oil Kings took the extra point in a 4-3 final. The Pats outshot Edmonton 36-33, the powerplay was oh for two and the penalty kill three for three. Holmes scored twice, Austin Pratt put up two assists and Ryan Kubic made 29 stops in his Pats debut. The Pats (21-19-4-0) are back in action Friday against the Medicine Hat Tigers at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre.
Regina – Robbie Holmes (11) from Austin Pratt and Cale Fleury – 4:37.
Regina – Robbie Holmes (12) from Austin Pratt and Matt Bradley – 9:59.
Edmonton – Trey Fix-Wolansky (18) from Tomas Soustal – 12:12.
Edmonton – Colton Kehler (15) from Scott Atkinson – 1:07.
Edmonton – Colton Kehler (16) from Liam Keeler – 1:13.
Regina – Matt Bradley (26) from Jesse Gabrielle – 14:25.
Edmonton – Brett Kemp (11) from Trey Fix-Wolansky – 1:40.
Shots on Goal
Regina 18-10-8-0-(36) Edmonton 14-7-10-2-(33)
Regina 0/2 Edmonton 0/3
– Matt Bradley scored his 100th career goal in the game.
– Jesse Gabrielle picked up his first assist in his first game.
– Cale Fleury has points in three straight with four assists in that stretch.
The Pats are back in action Friday against the Medicine Hat Tigers at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre. Tickets are available at reginapats.com and the Brandt Centre Box office.