The Regina Pats fell 5-1 at home to the Everett Silvertips on Sunday afternoon at the Brandt Centre.
Nick Henry got the scoring started in the game for the Pats with his third of the year, a powerplay goal at 6:59 to make it 1-0. Sean Richards tied it up for Everett three minutes later and it was 1-1 after one. In the second, Reece Vitelli tipped a point shot that went 30 feet in the air and dropped into the net behind Max Paddock and the Silvertips went ahead 2-1. Max Paddock made 17 saves after that in the period and the Pats trailed just 2-1 heading to the third. Everett made it 3-1, 15 seconds into the frame and then at 6:19 picked up a powerplay goal to make it 4-1. The Pats surrendered an empty netter in the final minutes and fell in a final score of 5-1.
The Pats were outshot 32-21, the penalty kill was six for seven, the powerplay one for four and Max Paddock made 27 saves in the defeat.
The Pats (3-9-0-0) will wrap up their four-game home stand on Friday night against the Medicine Hat Tigers at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre.
Regina – Nick Henry (3) from Ryker Evans and Koby Morrisseau – 6:59 PP.
Everett – Sean Richards (1) from Bryce Kindopp – 9:54.
Everett – Reece Vitelli (1) from Gianni Fairbrother and Martin Fasko-Rudas – 1:06.
Everett – Bryce Kindopp (5) from Jake Christiansen and Sahvan Khaira – 0:15.
Everett – Riley Sutter (5) from Wyatt Wylie – 6:19 PP.
Everett – Jake Christiansen (3) from Riley Sutter and Ian Walker – 16:25.
Shots on Goal
Regina 8-8-5-(21) Everett 6-18-8-(32)
Regina 1/4 Everett 1/7
– Ryker Evans picked up his first career WHL point with an assist in the first period.
– Koby Morrisseau recorded his first assist of the season.
– The Pats have gone 11 for 13 on the penalty kill in the last two games.
The Pats will wrap up their four-game home stand on Friday night against the Medicine Hat Tigers at 7 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.