Southland Mall Recap: Pats conclude 2019 with 4-1 loss in Brandon Monday

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The Regina Pats dropped their first game of the second half on Monday, 4-1 in Brandon at the hands of the Wheat Kings.

In the first, the Pats outshot the Wheat Kings 8-2 to start the game but did not score. Brandon would find the first goal of the contest at the 14:03 mark, Ben McCartney jammed one in and it was 1-0 Wheat Kings after one. In the second, Brandon went up 2-0 on a four on four goal from Ridley Greig and took that lead to the second intermission. In the third, the Pats got to within one on a beautiful goal from Cole Dubinsky, his second, 1:57 into the period and it was 2-1. Brandon restored the two-goal lead just over a minute later thanks to Ty Thorpe. 57 seconds after that, Luka Burzan made it 4-1 at the 4:11 mark and that was the final.

The Pats outshot the Wheat Kings 35-33, the powerplay was oh for five, the penalty kill eight for eight and Max Paddock made 29 saves.

The Pats (10-19-3-1) will return home to host the Prince Albert Raiders Wednesday at the Brandt Centre at 4 p.m.

Scoring Summary
First Period
Brandon – Ben McCartney (15) from Neithan Salame and Braden Schneider – 14:03.

Second Period
Brandon – Ridly Greig (12) from Ben McCartney and Neithan Salame – 9:39 4v4.

Third Period
Regina – Cole Dubinsky (2) unassisted – 1:57.
Brandon – Ty Thorpe (5) from Rylan Thiessen – 3:14.
Brandon – Luka Burzan (16) from Jonny Hooker and Ben McCartney – 4:11.

Shots on Goal
Regina 9-12-14-(35)            Brandon 10-16-7-(33)

Regina 0/5                            Brandon 0/8

Quick Hits
– The Pats are now 1-1-0-0 against Brandon this season.
– Cole Dubinsky has a goal and an assist in three games since the Christmas Break.
– The Pats penalty kill is 18 for 18 in the last three games.

What’s Next?
The Pats return home to host the Prince Albert Raiders Wednesday at the Brandt Centre at 4 p.m. Tickets are available at, the Brandt Centre Box Office or at any Regina Safeway location.

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