Southland Mall Recap: Pats drop 5-2 decision in Prince Albert Tuesday night

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The Regina Pats fell 5-2 in Prince Albert on Tuesday night to conclude their season series with the Raiders at the Art Hauser Centre.

In the first, the Raiders opened the scoring at 12:38 when Aliaksei Protas put home a rebound to make it 1-0. Protas added another on the powerplay late in the period and it was 2-0 Prince Albert after 20 minutes. In the second, Regina cut the lead in half when Riley Krane blocked a shot on the penalty kill and skated away on a breakaway, scoring his 16th of the season at 3:37 to make it 2-1. Prince Albert restored the two-goal lead at 15:17 on the powerplay and it was 3-1 after two. In the third, the Raiders got a goal from Ilya Usau to go up 4-1 six minutes in. The Pats got one back when Kyle Walker scored on his own rebound for his fifth at 8:22 and it was 4-2. Regina pulled Buskey for the extra attacker late, but the Raiders scored into the empty net and took the two points in a 5-2 final.

The Pats were outshot 39-17, the powerplay was oh for three, the penalty kill was three for five with a shorthanded goal, while Donovan Buskey made 34 saves.

The Pats (19-30-3-2) are back in action on Friday night when they host the Saskatoon Blades at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre.

Scoring Summary
First Period
Prince Albert – Aliaksei Protas (27) from Zack Hayes and Spencer Moe – 12:38.
Prince Albert – Aliaksei Protas (28) from Ozzy Wiesblatt and Landon Kosior – 18:44 PP.

Second Period
Regina – Riley Krane (16) unassisted – 3:37 SH.
Prince Albert – Ozzy Wiesblatt (21) from Aliaksei Protas and Ilya Usau – 15:17 PP.

Third Period
Prince Albert – Ilya Usau (20) from Ozzy Wiesblatt – 5:58.
Regina – Kyle Walker (5) from Steven Zonneveld and Austin Pratt – 8:22.
Prince Albert – Spencer Moe (18) from Aliaksei Protas – 19:04 EN.

Shots on Goal
Regina 6-5-6-(17)         Prince Albert 18-6-15-(39)

Regina 0/3                    Prince Albert 2/5

Quick Hits
– Riley Krane scored the second shorthanded goal of his career on Tuesday night.
– Steven Zonneveld picked up his first point of the season with an assist in the third.
– Austin Pratt has assists in back to back games.

What’s Next?
The Pats are back in action on Friday night when they host the Saskatoon Blades at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre for Autism Awareness Night. Tickets are available at, the Brandt Centre Box Office or at any Regina Safeway location.

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