The Regina Pats fell 4-2 at home to the Calgary Hitmen on Wednesday night at the Brandt Centre.
In the first, the Pats got a goal from Austin Pratt, his team leading ninth, and it was 1-0 after one. In the second, the Hitmen tied it 15 seconds in on the powerplay. 24 seconds later, Ty Kolle potted his eighth to give the Past the lead back at 2-1. Calgary responded with two goals from Mark Kastelic, the first on the powerplay, the second shorthanded and the Hitmen took a 3-2 lead to the third. Calgary would seal the victory with a goal late in the third from Riley Stotts, his eighth and Regina fell 4-2.
The Pats were outshot 36-33, the powerplay was oh for five and the penalty kill went one for three. Ty Kolle led the Regina offence with a goal and an assist, while Max Paddock made 32 saves.
The Pats (3-14-2-0) are back in action on Friday night when they visit the Swift Current Broncos at 7 p.m. on 620 CKRM.
Regina – Austin Pratt (9) from Kyle Walker and Ty Kolle – 3:37.
Calgary – Jett Woo (2) from Egor Zamula and Mark Kastelic – 0:15 PP.
Regina – Ty Kolle (8) unassisted – 0:39.
Calgary – Mark Kastelic (14) from Egor Zamula and Sean Tchigerl – 12:53 PP.
Calgary – Mark Kastelic (15) from Orca Wiesblatt – 13:54 PP.
Calgary – Riley Stotts (8) from Jonas Peterek and Mark Kastelic – 18:44.
Shots on Goal
Regina 12-16-5-(33) Calgary 13-15-8-(36)
Regina 0/5 Calgary 2/3
– Austin Pratt scored his team leading ninth of the year in the loss.
– Ty Kolle recorded his fourth multi-point game of the season with a goal and an assist.
– The Pats are 0-1-1-0 against the Hitmen this year.
The Pats are back in action on Friday night when they visit the Swift Current Broncos at 7 p.m. on 620 CKRM. Tickets are available at reginapats.com, the Brandt Centre Box Office or at any Regina Safeway location.