The Regina Pats finished their Central Division road trip with a 7-1 loss in Edmonton to the Oil Kings on Sunday.
In the first, the Oil Kings got goals from Jalen Luypen even strength and Ethan McIndoe on the powerplay to lead 2-0 at the break. The Oil Kings went up 3-0 in the early going. Regina cut the lead to two on the powerplay, when Robbie Holmes jammed in his team leading 11th at the 6:54 mark. Edmonton responded with two goals after that and led 5-1 after 40 minutes. In the third, Edmonton added goals from Jalen Luypen and Tyler Horstmann and took the two points in a 7-1 final.
The shots on goal were 33-33 in the game, the Regina powerplay went one for five, the penalty kill was three for four, while Donovan Buskey made 26 saves.
The Pats (6-17-2-0) will conclude their stretch of seven straight on the road on Friday when they visit the Winnipeg ICE at 7:30 p.m. on 620 CKRM.
Edmonton – Jalen Luypen (4) from Josh Williams – 4:59.
Edmonton – Ethan McIndoe (5) from Dylan Guenther and Matthew Robertson – 18:02 PP.
Edmonton – Carter Souch (9) from Liam Keeler and Ethan Cap – 5:11.
Regina – Robbie Holmes (11) from Austin Pratt and Ty Kolle – 6:54 PP.
Edmonton – Vladimir Alistrov (8) from Tyler Horstmann – 10:33.
Edmonton – Dylan Guenther (7) from Tyler Horstmann and Vladimir Alistrov – 18:06.
Edmonton – Jalen Luypen (5) from David Kope – 11:37.
Edmonton – Tyler Horstmann (1) from Vladimir Alistrov -13:08.
Shots on Goal
Regina 8-17-8-(33) Edmonton 11-9-13-(33)
Regina 1/5 Edmonton 1/4
– The Pats powerplay has at least one goal in six straight games. Scoring eight times in that stretch.
– Robbie Holmes has taken over the team lead in goals with 11 on the year.
– Austin Pratt has points in three straight games, one goal and three assists over that span.
The Pats will conclude their stretch of seven straight on the road on Friday when they visit the Winnipeg ICE at 7:30 p.m. on 620 CKRM. Next home game is Teddy Bear Toss Night on December 7 at 7 p.m. against the Red Deer Rebels. Tickets are available at reginapats.com, the Brandt Centre Box Office or at any Regina Safeway location.