The Regina Pats concluded a stretch of seven games in 10 days with a 5-0 loss at home to the Brandon Wheat Kings on Sunday.
In the first, the Wheat Kings opened the scoring on the powerplay, just over eight minutes in on a goal from Luka Burzan. They added another on a five on three powerplay and led 2-0 after one. In the second, the Wheat Kings got goals from Connor Gutenberg and Luka Burzan to lead 4-0 after 40 minutes. In the third, Brandon rounded out the scoring late on a goal from Jonny Hooker and took the two points in a 5-0 final.
The Pats were outshot 39-31, the powerplay was oh for five, the penalty kill five for seven and Donovan Buskey made 34 saves.
The Pats (11-21-3-2) are back in action on Wednesday when they host the Prince George Cougars at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre.
Brandon – Luka Burzan (19) from Ridly Greig and Connor Gutenberg – 8:19 PP.
Brandon – Braden Schneider (5) from Ban McCartney and Ridley Greig – 13:16 5v3 PP.
Brandon – Connor Gutenberg (8) from Ridly Greig and Braden Schneider – 4:27.
Brandon – Luka Burzan (20) from Marcus Kallionkeli – 16:53.
Brandon – Jonny Hooker (8) unassisted – 18:54.
Shots on Goal
Regina 9-12-10-(31) Brandon 18-11-10-(39)
Regina 0/5 Brandon 2/2
– The Pats fall to 1-2-0-0 against Brandon this season.
– Regina finished their seven games in 10 days stretch with a 3-3-0-1 record.
– The Pats have one last home game before the West Coast road trip on Wednesday when they host Prince George.
The Pats are back in action on Wednesday when they host the Prince George Cougars at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre. Tickets are available at reginapats.com, the Brandt Centre Box Office or at any Regina Safeway location.