The Regina Pats gave up three third period goals and fell 5-2 at home to the Winnipeg ICE on Sunday.
The ICE picked up the game’s first goal on the powerplay at the 12-minute mark. Carson Lambos scored on a point shot to make it 1-0. Regina tied it with a powerplay goal of their own, Robbie Holmes picked a pass out of midair and directed home his second of the season and it was 1-1. 55 seconds later, Michal Teply replied for Winnipeg who led 2-1 after one. In the second, the Pats scored the lone goal of the period on the powerplay with 1:29 left. Austin Pratt jammed in his second of the season to tie it at two. In the third, the ICE scored three times in the first 12 minutes of the period to go up 5-2 and that was the final score.
The Pats were outshot 25-21, the powerplay was two for four and the penalty kill went two for four. Austin Pratt and Robbie Holmes led the offence with a goal and an assist while Danton Belluk made 20 saves.
The Pats (1-3-0-0) are back in action on Friday when they host the Medicine Hat Tigers at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre.
Winnipeg – Carson Lambos (1) from Connor McClennon and Owen Pederson – 12:00 PP.
Regina – Robbie Holmes (2) from Austin Pratt and Kyle Walker – 17:49 PP.
Winnipeg – Michal Teply (4) from Nino Kinder and Ben Zloty – 18:44.
Regina – Austin Pratt (2) from Garrett Wright and Robbie Holmes – 18:29 PP.
Winnipeg – Carson Lambos (2) from Will Gurski – 2:07.
Winnipeg – Cole Muir (1) unassisted – 6:09.
Winnipeg – Isaac Johnson (2) fromo Mike Ladyman and Reece Harsch – 11:49 PP.
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Regina 8-9-4-(21) Winnipeg 7-8-9-(25)
Regina 2/4 Winnipeg 2/4
– Austin Pratt extended his point streak to four games, has two goals and three assists in that stretch.
– Robbie Holmes has goals in consecutive games to reach two on the season.
– Cale Sanders made his season debut for the Pats in the game.
The Pats are back in action on Friday when they host the Medicine Hat Tigers 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.