The Regina Pats outlasted the Prince Albert Raiders in a 4-3 shootout victory on Experience Regina Night at the Brandt Centre on Saturday.
In the first, the Raiders opened the scoring with a powerplay goal from Kaiden Guhle at the 10 minite mark. The Pats responded with a goal three minutes later from Ty Kolle, his seventh, and it was 1-1. Less than two minutes after that, Carter Chorney tipped in a point shot for his first with the Pats, second of the season and Regina took a 2-1 lead to the break. In the second, the Pats went up 3-1 when Logan Nijhoff buried his fifth after Garrett Wright forced a turnover at 4:09. The Raiders got one back from Reece Vitelli but Regina led 3-2 after two. In the third, Aliaksei Protas tied the game for the Raiders 6:39 into the period and that forced overtime and eventually a shootout. Max Paddock stopped all three Raiders and Ty Kolle netted the winner and the Pats took the two points in a 4-3 final.
The Pats were outshot 36-27, the powerplay was oh for four, the penalty went seven for eight, while Max Paddock made 33 saves
The Pats (3-12-2-0) are back in action on Tuesday when they host the Swift Current Broncos at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre.
Prince Albert – Kaiden Guhle (3) from Evan Herman and Landon Kosior – 10:07 PP.
Regina – Ty Kolle (7) from Austin Pratt and Robbie Holmes – 13:29.
Regina – Carter Chorney (2) from Tyson Feist and Zack Smith – 15:07.
Regina – Logan Nijhoff (5) from Garrett Wright – 4:09.
Prince Albert – Reece Vitelli (2) from Evan Herman – 12:44.
Prince Albert – Aliaksei Protas (14) from Ozzy Wiesblatt and Zack Hayes – 6:39.
Shots on Goal
Regina 9-10-8-0-(27) Prince Albert 12-14-6-4-(36)
Regina 0/4 Prince Albert 1/8
– Carter Chorney scored in his first game in a Pats uniform.
– Ty Kolle is two for two in the shootout on the season.
– Austin Pratt picked up his team leading 17th point in his 17th game of the year.
The Pats are back in action on Tuesday when they host the Swift Current Broncos 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.