Robbie Holmes recorded his first career hat trick and Max Paddock did the rest making 25 saves as the Pats shutout the Broncos 6-0 in Swift Current on Friday night.
In the first, the Pats opened the scoring just prior to the 10-minute mark when Riley Krane picked up his fourth. Robbie Holmes added to the lead with two powerplay goals, his sixth and seventh of the season and Regina lead 3-0. In the second, the powerplay struck again, Nikita Sedov tapped in his second of the year to make it 4-0. Robbie Holmes completed his first career hat trick late in the second, his eighth of the campaign, and the Pats took a 5-0 lead to the second intermission. In the third, Zack Smith picked up his third of the season off a rebound and that concluded the scoring in a 6-0 Pats win.
The Pats outshot the Broncos 55-25, the powerplay was three for five and the penalty kill went five for five. Robbie Holmes led the offence with three goals, while Max Paddock made 25 saves for his third career shutout.
The Pats (4-14-2-0) conclude their four games in five days stretch on Saturday night in Brandon against the Wheat Kings at 7:30 pm on 620 CKRM.
Regina – Riley Krane (4) from Tyson Feist and Drew Englot – 9:35.
Regina – Robbie Holmes (6) from Carson Denomie and Zach Wytinck – 14:53 PP.
Regina – Robbie Holmes (7) from Carson Denomie and Zach Wytinck – 16:47 PP.
Regina – Nikita Sedov (2) from Logan Nijhoff and Carter Chorney – 2:17 PP.
Regina – Robbie Holmes (8) from Austin Pratt – 18:15.
Regina – Zack Smith (3) from Tyson Feist and Drew Englot – 16:25.
Shots on Goal
Regina 20-22-13-(55) Swift Current 8-7-10-(25)
Regina 3/5 Swift Current 0/5
– Drew Englot recorded his first career assists in the WHL in the win.
– Carson Denomie picked up two assists for his first points in a Pats uniform.
– Robbie Holmes recorded his first career hat trick.
The Pats conclude their four games in five days stretch on Saturday night in Brandon against the Wheat Kings at 7:30 pm 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.