The Regina Pats gave up four third period goals on Wednesday night in a 6-2 loss to the Winnipeg ICE at the Brandt Centre.
In the first, the ICE took a 1-0 lead at 7:51 on a goal from Owen Pederson. Regina drew even with six minutes left in the frame when Jake Johnson one-timed a shot from the right point, scoring his second of the season and it was 1-1 after one. In the second, the Pats took their first lead of the night at 17:18 when Nikita Sedov picked up his fifth of the season to make it 2-1. The ICE tied it up with five seconds left in the period on a goal from Isaac Johnson and it was 2-2 after 40 minutes. In the third, Winnipeg took the lead at 1:27 thanks to Carson Lambos. Cole Muir extended the lead to 4-2 at 5:08 and then on the powerplay Michal Teply made it 5-2 for the ICE at 13:22. Michael Milne rounded out the scoring for Winnipeg after that and the Pats fell 6-2.
The Pats were outshot 37-20, the powerplay went oh for three, the penalty kill two for three, while Donovan Buskey made 31 saves.
The Pats (21-34-6-2) are back in action on Friday night when they visit the Brandon Wheat Kings at 6:30 Regina time on 620 CKRM.
Winnipeg – Owen Pederson (28) from Michal Teply and Peyton Krebs – 7:51.
Regina – Jake Johnson (2) from Ryken Evans and Drew Englot – 13:54.
Regina – Nikita Sedov (5) from Austin Pratt and Carson Denomie – 17:18.
Winnipeg – Isaac Johnson (28) from Michael Milne – 19:55.
Winnipeg – Carson Lambos (8) from Peyton Krebs and Michal Teply – 1:27.
Winnipeg – Cole Muir (11) from Chase Bertholet – 5:08.
Winnipeg – Michal Teply (29) from Cole Muir and Reece Harsch – 13:22 PP.
Winnipeg – Michael Milne (13) from Jakin Smallwood and Nolan Orzeck – 14:54.
Shots on Goal
Regina 5-9-6-(20) Winnipeg 11-9-17-(37)
Regina 0/3 Winnipeg 1/3
– Nikita Sedov scored his fifth goal of the season in the defeat.
– Jake Johnson has his first two goals of his WHL career in his last seven games.
– The Pats are 8-6-3 in their last 17 games at home.
The Pats are back in action on Friday night when they visit the Brandon Wheat Kings at 6:30 Regina time on 620 CKRM. Next home game is Friday, March 20 when the Pats host Fan Appreciation Night against Moose Jaw 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.