Tuesday, October 26, 2010

1995-1996 SEASON

RUSS PARKER - REGINA

PATS NEW OWNER

New Owner Russ Parker was born in Moosomin, Saskatchewan. His parents, Clarence and Eleanor Parker moved the family to Calgary when Russ was 16.

Russ is the president and his wife Diane is Secretary-Treasurer. The purchase price for the Pats was $1.7 million. The three sons: Brent, Blake and Darren, are Directors.

Brent Parker will handle the business end of the Pats operation as General Manager. Rich Preston, former Pat player (1968-69) season and Assistant Coach of Chicago Black Hawks, becomes the newest Pats Coach.


1995-1996 - WESTERN HOCKEY LEAGUE STANDINGS

During the off season Tacoma Rockets franhis moved to Kelowna and the club was renamed the Wings.

After many years absence from the League, Calgary returned and played in the Central Division. Owned by a professional wrestler, the team was named the Hitmen. They play their home games at the Saddle Dome.

That year the League switched to a three division format.

EASTERN DIVISION

TEAMGP.W..L..T.GFGAPTS
Brandon Wheat Kings.......................................
72
52
19
1
369
231
105
Prince Albert Raiders
72
47
19
6
309
250
100
Regina Pats
72
37
33
2
316
284
76
Saskatoon Blades
72
29
4
1
314
351
59
Moose Jaw Warriors
72
18
49
5
223
331
41

CENTRAL DIVISION

TEAMGP.W..L..T.GFGAPTS
Swift Current Broncos .....................................
72
36
31
5
285
271
77
Lethbridge Hurricanes
72
33
36
3
259
270
69
Medicine Hat Tigers
72
30
37
5
243
288
65
Red Deer Rebels
72
28
39
5
263
300
61
Calgary Hitmen
72
18
51
3
222
359
39

WESTERN DIVISION

TEAMGP.W..L..T.GFGAPTS
Spokane Chiefs ..................................................
72
50
18
4
322
221
104
Kamloops Blazers
72
48
22
2
343
257
98
Tri-City Americans
72
45
25
2
336
255
92
Kelowna Wings
72
35
33
4
338
309
74
Seattle Thunderbirds
72
29
36
7
255
281
65
Portland Winter Hawks
72
30
39
3
283
301
63
Prince George Cougars
72
17
53
2
219
340
36

Regina Pats Josh Holden finished 6th in the League Scoring Race, played 70 games, scored 57 goals, had 55 assists for 112 points. Goalie Chad Mercier was picked on the First Eastern All-Star Team.
REGINA PAT AWARDS

PLAYER AWARD
TROPHYPLAYER
Rookie of the Year
Nick Pappas Memorial Trophy ..........
Derek Morris
Most Sportsmanlike Player
Hub Bishop Memorial Trophy
Curtis Tipler
Top Defenseman
Charles L. Johnston Memorial Trophy
Dion Zukowsky
Most Valuable Player
Barker's Trophy
Rhett Gordon
Top Goal Scorer - League
Lanmark Inn - Torch Schell Memorial Trophy
Josh Holden
Leading Scorer - League
Billy Hicke-Dennis Sobchuk Trophy
Josh Holden
Leading Vote-Getter
Molson - Three Star Award
Rhett Gordon
Most Improved Player
CKRM Trophy
Boyd Kane
Unsung Hero
Minute Muffler Award
Russ Hewson
Most Popular Player
Mutt and Jeff's Award
Chad Mercier
Heart and Soul Award

Gerad Adams

WESTERN JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE SCHEDULE

MonthDateDayVisitorsvsHomeScoreAtt.
September
22
Friday
Regina Pats ....................
vs
Brandon ................
2-3
5,100
September
24
Sunday
Brandon
vs
Regina Pats
1-5
4,593
September
27
Wednesday
Calgary
vs
Regina Pats
6-5
2,811
October
01
Sunday
Kelowna
vs
Regina Pats
3-4
3,074
October
06
Friday
Regina Pats
vs
Lethbridge
7-4
2,781
October
07
Saturday
Regina Pats
vs
Red Deer
2-1
5,209
October
09
Monday
Regina Pats
vs
Calgary
6-2
3,867
October
11
Wednesday
Seattle
vs
Regina Pats
4-2
2,345
October
13
Friday
Regina Pats
vs
Swift Current
9-4
1,591
October
18
Wednesday
Prince George
vs
Regina Pats
1-2
2,381
October
20
Friday
Swift Current
vs
Regina Pats
2-0
3,187
October
25
Wednesday
Regina Pats
vs
Prince Albert
3-6
2,322
October
27
Friday
Prince Albert
vs
Regina Pats
1-6
3,311
November
01
Wednesday
Regina Pats
vs
Swift Current
4-3 OT
1,738
November
03
Friday
Moose Jaw
vs
Regina Pats
4-3
4,382
November
04
Saturday
Regina Pats
vs
Moose Jaw
3-4
2,818
November
05
Sunday
Red Deer
vs
Regina Pats
1-7
2,018
November
08
Wednesday
Swift Current
vs
Regina Pats
1-5
2,288
November
11
Saturday
Regina Pats
vs
Brandon
4-7
2,913
November
12
Sunday
Spokane
vs
Regina Pats
4-2
3,592
November
13
Monday
Regina Pats
vs
Saskatoon
6-5 OT
3,264
November
17
Friday
Regina Pats
vs
Lethbridge
2-4
3,100
November
18
Saturday
Regina Pats
vs
Medicine Hat
6-3
2,121
November
22
Wednesday
Regina Pats
vs
Prince George
3-6
4,219
November
24
Friday
Regina Pats
vs
Kamloops
1-8
5,640
November
25
Saturday
Regina Pats
vs
Kelowna
7-6
2,200
November
27
Monday
Regina Pats
vs
Seattle
4-4 OT
5,735
November
29
Wednesday
Regina Pats
vs
Portland
4-3
3,851
December
01
Friday
Regina Pats
vs
Tri-City
0-6
3,486
December
02
Saturday
Regina Pats
vs
Spokane
1-5
8,111
December
06
Wednesday
Saskatoon
vs
Regina Pats
7-2
2,047
December
08
Friday
Prince Albert
vs
Regina Pats
6-3
1,994
December
10
Sunday
Portland
vs
Regina Pats
1-5
2,043
December
12
Tuesday
Regina Pats
vs
Prince Albert
3-6
2,545
December
13
Wednesday
Lethbridge
vs
Regina Pats
6-5
1,948
December
15
Friday
Moose Jaw
vs
Regina Pats
1-4
2,911
December
17
Sunday
Regina Pats
vs
Brandon
2-7
2,223
December
19
Tuesday
Saskatoon
vs
Regina Pats
3-11
2,351
December
29
Friday
Regina Pats
vs
Red Deer
6-7 OT
5,380
December
30
Saturday
Regina Pats
vs
Calgary
3-4
5,142
January
01
Monday
Brandon
vs
Regina Pats
1-5
3,373
January
03
Wednesday
Regina Pats
vs
Prince Albert
5-7
2,736
January
07
Sunday
Prince Albert
vs
Regina Pats
2-7
3,215
January
12
Friday
Swift Current
vs
Regina Pats
5-4
3,329
January
13
Saturday
Regina Pats
vs
Moose Jaw
5-3
2,674
January
14
Sunday
Regina Pats
vs
Saskatoon
3-7
10,250
January
17
Wednesday
Regina Pats
vs
Saskatoon
6-5
3,293
January
19
Friday
Regina Pats
vs
Brandon
2-9
2,259
January
21
Sunday
Saskatoon
vs
Regina Pats
3-8
4,561
January
26
Friday
Moose Jaw
vs
Regina Pats
2-6
5,361
January
27
Saturday
Regina Pats
vs
Moose Jaw
4-3
2,517
February
02
Friday
Regina Pats
vs
Swift Current
7-5
2,064
February
07
Wednesday
Brandon
vs
Regina Pats
8-9
3,334
February
09
Friday
Medicine Hat
vs
Regina Pats
3-9
3,113
February
11
Sunday
Saskatoon
vs
Regina Pats
3-9
2,586
February
14
Wednesday
Regina Pats
vs
Brandon
3-4
1,685
February
16
Friday
Moose Jaw
vs
Regina Pats
2-4
3,402
February
17
Saturday
Regina Pats
vs
Moose Jaw
3-9
2448
February
18
Sunday
Brandon
vs
Regina Pats
4-2
2,507
February
21
Wednesday
Red Deer
vs
Regina Pats
0-10
3,275
February
23
Friday
Regina Pats
vs
Saskatoon
5-8
4,574
February
24
Saturday
Regina Pats
vs
Medicine Hat
4-1
2,424
February
28
Wednesday
Tri-City
vs
Regina Pats
3-4
3,463
March
01
Friday
Kamloops
vs
Regina Pats
2-1 OT
4,162
March
03
Sunday
Calgary
vs
Regina Pats
2-5
2,952
March
06
Wednesday
Lethbridge
vs
Regina Pats
1-6
3,255
March
08
Friday
Prince Albert
vs
Regina Pats
4-3
4,107
March
10
Sunday
Brandon
vs
Regina Pats
7-1
4,068
March
12
Tuesday
Regina Pats
vs
Prince Albert
3-4 OT
2,700
March
15
Friday
Moose Jaw
vs
Regina Pats
2-5
3,947
March
16
Saturday
Medicine Hat
vs
Regina Pats
1-5
3,622
March
17
Sunday
Regina Pats
vs
Moose Jaw
4-4 OT
2,585

EASTERN QUARTER PLAY-OFFS

March
20
Wednesday
Lethbridge Hurricanes
vs
Regina Pats
3-5
N/A
March
21
Thursday
Lethbridge Hurricanes
vs
Regina pats
2-3 4 OT
4,182
March
23
Saturday
Regina Pats
vs
Lethbridge Hurricanes
6-5
N/A
March
24
Sunday
Regina pats
vs
Lethbridge Hurricanes
5-3
3,307

EASTERN SEMI PLAY-OFFS

March
31
Sunday
Regina Pats
vs
Prince Albert Raiders
5-4
N/A
April
01
Monday
Regina Pats
vs
Prince Albert Raiders
3-2
N/A
April
03
Wednesday
Prince Albert Raiders
vs
Regina Pats
5-2
N/A
April
05
Friday
Prince Albert Raiders
vs
Regina Pats
3-5
N/A
April
06
Saturday
Regina Pats
vs
Prince Albert Raiders
5-8
3,567
April
08
Monday
Prince Albert Raiders
vs
Regina Pats
5-0
7,021 NR
April
10
Wednesday
Regina Pats
vs
Prince Albert Raiders
1-5
N/A