Saturday, February 4, 2012

2010 - 2011 - SEASON

Team Roster: Goalies: Damien Ketlo, Matt Hewitt Defenceman: Landon Peel, Travk Sparrow, Tyler Borstmayer, Tyler Bavkovich, Mark Schneider, Brandon Davidson, Kyle Burroughs, Ricard Blidstrand, Myles Bell, Art Bidlevskii, Colby Williams Centre: Jordan Weal, Tanner Olstad, Colin Reddin, Trent Ouellette, Morgan Klimchuk, Jack Rodewald, Ty McLean Left Wing: Dane Muench, Lyndon Martell, Lane Scheidl, Dyson Stevenson, Chandler Stephenson, Shayne Neigum Right Wing: Garrett Mitchell, Juraj Roznik, Mikael Jung, Nils Moser, Andrew Rieder, Bryden Serafini Coach: Assistant Coach: General Manager: Chad Lang Owner and Governor: Russ Parker

Regina Pats did not make the play-offs that season.


May 7, 2010 - Pats owner and Governor Russ Parker, after 15 years as General Manager announced today a restructuring of the organization that sees Brent Parker relinquish his role as General Manager, a post he has held for fifteen years, and will now assume the role of President and Governor of the Regina Pats.


May 28, 2010 - Regina Pats President, Brent Parker is proud to announce Chad Lang as the clubs new General Manager.

Lang has a strong resume from his time as the General Manager of the Moose Jaw Warriors. He was originally hired by the Warriors in 2003 as its Director of Marketing and Corporate Sales and took over the G.M. role with the Warriors partway through the 2004-05 season.


August 18, 2010 - The Regina Pats are ecstatic to unveil their brand new RBK “Vintage” jersey this afternoon. With over 90 years of history, there are many different jerseys the Pats could have picked from. The selected uniform is from the 1924-25 and 1925-26 seasons with the Pats winning the Memorial Cup in this jersey in 1925.


September 1, 2010 - The Regina Pat are proud to announce the acquisition of 20 year old Centre, Colin Reddin from the Prince Albert Raiders in exchange for a conditional 2012 6th round WHL Bantam Draft Pick.

Reddin split time between the Portland Winterhawks and the Prince Albert Raiders in 2009-10 playing in 68 games, scoring 10 times and picking up 13 assists. The native of Corona Del Mar, California is entering his 4th season with in the Western Hockey League.


Sunday, October 10, 2010 - The Pats announced that they have acquired 20 year old defenceman Mark Schneider from Brandon Wheat King in exchange of 18 year old forward, Dominick Favreau.

Mark is entering his 4th full season in the WHL in a career that began with the Kamloops Blazers. In 2009-10, Schneider played in 60 games with the Wheat Kings, scoring 9 times picking up 12 assists for 21 points. He was also part of a Brandon club that won the East Division last season and went to the Memorial Cup Final.


ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida (December 8, 2010) - Legendary hockey coach, Murray Armstrong, has died of complications, following a series of strokes. He was 94, just 24 days shy of his 95th birthday.

Armstrong coached the DU Pioneers from 1956 until 1977, amassing one of the most impressive records in college hockey history. His teams won five NCAA Championships and finished as runners-up four times.

After playing junior hockey, he played 9 years in the National Hockey League in the 1930s and 40s, finishing his career with the Detroit Red Wings. After World War II he then coached the Regina Pats until he was hired by the University of Denver.


January 1, 2011 - The Regina Pats are sadden to announce the passing of long time scout Bill Maluta. Bill passed away earlier this morning at the Brandon Regional Hospital; he was just 8 days shy of his 86th birthday.

Billy scouted right up to his last days and at 85 years old, he could still pick 'em. He came to the Regina Pats in 1995, the same year the Parkers purchased the Pats. Bill spent much of his life in Flin Flon, Manitoba, where he was instrumental in minor hockey and working with the Bombers.


January 5, 2011 - In the Gold Medal, IIHF World Junior Championship. OUCH! You had to see it to believe it. Canada had a 3-0 lead going into the third period. Russia scored 2 goals in 11 seconds, the route was on. Russia 3 goals in 4:56 and the game was tied.

At the 15:22 mark Russia took the lead 4-3. A Canadian turn over by Canada's Defenseman Erik Gudbranson had Vladimir Tarasenko pass out from the left corner and Artemi Panarin scored at 12:49. With only 1:43 left in the period, Nikita Dvurechensky skated in to wards the net fighting off Canada's Tyson Barrie and scored.

All one can say, is what a let down, Russia 5 goals in the third period. You would thing that Canada would be ready for this. Russia did this how many times in the tournament!


February 21, 2011 - The Western Hockey League in partnership with Rogers Sportsnet will broadcast the first ever Canadian Hockey League Outdoor Game in Canada when the Calgary Hitmen host the Regina Pats at McMahon Stadium on Monday, February 21 at (2:00 p.m. Regina time) - 1 p.m. (MT) on the Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific channels. The game will also be in high definition.

The game coincides with Family Day Monday, a statutory holiday in many Canadian provinces.

Hockey central analysts Nick Kypreos and Doug MacLean join host Daren Millard at McMahon Stadium for the broadcast. Roger Millions will be on skates conducting on-ice interviews with players and coaches.

Peter Loubardias will have the play-by-play call while Sam Cosentino handles the analysis.

The winning goal celebration: Stephenson and Stevenson, Collin Reddin - (Photo by: Dylan Lynch)


April 30, 2011 - Parker tearfully announced this afternoon that defenceman Myles Bell was seriously injured in an auto accident last night just outside of Calgary. That accident also claimed the life of a young Regina girl. The extent of Bell's injuries are not known at this time, but Parker did say that its his thought Bell will be OK although his immediate hockey future is obviously up in the air.

Up-date: A Saskatchewan woman has died from her injuries after the car she was a passenger in crashed into a ditch.

Cochrane RCMP responded to the crash on Springbank Road, 5 km east of Highway 22 on April 30.

Police say the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Springbank Road when the driver lost control and rolled numerous times before coming to rest in the south ditch. Police say that alcohol and speed are factors in the collision.