Friday, October 19, 2012

Pats Wrap Up Home Stand Against Americans

Pats face-off with the U.S. Division leading Tri-City Americans

October 19, 2012

Parts taken from the Regina Pats Web Site: It’s the Pats lone contest of the week as they welcome the U.S. Division leading Tri-City Americans.  The Pats have won both of their contests against U.S. Division opponents this season (4-3 Over Time vs. Portland, and 4-3 vs Everett).  Tri-City is in the midst of a six game Eastern Division road swing.  The Americans are 3-0-1-0 on the trip which concludes Saturday in Swift Current.  Last season, the Pats fell to the Americans 6-1 on the road.  Tonight’s game will be broadcast on 620 CKRM with the Press Box Sports Bar Pre-Game Show getting underway at 6:35 p.m.
by: Ron "Scoreboard" Johnston 

Regina Pats penalty killing plus goaltender Matt Hewitt's work, just was not enough, as they played against a strong team, the Americans who have not lost a game on their eastern trip.

First Period: It was the visitor Tri-City scoring first, as Zachery Yuen passed to Marcus Meissier parked in front of the net, scoring at 4:21.  Two quick goals close to end of the period by both teams.  Regina Pats Chandler Stephenson passed out in front of the net and Dyson Stevenson scored a power play goal at 19:31, also assisted by Morgan Klimchuk.  Tri-City Americans came right back 21 seconds laterIt was Meissier his second goal, as he skated up the right wing and scored at 19:52, assisted by Beau McCue. 

Penalties: Regina - Adam Rossignol (Hooking) 2:05; Regina - Lane Scheidl (Boarding) 8:24; Tri-City - Justin Feser (Checking from Behind); 13:28, Tri-City - Zachary Yuen (Cross Checking) 15:38; Tri-City - Malte Stromwall (Interference) 19:16 

Score: Tri-City 2, Regina 1; Shots: Regina 12, Tri-City 11

Second Period:  A wild period as four goals were scored, two by each team. Regina Pats tied the score at 2-2 on a turn over, the puck went off Ouellette's skate right onto his stick and scored unassisted at 10:21. A Regina Pats break down in front of their own net had Tri-City coming right back, just 32 second later as Malte Stromwall scored at 10:53, assisted by Brian Williams and Justin Feser. Regina came back as the puck bounced of several sticks before coming off Jack Roadwall's stick into the net at 14:37, assisted by Adam Rossignol and Emil Sylvegard.  With just 1:47 left in the period Tri-City went ahead as Philip Tot scored a rebound off Pat's goaltender Matt Hewitt's face mask at 18:13, assisted by Michal Plutnar.

Penalties: Tri-City - Tyson Dallman (Major-Fighting); Regina - Ty McLean (Major-Fighting) 3:24;  Regina - Colton Jobke (Tripping) 6:01; Regina - Luke Fenske (Hooking) 19:48 

Score:  Tri-City 4, Regina 3; Shots: Tri-City 18, Regina 4

Third Period: Two empty net goals late in the period by Tri-City.  A bad bounce caused the first,as Justin Feser scored at 19:10, assisted by Zachary.  The second by Philip Tot at 19:34

Penalties: Regina - Stephen Hak (Delay of Game) 1:03; Regina - Colton Jobke (Checking from Behind) 5:44; Tri-City - Jesse Mychan (Too many men) 6:51; Tri-City - Jesse Mychan (High Sticking) 12:11

Score: Tri-City 6, Regina 3; Shots: Tri-City 15, Regina 7

Next Game:  Tuesday, at Red Deer