Tuesday, October 9, 2012

 PATS BEAT PORTLAND

 3-2 IN OVERTIME

Parts taken from the Regina Pats Web Site:  The Pats only see Winterhawks once a year, alternating home and way.  Last year's meetin in Portland went the way of the Hawks in a 5-2 Portland victory.  Both teams come into this evening's game having suffered defeats in their previous games.  On the ice tonight will be two NHL Draft first Round hopefuls with possible to pick Seth Jones suiting up for Portland and Morgan Klimchuk for the Pats.  Tonight's game can  be heard on 62 CKRM with the Press Box Pre-Game Show starting at 6:35  


by: Ron C. Johnston

After a terrible first period, Pats came back and Lane Scheidl's goal in overtime gives Pats a win. Trent Ouellette move into 6th place in the WHL scoring, in 9 games has 5 goals and 6 assists for 11 points.

First Period:  It was all Portland in the first half of the period as they out shot Regina 12-1, plus two posts, one a few second into the period.  With Pats penalty just over, Winterhawks scored.  It was Ty Rattie scoring at  13:32, assisted by Nicolas Petan and Brendan Leipsic. Although it was all Brandon in the opening period, a turn over at the blue gave Regina Pats Adam Rossignol a break-a-way and went in scoring on a back hand at 18:46. Pats were lucky to come out of the period at 1-1.

Penalties:  Regina - Luke Fenske (Hooking) 11:28: Regina - Colton Jobke (Holding) 20:00  

Score:   Regina - 1, Brandon 1; Shots: Brandon - 15, Regina - 2 


Second Period:  At the mid point, Portland's Ty Rattie had a break-a-way, only to have Regina Pats goaltender Matt Hewitt come up with the save. With Pats on the power play, there was only 2:21 left when a goal went under view.  It looked like Pats scored, but the net came off just before the goal entered. No goal.

Penalties: Portland - Derrick Pouliot (Interference) 5:12; Regina - Morgan Klimchuk (Tripping) 12:47; Portland - Joey Baker (Checking from Behind) 15:52; Portland Adam DeChamplain (Hooking) 18:24 

Score: Regina - 1, Brandon 1; Shots: Regina 12, Portland 11

Third Period: With the puck going around the boards, Trent Ouellette got the puck and went in and scored short handed at 15:38, assisted by Jobke.  All Portland players were caught up the ice. Just over one minute late Portland's Trevor Peter scored on a rocket shot to the upper net at 16:55, assisted by Preston Kopek and Troy Rutkowski.

Penalties: 

Score: Regina - 2, Portland 2; Shots: Regina 9, Portland 5  

Over Time: Pats Lane Scheidl scores on a shot from the point, at 4:28 to win 3-2, assisted by Trent Ouellette 

Penalties:  Regina - Cole Hamblin  (Too Many Men) 2:00   -  See Video High Lites