Friday, November 16, 2012

 Vancouver win in Shoot Out

Pats and Giants go head to head on Sportsnet's Friday Night Hockey

November 16, 2012

Regina Pats Web Site: The Pats and Giants come together for their one and only meeting of 2012-13.  Last season’s match-up in Regina saw the Giants take a 4-1 victory over the Pats.  Regina comes into the contest having won three straight on home ice while dropping three in a row on the road.  The Giants come in after taking a 4-3 shootout win over Prince George.  Tonight’s game can be heard on 620 CKRM starting with the Press Box Sports Bar Pre-Game Show at 6:35 p.m.  The game will also be televised on Sportsnet.

by: Ron "Scoreboard" Johnston

The game went into a shut out as it took 8 shoots to decide. Vancouver's Foster scored and it was up to Sylvegard, but he lost the puck.

First Period:  Vancouver scores the first goal as Trevor Cheek took the rebound.  He skated down the middle of the ice and scored on a back hand at 16:01, assisted by Jackson Houck and Carter Popoff.  Regina Pats had a chance near the end of the period. With a 5 on 3 power play, Morgan Klimchuk hit the goal post.

Penalties: Regina - Braden Christoffer (Major-Fighting), Wes Vannieuwenhuizen (Major-Fighting) 2:19; Vancouver - Riley Kieser (Roughing) 12:45;  Regina - Dyson Stevenson (Major-Fighting), Jackson Houck (Major-Fighting) 17:01; Vancouver - Kale Kessy (Inter. on Goaltender) 17:37; Vancouver - Trevor Cheek (Check from Behind) 18:32

Score: Vancouver 1 - Regina 0; Shots: Vancouver 9 -  Regina 6 

Second Period: Vancouver Giants go up 2-0 as Kale Kessy skates down the wing and scores off the goal post at 4:42, assisted by Dalton Sward.  Regina Pats came right back and Morgan Klimchuk passed to Lane Scheidl who scored on a back hand shot at 11:24.  With only two minutes remaining Pats Morgan Klimchuk hits his second post of the game. This time it resulted in a goal.  Kyle Burroughs skates in and scores on his own rebound at 18:01. Kyle's first goal of the season.

Penalties:   Regina - Henry Hardarson (Roughing), Vancouver - Kale Kessy (Roughing) 10:43

Score: Regina 2 - Vancouver 2; Shots: Regina 10 - Vancouver 10

Third Period:  A bad turn over by Regina resulted in Vancouver Kale Kessy scoring a short handed goal at 7:16.  With just 54 seconds remaining in the period Morgan Klimchuk gets a pass from behind the net and secores to the tie the game and force overtime. Assisted by Lane Scheild and Dyson Stevenson.

Penalties:   Regina - A. Rossignol (Tripping) 2:23; Vancouver - T. Moar (Tripping) 5:26; Vancouver - K. Kessy (Unsportsmanlike) 7:16; Regina - C. Mayor (Boarding) 9:05; Vancouver - D. Sward (High Sticking) 15:58; Vancouver - W. Vannieuwenhuizen (Checking to the Head) 17:16      

Score: Regina 3 - Vancouver 3; Shots:  Regina 12 - Vancouver 9

Over Time:  No Scoring

Shut Out:

Vancouver: Check (Yes) Houck (No),  Popoff (No), Kessy (No), Kulak (No), Ast (No) Foster (Yes)

Regina: Scheidl (No), Klinchuk (Yes), Stevenson (No), Mayor (No) Brooks (No), Rossignol (No),  Sylvesgard (No)  

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