Saturday, February 05, 2011

GAME NIGHT!

From Greg Harder (Slap Shots)

Pats-PA preview
By Greg Harder Sat, Feb 5 2011 COMMENTS(0) Slap Shots

PRINCE ALBERT (21-28-2-3)
at REGINA (18-27-6-1)
Today, 7 p.m., Brandt Centre
Radio: 620 CKRM
Key injuries: REGINA — F Nils Moser (knee, day-to-day). PRINCE ALBERT — None to report.
Overview: It’s the sixth of eight meetings this season between Regina and Prince Albert. The Pats have a 3-2 record so far, including two straight wins. They’ve also won both games at the Brandt Centre. The teams are slated to meet again on Feb. 16 in Regina and March 9 in P.A. . . . Matt Hewitt has been Regina’s goalie of record in all three wins, stopping 117 of 124 shots. C Jordan Weal leads the Pats with four goals and three assists in five games versus P.A. D Myles Bell has three goals and a helper in four contests . . . F Jonathan Parker has four goals and five assists in five games against the Pats but he has been shut out in each of the past two contests. F Justin Maylan has three goals and five assists in the season series . . . With a 7-4 loss in Brandon on Friday night, Regina dropped four points out of a playoff spot while the Wheat Kings (20-27-1-7) leapfrogged the Swift Current Broncos for seventh place in the Eastern Conference. The Broncos (23-32-0-1) lost 6-1 to the Medicine Hat Tigers on Friday and are now tied with the Raiders for the eighth and final playoff spot, four points up on the Pats. Prince Albert posted a 4-3 win Friday over the Lethbridge Hurricanes, who are 10th in the conference, two points ahead of Regina.

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