....Awards are done.
....Ketlo gets the start. Jack Rodewald (#24) and Kyle Burroughs (#4) make their debuts tonight.
....3:38 Pats get the first powerplay as Siemens takes an interference minor.
....6:32 Bews and Ouellette take offsetting minors for unsportsmanlike conduct.
....10:10 Bews takes a minor for the Blades giving the Pats another man advantage.
....Fairly uneventful first period. Tied at 0's and the Pats lead 10-7 in the shot department.