Thursday, June 25, 2009

Pats release tentative schedule

2009-2010 Tentative Pats Schedule Released

Regina, Saskatchewan – After a series of long meetings this past Monday in Saskatoon, the General Managers of the 12 Eastern Conference clubs were able to put together a tentative schedule for the 2009-10 Western Hockey League season.

The Regina Pats are pleased to have 22 of 36 home dates that fall on either a Friday or Saturday, as well as 5 Sunday games. The 9 remaining games will see 6 fall on Wednesday and 3 Tuesday dates.

Here are some of the highlights:
-The Pats home opener is Saturday, September 19th, hosting the Brandon Wheat Kings.
-Breast Cancer Awareness Night and the following jersey auction is Saturday, Oct. 17th versus the Lethbridge Hurricanes.
-The Trans-Canada Clash returns this season beginning with the Sportsman’s Dinner on Thursday, January 28th. 24 hours later, the Pats will host the Moose Jaw Warriors with the back half of the home and home series coming Saturday, January 30th in Moose Jaw. The Pats/Warriors alumni battle will be earlier Saturday afternoon in Moose Jaw.
-First Nations and Metis Awareness night is Tuesday, November 17th versus the Edmonton Oil Kings.
-Fan appreciation night is Saturday, March 6th with the Prince Albert Raiders coming to town.
-The season wraps up on Friday, March 12th with the Brandon Wheat Kings paying a visit to the Brandt Centre.

With the annual Canadian Western Agribition at the end of November, the Canadian National Junior Team training camp and the World Junior Championships in December and January, the Pats will play 17 of 21 games on the road between November 14th and January 8th.

It will be a “new look” Brandt Centre in 2009-10 with a second tier added to the east side of the rink. Tickets for the new seats start at $199, and are available by phoning 522-PATS or head to

Here is the TENTATIVE schedule (I found on Greg Harder`s Slap Shots blog... link on the right)... It is not yet set in stone and very well may change!

home road
Saturday, Sept. 19th vs. Brandon Friday, Sept. 18th @ Saskatoon
Wednesday, Sept. 23rd vs. Saskatoon Wednesday, Sept. 30th @ Prince Albert
Friday, Sept. 25th vs. Moose Jaw Wednesday, Oct. 7th @ Moose Jaw
Sunday, Sept. 27th vs. Saskatoon (6pm) Tuesday, Oct. 20th @ Prince Albert
Friday, Oct. 2nd vs. Swift Current Wednesday, Oct. 21st @ Saskatoon
Saturday, Oct. 3rd vs. Red Deer Saturday, Oct. 24th @ Swift Current
Friday, Oct. 9th vs. Calgary Friday, Oct. 30th @ Prince Albert
Friday, Oct. 16th vs. Kamloops Saturday, Nov. 14th @ Moose Jaw
Saturday, Oct. 17th vs. Lethbridge Sunday, Nov. 15th @ Brandon
Sunday, Oct. 25th vs. Swift Current (6pm) Friday, Nov. 20th @ Kootenay
Wednesday, Nov. 4th vs. Medicine Hat Saturday, Nov. 21st @ Tri-City
Friday, Nov. 6th vs. Saskatoon Tuesday, Nov. 24th @ Portland
Sunday, Nov. 8th vs. Prince Albert (6pm) Wednesday, Nov. 25th @ Seattle
Tuesday, Nov. 10th vs. Prince George Friday, Nov. 27th @ Everett
Friday, Nov. 13th vs. Moose Jaw Saturday, Nov. 28th @ Spokane
Tuesday, Nov. 17th vs. Edmonton Friday, Dec. 11th @ Medicine Hat
Saturday, Dec. 5th vs. Brandon Saturday, Dec 12th @ Lethbridge
Sunday, Dec. 6th vs. Prince Albert (6pm) Tuesday, Dec. 15th @ Red Deer
Wednesday, Dec. 9th vs. Kelowna Wednesday, Dec. 16th @ Edmonton
Friday, Jan. 8th vs. Moose Jaw Friday, Dec. 18th @ Calgary
Saturday, Jan 9th vs. Medicine Hat Sunday, Dec. 27nd @ Medicine Hat
Wednesday, Jan. 13th vs. Brandon Tuesday, Dec. 29th @ Calgary
Friday, Jan. 15th vs. Edmonton Thursday, Dec. 31st @ Kootenay
Saturday, Jan. 16th vs. Swift Current Saturday, Jan. 2nd @ Lethbridge
Friday, Jan. 22nd vs. Swift Current Saturday, Jan. 23rd @ Swift Current
Sunday, Jan. 24th vs. Kootenay Saturday, Jan. 30th @ Moose Jaw
Friday, Jan. 29th vs. Moose Jaw Tuesday, Feb. 9th @ Brandon
Tuesday, Feb. 2nd vs. Red Deer Friday, Feb. 12th @ Red Deer
Friday, Feb. 5th vs. Saskatoon Saturday, Feb. 13th @ Edmonton
Saturday, Feb. 6th vs. Kootenay Friday, Feb. 19th @ Brandon
Wednesday, Feb. 10th vs. Calgary Tuesday, Feb. 23rd @ Moose Jaw
Saturday, Feb. 20th vs. Chilliwack Friday, Feb. 26th @ Swift Current
Wednesday, Feb. 24th vs. Vancouver Saturday, Feb 27th @ Saskatoon
Friday, March 5th vs. Lethbridge Tuesday, March 2nd @ Swift Current
Saturday, March 6th vs. Prince Albert Wednesday, March 10th @ Saskatoon
Friday, March 12th vs. Brandon Saturday, March 13th @ Brandon

**All home games are a 7pm start unless otherwise noted.