Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Off to Round 2

(Picture Courtesy Phil Andrews)

The Regina Pats are the first team to reach Round 2 of the WHL playoffs.
Two goals by Adam Brooks including a shorthanded marker in the second period was all Regina needed as they completed a 4 game sweep of the Swift Current Broncos with a 4-0 win. Daniel Wapple stopped 24 shots to record his first career playoff shutout.
The team played the game without the services of defenceman James Hilsendager who was suspended for a head shot on Swift Current's Jake Debrusk in Game 3.
It is the first playoff win for the Pats since the 2007 season and the first sweep they have had since the 1998 season.
Regina will now meet the Brandon Wheat Kings in Round 2. The Wheat Kings polished off the defending Memorial Cup champion Edmonton Oil Kings with a double overtime win in Game 5 Wednesday night/Thursday morning. The series will begin in Brandon Friday April 10. 

1st Period- No Scoring.Penalties-Zborovskiy Reg (kneeing), 18:47.

2nd Period-1, Regina, Brooks 3   11:53 (SH). 2, Regina, Brooks 4 (Wagner, Williams), 15:16. 3, Regina, D'Amico 3 (Hansen, Gabrielle), 16:54. Penalties-Rigby S.c (charging), 7:29; D'Amico Reg (holding opp. stick), 9:56; Smith Reg (roughing), 19:55; Foulk S.c (roughing), 19:55; Rigby S.c (10-minute misconduct), 19:55.

3rd Period-4, Regina, Hobbs 1 (D'Amico, Padakin), 13:06 (PP). Penalties-Heatherington S.c (inter. on goaltender), 7:53; Williams Reg (boarding), 12:37; Foulk S.c (roughing), 12:37; Cave S.c (elbowing), 12:45; Heatherington S.c (holding), 14:12; Gabrielle Reg (interference), 15:19.

Shots on Goal-Regina 10-16-15-41. Swift Current 9-7-8-24.
Power Play Opportunities-Regina 1 / 4; Swift Current 0 / 3.
Goalies-Regina, Wapple 4-0-0-0 (24 shots-24 saves). Swift Current, Bow 0-3-1-0 (41 shots-37 saves).
Referees-Adam Byblow (23), Chad Williams (60).
Linesmen-Sean Dufour (50), Tarrington Wyonzek (137).


Anonymous said...

I wonder what Brent Parker thinks about this.

Oh yeah, WHO CARES!!!!

I can finally be proud of the team I've grown up watching.

Thank you QCSE for buying this team!


Anonymous said...

Thought Pats would win, but not 4 straight.

Bring on Brandon!

Anonymous said...

Most of these guys are 16 or 17 years old (I won't mention them all, look it up). This team is built to be #1 next year and year after.

Anonymous said...

I thought the Pats would win this series, but I didn't think they would broom the Broncos.

Brandon is damn tough, but Regina will give them a good battle.

Anonymous said...

Rob's thoughts echo the thoughts of many today I'm sure