Pats Continue Road Swing Against Kootenay
October 24, 2012
The Blue and White look to break a five game road slide
|North Bay Battalion|
|Owen Sound Attack|
|Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds|
|Acadie-Bathurst Titan||Baie-Comeau Drakkar|
|Blainville-Boisbriand Armada||Cape Breton Screaming Eagles|
|Charlottetown Islanders||Chicoutimi Sagueneens|
|Drummondville Voltigeurs||Gatineau Olympiques|
|Halifax Mooseheads||Moncton Wildcats|
|Quebec Remparts||Rimouski Oceanic|
|Rouyn-Noranda Huskies||Saint John Sea Dogs|
|Shawinigan Cataractes||Sherbrooke Phoenix|
|Val-d'Or Foreurs||Victoriaville Tigres|
Ten games ago, the Pats and Ice went head to head in their first meeting of 2012-13. Though the Pats found a strong start, goaltender Mackenzie Skapski kept the Pats off the board and gave the Ice the opportunity for an eventual 4-1 win. Sam Reinhart had two markers for Kootenay in the victory. The Ice are coming off a pair of losses to Kamloops and Red Deer, while the Pats opened their four game road trip with a loss in Red Deer. Tonight’s game can be heard on 620 CKRM with the Press Box Sports Bar Pre-Game Show beginning at 6:35.
Lead Up: Pats vs. Red Deer
Charles Inglis scored once in the first and once in the second to lift the Rebels to a 3-2 win at the Centrium. The Pats got goals from Emil Sylvegard and Kade Pilton while Matt Hewitt made 37 saves in the loss. The Pats trailed by one heading into the third period, but it couldn’t manufacture a tying goal in the final minutes.
20-year old Lane Scheidl has picked up his play in recent games with five points in his last five games. For the season, the Pats veteran forward has eleven points in thirteen games in his final WHL season.
Holding the Line
Colton Jobke is two games away from playing his 200th WHL contest. Last season, he suited up for all but one Pats game, and during his time with Kelowna, the least games he played in a season was 51.
Night of Firsts
Two Pats tallied their first goals wearing the Blue and White against Red Deer. Kade Pilton and Emil Sylvegard both picked up goal number one on the season. Colten Mayor also grabbed his first assist in a Pats uniform.
Doing His Part
Matt Hewitt continues to perform at a high level. Despite back to back losses for the Pats, Hewitt has stopped 73 of 80 shots headed his way, a .913 save percentage.
- In his last game vs. Kootenay, forward Henry Hardarson accumulated 24 penalty minutes
- The Pats hope to improve their record at Western Financial Place with a 2-7-0-0 mark over the last five years
- Last night in Red Deer was only the fourth game Trent Ouellette hasn’t registered a point
at Lethbridge – Friday Oct. 26th, 7 p.m. – Enmax Centre (CKRM)
at Medicine Hat – Saturday Oct. 27th, 7:30 p.m. – The Arena (CKRM)
vs. Saskatoon – Tuesday Oct. 30th, 7 p.m. – Brandt Centre (CKRM)