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10-24-2005, 05:47 PM
from reginapats.com

Weekly Update


Regina Pats Weekly Update (Oct. 24 - Oct. 30, 2005)

Where The Team Stands: The Pats currently sit in a first place tie with the Moose Jaw Warriors in the East Division with 18 points ... The Pats record of 9-4-0-0 also ties them for second in the conference with the Calgary Hitmen ...

Roster Update: The Pats currently have twenty-five players on their current roster, including two goaltenders, eight defencemen, and fifteen forwards ... Eleven have been drafted by the Pats ... Ten have been acquired via trade ... Four were protected list additions ... One was selected in the CHL Import Draft ...

Leading Pat: Eighteen-year-old Czech forward Petr Kalus leads the Pats offensively with fifteen points (nine goals, six assists) ... Troy Brouwer of Moose Jaw leads the league with twenty-two points (ten goals, twelve assists) ...

Injuries: Veteran defenceman Andy Schenn is out with a broken finger ... Nineteen-year-old forward Shane Halifax has yet to return to the line-up since suffering a concussion on October 1st vs. Moose Jaw ... Twenty-year-old Jordan McGillivray missed last Saturday's game after taking a puck in the face on Friday ...

One Year Ago: On October 24, 2004 the Pats were 5-8-1-0 after dropping back-to-back games to Medicine Hat & Kootenay at the Agridome ...

Special Teams: The Pats have the sixth ranked power-play in the league capitalizing on 14/69 opportunities (20.3%) ... Pats penalty-killers have an 80% success rate (56/70) fourteenth best on the league ... Garrett Festerling, Jordan McGillivray & Matt Robinson each have a short-handed goal this season ...

Shootout Success: For the second time in less than a week the Pats defeated Prince Albert in a shootout at Brandt Centre ... Petr Kalus was the only shooter to score giving the Pats a 2 - 0 record in the shootout this season ... The Raiders have lost a league-high four games in a shootout this season ...

Centennial Celebration: The Pats & Saskatoon Blades will celebrate Saskatchewan's Centennial his weekend with a home & home series as part of the Saskatchewan Centennial Retro Challenge ... Both teams will be wearing retro jerseys with the Saskatchewan Centennial patch ... Tickets for Saturday's game at Brandt Centre have been reduced by 50% ... The Pats will have a silent auction during the game for the jerseys which pay tribute to the Pats past ties to the Montreal Canadiens ... Proceeds from the jersey auction go towards the Hospitals of Regina Foundation & the Regina Pats Secondary Education Fund ...

Brandt Centre Advantage: The Pats have the league's top home ice record with an 8-1-0-0 record at the newly re-named Brandt Centre ... The Pats only blemish at home this season was a 6 - 4 decision to the Kelowna Rockets on October 8 ...

Russian Streak: Twenty-year-old Denis Tolpeko has a point in all eight games as a Pat and holds the third longest point streak in the league this season ...

Fitness Testing: The Pats had an extra day off the ice last week and spent an afternoon at the Credit Union EventPlex undergoing fitness testing ...

Drafted Players: Petr Kalus - Boston Bruins (2nd Round, 39th Overall), Derek Reinhart Columbus Blue Jackets (6th Round, 177th Overall)

Project First Goal: On Wednesday the Pats formally announced Project First Goal, an initiative with the RCMP & City Police to raise awareness to grade six & seven students on the effects of substance abuse ... Six Pats players left for Vancouver on Sunday morning and will return late tonight after visiting the "Hastings" district in Vancouver ... Upon their return, the Pats will make presentations at local schools with the RCMP & City Police ...

Breakfast On Thursday: The Pats & Saskatchewan Special Olympics are hosting a "Training For Life" Breakfast on Thursday, from 7:00 - 8:30AM at the Delta Regina Hotel ... WHL Commissioner Ron Robison & former Olympian, "Jungle" Jim Hunter are the guest speakers ...

Upcoming Week:
Monday, October 24 Practice 2:30 - 5:00PM
Tuesday, October 25 Practice 2:30 - 5:00PM
Wednesday, October 26 Practice 2:30 - 5:00PM
Thursday, October 27 Practice 2:30 - 5:00PM
Friday, October 28 Game @ Saskatoon - 7:00PM Credit Union Centre
Saturday, October 29 Game vs. Saskatoon - 7:00PM Brandt Centre
Sunday, October 30 Practice 11:20 - 12:40PM

(All Practices at Brandt Centre, unless otherwise noted - location & time subject to change)

Week In Review:

Friday, October 21 - Prince Albert 2 @ Regina 3 (Shootout) - Record (8-4-0-0) - Attendance 3880
Goals: 1 - Bernhardt (3) from Duval & Deck
2 - Tolpeko (6)
3 - Shootout game winner by Kalus
Goalie: David Reekie (14 Saves, 2 GA)

Saturday, October 22 - Kootenay 3 @ Regina 5 - Record (9-4-0-0) - Attendance 3884
Goals: 1 - Schira (2) from Robinson & Kalus
2 - Tolpeko (7) from Deck & Pyett
3 - Bernhardt (4) from Duval & Sievert
4 - Robinson (8)
5 - Tolpeko (8) from Pyett & Deck
Goalie: Linden Rowat (27 Saves, 3 GA)

Busy Week Away From The Ice: Members of the Pats are busy away from the rink this week with numerous community appearances, including visits to Thompson School on Wednesday for World Food Day, & Scott Collegiate on Thursday for a "Chilli For Children" event ...

Co-op Kids Skate: Members of the Pats will have a skating party with the Co-op Kids Club on Sunday afternoon at Brandt Centre beginning at 2:00PM

ADT Canada/Russia Challenge: The roster for Team WHL is expected to be announced on Wednesday ... Tickets for the ADT Canada/Russia Challenge are on sale at the Brandt Centre Box Office for $22 ... The Regina Pats are hosting the December 1st game which will feature a Russian All-Star squad against Canadian World Junior hopefuls from the WHL ... Fans can call the Brandt Centre Box Office at 781-9300 for ticket ...