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11-08-2005, 11:28 AM
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Weekly Update


Regina Pats Weekly Update (Nov. 7 - Nov. 13, 2005)

Where The Team Stands: The Pats currently sit in a first place in the East division with Moose Jaw and hold a 12-6-0-0 record ... The Pats & Warriors each have 24 points in the standings ... The Pats & Warriors are two points ahead of Saskatoon, and eleven ahead of Prince Albert and Brandon ...

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 Pats: Twenty-year-old Denis Tolpeko took over the team scoring lead yesterday scoring a goal and adding three assists vs. Moose Jaw ... Tolpeko has ten goals and eleven assists and is tied for fourteenth in league scoring ... Troy Brouwer of Moose Jaw lead the league with thirty-one points (sixteen goals, fifteen assists) ... Eighteen-year-old Czech forward Petr Kalus leads the Pats with eleven goals this season ...

Injuries: The Pats injury situation remains the same this week ... Veteran defenceman Andy Schenn is out indefinitely suffering from post-concussion syndrome and a broken finger ... Nineteen-year-old forward Shane Halifax has been out of the line-up for five weeks since suffering a concussion vs. Moose Jaw ... Spencer Fraipont is out indefinitely with a back injury ... Brett Leffler is day-to-day with a groin injury ...

One Year Ago: On November 7, 2004 the Pats were 8-9-2-0 after sweeping a weekend home & home series with Moose Jaw to give them their third straight win of the season ...

Special Teams: The Pats have the fourth ranked power-play in the league capitalizing on 19/93 opportunities (20.4%) ... Pats penalty-killers have an 83.3% success rate (75/90) thirteenth in the league ... Garrett Festerling, Jordan McGillivray & Matt Robinson each have a short-handed goal this season ... Petr Kalus leads the team with six power-play goals this season ...

Ross Enjoying Success Around The Net: Yesterday Nineteen-year-old Kyle Ross had the second multi-goal game of his career, giving him six goals on the season ... Ross's career high for goals in a season came last year with ten ...

Blanked At Home: The Pats were blanked 4 - 0 at Brandt Centre on Wednesday snapping their six game winning streak at home ... It was the first time the Pats had been shut-out at home since January 9, 2005 when they suffered a 1 - 0 loss to Brandon ...

Molson Cup Presentation on Saturday: On Saturday Night Molson Canada will present the first quarter segment of the Molson Cup ... Each game players earn points for being named one of the three stars of the game ...

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

Two Home Games Remain Until Trip: The Pats will host Saskatoon this Saturday and then play Vancouver at Brandt Centre on Tuesday, November 15th before departing for a seven game road trip through the U.S. and B.C. divisions ... The seven games are in seven nights and is the most condensed part of the season schedule for the Pats this season ... To date the Pats and Vancouver Giants have played a league-low five road games this season ...

Waiting To Light The Lamp: Three rookie forwards are waiting to record their first career WHL goal ... Levi Lind, Jason MacDonald & Michael Senseman are the only regular forwards on the team without a goal this season ...

Hitting The Score-Sheet First: The Pats improved their record yesterday to 8-0-0-0 when they score the first goal of the game this season ...

Bernhardt Hits Career High: Seventeen-year-old forward had three goals this past weekend to give him seven this season in twelve games ... Last year Bernhardt had five goals in fourty-two games ...

Staying Away From The Box: The Pats 327 penalty minutes as a team is the second lowest total in the Eastern Conference ... The Lethbridge Hurricanes have taken a league-low 276 penalty minutes this season ...

Hitting The Turf: Pats Athletic Therapist Greg Mayer will be putting the Pats through their paces this afternoon as the team will train at the Credit Union EventPlex during their usual on ice practice time ...

Exhibition Stadium this Week: The Pats will practice at exhibition Stadium on Thursday & Friday as the Brandt Centre will hold a Remembrance Day ceremony on Friday beginning at 10:00AM ...

Leading At The Break: The Pats have enjoyed success this year when leading or being tied at the first and second intermission ... The team is 10-0-0-0 when holding the lead or being tied in both the first & second intermission ...

Inaugural "Project First Goal" Presentation This Week: Kyle Deck & Matt Robinson will be speaking with members of the RCMP at St. Francis School on Tuesday morning in the first "Project First Goal" drug abuse presentation ... Deck, Robinson, Kyle Ross, Jordan McGillivray, Derek Reinhart & Garrett Festerling travelled to Vancouver with members of the RCMP & City Police to view the "Hastings District" and will speak to twenty schools in the Regina area this season ...

Upcoming Week:
Monday, November 7 Dry-Land Training 2:30 - 5:00PM (Credit Union EventPlex)
Tuesday, November 8 Practice 2:30 - 5:00PM
Wednesday, November 9 Game @ Saskatoon - 7:00PM Credit Union Centre
Thursday, November 10 Practice 2:30 - 5:00PM (Exhibition Stadium)
Friday, November 11 Practice 2:30 - 5:00PM (Exhibition Stadium)
Saturday, November 12 Game vs. Saskatoon - 7:00PM Brandt Centre
Sunday, November 13 Practice 11:20 - 12:40PM

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

Week In Review:
Wednesday, November 2 - Medicine Hat 4 @ Regina 0 - Record (10-6-0-0) - Attendance 3417
Goals: None
Goalie: Linden Rowat (27 Saves, 4 GA)

Friday, November 4 - Swift Current 3 @ Regina 4 - Record (11-6-0-0) - Attendance 4061
Goals: 1 - K. Ross (4) from Kalus
2 - Pyett (3) from Robinson & Senseman
3 - Kalus (11) from Pyett & Deck
4 - Bernhardt (5) from Kalus & Deck
Goalie: Linden Rowat (19 Saves, 3 GA)

Sunday, November 6 - Moose Jaw 4 @ Regina 5 - Record (12-6-0-0) - Attendance 4710
Goals: 1 - Tolpeko (10)
2 - Bernhardt (6) from Tolpeko & Reinhart
3 - K. Ross (6) from Tolpeko & Schira
4 - K. Ross (7) from Schira & N. Ross
5 - Bernhardt (7) from Tolpeko
Goalie: Reekie (30 Saves, 4 GA)

ADT Canada/Russia Challenge: 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 tickets ...

Player Cards Are Available: The 2005-2006 Regina Pats Co-op Gas Bars Player Card are available ... Fans can obtain a different card each game day from Co-op Gas Bars around the city, or purchase a complete set from the Neutral Zone, the Pats retail store locate din the east-end of Brandt Centre ...