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11-14-2005, 04:58 PM
From reginapats.com


Regina Pats Weekly Update (Nov. 14 - Nov. 20, 2005)

Where The Team Stands: The Pats currently sit in third place in the East division with a 12-8-0-0 record and twenty-four points, six behind division leading Saskatoon, who have won eight straight games, and five points back of Moose Jaw ... The Pats sit eleven points ahead of Prince Albert & Brandon ...

Roster Update: The Pats currently have twenty-three players on their current roster, including two goaltenders, seven defencemen, and fourteen forwards ... Nine have been drafted by the Pats ... Nine 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 leads the team offensively with twenty-two points ... Tolpeko has ten goals and twelve assists ... Troy Brouwer of Moose Jaw lead the league with thirty-six points (nineteen goals, seventeen assists) ... Eighteen-year-old Czech forward Petr Kalus leads the Pats with twelve goals this season ...

Injuries: On Saturday the Pats learned that seventeen-year-old defenceman Spencer Fraipont will require back surgery and will not return to the line-up this season ... Fraipont has been placed on the 60-Day injury list ... Last Monday the team announced that nineteen-year-old veteran defenceman Andy Schenn will not return to the team this season ... Schenn, who was acquired from Vancouver last November is suffering from post-concussion syndrome ...

One Year Ago: On November 14, 2004 the Pats were 8-11-2-1 after losing a 4 - 3 overtime decision to the Saskatoon Blades at Credit Union Centre ...

Special Teams: The Pats have the seventh ranked power-play in the league capitalizing on 19/103 opportunities (18.4%) ... Pats penalty-killers have an 80.0% success rate (80/100) fifteenth in the league ... Garrett Festerling, Matt Robinson & Justin Bernhardt each have a short-handed goal this season ... Petr Kalus leads the team with six power-play goals this season ...

Bernie's Streak: Seventeen-year-old Yorkton product, Justin Bernhardt has a point in four straight games ...

McGillivray Released: On Saturday the Pats released veteran twenty-year-old forward Jordan McGillivray ... McGillivray was a 2000 bantam draft choice and scored 36 goals and 22 assists and added 399 penalty minutes in 220 career WHL regular season games with the Pats ...

Struggling with Saskatoon: The Pats dropped both games they played last week, losing to Saskatoon at Credit Union Centre on Wednesday night 7 - 2, & at home on Saturday 5 - 2 ... The Blades are the hottest team in the league winning eight straight, including last night defeating Brandon 7 - 2 at home ...

Seven Ahead On The Road: The Pats will depart for Spokane immediately following Tuesday's game at Brandt Centre and begin for their west-coast road trip ... The Pats will play seven games in nine nights on the trip ... To date the Pats have played a league low six games on the road ...

Pats TV To Debut On Thursday: Fans will be able to get their Pats fix on Thursday night at 9:00PM when Access communications will air the first episode of Pats TV this season ... Guests on the show will include Brett Leffler, Logan Pyett, Nick Ross, Linden Rowat & Pats Dir. of Scouting Todd Ripplinger ...

Pats Western Trip:
Friday, November 18 @ Spokane - 9:00PM
Saturday, November 19 @ Tri-City - 9:00PM
Sunday, November 20 @ Portland - 7:00PM
Tuesday, November 22 @ Everett - 9:05PM
Wednesday, November 23 @ Seattle - 9:05PM
Friday, November 25 @ Vancouver - 9:30PM
Saturday, November 26 @ Kelowna - 9:00PM

Tolpeko leads Molson Cup Race: On Saturday Night Molson Canada presented the first quarter Molson Cup Awards ... Denis Tolpeko leads won the first segment and was followed by Czech forward Petr Kalus & veteran netminder David Reekie ...

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

Last Appearance In November: The Pats host Vancouver tomorrow night in their last home game before vacating Brandt Centre and Canadian Western Agribition take over the Exhibition grounds ...

50 Appearances For Reekie: Eighteen-year-old goaltender David Reekie made his 50th WHL appearance on Saturday night ...

Final Practice Today: Curtis Hunt will have practice on Brandt Centre ice for the last time until December 1st today ... The Pats will practice at the Hamilton Arena when they return from the west-coast to allow for the clean-up of Agribition and the preparations for the ADT Canada/Russia Challenge ...

Upcoming Week:
Monday, November 14 Practice 2:30 - 5:00PM
Tuesday, November 15 Game vs. Vancouver - 7:00PM Brandt Centre
Wednesday, November 16 Travel Day
Thursday, November 17 Travel Day
Friday, November 18 Game @ Spokane - 9:00PM Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena
Saturday, November 19 Game @ Tri-City - 9:00PM Tri-Cities Coliseum
Sunday, November 20 Game @ Portland - 7:00PM Memorial Coliseum

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

Week In Review:
Wednesday, November 9 - Regina 2 @ Saskatoon 7 - Record (12-7-0-0)
Goals: 1 - Bernhardt (Penalty-Shot)
2 - Kalus (12) from Festerling & Lind
Goalie: David Reekie (14 Saves, 5 GA)
Linden Rowat (16 Saves, 2 GA)

Saturday, November 12 - Saskatoon 5 @ Regina 2 - Record (12-8-0-0) - Attendance 4196
Goals: 1 - Fuder (3) from Robinson & Schira
2 - Festerling (7) from Bernhardt & Tolpeko
Goalie: David Reekie (20 Saves, 5 GA)

Bubnick In Black: Sunday's game vs. Portland will be the first and only time the Pats will face former teammate Jon Bubnick this season ... Bubnick was traded to the Winter Hawks during the summer in exchange for nineteen-year-old forward Garrett Festerling ...

Ice Mania: The Pats had four prospects playing in the Prince Albert Ice Mania Midget Hockey Tournament this past weekend ... Pats draft pick Colten Teubert, Matt Delahey, Dru Cotterill, Curtis Kulchar all participate din the tournament which was won by the Notre Dame Hounds ... Trent Rumple of Moose Jaw did not play due to an injury ...

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 located in the east-end of Brandt Centre ...