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02-20-2006, 02:59 PM
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Weekly Update


Regina Pats Weekly Update (Feb. 20, 2006 - Feb. 26, 2006)

Where The Team Stands: The Pats have a 31-24-0-4 record and continue to sit in third place in the East division with sixty-six points, after splitting four games this past week ... The Pats are fifteen points back of first-place Moose Jaw and six behind second-place Saskatoon ... The Pats sit eleven points ahead of Brandon and fourteen ahead of Prince Albert ...

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

Leading Pat: Twenty-year-old forward Matt Robinson & nineteen-year-old forward Garrett Festerling share the team lead with fourty-seven points each ... Robinson has twenty-nine goals and eighteen assists ... Festerling has nineteen goals and twenty-eight assists ...

Injuries: The Pats are without nineteen-year-old captain Kyle Deck for 10 - 14 days after undergoing successful knee surgery last week ... Nineteen-year-old forward Tyson Sievert is listed as week-to-week with a shoulder injury sustained last Saturday vs. Moose Jaw ... Affiliate player Scott Brownlee is continuing to re-hab his broken hand suffered while playing with the Okotoks Oilers of the AJHL ...Brownleee had his cast removed last week ...

One Year Ago: On February 20, 2005 the Pats had a 11-40-3-6 record after dropping a 7 - 2 decision to the Moose Jaw Warriors at the Crushed Can ...

Special Teams: The Pats have the seventh best power-pay in the league scoring 59 goals on 324 man-advantage opportunities (18.2%) ... The Pats are the twelfth rated penalty-killing team in the league allowing 55 goals on 332 short-handed situations (83.4%) ...

Loaded Schedule: The Pats have played three games in eight days vs. division rival Moose Jaw ... The Pats picked up three points against Moose Jaw in that stretch and won't play the division leading Warriors again until a home & home series on March 4th & 5th that will conclude the season series ...

Nice To See The Cougars: The Pats played their first game in fifteen months vs. Prince George last Wednesday defeating the Cougars 4 - 3 ... The Pats last played Prince George on November 28th, 2004 when they dropped a 2 - 1 overtime decision at CN Centre ... The Pats are now 4-0-0-0 vs. Prince George on home-ice over the past five seasons ...

Third OT Win: The Pats picked up an emotional overtime victory win last Saturday vs. Moose Jaw ... The overtime win is the third of the season .. The Pats have yet to lose in overtime this season and have a 4 - 4 record in shootouts ...

Berny Ends Slump: Seventeen-year-old forward Justin Bernhardt ended a thirteen-game goalless drought when he scored in the third period with less than a minute remaining to force overtime ... Berhardt has eighteen goals this season ...

Rare Comeback: Saturday's win improved the Pats record to 3-20-0-2 this season when trailing after the second period ...

Stop The Streak: The Pats ended the Warriors franchise record eleven game winning streak on Saturday ... The Warriors won their tenth straight game on Wednesday vs. Regina ...

Big Crowd: The Pats had their largest crowd of the season on Saturday night with 5,793 fans at Brandt Centre ...

One-Goal Games: The Pats have played five straight one-goal games at Brandt Centre, winning four of them, and dropping the other in a shootout ...

Five More At Home: The Pats will finish their 2005-06 regular season home schedule with a five-game home-stand at Brandt Centre beginning this Friday vs. Calgary ...

Brandt Centre Friendly: The Pats are tied for the league lead with twenty-three home-ice victories along with Calgary & Moose Jaw ... The Pats have picked up a league leading fourty-nine points on home ice this season in thirty-one games ...

Saturday Success: The Pats overtime victory over Moose Jaw improved the Pats record to 11-1-0-0 on Saturday night at Brandt Centre this season ... The team has two more home games on Saturday this season (February 25 vs. Lethbridge & March 4 vs. Moose Jaw) ...

Brouwer Held Pointless: The Pats managed to keep WHL leading scored Troy Brouwer pointless in three games this month ... Brouwer has eighty-eight points in fifty-nine games this season ...

Struggles In Hockey Town North: The Pats are 0-3-0-1 vs. Prince Albert in their last four meetings with the Raiders ... The Pats went over 116 minutes between goals at Art Hauser Centre before Ryan McDonald's third period goal on Sunday ...

Festy Enjoying Career Season: Pats nineteen-year-old forward Garrett Festerling has doubled his goal production from his previous two seasons in Portland ... In 109 regular season games with the Winter Hawks Festerling had eighteen goals ... In 59 games this season the Quesnel BC product has nineteen goals ...

McDonald At Home: Prince Albert product Ryan McDonald scored his fourth goal of the season on Sunday ... McDonald also scored in the Pats 5 - 4 shootout loss at Art Hauser Centre on January 14th ...

Reekie vs. Central: Eighteen-year-old netminder David Reekie has a 8-2-0-0 record vs. Central division opponents this season ...

NHL Break: Former Pats captain Garth Murray, now of the Montreal Canadiens practiced with the team last week while the NHL is on their current Olympic break ... Murray was honoured prior to Saturday's game vs. Moose Jaw, when he performed the ceremonial faceoff ...

Heart & Stroke Win: On Saturday night Western Pizza & the Pats presented a cheque to the Regina Heart & Stroke Foundation for $1,750 From last Monday's annual "Have A Heart" Night ... The Pats collected delivery charges and tips from all ten Western Pizza locations for the tenth consecutive year ...

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

Upcoming Week:
Monday, February 20 Off Day
Tuesday, February 21 Practice 2:30 - 5:00PM
Wednesday, February 22 Practice 2:30 - 5:00PM
Thursday, February 23 Practice 2:30 - 5:00PM
Friday, February 24 Game vs. Calgary - 7:00PM - Brandt Centre
Saturday, February 25 Game vs. Lethbridge - 7:00PM - Brandt Centre
Sunday, February 26 Practice 11:20AM - 12:40PM
(All Practices at Brandt Centre, unless otherwise noted and are subject to change)

Week In Review:
Tuesday, Feb. 14 - Prince George 3 @ Regina 4 (SO) Record (30-22-0-4) Attendance 4,181
Goals: 1 - Robinson (28) from Tolpeko & K. Ross
2 - K. Ross (16) from Deck & Tolpeko
3 - Robinson (29) from Festerling & Pyett
4 - Kalus (27) from Festerling & Bernhardt
Goalie: David Reekie (34 Saves, 3 GA)

Wednesday, Feb. 15 - Regina 0 @ Moose Jaw 5 - Record (30-23-0-4)
Goalie: David Reekie (30 Saves, 5 GA)

Saturday, Feb. 18 - Moose Jaw 3 @ Regina 4 (OT) - Record (31-23-0-4) Attendance 5,793
Goals: 1 - Kalus (28)
2 - Sievert (7) from Duval
3 - Bernhardt (18) from K. Ross & Tolpeko
4 - Festerling (19) from Kalus & Schira
Goalie: David Reekie (29 Saves, 3 GA)

Sunday, Feb. 19 - Regina 1 @ Price Albert 4 - Record (31-24-0-4)
Goals: 1 - Ryan McDonald (4) from Reinhart & Duval
Goalies: David Reekie (10 Saves, 4 GA)
Linden Rowat (9 Saves, 0 GA)

Playoff Packages Available: 2006 Playoff tickets packages are available at the Regina Pats office, or by calling 522-PATS(7287)

Project First Goal: Members of the Pats, RCMP & City Police - Project First Goal Team will be at Gladys McDonald & McLurg School's this week giving drug awareness presentations ...

School Appearances: The Pats have a busy week at Regina Schools, visiting WF Ready, Scott Collegiate & St. Dominic Savio ...

Fundraise With The Pats: Looking for a unique way to fundraise for your school, team or non-profit group? ... The Pats have a great program for you! ... Contact Kristin Hensrud at 522-PATS(7287) or khensrud@reginapats.com to more information and rates for the first two playoff games this March ...

Pats TV: Join Rod Pedersen on Pats TV this Thursday at 6:30PM with guests Al Dumba, Garrett Festerling, Matt Robinson & Cliff Mapes ...

Staples Toss: Staples second "Chuck-A-Puck" intermission promotion of the season will take place at Friday's games vs. Calgary ... Several Staples gift cards will be awarded to the winners, including a $250 gift card for the contestant who "chucks" their puck closest to the centre-ice faceoff dot ...

Support Telemiracle On Saturday: Members of the Queen City Kinnettes will be accepting donations for next month's Telemiracle at Saturday's Game

Player Cards Available At Co-op Gas Bars & Neutral Zone: Each home game-day the first 200 customers a the seven Co-op Gas Bars receive a free Regina Pats hockey card ... Brett Leffler is Friday's featured player, while Levi Lind is Saturday's featured player ... Complete sets of Co-op Gas Bars Regina Pats Player Cards are available each game-day at the Pats retail store, The Neutral Zone, for $5 ...

Safeway FunZone: Pats fans can purchase $6 discounted tickets to the Safeway FunZone at all six Regina Safeway locations each game-day ...