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03-08-2006, 04:46 AM
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Regina Pats Weekly Update (Mar. 6, 2006 - Mar. 12, 2006)

Where The Team Stands: The Pats have a 34-26-1-4 record and sit in third place in the East division with seventy-three points ... The Pats are nineteen points back of first-place Moose Jaw and nine back of second-place Saskatoon ... The Pats sit thirteen points ahead of Brandon and sixteen ahead of Prince Albert ...

Roster Update: The Pats 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 ... Three were protected list additions ... One was selected in the CHL Import Draft ...

Leading Pat: Nineteen-year-old forward Garrett Festerling leads the team in scoring with fifty-two points (20 goals, 32 assists) ... The race for the Torchey Schell Top Scorer award is close with Petr Kalus & Matt Robinson one point behind with fifty-one points each … Kyle Ross has fifty points, while Denis Tolpeko has fourty-seven …

Injuries: Nineteen-year-old defenceman and captain, Kyle Deck & nineteen-year-old forward Tyson Sievert both resumed skating last week and are expected to return to game action, prior to the start of the playoffs later this month ... Deck underwent knee surgery last month, while Sievert has been out with a dislocated shoulder …

One Year Ago: On March 6, 2005 the Pats had a 11-45-4-6 record after a 5- 2 home-ice loss to the Swift Current Broncos ...

Special Teams: The Pats have the sixth-ranked power-play in the league scoring 66 goals on 359 man-advantage opportunities (18.4%) ... The Pats are the eleventh rated penalty-killing team in the league allowing 60 goals on 370 short-handed situations (83.8%) ...

Colin O’Brian Man’s Shoppe Player Of The Month: Last Tuesday Colin O’Brian Man’s Shoppe handed out the final two Player of The Month awards for the 2005-2006 season … Winning the January award was twenty-year-old forward Matt Robinson … Robinson had nine goals & eight assists in fourteen games in January … February’s award went to twenty-year-old Denis Tolpeko … In ten games last month Tolpeko had two goals & nine assists …

No Whistle: Tuesday night's game vs. Brandon didn't have a stoppage until the 11:56 mark of the first period ...

Quick Assists: On Tuesday night Denis Tolpeko had two assists on the same shift, fourteen seconds apart … It’s the fifth time this season that Tolpeko has had two assists in the same period …

Teubert’s First Point: Fifteen-year-old Colten Teubert scored his first career point on Friday night vs. Saskatoon, assisting on Kyle Ross’s power-play goal … In eight games with the team this season Teubert has a +5 rating and eight penalty minutes … Teubert turns sixteen on Wednesday ...

Senseman Assists: Eighteen-year-old rookie forward Michael Senseman had two assists late in the third period on Friday for his third multiple point game time this season ...

Playoff Bound: The Pats officially clinched a playoff spot on Friday night, despite losing to Saskatoon when Prince Albert lost 6 – 0 in Brandon … All four division’s have three teams that have qualified for the playoffs , which begin on Friday, Mach 24th … Brandon & Prince Albert will battle for the final East division playoff birth ... Swift Current & Red Deer (Central) … Prince George & Kamloops (B.C.) … Tri-City & Spokane (U.S.) are the other playoff battles …

Hardware Handed Out: On Saturday in pre-game & post-game ceremonies the Pats handed out their 2005-2006 individual player awards:

2005-2006 Regina Pats Individual Award Winners:
Player Of The Year - Denis Tolpeko
Rookie Of The Year - Petr Kalus
Top Defenseman - Kyle Deck
Bill Hicke Most Popular Player - Petr Kalus
Scholastic Player of the Year - Linden Rowat
Hub Bishop Award (Most Sportsmanlike Player) - Kyle Ross
Unsung Hero - Craig Schira
Mike Kartusch Humanitarian of the Year - Kyle Deck

Three In A Row For Deck: Nineteen-year-old captain Kyle Deck was awarded the Pats Top Defenseman Award for the third straight season …

Over Capacity on Saturday: Saturday’s home-finale vs. Moose Jaw had a season-high crowd of 6,120 …

Two Straight Home Losses Matches Season High: The Pats back-to-back losses at Brandt Centre last weekend was the first time since Nov. 12th (Saskatoon) & 15th (Vancouver) that they have lost two games in a row at home … The Pats finished with one of the top home records this season with a 25-7-1-3 record at Brandt Centre …

Regina Pats Home Record:
Breakdown By Day: (W-L-OTL-SOL)
Monday 1-0-0-0
Tuesday 2-1-0-1
Wednesday 1-2-0-0
Friday 6-2-0-1
Saturday 11-2-1-1
Sunday 4-0-0-0

Breakdown vs. Division: (W-L-OTL-SOL)
East 9-4-0-3
Central 13-1-1-0
B.C. 3-2-0-0
U.S. 0-0-0-0

Berny's Streak: Veteran Justin Bernhardt has a goal in three straight games ...

Rosco Rollin': Assistant Captain Kyle Ross has four goals in the last three games ...

Leading After Fourty: Last night the Pats improved their record to 25-0-0-0 when leading after two period this season …

Mayor’s Cup A Draw: Both the Pats & Warriors won five games in the season series, sharing the Mayor’s cup for the first time in it’s brief history … Both teams scored thirty-five goals in the season series …Eight of the ten meetings were decided by one goal, including a shootout on Feb. 10th and overtime game on February 18th … Each team also had a 5 – 0 victory on home-ice (Regina – Dec . 16th, Moose Jaw – Feb. 15th) …

National TV On Sunday: Pats fans will be able to watch the Pats/Hurricanes game from Lethbridge live on Roger’s Sportsnet this Sunday … The CHL Game Of The Week begins at 5:00PM …

Brownlee Back: Eighteen-year-old affiliate player Scott Brownlee dressed for last night’s game in Moose Jaw … It was the first game for Brownlee since he broke his hand in January playing for the Okotoks Oils of the AJHL …

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

Upcoming Week:
Monday, March 6 Off Day
Tuesday, March 7 Practice 2:30 - 5:00PM (Exhibition Stadium)
Wednesday, March 8 Game vs. Swift Current – 7:30PM – Civic Centre
Thursday, March 9 Practice 10:15-11:15AM (Swift Current)/Travel Day
Friday, March 10 Game vs. Calgary - 8:00PM – Pengrowth Saddledome
Saturday, March 11 Game vs. Red Deer - 7:00PM – Enmax Centrium
Sunday, March 12 Game vs. Lethbridge - 6:00PM – Enmax Centre

Week In Review:
Tuesday, Feb. 28 - Brandon 2 @ Regina 3 - Record (33-24-1-4) Attendance 5,128
Goals: 1 - Kalus (31) from Tolpeko & Festerling
2 - Pyett (8) from Robinson & Tolpeko
3 - Duval (10) from Bernhardt & Lind
Goalie: David Reekie (17 Saves, 2 GA)

Friday, Mar. 3 - Saskatoon 6 @ Regina 4 - Record (33-25-1-4) Attendance 4,992
Goals: 1 - K. Ross (18) from Robinson & Teubert
2 – Bernhardt (20) from Senseman
3 - Lind (3) from N. Ross & Senseman
4 – K. Ross (19) from Fauth & Fuder
Goalie: David Reekie (30 Saves, 6 GA)

Saturday, Mar. 4 - Moose Jaw 5 @ Regina 4 - Record (33-26-1-4) Attendance 6,120
Goals: 1 - Robinson (30)
2 - K. Ross (20) from Reinhart & Senseman
3 - Bernhardt (21) from K.Ross & Pyett
4 - Kalus (32) from Fuder & Pyett
Goalie Linden Rowat (25 Saves, 5 GA)

Sunday, Mar. 5 - Regina 4 @ Moose Jaw 3 - Record (34-26-1-4)
Goals: 1 - Pyett (9) from Bernhardt & Kalus
2 - K. Ross (21) from Tolpeko & Pyett
3 - Bernhardt (22) fro Festerling & Schira
4 - Robinson (31) from Duval & Fauth

Playoff Packages Available: 2006 Playoff tickets packages are available at the Regina Pats office, or by calling 522-PATS(7287) ... Season ticket holders have until March 10th to renew their seat for the playoffs ... Individual game tickets will go on sale at the Brandt Centre Box Office at 10:00AM on Monday, March 20th ...

Playoff Fundraiser: The Pats have a great fundraising program for your school, team or non-profit organization ... Contact Kristin Hensrud at 522-PATS(7287) or khensrud@reginapats.com to find out more information on how you can raise funds and watch one of the Pats first two home playoff games in March ...

Pats TV: Join Rod Pedersen on Pats TV this Thursday at 6:30PM with guests Curtis Hunt, Kyle Deck, Matt Robinson & Denis Tolpeko ...