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Two Pats To Play In ADT Canada/Russia Challenge

October 26, 2005


Regina SK ---- This afternoon the CHL announced that two Regina Pats defencemen will play in the December 1st ADT Canada/Russia Challenge in Regina on Thursday, December 1st at Brandt Centre.

Nineteen-year-old Pats captain Kyle Deck & seventeen-year-old defenceman Logan Pyett were named to the twenty-two-player WHL roster that will compete against Team Russia. Regina Pats Head Coach, Curtis Hunt will serve with Cory Clouston of the Kootenay Ice as Assistant Coaches with Head Coach, Brent Sutter, of the Red Deer Rebels. Pats Athletic Therapist, Greg Mayer, will serve in the same capacity with Team WHL in Regina,

“We are thrilled for Kyle and Logan to be given the opportunity to play in the ADT Canada/Russia Challenge, and to have Curtis Hunt and Greg Mayer join them as part of the staff is an added bonus. This will be a real treat for our fans to see tremendous international hockey at Brandt Center and the fact that the Pats are well represented should make it a special night,” commented Pats GM Brent Parker.

The selection committee consisted of Donn Clark, Prince Albert Raiders, Bruce Hamilton, Kelowna Rockets, Brent Sutter, Red Deer Rebels and Blair Mackasey, Hockey Canada.

Tickets for the 2005 ADT Canada/Russia Challenge are on sale at the Brandt Centre Box Office, or by calling 306.781.9300. Group tickets are also available through the Pats office by calling 306.522.5604.

The 2005 CHL ADT Canada-Russia Challenge is supported by CHL associate sponsors CGC Sheetrock, Bell, NAPA and Slam, and local sponsors Horizon, DirectWest, ICR, Radisson Hotel, Saskatoon Inn and Saskatchewan Centennial 2005.

TEAM WHL includes forwards:

Boyd, Dustin Moose Jaw Warriors Winnipeg, MB. CGY '04
Calla, Brady Everett Silvertips Kelowna, BC Eligible '06
Chipchura, Kyle Prince Albert Raiders Vimy, AB MTL '04
Comeau, Blake Kelowna Rockets Meadow Lake, SK NYI '04
Drazenovic, Nick Prince George Cougars Prince George, BC STL '05
Hamill, Zach Everett Silvertips Port Coquitlam, BC Eligible '07
Helm, Darren Medicine Hat Tigers Winnipeg, MB DET '05
Hunter, Eric Prince George Cougars Winnipeg, BC Free Agent
Jones, Blair Moose Jaw Warriors Craik, SK. TB '05
Keller, Justin Kelowna Rockets Summerland, BC TB '04
McArdle, Kenndal Moose Jaw Warriors Burnaby, BC. FLA '05
Russell, Ryan Kootenay Ice Caroline, AB NYR '05
Yellow Horn, Colton Lethbridge Hurricanes Brocket, AB Free Agent

The defence for TEAM WHL are:
Barker, Cam Medicine Hat Tigers Winnipeg, MB CHI '04
Deck, Kyle Regina Pats Sedley, SK Free Agent
Kohn, Dustin Calgary Hitmen Edmonton, AB NYI '05
Pyett, Logan Regina Pats Balgonie, SK Eligible '06
Rogers, Andy Prince George Cougars Calgary, AB TB '04
Russell, Kris Medicine Hat Tigers Caroline, AB CLB '05
Schultz, Jeff Calgary Hitmen Calgary, AB WSH '04

In goal TEAM WHL will have:
Pogge, Justin Calgary Hitmen Penticton, BC TOR ' 05
Yeomans, Derek Kelowna Rockets St. Albert, AB Free Agent

2005 CHL Canada/Russia Challenge - Schedule of Games

Game 1 – Monday November 21 at Drummondville, Quebec
Game 2 – Wednesday November 23 at Moncton, New Brunswick
Game 3 – Thursday November 24 at Kitchener, Ontario
Game 4 – Monday November 28 at Peterborough, Ontario
Game 5 – Wednesday November 30 at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Game 6 – Thursday December 1 at Regina, Saskatchewan