Pats Dominate Third Period In Big Win Over Rebels

By Troy Gillard (Twitter: @Troy_Gillard)
April 13, 2016 - 9:59am

The Regina Pats scored three times in the third period as they doubled up on the Red Deer Rebels 6-3 Tuesday night.

The loss ended the Rebels' five game winning streak and saw their lead in the second round WHL Playoffs series cut to 2-1.

Game four goes Wednesday night at the Brandt Centre in Regina (7 p.m. on The Drive) where 6247 fans turned out for game three.

Jake DeBrusk and Jake Leschyshyn traded power play goals just over two minutes apart in the opening period.

Each team scored twice in the middle frame with Michael Spacek and Nelson Nogier scoring for Red Deer and Sam Steel and Lane Zablocki replying for Regina.

It was all Pats in the third period as Connor Hobbs and Rykr Cole, just 12 seconds apart, and Austin Wagner paced them to a 6-3 triumph.

Regina outshot Red Deer 40-28 in the game with Tyler Brown picking up the win and Trevor Martin the loss. The Pats were 2/7 on the power play and added a shorthanded goal while the Rebels went 1/3.

The Pats win means game five of the series will take place at the Enmax Centrium Friday night at 7 p.m.

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