Leavitt Machinery Preview – Game 44 vs. Regina
RAIDER REVIEW: The Raiders (16-19-6-2) host the new-look Regina Pats (23-19-4-0) tonight at the Art Hauser Centre. The Raiders are coming off of a 4-3 win over the WHL-leading Moose Jaw Warriors on Saturday night. Jordy Stallard (2g-1a) and Curtis Miske (1g-2a) each had a three-point night to lead the charge offensively for the Raiders. Kody McDonald scored the fourth and final Raiders’ goal of the evening. In goal, Curtis Meger stopped 19 shots to earn his sixth win of the season.
VS. REGINA: This is fifth of eight meetings between the Raiders and the Pats this season and the third of four at the Art Hauser Centre. In their last trip to Prince Albert, the Pats edged the Raiders 2-1 on the strength of a 47-save performance by Tyler Brown.
2017-18 SEASON SERIES RECAP
Oct. 13/17 at PA | REG 2 PA 1 (OT) | C. Meger (31 saves), T. Brown (25 saves), J. Mahura (GWG)
Dec. 30/17 at PA | REG 2 PA 1 | T. Brown (47 saves), C. Miske (1g), J. Leschyshyn (1g)
Jan. 1/18 at REG | REG 5 PA 4 (OT) | M. Bradley (1g-2a), J. Mahura (1g-2a), B. Pachal (1g-2a)
Jan. 7/18 at REG | REG 4 PA 1 | J. Leschyshyn (2g-1a), C. Fleury (2a), P. Kelly (1a)
Jan. 17/18 at PA
Feb. 3/18 at REG
Feb. 19/18 at PA
March 14/18 at REG
Power play: Prince Albert – 3/23; Regina – 0/16
Leading scorer: Prince Albert – Jordy Stallard (1g-3a); Regina – Matt Bradley (1g-5a)
SCORING IN BUNCHES: With two goals and an assist on Saturday, Jordy Stallard recorded his fifth three-point game of the season. Three of those games were at home. It was also his 10th multi-point game at home this year. The Winnipeg Jets draft pick is also two assists shy of 100 for his WHL career.
COMING UP CLUTCH: Kody McDonald has picked the perfect time to score his two goals with the Raiders. Both of McDonald’s goals were game winners on back-to-back Saturdays. McDonald now has seven game-winning goals this season between the Prince George Cougars and the Raiders.
NEXT UP: The Raiders hit the road for a three-in-three weekend through the Central Division, beginning on Friday night in Red Deer against the Rebels (10-23-8-3). Game time is 8 p.m. The next Raiders’ home game is Friday, January 26 against the Prince George Cougars. Puck drop is 7 p.m. Tickets are available at raiderhockey.com, the Raider Office, or by calling 306-764-5348.