Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Monday, September 29, 2014
The Portland Winterhawks have acquired forward Miles Koules from the Medicine Hat Tigers in exchange for a fourth round draft pick in the 2017 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.
Koules, 20, is in his third WHL season. He had career-highs across the board last season with 25 goals and 26 assists for 51 points. In 141 career games, Koules has totaled 45 goals and 47 assists for 92 points, including one goal in two games thus far in 2014-15.
“Miles is a player whose experience will add to our group,” said Portland Winterhawks General Manager & Head Coach Jamie Kompon. “He excels at puck possession and his offensive instincts make him a player who will add to our attack this season.”
The acquisition of Koules gives the Winterhawks four 20-year-old overage players, along with Josh Hanson, Travis McEvoy and Joshua Smith. The team has until October 15 to get down to three overage players.
Saturday, October 4th – Pats
It’s a divisional rematch when the Prince Albert Raiders visit the Pats at the Brandt Centre. After the Blue and White got out of the Art Hauser Centre with a win on the weekend, their northern rivals will be hungry to return the favour. It’s also Pats fans first chance to see newly acquired forward Pavel Padakin in action after Padakin played his first two games on the road over the weekend.
The Pats play their first non-divisional game when they host the Conner Bleackley, Adam Musil and the Red Deer Rebels. Bleackley was selected in the 1st Round of the NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Avalanche while Musil was ranked as ‘B’ player on CSS’ “Ones to Watch” list for the 2015 Draft.
Kyle Burroughs returns from New York Islanders Training Camp
Pats acquire Pavel Padakin (’94) from Calgary in exchange for 2015 3rd Round Bantam pick
Pats release import forward Maximilian Kammerer (’96)
Pats reassign defenceman Ryan Krushen (’98) to Sherwood Park Midget AAA
The ‘firsts’ kept on coming for the Pats on the weekend with John Paddock, Dave Struch and Darrin McKechnie earning their first win behind the bench. Sam Steel, Brady Reagan, Rylee Zimmer and Colton Kroeker each scored the first goals of their WHL careers.
The Pats added to their scoring depth during the week, bringing in overage import forward Pavel Padakin from the Calgary Hitmen. Padakin has a proven scoring touch, potting 27 goals last season. The Ukrainian forward picked up an assist against Prince Albert on Saturday for his first point with the Pats.
After playing their previous two away from the Brandt Centre, the Pats enter into a four game home stand this weekend. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster, the Brandt Centre Box Office or Safeway locations around Regina. For information on discounts for groups of twenty or more, call 306-337-1538.
The Regina Pats are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated and professional individual to join our staff as the Director of Merchandise. This person will be responsible for the operation of the Neutral Zone Store and expanding the Pats’ retail reach. For more information and directions on where to apply, visit ReginaPats.com/jobopportunities.
There’s still time to become a Pats Season Ticket Holder for the 2014-15 Regular Season! Don’t miss out on any of the action as the Pats take on the best the WHL has to offer. For more information on becoming a Season Ticket Holder visit ReginaPats.com/seasontickets or call 306-337-1538.
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Saturday, October 4th – Next Pats Home Game vs. Prince Albert (7:00 p.m.)
Stadnyk recorded three goals and four assists for seven points along with a +4 rating in two games during the past week, leading the Silvertips to a pair of road victories over the Portland Winterhawks.
On Saturday, September 27th, Stadnykscored two goals and added an assist while being named the game’s 1st Star in a 5-1 victory over the Winterhawks. On Sunday, September 28th, he notched a goal and three assists while earning 2nd Star honours in a 6-4 victory in Portland as the Silvertips improved to 3-0-0-0 to begin the 2014-15 WHL Regular Season.
Stadnyk, an 18-year-old from Saskatoon, SK, is in his third season in the WHL with the Silvertips. He currently leads the ‘Tips and sits tied for fourth in WHL scoring with seven points through three games. The Silvertips’ eighth-round pick, 169th overall, in the 2010 WHL Bantam Draft, Stadnyk has appeared in 147 career regular season contests, amassing 34 goals and 58 points. Stadnyk is eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft.
The WHL has also nominated Tristan Jarry of the Edmonton Oil Kings for the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week award. A 19-year-old from Delta, B.C., Jarry posted a 2-0-0-0 record in two starts over the past week, allowing just two goals on 63 shots for a 1.00 goals against average and a .968 save percentage in that span. On Friday, September 26th, Jarry stopped 25 of 26 shots to post his first win of the season as the Oil Kings skated to a 5-1 road victory over the Swift Current Broncos. On Saturday, September 27th, Jarry turned aside 36 of 37 shots and was named the game’s 1st Star in a 2-1 win over the Tigers in Medicine Hat. Now in his fourth season in the WHL with the Oil Kings, Jarry has amassed a 72-23-3-1 record with 14 shutouts in 106 career regular season games. Jarry was selected in the second round, 44th overall, by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2013 NHL Draft.
Denny’s WHL Player of the Week
Sept. 19 – Sept. 21: Jay Merkley, Swift Current Broncos
Sept. 22 – Sept. 28: Carson Stadnyk, Everett Silvertips