Regina, SK (CKLQ) - The Brandon Wheat Kings came close to a big comeback win over the Regina Pats.
One night after falling victim to a Pats comeback at Westoba Place, the Wheat Kings rallied from a 3-0 second period deficit, only to lose 4-3 in a shootout.
Trailing 3-0 the Wheat Kings got on the board in the second when Ty Thorpe, scored his first goal in his first game in the league.
In the third, Baron Thompson pulled Brandon to within one before Lynden McCallum evened the score.
Regina’s Sergie Alkhimov scored the only goal in the shootout, after a scoreless overtime.
Alkhimov, Scott Mahovlich and Garrett Wright scored goals for the Pats, who improved to 3-1-0-0 in pre-season play.
The Wheat Kings, who received a 31-save performance from goaltender Dylan Myskiw, fell to 0-0-1-1.