|Saskatoon Blades (5-0-0-0) at Regina Pats (3-1-0-0)
Tonight – The Saskatoon Blades continue their exhibition schedule as they welcome the Regina Pats to SaskTel Centre. Tickets are $5 each and available at the doors at SaskTel Centre. It’s the first and only meeting of the two rivals in the pre-season. The Blades are a perfect 5-0 while the Pats have went 3-1 through the pre-season.
The roster – The Blades are down to 28 players on the pre-season roster, three of which are still away at NHL Camps; Chase Wouters (Tampa Bay), Eric Florchuk (Washington), Kristian Roykas-Marthinsen (Washington).
That leaves the Blades with 13 available forwards, 9 defensemen, and 3 goaltenders.
The Matchup – Michael Farren leads the Blades in pre-season scoring with 7 points in 4 contests. Import forward Nikita Sedov leads Regina in scoring with 6 points in 4 games.
In goal Koen MacInnes and Dorrin Luding have split the duties in goal so far for the Blades; MacInnes with 3 wins and Luding with 2 in as many starts.
The Pats have used four different goalies in their pre-season, veteran Kyle Dumba and rookie Matthew Pesenti have the best numbers; Pesenti with 2 wins and Dumba with a 31 save shutout victory.
Reminder: There will not be a live stream but the game will be broadcast on the radio on 98 COOL FM. Fans can also follow along on the Blades Mobile App or on Twitter for live updates.
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