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The Regina Pats and Lethbridge Hurricanes split their season series, each team winning two games apiece.

Pats duke it out with Lethbridge in Eastern Conference Final

By Arielle Zerr April 19, 2017 - 12:11pm Updated: April 19, 2017 - 12:11pm

The Regina Pats now know their opponent for the next round of the playoffs.

The Lethbridge Hurricanes beat the Medicine Hat Tigers 5-4 in overtime, knocking off the...

Darrell Davis: Let them cry

By Darrell Davis April 19, 2017 - 8:03am Updated: April 19, 2017 - 8:03am

TV commentators Charles Barkley and Nick Kypreos don't like to see athletes crying.

Barkley said he felt "uncomfortable" watching the Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas...

Jamie Nye: eSports will be in the Olympics, I won't like it

By Jamie Nye April 19, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: April 19, 2017 - 8:00am

This is truly a sign of the apocalypse.

Or maybe I'm overstating it, but at the Asian Games in 2022, eSports will be full-fledged medal, ahem, sport.

Just what...

Darrell Davis: NHL playoffs are perfect

By Darrell Davis April 18, 2017 - 7:35am Updated: April 18, 2017 - 7:35am

Hey, NHL governors: Don't even think about changing your playoff format!

Remember all the naysayers who were criticizing how the teams were positioned? They were...

Jamie Nye: Jays making changes? Don't hold your breathe

By Jamie Nye April 18, 2017 - 7:27am Updated: April 18, 2017 - 7:27am

You certainly can't win a World Series in April but you can most definitely lose it.

That is what looks to be happening to the Toronto Blue Jays with a 2-10 start. It's...

Regina Pats fans cheer on the team at a sold out Brandt Centre on April 17, 2017.

Regina cheers on Pats as they advance in the playoffs

By Britton Gray April 18, 2017 - 6:51am Updated: April 18, 2017 - 4:00pm

A sold out crowd at the Brandt Centre watched the Regina Pats complete the series comeback and defeat the Swift Current Broncos in WHL playoff action.

Fans cheered...

The Regina Pats cameback from the brink of elimination to make it to the Eastern Conference Finals.

Comeback complete: Pats beat Swift to move on to Round 3

By Arielle Zerr April 17, 2017 - 11:10pm Updated: April 17, 2017 - 11:27pm

Outside the locker room the Pats had their share of doubters, but inside they had confidence.

Behind 3-1 in a best of seven series against their division rivals, many...

Darrell Davis: The magic of Game 7

By Darrell Davis April 17, 2017 - 7:08am Updated: April 17, 2017 - 7:08am

Game 7: Swift Current Broncos versus the Regina Pats.

It's not just the WHL's smallest centre against the country's oldest junior hockey franchise, this is an all-...

Jamie Nye: The fun police speak out and they're right

By Jamie Nye April 17, 2017 - 7:03am Updated: April 17, 2017 - 8:34am

The fans hate it, the players hate it, and now we find out the referees hate it too – I'm talking about the rule against excessive celebrations for touchdowns in the National...

Austin Wagner scored twice Saturday night to help the Pats force a Game 7.

Pats outwork the Broncos 5-3 to force Game 7

By Arielle Zerr April 16, 2017 - 12:04am Updated: April 16, 2017 - 12:05pm

Just five days ago the Pats were up against the wall.

Saturday night they were celebrating by belting out Bohemian Rhapsody in the locker room.

The number one...

Connor Hobbs lands a hit on a Swift Current Broncos player in game two of the playoffs on April 7, 2017.

Pats stave off playoff elimination with a 3-2 win

By Arielle Zerr April 14, 2017 - 11:38pm Updated: April 14, 2017 - 11:38pm

A packed Brandt Centre got to see what the Regina Pats could do with their backs against the wall and the fans liked what they saw.

The Pats were on the brink of...

Dawson Leedahl had a breakout year with the Regina Pats tripling his goal scoring over his previous season.

'Not ready to be done:' Leedahl hopeful for Pats turnaround

By Arielle Zerr April 14, 2017 - 10:33am Updated: April 17, 2017 - 10:06am

Dawson Leedahl doesn’t want to think about the end.

The sun is setting on the Regina Pats’ forward’s minor hockey career. He’s what the league and its fans call a ‘20’....