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Adam Brooks takes a photo with a young fan on the Pats bench after the last game of the season.

'I love this community:' Brooks reflects on 5 years as a Pat

By Arielle Zerr May 16, 2017 - 7:05am Updated: May 16, 2017 - 7:05am

It was not the happily ever after that Adam Brooks was hoping for, but it doesn’t make his story any less a fairy tale.

Sunday night’s loss to Seattle marked the end of...

Ochapowace's Ethan Bear hoists the Ed Chynoweth Cup after Seattle beats the Regina Pats 4-3 in overtime.

Saskatchewan-born Thunderbirds celebrate win close to home

By Arielle Zerr May 15, 2017 - 11:28am Updated: May 15, 2017 - 11:28am

The Seattle Thunderbirds may have been more than 1,600 kilometres from their home rink when they won the WHL Championship, but for five Saskatchewan-born players, they were...

Jamie Nye: Junior hockey in May was a great thing

By Jamie Nye May 15, 2017 - 7:57am Updated: May 15, 2017 - 7:57am

The Regina Pats historic season came to an end but the story of their defeat in the WHL Championship series highlights the fickle business that is a WHL franchise.


Darrell Davis: D-A-V-I-S

By Darrell Davis May 15, 2017 - 7:47am Updated: May 15, 2017 - 7:47am

"Every letter is earned,'' the NHL says in its newest commercial, as it shows names engraved on the Stanley Cup and spelled out by Lemieux, Gretzky, Crosby, Keon, Trottier...

Chase Harrison hugs teammate Adam Brooks after the Pats 4-3 loss in overtime. Both played their last game as Pats Sunday night.

'We had a great year:' Pats' playoff run ends 4-3 in OT

By Arielle Zerr May 14, 2017 - 11:43pm Updated: May 15, 2017 - 7:10am

On the ice the Seattle Thunderbirds hoisted a trophy while their fans whooped and cheered but down under the stands there was quiet silence, hugs and teary-eyed young men....

Pats fans watched game 5 at the Lancaster Taphouse between Regina and the Seattle Thunderbirds on May 12, 2017.

Despite game 5 disappointment, Pats fans remain excited

By Britton Gray May 13, 2017 - 11:39am Updated: May 13, 2017 - 11:39am

It was a roller coaster of emotions for Regina Pats fans on Friday night.

After getting the lead early, the Regina Pats traded blows with the Seattle Thunderbirds but...

Pats' Dawson Leedahl chases down Seattle's Mathew Barzal for the puck.

Pats lose 7-4 leaving Memorial Cup chance in jeopardy

By Arielle Zerr May 13, 2017 - 12:37am Updated: May 13, 2017 - 12:37am

The Pats are returning to Regina in another must-win situation.  

It was a strong start for the Pats, but in the end, a collapse allowed Seattle win 7-4. Seattle is up...

Darrell Davis: Ex-Rider should be out of chances

By Darrell Davis May 12, 2017 - 8:13am Updated: May 12, 2017 - 8:13am

Innocent or guilty, Justin Cox's career with the Saskatchewan Roughriders should be over.

His lawyer has asked for an early trial because Cox is unemployed. That hints...

Jamie Nye: A case for Ottawa to be the team to cheer for

By Jamie Nye May 12, 2017 - 8:11am Updated: May 12, 2017 - 8:11am

I think it is cliché just to start throwing support behind teams because they are the only Canadian team left.

But there are plenty of reasons to support the Ottawa...

Fans are lined up inside the box office at new Mosaic Stadium after a power outage at the Brandt Centre on May 11, 2017.

Power outage causes concern for fans waiting on Pats tickets

By Britton Gray May 11, 2017 - 2:26pm Updated: May 11, 2017 - 2:26pm

Excitement quickly turned to panic for Regina Pats fans lined up outside of the Brandt Centre during the early hours Thursday.

Fans had been waiting outside the arena...

Jamie Nye: Ottawa's success shows NHL's mistake

By Jamie Nye May 11, 2017 - 8:27am Updated: May 11, 2017 - 8:28am

The Ottawa Senators advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals and amazing as it is, it does showcase the flawed structure of the NHL's Playoff format.

Currently, they...

Darrell Davis: Rock on!

By Darrell Davis May 11, 2017 - 8:22am Updated: May 11, 2017 - 8:22am

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson could become president of the United States.

In a recent magazine article, he told GQ it's a possibility he might run in 2020. Johnson is the...