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Wheat Kings Look to Clinch East Title

By: Branden Crowe
Posted: April 25, 2021 10:12

Need 1 point tonight vs Regina

WHEAT KINGS GAME DAY IS DRIVEN BY MAINLINE MOTORS

THE SETUP


The Brandon Wheat Kings and Regina Pats wrap up their 2021 season series tonight inside the Subway East Division Hub. Brandon is looking to make it seven wins in a row, while the Pats have won three of their last four. 

BROADCAST INFORMATION

Game Time: 9:00 p.m. 
Radio: 8:30 p.m. on QCountry 91.5 FM & 880 CKLQ AM presented by Heritage Co-op
On TV: WCG Channel 12 (Audio Only)
Watch/Stream: www.watch.chl.ca 

LAST TIME OUT - 5-4  OT Win vs Prince Albert

 Braden Schneider played hero once again, scoring his second OT winner midway through the extra frame to life Brandon to a 5-4 win over Prince Albert last night. Lynden McCallum scored twice, while Ben McCartney and Brett Hyland added singles for the BWK. Brandon finished the night 3/4 on the powerplay.  

WHO TO WATCH

Ryker Evans - Evans comes into play tonight riding a twelve game point streak. He also has scored once and added three assists in three games vs Brandon this season. 

Roddy Ross - The Philadelphia Flyers draft pick made 33 saves in the Pats OT win over Brandon back on April 9th. After a tough start to the season, Ross has quickly found his footing and has won his last two starts. 

HUB SEASON SERIES (3-0-1-0)

Mar 20th/21 - @ Regina  (3-2 W) 
Apr 1st/21 - @ Brandon (7-2 W) 
Apr 9th/21 - @ Regina (2-1 OTL) 
Apr 25th/21 - @ Brandon

KEYS TO THE GAME PRESENTED BY MAINLINE MOTORS

Full Sixty  Twice in the last week, the Wheat Kings have found a way to win hockey games, despite not being the better team. Last night, the Raiders took over the game for the final 40 minutes, but the BWK hung around and found a way to win. Brandon needs to get back to a complete sixty minute effort to be successful.

Keep Your Head On Straight- With just two games left in the season, the Wheat Kings need to remeber the task at hand and not get looking too far into the future. The excitment to get home is certainly rising, but the excitement of being one point away from a division title should be higher. 

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