WHL Playoffs on Shaw: Rebels Seek to Tie Series with Wheat Kings

CALGARY, AB – Jeff De Wit and the Red Deer Rebels want to tie the series up as they go against Nolan Patrick and the Brandon Wheat Kings for Game 4 of the WHL Eastern Conference Championship on Wednesday night, live on SHAW HD channel 304 at (7:00pm MT/6:00pm PT).

The Red Deer Rebels responded on home ice as they clicked for four goals in the first period en route to a 6-2 win in Game 3 on Tuesday night. Rebels forward Jeff De Wit is having a solid post-season as he has recorded seven points (3g-4a) to go along with a plus-9 rating. Red Deer’s power play has been a major factor for them as they have scored 14 times at a 24.6% rate with 10 of those goals coming on home ice. The Rebels have outscored Brandon 13-12 despite trailing 2-1 in the best-of-seven series.

Nolan Patrick and the Brandon Wheat Kings seek a 3-1 series lead with a victory this evening at the Enmax Centrium in Red Deer. Patrick has been terrific throughout the WHL Playoffs as he has amassed 17 points (7g-10a) to go along with a plus-10 rating. Special teams have played a significant role for the Wheat Kings as their power play is clicking at a 22.8% rate while their penalty kill remains effective, entering tonight’s tilt with a 79.2% success rate.

Brandon and Red Deer each won two games in their four regular season match-ups this year.

WHL Eastern Conference Championship – WHL on SHAW broadcast schedule:

Game Visitor Home Date Time (local)
1 Red Deer (3) @ Brandon (4) OT Friday, April 22 7:30
2 Red Deer (4) @ Brandon (6) Saturday, April 23 7:30
3 Brandon (2) @ Red Deer (6) Tuesday, April 26 7:00
4 Brandon @ Red Deer Wednesday, April 27 7:00
5 * Red Deer @ Brandon Friday, April 29 7:30
6 * Brandon @ Red Deer Sunday, May 1 5:00
7 * Red Deer @ Brandon Tuesday, May 3 7:00

*If necessary


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