Regina Pats vs. Acadie-Bathurst Titan
Tied at two late in Game 1, the host Regina Pats scored the go-ahead goal with just seconds remaining, thanks to some help from Montreal Canadiens prospect Cale Fleury, and went on to claim the win. The Titan needed overtime in Game 2, but scored the winner on a goalmouth scramble to take the win over the WHL champions.
The teams now have two points from their first game, and are tied at the top of the standings. The winner of tonight’s game moves to the top of the table for the group stage portion of the tournament, inching closer to claiming the top seeding for the playoff round.