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Rebels Lose To Pats 4-1


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By Sheldon Spackman

The Red Deer Rebels got a chance on Saturday night to see how they stacked up against the WHL leading Regina Pats. The top ranked team from the Queen City came into the game on a three-game winning streak, while the Rebels had won back to back against Victoria and Prince George.

The first period wasn’t the start the Rebels were hoping for though as they were out shot by the visitors 17-4 and more importantly 2-0 on the scoreboard. Filip Ahl and Adam Brooks scored for Regina and both on the power play.

However, the second period was a better one for Red Deer, out shooting the Pats 12-8 but Regina taking a 3-0 nothing lead when Adam Brooks scored his second of the night at the 3:17 mark. Red Deer’s Adam Musil got the Rebels on the board soon afterwards with a power play goal at the 5:49 mark to make it 3-1 Regina after forty minutes.

The third period saw the Pats Wyatt Sloboshan score at 3:18 to close out the scoring and give the visitors a 4-1 win.

That victory puts the Pats on a four-game winning streak and improves their record to 33-6-6-1 with 73 points and first place in the WHL’s East Division. The Rebels drop to 22-21-4-3 with 51 points and third place in the Central Division.

The Rebels next game is Wednesday, February 1st when they host the Lethbridge Hurricanes at the Enmax Centrium. Lethbridge is 28-15-4-3 with 63 points and second place in the Central Division.

It’s a 7:00 pm face-off.

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Today: Come meet Red Deer’s Silver Medalist Rebecca Smith

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Submitted by Tourism Red Deer

Come celebrate with us and congratulate Red Deer’s own Rebecca Smith.

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Tourism Red Deer invite you to meet Red Deer’s Summer Olympic Silver Medalist Rebecca Smith!

Rebecca was a part of Team Canada’s 4 x 100-meter freestyle relay swim team at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.  She’ll be here to meet, greet, and show off her hardware.

Where: Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, 102-4200 Highway 2, Red Deer

When:  Wednesday, August 25, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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Access to Dawe Centre pool and community centre affected by expansion project – Details

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Limited access to G.H. Dawe Community Centre this summer due to construction

Due to construction, access to the G.H. Dawe Community Centre will be limited this summer, with a full closure planned for August.

As announced yesterday, City recreation centres are opening fully to the public as of July 1. With construction underway at the G.H. Dawe Community Centre, only limited services and areas will be available.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Starting July 2, fitness and gym areas will open from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., daily. In July, summer day camps that normally operate from the Dawe will operate from other facilities.
  • The pool will remain closed until September.
  • To accommodate interior heating and ventilation construction, the facility will fully close from July 26 to August 31. Some registered preschool and summer camp programming may proceed, but no rental or general admission options will be available.
  • On September 1, we anticipate the pool will be open, but some other amenities, like the gym, may not be available. More information will be provided as construction progresses.
  • Playing surfaces in the arena will not be available until construction is complete, which is expected to be early 2023.

We are currently offering a discounted monthly Value Pass for $27 for adults ($24.50 for seniors; $21.90 for students; $19.30 for youth; $14.20 for children, and $60.50 for a family. It provides unlimited access to all facilities. As of August the Value Pass will only provide access to the Recreation Centre and Michener Aquatic Centre; however, access to the Dawe will be included in the Value pass until the pool, gym and fitness areas are open.

About the G.H. Dawe Community Centre Project

Work is underway now on the G.H. Dawe Community Centre Project and some exciting changes are in store. We expect to welcome visitors to the transformed space in early 2023. Here’s just some of what you can expect:

  • Two NHL standard playing surfaces
  • Expanded fitness areas, including a running track
  • Outdoor spray park with washroom facilities
  • Improved accessibility
  • Additional north entrance + site access from 67 Street
  • Additional parking

During construction, there will be some changes and impacts to existing amenities and programs, and we’ll do you best to share this information in advance. Thanks for your patience as we complete this work.

For more information about the project, please visit

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