Regina's Carson Samoridny opened the scoring just 51 seconds into the contest but the lead didn't hold. The Tigers led 2-1 after the first period and 2-1 after 40 minutes. The other Pats goals came from Marc McCoy and Morgan Klimchuk as both clubs scored twice in the final frame.
Matt Hewitt took the loss for Regina making 31 saves while the Tigers' Cam Lanigan got the win with 26 stops. The victory moved Medicine Hat (28-26-3) 13 points up on Regina (20-31-6) for the final playoff spot in the WHL's Eastern Conference with 15 games remaining for the Pats.
Regina was 0/3 on the powerplay and 7/8 killing penalties. Medicine Hat won the shot clock battle 35-29.
The Pats host the Swift Current Broncos Friday night at 7 pm on 620 CKRM (Press Box Sports Bar Pregame Show at 6:35 pm).