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The game was tied 1-1 after the first period as Regina's Adam Brooks opened the scoring at the 12:00 mark. The Rebels' Ivan Niloshin tied it before the period was out. Regina struck twice in the middle frame with goals from Rykr Cole and Cooper to give them a 3-2 lead after 40 and the teams kept it clean in the third. Connor Bleakley scored the Rebels' other goal in a losing cause.
Pats netminder Tyler Brown collected the win making 33 saves while Rebels goalie Rylan Toth took the loss, also making 33 stops.
Regina was 0/4 on the powerplay and 6/7 killing penalties. They outshot the 2016 Memorial Cup hosts 36-35. The attendance at the Centrium was 4608.
The Pats (11-9-2) play the fourth of nine straight road games on their rodeo trip Wednesday evening at Edmonton in an 8:00 faceoff on 620 CKRM.