In the first period the Blazers got off to a great start and took the 2-0 lead thanks to goals from Gage Quinney and Matt Needham. In fact the Pats didn't register a shot on goal until the 9:58 mark of the opening period, and by then they were down 1-0. Regina responded with just eight seconds left in the frame with a powerplay goal by Sam Steel and it was 2-1 Blazers after 20 minutes.
In the second the Blazers scored shorthanded from Garrett Pilon and then even strength from Collin Shirley taking a 4-1 lead to the third.
In the final frame the Pats got to within a goal thanks to markers from Chase Harrison and Adam Brooks but the Blazers held on for the 4-3 win. The Pats outshot Kamloops 16-5 in the final 20.
NOTES: Regina outshot Kamloops 42-31 ... The Pats were 1/3 on the powerplay and 2/2 killing penalties ... Regina goalie Tyler Brown took the loss making 27 saves ... The attendance was 3267.
The Pats (15-14-4) are back in action on Friday when they host the Saskatoon Blades at 7 o'clock at the Brandt Centre on 620 CKRM and Access 7.