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The Pats jumped out to a 2-0 lead by the end of the first period. First, Liam Schioler tallied his first of the season at the 8:48 mark. Then, Austin Wagner found the back of the net on the power play after a puck ricocheted off of his skate and in.
In the second, Nick Henry scored twice, while Lane Zablocki and Sam Steel also scored to give the Pats a 6-0 lead after 40 minutes.
The Pats added two more goals in the third period. Zablocki notched his second of the game, while Rykr Cole scored his sixth of the season to round out the scoring at 8-0.
Ian Scott got the start for the Raiders, stopping 10 shots on 13 attempts before being pulled 2:46 into the second period. Nicholas Sanders played the rest of the game, making 14 saves on 19 attempts. Tyler Brown picked up the win for the Pats with a 24-save shutout.
The Pats and Raiders will close out this home-and-home series on New Years Day at 4:00 pm at Regina's Brandt Centre on 620 CKRM.
(With files from Brett Smith, RaiderHockey.com)