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Regina opened the scoring in the first on a goal by Jonathan Smart but the Broncos responded with two on the powerplay and led 2-1 after one. It was a rather unfortunate period for the Pats, who lost captain Adam Brooks with a knee injury. After the game, Pats coach John Paddock could provide no update on Brooks' status.
In the second, the Pats got goals from Connor Hobbs, Nick Henry and Austin Wagner and took the 4-2 lead to the third period.
In the final frame, Robbie Holmes scored his first and Wagner his second of the night to make it 6-2 and gave the Pats the win.
Regina outshot Swift Current 40-17 in Game 2.
Tyler Brown made 15 saves for the Pats, Jordan Papirny 34 for the Broncos.
Regina’s powerplay was 2/10 in the win and the penalty kill was 2/4
- Robbie Holmes and Jonathan Smart scored their first career playoff goals.
- Austin Wagner scored twice and leads the club with six goals in the post-season.
The Pats will visit the Broncos in game three on Monday night at the Credit Union Iplex at 7 p.m. Next home game is game five of the series on Friday April 14th at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at reginapats.com, the Brandt Centre Box Office and at any Regina Safeway Location.
MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Michael Bullion stopped all 16 shots he faced and Steven Owre had a goal and two assists as the Tigers shut out Lethbridge 4-0 in Game 1 of their WHL Eastern Conference Semifinal.
Chad Butcher, John Dahlstrom and Zach Fischer also chipped in for Medicine Hat, which hosts Game 2 on Saturday.
Stuart Skinner kicked out 33 shots for the Hurricanes.