Spokane scored the game’s first five goals, four of them on the powerplay and one shorthanded.
Regina got one back off the stick of Nick Henry, his second, and it was 5-1 Chiefs after two periods.
The Pats made it a game early in the third when Sam Steel scored his 10th and Matt Bradley his 17th to get the Pats to within two.
Regina had three straight powerplays after that but were unable to score and the Chiefs would add two late to make it 7-3 and that was the final.
Regina was outshot 32-23 in the loss, the powerplay was 0/5 and the penalty kill was 1/5.
Nick Henry and Matt Bradley led the way with three point nights while Tyler Brown and Max Paddock combined to make 25 saves.
- The Pats finish their U.S. road trip with a 1-4-0-0 record.
- Nick Henry had a season high three points in the loss (1G, 2A).
- Matt Bradley scored one and had two assists, he leads the team with 17 goals and 31 points.
The Pats (13-12-3) are back in action on Friday in Red Deer against the Rebels. Puck drops at 8 p.m. Regina time on 620 CKRM. Next home game is Friday, December 8 against the Kelowna Rockets on Teddy Bear Toss Night at the Brandt Centre. Tickets are available at reginapats.com, the Brandt Centre Box office and at all Regina Safeway locations, Safeway Funzone tickets are just $13 plus tax.