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The Pats opened the scoring when Wyatt Sloboshan beat Nolan Maier five hole for his fourth of the season and it was 1-0 after one.
Bryce Platt extended the lead to 2-0, also with his fourth, but Saskatoon responded on a five on three powerplay and it was 2-1 Regina after 40 minutes.
In the third, Saskatoon scored 29 seconds in and then again at 12:51 to take the lead at 3-2.
The Pats battled back with a powerplay goal from Jake Leschyshyn, his ninth, and it was 3-3, forcing overtime.
In the extra period, Evan Fiala put home his own rebound and the Blades took the extra point in a 4-3 final.
The Pats outshot Saskatoon 33-26, the powerplay was one for five, the penalty kill five for six and Tyler Brown made 22 saves in the defeat.
- Sam Steel made Team Canada for the 2018 World Juniors on Friday, Josh Mahura was among the final cuts.
- The Pats are now 1-1-1-0 against Saskatoon this year.
- The attendance was 6201.
The Pats (16-15-3) are right back at it Saturday night at home to the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Puck drops at 7 p.m. 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.