The Pats finished the first half of the season with a 3-2 loss to the hometown Blades on Sunday capping a three-game weekend.
The Blades led 2-0 after the first thanks to goals from Braylon Shmyr and Chase Wouters.
Regina got to within a goal midway through the second frame when Matt Bradley scored his team-leading 22nd but the Saskatoon man advantage got it back and it was 3-1 after 40 minutes.
In the third, Jake Leschyshyn would put home a rebound for his 10th and Regina trailed 3-2.
The Pats went to the powerplay late and pulled Tyler Brown for the extra attacker but could not find the tieing goal and fell 3-2.
The Pats outshot Saskatoon 30-27, the powerplay was one for six, the penalty kill two for four and Brown made 24 saves in the defeat.
- Josh Mahura rejoined Team Canada for pre-tournament play ahead of the 2018 World Juniors on Sunday as a potential injury replacement.
- The Pats enter the Christmas break in the first wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference with a 16-17-3-0 record.
- Jake Leschyhsyn has points in three straight with two goals and an assist in that stretch.
The Pats (16-17-3) will enjoy eight days off for the Christmas break and return to action on December 27 in Brandon against the Wheat Kings. Next home game is December 28 against Brandon. Tickets are available at reginapats.com and the Brandt Centre Box office.
(With files from ReginaPats.com)