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Regina got goals from Josh Mahura (17) and Libor Hajek (9) to lead 2-1 after the first period.
In the second the Pats scored three straight off the stick of Nick Henry who picked up his eighth, then Jesse Gabrielle potted his sixth and Jared Legien his 18th to make it a 5-1 lead. Saskatoon got one back late in the second and another early in the third to draw within a pair but on the very next shift Cameron Hebig put home his 33rd and Regina led 6-3.
Hebig would add another shorthanded for his 34th to make it 7-3 and that was the final score.
Sam Steel led the offence with five assists while Josh Mahura had a goal and three helpers and Cameron Hebig chipped in with two goals and an assist.
The Pats outshot Saskatoon 45-29, the powerplay was three for six and the penalty kill six for seven.
Ryan Kubic made 26 saves to improve to 4-1-1-0 in his Regina career.
- Sam Steel eclipsed the 300 point mark for his WHL career with his five assists. He sits 17th in all-time franchise scoring with 303 points.
- Jesse Gabrielle has goals in five consecutive games with six goals in that stretch.
- Cameron Hebig extended his point streak to four games with a three point night. He has three goals and five assists in the streak.
The Pats (25-0-2) are back in action on Saturday afternoon in Swift Current against the Broncos at 2:30 p.m. Next home game is against Swift Current on Sunday at 4 p.m. Tickets are available at reginapats.com and the Brandt Centre Box office.