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Jesse Gabrielle opening the scoring for the Pats against his former club while on the powerplay for his seventh of the season. The Cougars would respond with a shorthanded goal from Jared Bethune and it was a 1-1 game after 20 minutes of play.
In the second, Regina picked up goals from Sam Steel, his 18th, and Matt Bradley, his 30th, to lead 3-1 heading to the third.
Cameron Hebig added to the lead with a shorthanded goal on a 2 on one rush for his 35th of the year to make it 4-1 and that was the final score.
Sam Steel and Emil Oksanen led the offence with two points each while Max Paddock made 29 saves. The Pats outshot Prince George 60-30, the powerplay was one for four and the penalty kill eight for eight.
- The Pats put up a season high 60 shots on goal in the win.
- The Pats finish the month of January with a record of 8-4-2-0, picking up 18 of 28 possible points.
- Emil Oksanen picked up his first two points since returning from his upper body injury.
- The attendance was 5426.
The Pats (26-22-5) will be back in action on Saturday night against the Prince Albert Raiders at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre. Tickets are available at reginapats.com, the Brandt Centre Box office and at any Regina Safeway where Funzone Tickets are $13 plus tax.