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The Warriors picked up the lone goal of the first when Jayden Halbgewachs found a loose puck in front and Moose Jaw led 1-0 after one.
In the second, the Pats powerplay tied it up as Nick Henry jammed home his 10th. Jesse Gabrielle then gave the Pats the lead with his 10th on a good wrist shot from the slot and it was 2-1. Moose Jaw found a tying goal with five seconds left in the period and it was 2-2 heading to the final period.
In the third, the Pats powerplay struck again when Emil Oksanen picked up his 14th to make it 3-2.
Then Josh Mahura would strike twice, his 20th and 21st goals of the year to extend the Pats lead to 5-2.
Moose Jaw got one back on the powerplay with eight seconds left but Regina skated away with the 5-3 victory.
Josh Mahura led the offence with two goals and an assist, Sam Steel picked up two helpers while Max Paddock made 25 saves.
The Pats outshot Moose Jaw 36-28, the powerplay was two for four and the penalty kill was one for three.
- Josh Mahura had two goals and an assist Friday and has scored five goals and seven assists against Moose Jaw this season.
- The victory was the first for the Pats against the Warriors this season.
- Koby Morrisseau returned to the lineup after missing the previous 14 games.
The Pats (30-24-6) will take on the Warriors for a third straight time on Sunday afternoon at 2 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 just $13 plus tax.