The Pats opened the scoring with the power play when Nick Henry jammed home his first of the post-season midway through the first period. The Broncos power play responded with two late in the frame to lead 2-1 at the break.
Swift Current added to their lead with three goals in the second and it was 5-1 after 40 minutes.
Regina got to within three with another power play goal from Nick Henry, his second of the night, but that’s as close as they came, falling 5-2.
Henry and Sam Steel led the offence with two point nights while Ryan Kubic made 28 saves. Tyler Steenbergen led the way for the Broncos, and was named the game's #1 star.
The Pats outshot Swift Current 42-33. The power play was 2/4 and the penalty kill went 3/6.
The Pats face elimination Saturday night home in Game 6.
- Parker Gavlas made his WHL Playoff debut in Game 5.
- Nick Henry scored his first two goals of the playoffs.
- The Pats are four for eight on the power play in the last two games of the series.
The Pats and Broncos will meet again in Game 6 Saturday night at the Brandt Centre in Regina at 7 p.m on Access 7 and 620 CKRM.. Re-sale tickets are available at reginapats.com.
(With files from Phil Andrews/ReginaPats.com)