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P.A. scored twice in the first and twice in the second to lead 4-0 after 40 minutes of play.
In the third, the Pats pushed back starting with a goal from Aaron Hyman, his first, six minutes in.
Five minutes later, Duncan Pierce scored his first career WHL goal and the Pats were within two with half a period to play. The Raiders responded 39 seconds later thanks to Carson Miller to regain the three goal lead at 5-2.
Prince Albert added two late markers in the final two minutes and took the two points in a 7-2 final.
Regina was 0/2 on the powerplay, the penalty kill was 4/6 and Max Paddock made 32 saves in the defeat.
- Duncan Pierce scored his first career WHL goal on Friday.
- The Pats win streak against Prince Albert came to an end at 15 games.
- Jake Leschyshyn recorded his 100th career point in the defeat.
The Pats are back in action Saturday in their home opener against the Raiders at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre on Access 7 and 620 CKRM. Tickets are available at reginapats.com and the Brandt Centre Box Office. The 50/50 pot for the home opener will start at $60,000!