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The Blades opened the scoring on the powerplay, but the Pats responded with goals from Nick Henry, his seventh and Duncan Pierce, his fourth, to lead 2-1 after one.
In the second, Austin Pratt picked up his eighth to extend the lead to 3-1 and that chased Blades goaltender Nolan Meier, 31 seconds into the period. The Blades got one back from Tristen Robins and trailed just 3-2. Jake Leschyshyn restored the two-goal lead on the powerplay with his eighth and the Pats led 4-2. Saskatoon came back with three in the final 7:11 of the period, two of them on the powerplay and led 5-4 at the break.
In the third, Nick Henry set up Jake Leschyshyn back door for his second of the night and ninth of the season to tie the game at five. The Pats went to their second powerplay in the final five minutes, and on it, Nick Henry hammered home the game winner from the right point into the top corner for his second of the game and eighth of the season to make it 6-5 and that was the final.
Nick Henry, Jake Leschyshyn and Aaron Hyman led the way with three point nights, while Max Paddock and Dean McNabb combined to make 27 saves.
- Nick Henry put up two goals and an assist and has six goals and six assists over a seven-game point streak.
- Jake Leschyshyn also had a two goal and one assist performance to extend his point streak to five games. Has three goals and five assists in that stretch.
- Aaron Hyman had three assists, his third three-point night of the season.
- The attendance was 5,600.
The Pats are back in action on Friday night against the Tri-City Americans 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 Fun Zone tickets are $13 plus tax.