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The Pats got on the board early when Robbie Holmes snapped in his fifth of the year, 56 seconds into the first. The Warriors tied it up 23 seconds later thanks to Tristin Langan and it was 1-1. Moose Jaw added a powerplay goal late in the frame to take a 2-1 lead to the break.
In the second, Austin Pratt tied it for Regina on the five on three powerplay, his 13th of the year to make it 2-2. Moose Jaw responded with two goals in the span of 1:53 to lead 4-2. The Pats got it back to within a goal with nine seconds left in the period, Robbie Holmes his second of the night, sixth of the year and it was 4-3 Moose Jaw after two.
In the third, the Warriors scored two powerplay goals to make it 6-3 and that was the final score.
The Pats and Warriors were tied on the shot clock at 27. The Regina powerplay was 2/6 while the penalty kill went 4/7. Robbie Holmes led the offence with two goals and an assist, while Dean McNabb and Max Paddock combined to make 21 saves.
- Robbie Holmes has two goals and two assists in his first three games since returning from injury.
- The Pats snapped an oh for 20 stretch on the powerplay with two goals in the second period on the man advantage.
- The Pats finish the first half of the season with a 9-24-0-1 record.
The Pats (9-24-0-1) are off for the Christmas break until Thursday, December 27 when they visit the Brandon Wheat Kings at 7 p.m. on 620 CKRM. Next home game is Friday December 28 against the Brandon Wheat Kings. Tickets are available at reginapats.com, the Brandt Centre Box Office and at any Regina Safeway, where Fun Zone tickets are $13 plus tax.