|Pats great Barrett Jackman performs the faceoff: Photo: Keith Hershmiller Photography|
Red Deer scored twice in the first to lead 2-0 at the break and then added another early in the second to go up by three. Sebastian Streu got the Pats on the board on the powerplay with a one-time shot from the left circle for his fourth of the season. Red Deer came back with two in a row to take a 5-1 advantage. Garrett Wright drew the Pats within three later the in the second, his third of the season, and it was 5-2 after 40 minutes.
In the third, Duncan Pierce scored 1:22 in, his fifth, and the Pats were within two. Red Deer restored the three-goal lead two minutes later, but again the Pats cut the lead to two thanks to a goal from Brady Pouteau. His first of the season came shorthanded and the Rebels lead was 6-4. Red Deer came back and scored three times in the final six minutes to pick up a 9-4 road win.
The shots on goal were 28-28. Regina was 1/6 on the powerplay and 2/4 on the penalty kill with a shorthanded goal. Duncan Pierce and Brady Pouteau led the offence with a goal and an assist each, while Matthew Pesenti and Dean McNabb combined to make 19 saves.
- Sebastian Streu has goals in back to back games.
- The Pats scored their fourth short-handed goal of the season in the defeat.
- Regina is now 0-1-0-1 against Red Deer this season.
The Pats (12-30-1-1) are back at it on Wednesday night at home to the Kootenay ICE 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.