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In the first, the Pats scored the first goal just as their first powerplay of the game expired. Ty Kolle got a shot away from the top of the right circle to score his 14th and Regina led 1-0, four minutes in. Moose Jaw found the tying goal five minutes later on the powerplay from Justin Almeida and 43 seconds later, Carson Denomie scored to make it 2-1 Warriors and that was the score after the first.
In the second, the Warriors outshot Regina 9-6 but neither team would score, and it was 2-1 after 40 minutes.
In the third, the Pats outshot Moose Jaw 7-4 but the Warriors got an empty net goal with 19 seconds left to lead 3-1 and take the two points.
The Pats were outshot 32-20. The powerplay went 0/4 while the penalty kill was 3/4. Max Paddock made 29 saves on 31 shots in a first star performance.
- The Pats scored the first goal of the game on Friday for the first time in seven contests.
- Brady Pouteau has a goal and three assists in five games against Moose Jaw this season.
- Austin Pratt played in his 250th career WHL game on Friday.
The Pats (18-43-1-2) will hit the road Saturday for a rematch with the Warriors in Moose Jaw at 7 p.m. on 620 CKRM. Tickets are available at reginapats.com, the Brandt Centre Box Office and at any Regina Safeway, where Fun Zone tickets are $13 plus tax.