The Regina Pats clinched the East Division title on Friday night with a 5-0 win over the Moose Jaw Warriors at the Brandt Centre. The Pats opened the scoring in the first on the poweplay when Adam Brooks picked up his 37th of the season. In the second, Josh Mahura, Nick Henry and Sam Steel all scored and it was 4-0 after two periods. Steel would add his second of the night, 48th of the season in the third to make it 5-0 and that was the final score. Steel led the way with two goals and two assists to reach 123 points on the season while Tyler Brown made 26 saves for his fifth shutout of the year. The Pats outshot the Warriors 43-26 in the contest, the powerplay was two for four and the penalty kill six for six. The Pats return to action on Monday afternoon in Prince Albert against the Raiders. Puck drop is at 4 p.m. on 620 CKRM.
Regina – Adam Brooks (37) from Connor Hobbs and Sam Steel – 11:44.
Regina – Josh Mahura (16) from Austin Wagner and Filip Ahl – 2:19.
Regina – Nick Henry (33) from Jonathan Smart and Sam Steel – 3:27.
Regina – Sam Steel (47) from Adam Brooks and Connor Hobbs – 12:50 PP.
Regina – Sam Steel (48) unassisted – 12:41 4v4.
Shots on Goal
Regina 15-16-12-(43) Moose Jaw 7-9-10-(26)
Regina 2/4 Moose Jaw 0/6
– The Pats clinched the East Division with the victory.
– Regina has set a franchise mark for points in a season with 102.
– Adam Brooks has points in five straight games (4G, 7A).
The Pats will visit Moose Jaw for a rematch on Saturday night. Puck drop is at 7 p.m. on 620 CKRM and Access 7. Next home game is March 14 against Saskatoon. Tickets are available at reginapats.com or at the Brandt Centre Box Office.