RECAP: Pats drop tight one in Moose Jaw Saturday


The Regina Pats dropped a tight 3-2 game in Moose Jaw Saturday night to the Warriors. Moose Jaw scored the first two goals of the game in the opening period thanks to Tristin Langan and Justin Almeida to lead 2-0 at the break. In the second, Moose Jaw extended the lead to 3-0 when Jayden Halbgewachs put home a back door feed but, Jesse Gabrielle got that one back with his 11th late in the frame and it was 3-1 after 40 minutes. In the final stanza, Robbie Holmes picked up his 15th after a nice cross ice feed from Koby Morrisseau to get the Pats within a goal but the Warriors held on from there for the 3-2 win. Regina outshot Moose Jaw 30-26, the powerplay was oh for two and the penalty kill was one for two. Max Paddock made 23 saves in goal. The Pats (33-25-5-1) are back in action on Saturday night in Calgary against the Hitmen. Puck drops at 8 p.m. Regina time on 620 CKRM.

Scoring Summary
First Period
Moose Jaw – Tristin Langan (14) unassisted – 6:50.
Moose Jaw – Justin Almeida (34) from Kale Clague – 14:25 PP.

Second Period
Moose Jaw – Jayden Halbgewachs (58) from Brett Howden and Oleg Sosunov – 12:15.
Regina – Jesse Gabrielle (11) from Sam Steel and Josh Mahura – 17:39.

Third Period
Regina – Robbie Holmes (15) from Koby Morrisseau – 7:28.

Shots on Goal

Regina 9-11-10-(30)    Moose Jaw 8-9-9-(26)

Regina 0/2        Moose Jaw 1/2

Quick Hits
– Jesse Gabrielle scored in his first game back.
– Koby Morrisseau has points in back to back games with a goal and an assist.
– Sam Steel extended his point streak to six games, has three goals and seven assists in that stretch.

What’s Next?
The Pats are back in action on Saturday night in Calgary against the Hitmen. Puck drops at 8 p.m. Regina time on 620 CKRM. Next home game is Wednesday, March 14 against Prince Albert at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre. Tickets are available at, the Brandt Centre Box office and at any Regina Safeway where FunZone tickets are just $13 plus tax.

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