The Regina Pats fell 5-2 in Moose Jaw to the Warriors on Saturday afternoon.
In the first, the Warriors went up 1-0 on a powerplay goal from Tristin Langan at the midway point of the period. Moose Jaw doubled their lead with just under four minutes left in the first thanks to Brayden Tracey and it was 2-0 after one. In the second, the Pats powerplay struck just over a minute into the period, Brady Pouteau snapped his fourth of the year into the top of the net to make it 2-1. 10 minutes later, Garrett Wright carried the puck into the right Moose Jaw circle and ripped home his sixth inside the far post to tie the game at two for Regina. It stayed that way until late in the frame when Moose Jaw scored twice in under a minute and led 4-2 after two. In the third, the Warriors scored the period’s lone goal and won the game 5-2.
The Pats were outshot 35-17, the powerplay was one for three, the penalty kill went three for four and Max Paddock made 30 saves.
The Pats (18-39-1-2) will return to home ice Wednesday night to take on the Red Deer Rebels at 7 p.m. at the Brandt Centre.
Moose Jaw – Tristin Langan (43) from Jett Woo and Brayden Tracey – 9:19 PP.
Moose Jaw – Brayden Tracey (30) from Justin Almeida – 16:18.
Regina – Brady Pouteau (4) unassisted – 1:06 PP.
Regina – Garrett Wright (6) from Sergei Alkhimov – 11:19.
Moose Jaw – Josh Brook (15) unassisted – 18:21.
Moose Jaw – Tristin Langan (44) from Josh Brook – 19:17.
Moose Jaw – Carson Demomie (4) from Keenan Taphorn and Tate Popple – 14:57.
Shots on Goal
Regina 2-10-5-(17) Moose Jaw 16-15-4-(35)
Regina 1/3 Moose Jaw 1/4
– Garrett Wright has three goals in his last five games.
– Brady Pouteau has two goals and two assists in the last four games.
– Sergei Alkhimov has picked up four assists in his last five contests.
The Pats will return to home ice Wednesday night to take on the Red Deer Rebels 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.