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Klimchuk scores winner as the Pats down the Tigers

Friday, 01.04.2013 / 11:34 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Klimchuk scores winner as the Pats down the Tigers

REGINA - Morgan Klimchuk scored the winner in the shootout as the Regina Pats edged the visiting Medicine Hat Tigers 3-2 on Friday in Western Hockey League action.

Trent Ouellette and Jack Rodewald scored in regulation time for the Pats (16-21-4), who have won three straight games, and Matt Hewitt made 26 saves for the win.

Jacob Doty and Elgin Pierce scored for the Tigers (17-20-3) as Cam Lanigan turned aside 31 shots in a losing cause.

Regina went 1 for 6 on the power play while Medicine Hat scored once on four chances with the man advantage.

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