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Howden's two points leads Moose Jaw Warriors to 5-2 win over Regina Pats

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REGINA - Friday may have been "Jordan Eberle and Colten Teubert Day" in Regina, but it wasn't their night.

The Moose Jaw Warriors thumped Eberle, Teubert and the Pats 5-2 in Western Hockey League action Friday night, putting a damper on the festivities.

Quinton Howden had a goal and an assist for Moose Jaw Warriors (22-15-3), while Brendan Rowinski, Jason Bast, Spencer Edwards and Antonin Honejsek also tallied.

Garrett Mitchell and Brett Leffler supplied the offence for Regina (17-24-3).

The special day was proclaimed by Regina mayor Pat Fiacco in appreciation of Eberle and Teubert's efforts at the recent World Junior Championship.

Eberle, named MVP of the World Junior Championship after Team Canada's 6-5 loss to the United States on Tuesday night, was given a standing ovation before the game began.

It was also Jordan Eberle bobblehead night, a promotion that brought out 6,051 fans, the biggest crowd for a Pats home game this season.

But the game was all Moose Jaw Friday night.

The game marked the Pats first home game since December 9th when they gave up Eberle, Teubert and the Brandt Centre for the World Junior Championships.

Since then the Pats have made some changes, acquiring Cass Mappin and Mitch Spooner from Vancouver and Carter Ashton and Craig Orfino from Lethbridge.

With goalies Dawson Guhle and Damien Ketlo both injured, the Pats also had to make an emergency trade with the Tri-City Americans for goalie Brett Martyniuk.

The 18-year-old looked a little shakey in the first, giving up two goals on 8 shots. Scoring for Moose Jaw was Spencer Edwards with a slapshot from just over the blue-line and Brendan Rowinski, who banged in a big rebound off a Jesse Paradis shot for his team leading 25th of the season.

Martyniuk looked much better in the second, making several solid saves and letting in one to Moose Jaw's Honejsek after an incredible initial effort.

Down and out of position after stopping a Dylan Hood shot, Martyniuk dove back across his crease and stopped Honejsek's shot with his paddle but there were no Pat defencemen around to keep the puck from trickling over the goal line.

Adding injury to insult, Teubert took the worst in a fight with Moose Jaw's Dylan McIlrath near the end of the game.

Jeff Bosch made 37 saves for the win while Martyniuk stopped 25 shots.

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