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Jordan Weal has two goals, assist as Pats win 4-2 over Wheat Kings

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REGINA - Jordan Weal had two goals and an assist to lead the Regina Pats to a 4-2 victory over the Brandon Wheat Kings in WHL action Wednesday night.

Also scoring for Regina (19-24-3-0) was Carter Ashton with his 18th of the season and Garrett Mitchell with his 12th.

Scoring for Brandon (28-15-0-3) was Shayne Wiebe and Brayden Schenn.

The game featured three of the league's top five scorers, Weal and Jordan Eberle from the Pats and Brandon's Matt Calvert.

But Calvert was quiet on this night and Weal was the one making noise - in addition to his three points, Weal took three penalties.

Both teams made moves before Sunday's trade deadline. Regina dealt 20-year-old defenceman Matt Delahey to the Chilliwack Bruins for 20-year-old blue-liner Mitch McColm. This will be the fourth team McColm has suited up for in his WHL career.

As for the Wheat Kings, they picked up Travis Hamonic from the Moose Jaw Warriors for rookie defenceman Dallas Ehrhardt, first and second round picks in the 2010 WHL bantam draft and a second round pick in the 2011 WHL bantam draft.

Hamonic, who injured his shoulder against Team Switzerland at the World Junior Championship, is out five to seven weeks and has yet to suit up for Brandon.

Despite being out shot 16-8 in the first, Regina came out with a 1-0 lead. After Regina goalie Damien Ketlo madea big save on stopped Schenn on a breakway the play went the other way and Weal beat Brandon goalie Andrew Hayes with a top corner wrist shot.

In the second Regina added two more, both power-play markers. The first came from Ashton following a pretty goalmouth feed from Eberle. The second was a rebound banged in by Garrett Mitchell. Picking up an assist on Ashton's goal was Weal while Matt Strueby and Myles Bell set up Mitchell's goal.

The Wheat Kings got on the board with two goals in the third, Wiebe with his 17th of the season and Schenn with his 15th. Scoring Regina's third period goal was Weal with a carbon copy of his first period goal and his 22nd of the season.

Making 41 stops for the win was Ketlo (12-11-2-0) while Hayes (5-3-0-1) made 27 saves in the loss.

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