February 12, 2018 8:19 am
Updated: February 12, 2018 8:48 am

Saskatoon Blades beat Regina Pats 2-1 in shootout

WATCH ABOVE: The Saskatoon Blades beat the Regina Pats in a shootout on Sunday at SaskTel Centre. Claire Hanna has highlights from the game.

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The Saskatoon Blades defeated the Regina Pats 2-1 in the seventh round of a shootout on Sunday.

Michael Farren was the hero during the shootout in front of 3,647 Western Hockey League (WHL) fans at SaskTel Centre.

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Logan Christensen scored Saskatoon’s lone goal in regulation time during a power play. Matt Bradley also capitalized on the power play for Regina (29-23-6).

Max Paddock made 28 saves for the Pats by the end of overtime. Blades goaltender Nolan Maier stopped 38 shots.

With the victory, Saskatoon (28-26-3) moved four points ahead of the Prince Albert Raiders (22-23-11) in the standings for the final playoff spot in the WHL Eastern Conference.

Kootenay Ice (24-29-3) hosts the Blades in their next game on Wednesday.

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