The Regina Pats took a 1-0 lead to the 3rd in Portland on Wednesday but the Hawks came back to win 4-1.
In the first period Adam Brooks extended his point streak to 15 games with his 26th goal of the season to give Regina the 1-0 lead and that was the score after 1.
In the middle period neither team found the back of the net despite a couple of powerplays either way. The Pats led the shots in period 11-10 and 20-17 overall.
In the third the Hawks scored four times, twice into an empty net and took the victory 4-1.
The Pats return to action on Friday in Seattle against the Thunderbirds at 9 o’clock Regina time on 620 CKRM.