Kole Lind’s even-strength goal at 3:25 of overtime was the winner as the hometown Rockets downed the Regina Pats 3-2 before 5.521 fans at Prospera Place on Saturday night.
The extra-point loss capped the Regina Pats’ 6-game west coast road trip at 3-2-1 and they return home in first place in the WHL’s East Division.
The game was scoreless after the first period, tied 1-1 after 40 minutes and 2-2 at the end of regulation time.
Nick Henry and Lane Zablocki scored for the Pats who got a 31 save effort out of Tyler Brown.
Kelowna goalie Michael Herringer was named the game’s #1 star turning aside 30 shots for the 14-11-0 Rockets.
The Pats were outshot 34-32 while going 1/6 on the powerplay and 2/3 killing penalties.
Regina (17-2-4) is next in action Saturday night when they host the Prince Albert Raiders at 7:00 pm on 620 CKRM.