The Regina Pats have received a big boost from the Anaheim Ducks.
The team announced the return of both Captain Sam Steel and Josh Mahura on Friday.
According to the Pats’ Phil Andrews, both players will be in the line up Friday night in Moose Jaw.
Steel lead the entire CHL last season with 131 points after being taken 30th overall by Anaheim in 2016.
Mahura, who arrived via trade from Red Deer midway through last season, added Memorial Cup experience and a top two defensive role, adding 21 points in 23 playoff contests last spring.
The Pats have also re-assigned the following players:
F Kjell Kjemhus – Pursuit of Excellence (CSSHL).
F Tristen Robins – Rink Hockey Academy (CSSHL).
F Rayman Bassi – TBD.