Though not their prettiest win — the two teams would not be able to decide a victor through three periods or either overtime period — the T-Birds would earn some positive momentum heading into their final games of the regular season.
The team’s 12th win of the season puts them in third place in the West, only behind Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Without their prized rookie Zachary Zborosky, the Regina Cougars couldn't compete against the Thunderbirds on Saturday.
Matt Hewitt looked strong in the team’s ninth win of the season. His athleticism was exemplified in his tracking of the puck, poise under pressure and lateral movement — he gave the opposition very little to shoot at.