The La Ronge Ice Wolves beat the Estevan Bruins 3-2 at Affinity Place Saturday night in a game that had a playoff feel to it.
Mitch Kohner opened the scoring for Estevan just 24 seconds into the first period, but Dylan Handel scored twice for the Ice Wolves in the second period.
The Bruins outshot La Ronge 31-20, but Ice Wolves goaltender Dawson Smith was sharp, robbing Logan Ziegler of the tying goal midway through the third period.
The game also included a fight between Owen Barrow and Kyle Graham, along with several big hits.
Estevan falls to 16-14 while La Ronge improves to 19-8-1