Rookie Ross Hawryluk earned his second shutout this season, and the Nipawin Hawks got their fourth as a team Thursday night, as Hawryluk made 30 saves in a 2-0 win over Kindersley.
Burke Simpson scored 5:30 into the game, and Carson Erhardt added a late empty-netter for the Hawks (8-3-0-0).
Matthew Pesenti got the start in goal for the Klippers (3-6-1-0), turning aside 25 of the 26 shots he faced.
The Humboldt Broncos handed Flin Flon just their third loss of the season, with a 3-2 decision on home ice Thursday.
The Bombers (7-3-0-0) led 2-0 in the first period on goals from their usual suspects, Cole Rafuse and Donavan Houle-Villeneuve. Houle-Villeneuve is back into a tie for the league lead with 11-goals. Alec Malo assisted on both Bomber goals, giving him a league-high 16 helpers and 20-points.
Graysen Cameron got the Broncos (6-3-0-1) on the board late in the first period, and after a scoreless second, Connor Nolan and Braiden Koran scored late third period goals just 24 seconds apart to tie the game, and win it.
Brendan Forman made 30/32 saves for Humboldt, with Flin Flon’s Matt Sanker turning away 35/38.
The Bombers cover a lot of highway this weekend, as they head from Humboldt to Battlefords on Friday, and all the way to Yorkton Saturday to wrap the three game trip.