Jarrett Penner and Jared Hamm each had a goal and three assist, Sho Takai also added three helpers and the Notre Dame Hounds beat the Estevan Bruins 6-3 at a neutral site game in Midale on Monday night.
Joseph Santalucia (1g-1a), Hardy Wagner, Jake Dale and Curtis Wiebe also scored for the Hounds (14-18-3-1), who move to within two points of Kindersley for the final playoff spot. Logan Dyck made 35/38 saves for the win.
Troy Hamilton (1g-1a), Kade McMillen and Devan Harrison did the scoring for the Bruins (13-16-2-1).
Estevan wraps up their pre-Christmas schedule when they host Yorkton on Saturday, while Notre Dame has a two game road trip to Kindersley and Battlefords on Thursday and Friday before breaking for the holidays.