The Nipawin Hawks opened a two game swing with their second straight win, a 5-1 decision in Kindersley on Tuesday night.
Ross Hawryluk stopped 37 of the 38 shots he faced to pick up the win. Jake Tremblay and Dawson McKenzie each had a goal and an assist, while Michael Makarenko, Burke Simpson and Carson Erhardt had the others.
The Hawks (20-17-2-0) are into a sixth place tie with Humboldt in the overall standings.
Devon Cyr replied for the Klippers (14-20-5-1), who remain three points out of a playoff spot.
Joseph Young picked up his third shutout this season, making 23 saves as the Weyburn Red Wings blanked the Melville Millionaires 3-0.
Nick Dobson opened the scoring and later added an assist, while Shayde Peterson and Dace Prymak added the others for the Red Wings (15-22-0-1). Weyburn’s now back in front of Melville by a point, with Melville slipping into last spot in the standings.
Berk Berkeliev made 35/37 saves in goal for the Millionaires.
The Humboldt Broncos edged the visiting Notre Dame Hounds 3-2, while out-shooting the Hounds 45-26 in the process.
Tristan Shewchuk (1g-1a), Josh Paulhus and Karter McNarland did the scoring for the Broncos (18-15-4-2) and Brendan Forman made 24/26 saves.
Riley Kohonick gave the Hounds a chance to win, stopping 42 of 45 shots. Braydon Iwaschuk and Jake Dale scored for Notre Dame (15-20-3-1).
Kaeden Taphorn opened the scoring for Yorkton just 35 seconds into the game, and the Estevan Bruins took over the rest of the way, scoring four times in the first period en route to a 9-1 win on the road.
Nine different Bruins had goals, as Tylor Ludwar, Cody Davis, Brady Nicholas and Griffin Asham-Moroz all had a goal and an assist, while Alex Von Sprecken scored his first SJHL goal, and Tanner Manz, Tyson Manz, Troy Hamilton and Dain Sardelli also scored for the Bruins (17-17-2-1) who won their fourth straight game and got back to .500.
Chantz Petruic added an assist for the Terriers (25-18-1-0), his 45th assist and 95th point of the season.