With an Estevan loss, and Kindersley’s third straight win on Tuesday, the Klippers are now just three points back of the Bruins for the eighth and final playoff spot.
Brett Neumeier scored the winner, 2:09 into overtime, and the Klippers (18-21-6-1) picked up a point for a fourth straight game (3-0-1).
Eric Sorensen (1g-1a) and Jacob Schnapp also scored and Steven Bacovsky made 30/32 saves for his third straight win.
Michael Harroch made 33/36 stops for the Broncos (21-18-6-2), while Doug Scott and Logan Foster did the scoring.
Humboldt’s now four points up on Estevan, and a point back of La Ronge for sixth spot.
Dawson McKenzie scored twice, leading the Nipawin Hawks to a 4-3 win over the visiting Estevan Bruins.
Riley Bruce also found the net, and Greyson Stewart’s first as a Hawk in his second game was the only goal of the third period and stood up as the winner. Ross Hawryluk turned away 31/34 shots for the Hawks (25-18-3-0), who broke their tie with La Ronge, moving into sole possession of fifth, just one point back of Melfort, and three back of third place Yorkton with a game in hand.
Brady Nicholas scored twice for the Bruins (21-19-3-1) and Dayton Deics had the other. The Bruins are three points ahead of Kindersley for the last playoff spot.
And Shawn Parkinson was just 1:25 away from his second shutout this season, and while that was spoiled late, the Melfort Mustangs still picked up two key points, downing the Weyburn Red Wings 4-1.
Tian Rask had his biggest game since coming to Melfort, scoring twice and adding one assist. Austin Nault (1g-1a) and Kenzie Arnold (1g-1a) also scored, and Alex Rondeau put up three assists for the Mustangs (24-15-3-3), who remain a point up on Nipawin for fourth place. Parkinson finished with 24/25 saves. Liam Rutten scored late for the Red Wings (18-25-0-1).