The Battlefords North Stars looked to send their series back to Flin Flon for a sixth game, but the Bombers had none of it. Rylee Zimmer fired a shot through the pads of Tyler Fuhr 7:30 into double overtime to eliminate the North Stars.
The Flin Flon Bombers put the Battlefords Northstars on the brink of elimination last night after a 5-2 loss at the Whitney Forum. Regular season champion North Stars face a must-win situation for the first time this season.
The Battlefords North Stars were looking for their first sweep of a seven-game series in 10 years as they went to Kindersley for game four. They were unable to eliminate the Klippers, as they’ll now have to return home for game five after a 4-1 loss.