The Thunder Bay North Stars got by the Sioux Lookout Bombers 5-3 Wednesday night.
The North Stars got a pair of goals from EJ Paddington and Nikolas Campbell in the win.
Ty Baum scored a pair for the Bombers.
With the win, the North Stars have 38 points, just three behind the Bombers with a game in hand.
Sioux Lookout is at home for a pair of games Friday and Saturday night when the Red Lake Miners come to town.
The North Stars host the Dryden GM Ice Dogs for a two-game series as well starting Friday night.