The Kootenay ICE came out on the losing side of a tight 3-2 contest against the Medicine Hat Tigers.
Brett Davis and Brad Ginnell posted goals for the ICE in the losing effort.
Kootenay netminder Duncan McGovern made 33 saves on 36 shots.
The ICE struggled on the man advantage, scoring only once in six opportunities.
The loss is Kootenay’s fourth straight and second in a row against the Tigers.
The ICE are back in action Saturday when they visit the Spokane Chiefs.