The Prince Albert Icehawks lost to the Saskatoon Quakers 5-3 Tuesday night at Kinsmen Arena.
The Quakers now lead the best-of-five north division semifinal 2-1.
Brandon Juravinski led the Prince Albert offence with a pair of goals.
The Prince Albert Icehawks will have to win Game 4 Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Kinsmen Arena to extend their season.
Game 5, if necessary, is Saturday in Saskatoon.