The Bismarck Bobcats lost a high scoring game to the Aberdeen Wings on March 30 at the VFW Center.
Bismarck was playing a must-win game to keep their slim playoff chances alive.
The Bobcats put up a tough fight. The score was tied at 6 late in the third period, but Aberdeen put home the game-winning goal late in the period.
Bismarck lost, 7-6.
The loss ends Bismarck’s hope of making the playoffs.