The two top teams in the Canadian Hockey League went beyond 60 minutes Wednesday night at the ICE Cave inside Wayne Fleming Arena to decide their lone regular season matchup.
Nico Myatovic's 15th goal of the season at 3:26 of overtime gave the Seattle Thunderbirds a 4-3 decision over the Winnipeg ICE.
Matthew Savoie scored twice for Winnipeg, his 16th and 17th, while Conor Geekie added his 18th. Savoie's first of the night opened the scoring 2:39 into the game. Geekie's goal with 5:21 remaining in regulation forced overtime.
Reid Schaefer netted a pair for the Thunderbirds. Kyle Crnkovic had the other.
The game was tied at one through 20 minutes and even at two after two periods.
Winnipeg outshot Seattle 33-32. Zach Benson and Connor McClennon led all players with seven shots on goal.
Thomas Milic earned the victory in net while Daniel Hauser suffered his first overtime loss of the year.
Both teams went 1/5 on the power play.
Winnipeg concludes a five-game homestand Saturday night at 8:00 versus the Medicine Hat Tigers.