Owen Sound lost 5-2 to Saginaw in the Ontario Hockey League on Saturday night.
The Spirit's Eric Locke spent much of the night in the penalty box, but still managed a goal and three points in the win.
Daniel Milne and Kyle Platzer scored for the Attack in the losing cause.
Despite the loss, it was a special night for fans and former Plater Andrew Brunette who was honoured in a ceremony prior to the game.
With the win, Saginaw moves to 6th place with 61 points on the season, and has a two point lead on the Attack, albeit a game up on Owen Sound
The Attack meanwhile play a make up game against Guelph Monday night.