Ryan Warner (MLV) and Connor Smith (LR) exchanged goals in regulation while Austin Bill had the lone goal in the shootout that lasted 7 rounds.
Luke Lush made 33 saves for LR to get his first win of the season while Colby Entz turned aside 35 of 36 shots but was tagged with the shootout loss.
The Mils are back at it on Friday as they start a 3 game road trip visiting the Flin Flon Bombers at the Whitney Forum.
Other Monday Results:
Estevan Bruins 6 Battlefords North Stars 8
Weyburn Red Wings 3 vs. Kindersley Klippers 5
Notre Dame Hounds 2 SO vs. Flin Flon Bombers 1
Tuesday's Showcase Schedule
12:45PM- La Ronge vs. Estevan Bruins
3PM- Yorkton Terriers vs. Humboldt Broncos
5:45PM- Notre Dame Hounds vs. Melfort Mustangs