The Kodiaks stalled at 42 points in the standings with a 3-2 loss to the Panthers Sunday night in Port Moody.
The Kodiaks struck just 15 seconds into a slow first period which saw the teams combine for just 13 shots and just one goal.
Aldergrove turned it up it the second, but the Panthers tallied the only three goals of the frame in just over a five minute span, prompting a goalie-change for the Bears.
The Bears came out flying in the third, outshooting the Panthers 17-7, but could only manage to get one back despite several powerplay opportunities.
Aldergrove outshot the Panthers 39-22.
The Bears were shut out of the three stars.
Eric Callegari registered two assists.