The ENL Division One North play-off semi-final between Coventry Blaze and Nottingham Lions is finely poised after the first leg ended 1-1.
Josh Ward put the Lions ahead in the first period before Rikki Bryniarski levelled for Blaze in the third.
The Southern finalists are now known with Wightlink Raiders facing off against Chelmsford Chieftains.
Wightlink beat Invicta Dynamos 4-1 on aggregate in the semi-final while the Chieftains edged past Romford Raiders 6-5.
Whitley Warriors, Coventry or Nottingham will face the Southern winners in the national final.