Goaltenders Alex Laino of Sudbury and Joel Horodziejczyk of Sault Ste. Marie were both impressive in this one finishing up with 37 and 42 saves on the night respectively.
Following a scoreless opening frame Nickel Barons’ captain Darcy Haines opened the scoring notching his team-leading 23rd tally of the season at 4:34 of the middle stanza.
Adam Ritchie pulled the Soo level eight minutes later to knot the score at 1-1 after two periods of play.
With overtime looming, Jolicoeur won it in the late going, helping his side improve to 14-11 on the year.
The first place T-Birds lost for just the third time in regulation this season as their record slipped to 17-3-2-2.