Ticinese high-fliers Lugano and Ambri both suffered defeats in the latest round of Swiss ice hockey league action on Saturday.
Fribourg achieved a 2-3 victory over league leader Lugano, which was sealed by Fribourg player Craig Ferguson, scoring the decisive third goal in the 25th second of extra time.
Bern stormed to a 4-1 victory over second-placed Ambri with John Gobbi equalising temporarily for Ambri in the 10th minute. Bern's victory was well-deserved.
Elsewhere, Davos climbed up one position to third in the league table by defeating Rapperswil-Jona 3-2.
The Zurich team Kloten remained in eighth place after holding Lausanne to a 2-2 draw.
And in their match against Langnau the ZSC Lions managed to stop their nosedive down the table by winning 4-1.
The Chur versus Zug match was postponed due to the shootings in the regional parliament in Zug on Thursday.
swissinfo with agencies