Bozeman and Glacier were evenly matched throughout their contest, but Bozeman made the most of its opportunities and won, 3-2.
Neither team gained more than a two-goal lead, and Dylan Michaud\’s goal in the second period proved to be the difference maker.
Bozeman put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Glacier to score on any of its three power plays. Bozeman forced Glacier goalie Mikhail Pahrebets to work between the pipes, taking 41 shots.
Glacier excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in four chances. Glacier kept Bozeman\’s goalie busy throughout the game, and Benjamin Sakaria made 33 saves on 35 shots.
Glacier was helped by Collin Schieman, who registered one goal. Schieman scored 1:56 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Glacier. Brandon Huntington assisted on the tally. Glacier also got points from Logan Kraft, who also registered one goal and one assist. More assists for Glacier came via Blake Hanson, who had one.
Bozeman incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Glacier\’s Pahrebets stopped 38 shots out of the 41 that he faced. Glacier incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.