Bozeman survived a determined comeback attempt by Gillette on the way to a 3-2 win.
Bozeman was led by Loser, who racked up one goal. Loser scored 6:21 into the third period to make the score 3-1 Bozeman. Dylan Michaud assisted on the tally.
Bozeman put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Gillette to score on any of its four power plays.
Bozeman was unable to stop Gillette from sending pucks towards the net, and Gillette eventually piled up 31 shots on goal.
Gillette additionally got points from Connor Moore, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. In addition, Gillette received assists from Tristen Leberknight, Gennadi Zabeline, and Jack Oberg, who each chipped in one.
Charlie Smart made 29 saves for Bozeman on 31 shots. Bozeman incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors. Stephen Wroe rejected 25 shots on goal for Gillette. Gillette incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.