Artus Laukaitis gave Atlanta a 2-1 (OT) victory over Bozeman when he scored 2:20 into the extra period.
Bozeman\’s power play was ineffective against Atlanta\’s penalty kill, which allowed zero goals while shorthanded.
Atlanta was paced by Laukaitis, who registered one goal and one assist.
Atlanta excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in six chances. Atlanta could not produce up to its normal offensive output. Atlanta averages 6.0 goals per game. Bozeman was unable to stop Atlanta from sending pucks towards the net, and Atlanta eventually piled up 41 shots on goal.
Bozeman\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on five Atlanta power plays. Bozeman\’s offense operated below its season average. Bozeman puts an average of 4.0 pucks into the net per game.
Alekandr Zendejas made 24 saves for Atlanta on 25 shots. Atlanta incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with six minors. Stephen Frank rejected 39 shots on goal for Bozeman. Bozeman incurred 20 minutes in penalty time with five minors.