Bozeman had a three-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 4-0 win over Billings.
Gunnar Mogck had two goals to lead Bozeman to victory. Mogck scored at 3:52 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Bozeman and again while 3:53 into the third to make the score 4-0 Bozeman.
Bozeman\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on five Billings power plays. Bozeman featured an improved defense during the game. Bozeman averages 2.5 goals allowed per game.
Others who scored for Bozeman included AJ ODell and Dylan Michaud, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Bozeman were Nicholas Thompson, who had two, Kegan Couture, who had three, and Elliott Hopkins, Steven Nisbet, and Daniel Liberko, who each chipped in one.
Billings stifled Bozeman\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Billings\’ offense operated below its season average. Billings averages 2.1 goals per game.
Bozeman\’s Stephen Frank stopped 24 shots out of the 24 that he faced. Bozeman totaled 21 minutes in penalty time with three minors and one major and went 0-for-3 on the power play. Gage Overby made 22 saves for Billings on 26 shots. Billings incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.