Glacier survives Bozeman comeback, wins 5-4

The Bozeman Icedogs tried to dig themselves out of a three-goal hole, but Glacier held on for a 5-4 victory.

A goal by John Tesarek put Glacier up 5-2 in the second period, but Bozeman pulled to within one on Ryan Erickson\’s tally 15:08 into the third period.

Glacier was led by Austin Givens, who grabbed one goal. Givens scored short handed 18:33 into the second period to make the score 4-2 Glacier. Glacier played down a man on Tyler Latimer\’s unsportsmanlike conduct. Pierre Gustafsson picked up the assist.

Glacier could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 24 minutes in penalties during the game. Glacier\’s power play was punchless, and failed to score a single goal despite having nine power play opportunities.

Glacier additionally got points from Tesarek, who also tallied one goal and one assist, Chris Cutshall, who also had one goal and one assist, and Danny Roe, who also registered one goal and one assist. Glacier also got a goal from Padraic Ripple as well. In addition, Glacier received assists from Tanner Dodd, who had two and Corbin Emery, Brett Fernandez, and Robert Dawson, who contributed one a piece.

The Icedogs stifled Glacier\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man.

Bozeman was led by Kegan Couture, who racked up one goal and three assists. Couture scored on the power play 12:58 into the second period to make the score 3-2 Glacier. The Icedogs had gained a power play chance when Cutshall was whistled for roughing. Steven Nisbet provided the assist. Bozeman also got points from Gunnar Mogck, who also grabbed one goal and one assist, Nisbet, who also had one goal and one assist, and Erickson, who also finished with one goal and one assist. More assists for Bozeman came via Devin Chmura, who had one.

Gustafsson recorded 17 saves for Glacier. Bozeman\’s starting goalie, Devin Day, made 13 saves and finished with the loss before he was taken out in favor of Zach Skop, who stopped eight shots. The Icedogs incurred 16 minutes in penalty time with eight minors.