Great Falls downs Bozeman in overtime, 3-2 (OT)

Great Falls pulled out a 3-2 (OT) overtime victory over Bozeman on a clutch goal by Tyler Garcia.

Great Falls almost relinquished a two-score lead. Great Falls made the score 2-0 on a goal by Ricards Bernhards at 4:04 in the third period. Bozeman pulled to within 2-1 on a goal by Kegan Couture at 6:51 in the third period.

Great Falls was led by Garcia, who tallied one goal. Garcia scored 3:23 into overtime to make the score 3-2 Great Falls. Adam Apangalook picked up the assist.

Great Falls\’ penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on three Bozeman power plays. Great Falls forced Bozeman goalie Stephen Frank to work between the pipes, taking 40 shots.

Great Falls also got a goal from Wade Wylie as well. In addition, Great Falls received assists from Tanner Congdon, who had one and Arseny Ivanov, who had two.

Bozeman stifled Great Falls\’ power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man.

Elliott Hopkins also scored for Bozeman. Other players who recorded assists for Bozeman were Steven Nisbet and Nicholas Thompson, who contributed one each.

Lauren Massie recorded 15 saves for Great Falls. Great Falls incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Bozeman\’s Frank stopped 37 shots out of the 40 that he faced. Bozeman incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.