Huge game by Couture boosts Bozeman over Glacier, 4-1


Behind a great game by Kegan Couture, who had one goal and two assists, Bozeman defeated Glacier, 4-1.

Couture scored 48 seconds into the second period to make the score 2-0 Bozeman. Daniel Liberko provided the assist. Couture dished an assist on Elliott Hopkins's goal that made the score 1-0 Bozeman at 14:16 into the first period. He added another helper on Gunnar Mogck's goal that made the score 3-0 Bozeman at 10:24 into the second period.


Bozeman excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in five chances.

Bozeman also got points from Hopkins, who also grabbed one goal and one assist and Mogck, who also had one goal and one assist. Bozeman also got a goal from Casey Gobel as well. More assists for Bozeman came via Steven Nisbet, Kyle Amundson, and Nicholas Thompson, who contributed one each.

Glacier did not challenge the opposing netminder, only getting 14 shots on net to force 13 saves.

Glacier was led by Tim VanTuinen, who scored the team's only goal. VanTuinen scored short handed 9:40 into the third period to make the score 3-1 Bozeman. Glacier found itself down a man on Brendan Echelbarger's cross checking.

Bozeman's Stephen Frank stopped 13 shots out of the 14 that he faced. Bozeman incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Raymond Smith rejected 14 shots on goal for Glacier. Glacier incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.