Troy Stevens came up big, stopping 31 of 36 shots throughout the game. The Missoula Junior Bruins took the lead before the halfway point in the second on a goal from Cj Odlin.
Cj Odlin did his part, adding 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) and Hayden Moistner contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
In the second period, Zubkov opened the scoring for Missoula with a goal at 5:05 with helpers from his linemates, Akatnov and Dennison. Moistner deposited a goal at 8:19 with helpers from Akatnov and Odlin. Odlin netted what turned out to be the game winning goal at 12:16 with assists from Akatnov and Dennison. Cunningham quickly followed with a goal at 13:06 with assists from his linemates, Cottle and Moistner.
During the third period, Schumacher finally put Bozeman on the board with a goal at 6:14 with a helper from Miller. Odlin answered for Missoula with a goal at 11:38 with helpers from his teammates Akatnov and Blondin. Balcerak answered for the Icedogs with a goal at 18:00.
This loss brings the Bozeman Icedogs’ record to (1-22-0-0).