The Bozeman Icedogs' defense had a poor night, allowing the Missoula Junior Bruins 44 shots throughout the game. The Missoula Junior Bruins took the lead before the halfway point in the third on a goal from Misha Akatnov.
Duncan Mcgarrah contributed with 2 goals and Beckett Patten had no trouble finding the scoresheet, adding 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists). Tyler Young chipped in with 2 assists and Tyler Prince delivered for his team with 3 assists.
In the first period, Mcgarrah opened the scoring for the Icedogs with a goal at 6:29 with helpers from his linemates, Charnholm and Boje. Zubkov quickly followed with a goal at 6:46 with helpers from his linemates, Prince and Akatnov. Akatnov deposited a goal at 12:41 with assists from his linemates, Prince and Young. Zubkov netted a goal at 16:08 with a helper from Akatnov. Burrell quickly followed with a goal at 17:06 with assists from his linemates, Warner and Blatter.
During the second period, Zubkov answered for the Junior Bruins with a goal at 8:19 with a helper from his teammate Prince. Littlefield netted a goal at 11:09 with an assist from Akatnov. Patten quickly followed with a goal at 12:42 with helpers from Charnholm and Stucker. Mcgarrah quickly followed with a goal at 14:32 with assists from teammates Patten and Hanley.
During the third, Akatnov answered for Missoula with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 5:40 with helpers from his linemates, Zubkov and Young. Boje quickly followed with a goal at 7:33 with assists from Patten and Hanley. Zubkov answered for the Junior Bruins with a goal at 10:44 with helpers from Akatnov and Kirk. Zubkov deposited a goal at 15:34 with assists from his linemates, Akatnov and Miller.
This loss brings the Bozeman Icedogs’ record to (3-33-0-0).