The Bozeman Icedogs' defense had a poor night, allowing the Gillette Wild 36 shots throughout the game. The Gillette Wild took the lead before the halfway point in the second on a goal from Nick Stockert.
Cade Hanley did his part, adding 2 assists. Brooks Mitzel contributed with 2 goals and Russell Conti delivered for his team with 3 assists.
During the first, Thompson opened the scoring for Gillette with a goal at 1:44 with a helper from Hanson. Blatter answered for Bozeman with a goal at 18:23 with helpers from his teammates Mcgarrah and Hanley.
In the second, Mitzel answered for the Wild with a goal at 11:54 with assists from his linemates, Prewett and Thompson. Stockert quickly followed with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 12:10 with assists from Peterson and Conti. Patten answered for the Icedogs with a goal at 17:27 with a helper from his defensive partner, Hanley.
In the third, Mitzel answered for Gillette with a goal at 8:38 with an assist from fellow Wild forward Thompson. Walters quickly followed with a goal at 9:56 with a helper from defenseman Conti. Thompson netted a goal at 17:11 with an assist from defenseman Conti.
This loss brings the Bozeman Icedogs’ record to (3-36-1-0).