Wyatt Winfield got things off to an exciting start with the game’s first goal six minutes into the first period. It was to be the only goal of the period. Fans didn’t have long to wait in the second period for another goal. Helena’s Cody Blom scored just one minute into the period. Gillette closed the lead to one with an answering goal four minutes later. The Bighorns then went on an offensive streak, scoring four more goals in the period, including two from Ben Henne and one apiece from Drew Ingram and Beau Ricketts. Gillette scored their last goal of the evening with less than ninety seconds left in the period to leave the score 6-2 going into the second intermission.
Mike Sullivan got things started for the third period, scoring his first goal of the evening less than two minutes in. He went on to score his second goal seven minutes later on a power play opportunity. Ben Henne completed his hat trick a few minutes later on another power play. Sullivan then completed his hat trick just two minutes later. Hagen Nemzek finished the scoring for the evening with a goal with less than two minutes left in the game to leave the final score 11-2.
The Bighorns will be back on home ice March 3, 2012 hosting the Bozeman Icedogs for Sponsor Appreciation Night. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Bighorns website at www.HelenaBighorns.com or call (406) 457-2817.
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