The Helena Bighorns' offense had a big night, peppering the Bozeman Icedogs with 70 shots throughout the game. The Helena Bighorns took the lead late in the third on a goal from Mikhail Gavrilenko.
Kaden Lindberg contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Jarett Scheibel had no trouble finding the scoresheet, adding 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist). Adam Franklin delivered for his team with 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist).
In the second, Lindberg opened the scoring for Helena with a goal at 14:29 with helpers from teammates Rieger and Berglund. Scheibel quickly followed with a goal at 16:20 with a helper from his linemate Seitz. Cline quickly followed with a goal at 16:31 with assists from his linemates, Scheibel and Seitz. Franklin finally put the Icedogs on the board with a goal at 18:44 with helpers from his teammates Hanley and Blatter.
During the third, Franklin deposited a goal at 10:51 with assists from Schumacher and Burrell. Charnholm netted a goal at 15:49 with helpers from Patten and Franklin. Gavrilenko quickly followed with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 17:31 with assists from Lindberg and Solko.
Helena’s victory was in no doubt helped out by Berglund as he stopped 21 of the 24 shots he faced. Berglund’s counterpart, Thompson, also had a big night, managing to stop 66 of 70, but ultimately fell short.
This win brings the Helena Bighorns’ record to (26-12-4-0).