The Junior Bruins struggled against the Americans 7-2 in home game

Misha Akatnov chipped in with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist). Trent Cowden did his part, adding 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) and Michael Houlihan contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).

During the first, Cowden opened the scoring for Great Falls with a goal at 2:38 with a helper from Rinckey. Akatnov quickly followed with a goal at 4:13 with a helper from his linemate Cottle.

In the second period, Cowden answered for the Americans with a goal at 0:53 with an assist from his teammate Juliussen. Mcsharry put in what turned out to be the game winning goal at 14:22 with helpers from his linemates, Houlihan and Vukasin.

During the third, Vandenbos netted a goal at 1:34 with an assist from Fary. Truex quickly followed with a goal at 2:20 with a helper from defenseman Peterson. Zubkov answered for the Junior Bruins with a goal at 11:39 with assists from his linemates, Prince and Akatnov. Mack quickly followed with a goal at 13:30 with helpers from Juliussen and Peterson. Houlihan put in a goal at 16:13 with an assist from defenseman Cowden.

This loss brings the Missoula Junior Bruins’ record to (17-22-2-0).