Billy Yoder came up big, stopping 46 of 52 shots throughout the game. The Bozeman Icedogs took the lead before the halfway point in the third on a goal from Austin Charnholm.
Tyler Prince contributed with 2 goals and Vadim Zubkov had no trouble finding the scoresheet, adding 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists). Jacob Boje delivered for his team with 2 goals.
In the first, Charnholm opened the scoring for Bozeman with a goal at 3:59 with helpers from Burrell and Patten. Charnholm put in a goal at 10:26 with assists from Patten and Hanley. Prince quickly followed with a goal at 11:05 with helpers from his linemates, Dennison and Zubkov. Prince netted a goal at 15:45 with an assist from defenseman Kirk.
During the second period, Boje answered for the Icedogs with a goal at 2:41 with helpers from Patten and Hanley. Boje scored a goal at 13:39 with assists from teammates Blatter and Hanley. Zobel quickly followed with a goal at 13:49.
In the third, Charnholm answered for Bozeman with a goal at 9:40 with helpers from Franklin and Hanley. Zubkov quickly followed with a goal at 10:13 with assists from Dennison and Kirk. Charnholm quickly followed with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 11:30 with helpers from Mcgarrah and Patten. Dennison answered for the Junior Bruins with a goal at 19:08 with an assist from Zubkov.
This loss brings the Missoula Junior Bruins’ record to (17-26-2-0).