Ricards Bernhards was all over the ice for Great Falls, as he tallied two goals and two assists in Great Falls\’ 4-0 win over Gillette.
Bernhards scored at 6:57 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Great Falls and again while 16:31 into the first to make the score 2-0 Great Falls.
Great Falls was boosted by Lauren Massie, who turned in a shutout with 31 saves. The solid play of Massie will be reflected in his goals against average, which pre-game was 1.62.
Great Falls stifled Gillette\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Great Falls\’ offense rang up 33 shots on Gillette\’s net.
Great Falls additionally got points from Wade Wylie, who also had one goal and one assist and Tanner Congdon, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for Great Falls were Tyler Garcia, who had one.
Gillette did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. Gillette puts an average of 3.3 pucks into the net per game. Gillette forced Great Falls goalie Massie to work between the pipes, taking 31 shots.
Great Falls incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors. Stephen Wroe rejected 29 shots on goal for Gillette. Gillette incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.