Huge game by King boosts Gillette over Glacier, 8-2


Alex King had two goals and two assists to lead Gillette to an 8-2 victory over Glacier.

King scored at 3:16 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Gillette and again while 17:19 into the third to make the score 8-1 Gillette.


Gillette forced Glacier's goalies to work without much rest, launching 55 shots and forcing 47 saves. Mikhail Pahrebets made 27 stops and Ryall Purdy made 20. Gillette excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in three chances. Team's forwards weren't the only contributers offensively, and the team's defensemen showcased their scoring touch with every defensemen recieving a point. As a goup they tallied three goals and five assist.

Gillette also got points from Gennadi Zabeline, who also grabbed two goals and one assist. Gillette also had goals scored by Tim VanTuinen, Tristen Leberknight, Hunter Johnson, and Mitchell McEwan, who each put in one. In addition, Gillette received assists from RJ Yusko, who had two and Tyler Reble, Cade Boreing, Tyler Tennant, and Brett Kramer, who contributed one each.

Glacier kept Gillette's goalie busy throughout the game, and Alex Feese made 32 saves on 34 shots. Glacier's penalty kill unit could not stop Gillette's power play, which converted on three of five opportunities.

Others who scored for Glacier included Wyatt Fretheim and Tyler McMahon, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Glacier were Brendan Echelbarger and Josh Allan, who each chipped in one.

Gillette incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors. Glacier ended with 25 minutes in penalty time with five minors and one major.