Behind a great game by Mitchell McEwan, who had four goals, Gillette defeated Glacier, 8-4.
McEwan notched his first tally 6:33 into the first period. He then added goals at 9:27 into the first, at 14:18 into the first, and at 8:56 into the third.
Gillette kept Glacier\’s goalie busy throughout the game, and Mikhail Pahrebets made 35 saves on 43 shots. Gillette\’s goal total was higher than its season average. This season, Gillette averages 4.6 goals per contest.
Gillette additionally got points from Cade Boreing, who also had one goal and one assist and RJ Yusko, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Gillette also had goals scored by Colt Johnson and Alex King, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Gillette were Gennadi Zabeline, who had two, Kyle Traux, who had three, and Hunter Johnson and Tyler Tennant, who contributed one each.
Glacier forced Gillette goalie Stephen Wroe to work between the pipes, taking 44 shots.
Glacier was helped by Collin Schieman, who registered three goals. Glacier also got a goal from Logan Kraft as well. In addition, Glacier received assists from Ronald Robertson, who had one, Marvin Simmons, who had three, and Wyatt Fretheim and Tyler McMahon, who contributed two each.
Stephen Wroe made 40 saves for Gillette on 44 shots. Gillette totaled 24 minutes in penalty time with two minors and two majors and went 1-for-3 on the power play. Gillette ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Preston Fuller was ejected from the game. Glacier totaled 21 minutes in penalty time with three minors and one major and went 1-for-3 on the power play. For Glacier, Trevor Jenson was ejected from the game.