Couture leads Bozeman over Gillette, 6-3

Kegan Couture was all over the ice for Bozeman, as he tallied one goal and three assists in Bozeman\’s 6-3 win over Gillette.

Couture beat Alex Feese with a shot 6:14 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Gunnar Mogck picked up the assist. Couture dished an assist on Mogck\’s goal that made the score 2-1 Bozeman at 8:47 into the first period. He then added assists on Dylan Michaud\’s goal at 6:54 into the second and on Mogck\’s goal at 36 seconds into the third.

Gillette\’s power play was ineffective against Bozeman\’s penalty kill, which allowed zero goals while shorthanded.

Bozeman stifled Gillette\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man.

Bozeman also got points from Michaud, who also had one goal and one assist and Mogck, who also racked up two goals and one assist. Others who scored for Bozeman included Steven Nisbet and Austin Charnholm, who scored one goal each. In addition, Bozeman received assists from John Dixon, who had one and Nicholas Thompson, who had two.

Gillette was helped by Travis Marsh, who finished with one goal. Marsh scored 2:58 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Gillette. Gillette also had goals scored by Jack Oberg and Alex King, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Gillette were Nick Scherbinin, Colt Johnson, and Brett Kramer, who each chipped in one.

Stephen Frank recorded 24 saves for Bozeman. Bozeman incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors. Feese rejected 13 shots on goal for Gillette. Gillette ended with 21 minutes in penalty time with three minors and one major.