Sean Kelley was superb between the pipes for the Gillette Wild, as he did not allow a goal in a 2-0 victory over the Yellowstone Quake.
Gillette was sparked by Logan Spiegelberg, who finished with one goal. Spiegelberg scored 9:52 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Gillette. TJ McMinn picked up the assist.
The Wild\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on five Yellowstone power plays. Gillette\’s defensive play was more effective than usual against Yellowstone. The Wild allow 2.4 goals per game. Gillette forced the Quake goalie Sean Leahy to work between the pipes, taking 48 shots.
Gillette also got a goal from Cade Boreing as well. In addition, Gillette received assists from Rob Lantz and Mitchell McEwan, who contributed one each.
Yellowstone\’s offense operated below its season average. The Quake put an average of 2.5 pucks into the net per game.
The Wild\’s Kelley stopped 29 shots out of the 29 that he faced. Gillette incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors. Leahy rejected 46 shots on goal for Yellowstone. The Quake incurred 18 minutes in penalty time with four minors.