Gillette rips Billings, 7-0

Gillette had a three-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 7-0 win over Billings.

Gillette\’s penalty kill excelled, as Gillette gave up zero goals despite allowing six power plays.

Gillette was led by Connor Moore, who had one goal. Moore scored 7:29 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Gillette. Tristen Leberknight picked up the assist.

Gillette stifled Billings\’ power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Gillette\’s offense rang up 52 shots on Billings\’ net. Gillette\’s goal total was higher than its season average. This season, Gillette averages 3.7 goals per contest.

Gillette additionally got points from Jack Oberg, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Gillette also had goals scored by Nick Stockert, who had two and Cade Boreing, Tyler Tennant, and Alex King, who scored one goal each. More assists for Gillette came via Tyler Reble, who had two, Kyle Traux, who had three, and Preston Fuller, Michael Doyle, Brett Kramer, and RJ Yusko, who each chipped in one.

Billings excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in three chances. Billings\’ offense operated below its season average. Billings averages 2.6 goals per game.

Alex Feese made 23 saves for Gillette on 23 shots. Gillette incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors. Kyle Jacobs recorded 45 saves for Billings. Billings incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.