Lauren Massie stood on his head and made 34 saves to lead Great Falls to a 2-1 victory over Gillette.
Great Falls was held below its usual level of production. Great Falls puts an average of 4.3 pucks into the net per game. Gillette was unable to stop Great Falls from sending pucks towards the net, and Great Falls eventually piled up 36 shots on goal.
Gillette\’s offense operated below its season average. Gillette averages 3.5 goals per game. Gillette\’s offense rang up 35 shots on Great Falls\’ net.
Gillette was led by Cade Boreing, who scored the team\’s only goal. Boreing scored on the power play 5:54 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Gillette. An interference penalty on Jacob Draves had put Gillette on the power play. Preston Fuller provided the assist.
Great Falls incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Gillette\’s Alex Feese stopped 34 shots out of the 36 that he faced. Gillette incurred 20 minutes in penalty time with five minors.