Yellowstone beats Gillette 3-0 as Matz gains shutout

Feb 12, 2016

Garret Matz was superb between the pipes for Yellowstone, as he did not allow a goal in a 3-0 victory over Gillette.

Yellowstone was led by Max Doner, who tallied one goal and one assist. Doner scored 15:43 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Yellowstone. Mason Stewart picked up the assist.

Yellowstone\’s defense was surprisingly good. Yellowstone allows 2.5 goals per game. Gillette was unable to stop Yellowstone from sending pucks towards the net, and Yellowstone eventually piled up 44 shots on goal.

Yellowstone also got points from Nicholas Elliot, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Yellowstone also got a goal from Matt Runyon as well. More assists for Yellowstone came via Cosimo Yapello, Curtis Greenbush, and Tony Dahlberg, who each chipped in one.

Gillette managed to stay out of the box better than usual, registering one minor for two minutes in penalty time. Gillette finished below its season average of 15.0 penalty minutes per game. Gillette\’s offense operated below its season average. Gillette puts an average of 3.6 pucks into the net per game. Gillette\’s offense rang up 34 shots on Yellowstone\’s net.

Matz rejected 34 shots on goal for Yellowstone. Yellowstone ended with no penalties and went 1-for-1 on the power play. Alex Feese made 41 saves for Gillette on 44 shots. Gillette registered zero goals on one power play opportunities.