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Saturday Scores: Bozeman blanks Helena

September 27, 2015

The Bozeman Icedogs beat the Helena Bighorns 7-0 on Saturday (photo: Gary Marshall).

Saturday Box Scores
 
Bozeman 7 @ Helena 0 - Steven Frank made 44 saves to complete the shutout and led Bozeman to a 7-0 win against Helena. Steven Nisbet had two goals and two assists to lead Bozeman. Nisbet scored the first of his two goals at 8:37 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Bozeman. Elliott Hopkins assisted on the tally. Nisbet's next tally made the score 3-0 Bozeman with 8:57 left in the second period. Gunnar Mogck provided the assist. Bozeman also got points from Hopkins, who also tallied one goal and one assist and Kegan Couture, who also had one goal and one assist. Dylan Michaud also scored for Bozeman. More assists for Bozeman came via Nicholas Thompson, who had four and Liam Millar, Dalton Rickard, Kyle Klatt, Brock Loser, and Kyle Amundson, who each chipped in one.
 
Great Falls 5 @ Yellowstone 1 - Great Falls had a three-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-1 win over Yellowstone. Ricards Bernhards had one goal and two assists to lead Great Falls. Bernhards scored on the power play 18:00 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Great Falls. A kneeing penalty on Manuel Manero had put Great Falls on the power play. Tanner Congdon picked up the assist. Great Falls kept Yellowstone's goalie busy throughout the game, and Derrick LaCombe made 38 saves on 43 shots. Great Falls additionally got points from Colton Fletcher, who also racked up two goals and one assist. Others who scored for Great Falls included Stevan Goran and Brendan Jester, who scored one goal each. More assists for Great Falls came via Josh Larson, Austin Krantz, and Adam Apangalook, who contributed one each. Yellowstone was led by Cosimo Yapello, who scored the team's only goal. Yapello scored on the power play 8:18 into the second period to make the score 3-1 Great Falls. Lauren Massie rejected 24 shots on goal for Great Falls.
 
Glacier 4 @ Gillette 5 (OT) - Gillette pulled out a 5-4 (OT) overtime victory over Glacier on a clutch goal by Kyle Traux. Although Gillette was up by as many as three goals in the third period, Glacier kept the game interesting by staging a comeback that ultimately fell short. Glacier pulled to within 4-3 on a goal by Tyler McMahon at 12:49 in the third period. Gillette additionally got points from Alex King, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Gillette also had goals scored by Cade Boreing and Michael Doyle, who each put in one. In addition, Gillette received assists from Tim VanTuinen and Hunter Johnson, who contributed one each and Tristen Leberknight and Mitchell McEwan, who each chipped in two. Glacier kept Gillette's goalie busy throughout the game, and Stephen Wroe made 31 saves on 35 shots. Others who scored for Glacier included Marvin Simmons and William Bostwick, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Glacier were Logan Kraft, Wyatt Fretheim, Tanner Poker, and Brett LeBeau, who contributed one each.
 
Breezy Point 6 @ Rochester 3 - Josh Laven had four goals to lead Breezy Point to a 6-3 victory over Rochester. Laven's first goal came 17:33 into the second period. He then added goals at 2:34 into the third, at 14:38 into the third, and at 18:37 into the third. Breezy Point also got points from Jake Tomkowiak, who also tallied one goal and two assists. Nick Reed also scored for Breezy Point. In addition, Breezy Point received assists from Torin Foundos and Christian Meisinger, who contributed one each. Rochester kept Breezy Point's goalie busy throughout the game, and Wes Paupore made 32 saves on 35 shots.  Rochester was helped by Evan Sabo, who had one goal. Sabo scored 37 seconds into the third period to make the score 3-2 Rochester. Dominik Bogdzuil picked up the assist. Rochester also had goals scored by Jiri Trubacik and Nick Paulson, who scored one goal each. More assists for Rochester came via Jake Kelly, who had one. Sam Nelson made 28 saves for Rochester on 33 shots.
 
Cincinnati 4 @ Evansville 1 - Cincinnati's Marc Anderson had a big offensive game, scoring two goals and contributing one assist in his team's 4-1 win over Evansville. Anderson scored at 12:29 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Cincinnati and again while on the power play 8:04 into the third to make the score 3-1 Cincinnati. Cincinnati's Timothy OSullivan was a brick wall in net, as he came up with 29 saves and let only one puck past him.  Others who scored for Cincinnati included Brady Kiplinger and Rory Callihan, who scored one goal each. More assists for Cincinnati came via Albert Janele, who had two and Taylor Hamilton, Brenden Williams, and Kyle Kinnaman, who each chipped in one. Evansville was led by Triston Theriot, who scored the team's only goal. Theriot scored on the power play 12:24 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Cincinnati.  Brian Forness recorded 59 saves for Evansville.
 
Euless 3 @ Sugar Land 6 - Sugar Land had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 6-3 win over Euless. Sugar Land got the win thanks to a great game by Zac McKenna, who had one goal and three assists. McKenna scored 30 seconds into the second period to make the score 3-1 Sugar Land. Trevor Wolf assisted on the tally. Sugar Land also got points from Luca Valenza, who also finished with two goals and one assist and Jonathan Adnell, who also had one goal and two assists. Sugar Land also had goals scored by RC Randall and Keith Allen, who each put in one. In addition, Sugar Land received assists from Michael Crowley, Travis Witt, Matt Cozzan, and Estevan Cortes, who contributed one each. Euless was helped by Kayne Fedor, who registered one goal. Fedor scored 8:10 into the second period to make the score 4-2 Sugar Land. Tristan Allen picked up the assist. Euless additionally got points from Wyatt Gentry, who also grabbed one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Euless also got a goal from Aaron Wade as well. Other players who recorded assists for Euless were Kyle Dudley and Cody Gottfreid, who each chipped in one. Kevin Mackey rejected 19 shots on goal for Sugar Land.
 
Granite City 7 @ Minnesota 0 - Minnesota allowed Granite City to net five goals during the second period and fell, 7-0. Lucas Carroll was all over the ice for Granite City, as he registered two goals in the win. Carroll's tallies came at 18:23 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Granite City and 18:54 into the second to make the score 6-0 Granite City. Granite City additionally got points from Michael Piehler, who also grabbed one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Granite City also had goals scored by Isaac Kobiena, Andrej Jamnicky, Kevin Finley, and Matt Flom, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Granite City were Braden Altena, Clayton Brown, Mathew Sprink, Logan Neu, Tommy Giller, and William Sprink, who contributed one each and Tanner Skaja and Will Mix, who each chipped in two. Nathan Isaacson rejected 17 shots on goal for Granite City.
 
Alexandria 1 @ La Crosse 4 - A stellar performance between the pipes by Will Graves helped La Crosse defeat Alexandria, 4-1. Alexandria was stymied by La Crosse's netminder Graves, who stopped 33 shots during the victory.  La Crosse was led by Jared Bromberg, who registered one goal and two assists. Bromberg scored 17:03 into the second period to make the score 1-1. Brady Thiering picked up the assist. La Crosse also had goals scored by Justin Edwards, Ben Henderson, and Sam Dabrowski, who scored one goal each. In addition, La Crosse received assists from Alexander Rickoff, Hunter Dolan, and Taylor Trapp, who contributed one each. Alexandria's offense rang up 34 shots on La Crosse's net. Alexandria was led by Alec Seeger, who scored the team's only goal.
 
Southern Tier 3 @ Wooster 2 (OT) - Southern Tier pulled out a 3-2 (OT) overtime victory over Wooster on a clutch goal by Tait Aptakin. Southern Tier was paced by Aptakin, who tallied one goal. Aptakin scored 4:51 into overtime to make the score 3-2 Southern Tier. Kyler Chartier assisted on the tally. Southern Tier also got points from Chartier, who also had one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Victor McCutcheon also scored for Southern Tier. In addition, Southern Tier received assists from Elijah Williams, who had one. Wooster forced Southern Tier goalie Cody Gibson to work between the pipes, taking 37 shots. Wooster was helped by Tyler Houmard, who registered one goal. Houmard scored 6:17 into the third period to make the score 2-2. Mike Zenone provided the assist. Wooster additionally got points from Will Schober, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Southern Tier's Gibson stopped 35 shots out of the 37 that he faced.
 
Point Mallard 3 @ Atlanta 6 - Atlanta relied on the scoring touch of Trey Opack, who netted two goals, to beat Point Mallard, 6-3. Opack scored at 2:31 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Atlanta and again while on the power play 18:41 into the second to make the score 3-1 Atlanta. Atlanta forced Point Mallard goalie Cooper Seedott to work between the pipes, taking 43 shots. Atlanta also got points from Kyle Rimbach, who also grabbed two goals and two assists to lead the team in points. Atlanta also had goals scored by Philip Pugliese and Alex Johanson, who each put in one. More assists for Atlanta came via Riley Hummitsch, who had one and Jack Cleaver and Artus Laukaitis, who contributed two each. Point Mallard was led by Josh Hamilton, who finished with two goals. Hamilton scored the first of his two goals at 17:06 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Point Mallard. Jake Cox provided the assist. Hamilton's next tally made the score 6-3 Atlanta with 6:39 left in the third period. Justin Clark also scored for Point Mallard. In addition, Point Mallard received assists from Nicholas Strom and Austin Weber, who each chipped in one. Atlanta's Alekandr Zendejas stopped 32 shots out of the 35 that he faced.
 
West Michigan 3 @ Metro 4 - Metro and West Michigan were evenly matched throughout their contest, but Metro made the most of its opportunities and won, 4-3. Neither team gained more than a two-goal lead, and Mathias Tellstrom's goal in the third period proved to be the difference maker. Kevin Shand had a great game for Metro, netting two goals. Shand's tallies came at 33 seconds into the second period to make the score 2-1 Metro and on the power play 4:49 into the second to make the score 3-1 Metro. Metro also got a goal from David Chavis as well. In addition, Metro received assists from Michael Tratar, who had two and Devin Kelly, TJ Krajewski, Jacob Rutkoske, and Graham Day, who contributed one each. West Michigan forced Metro goalie Kameron Limburg to work between the pipes, taking 33 shots. West Michigan was helped by Devan Bayne, who registered one goal. Bayne scored on the power play 16:26 into the second period to make the score 3-2 Metro. Corey Siwula assisted on the tally. Others who scored for West Michigan included Ryan Price and Nathan Rieman, who each put in one. More assists for West Michigan came via Justin Bloomfield and Chase Whallon, who each chipped in one. Limburg recorded 30 saves for Metro.
 
North Iowa 8 @ Chicago 1 - North Iowa opened up a four-goal lead after the first period and did not look back en route to an 8-1 win over Chicago. David Min had four goals to lead North Iowa to victory. Min's first goal came 5:42 into the first period. He then added goals at 52 seconds into the second, at 4:49 into the second, and at 9:05 into the third. North Iowa forced Chicago goalie Jimmy Smith to work between the pipes, taking 58 shots. North Iowa also got points from Brett Gravelle, who also grabbed one goal and two assists. Tommy Stang also scored for North Iowa. More assists for North Iowa came via Marshall Barnes, who had three, Eric Piatt, Mitch Parsons, and Mike Lyons, who contributed one each, and Jack Stang and Riley Meyer, who each chipped in two. David Johnson recorded 14 saves for North Iowa.
 
St. Louis 3 @ Nashville 2 - St. Louis survived a determined comeback attempt by Nashville on the way to a 3-2 win. A goal by Zach Mitchell put St. Louis up 3-0 in the second period, but Nashville pulled to within one on Dakota Wilson's tally 3:39 into the third period. Mitchell had two goals to lead St. Louis to victory. Alex Klaesner also scored for St. Louis. More assists for St. Louis came via Brian Schumacher, Sam Maddox, Frankie Melton, Hayden Smer, and Tyler Vehrenkamp, who each chipped in one. Nashville was helped by Dylan Schmidt, who finished with one goal. Schmidt scored 11:43 into the second period to make the score 3-1 St. Louis. Andrew Kluge provided the assist. Other players who recorded assists for Nashville were Trent Kulczyk, Kristers Petraskevis, and Conor Cunningham, who contributed one each. Zach Young rejected 30 shots on goal for St. Louis.
 
 
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