Friday Finals: Mustangs, Steel pick up convincing wins
December 30, 2017
Peoria Mustangs 6 @ Wausau RiverWolves 2-The Peoria Mustangs took over the third period on their way to a 6-2 win over the Wausau RiverWolves. Jack Radley notched a hat trick on the night, alongside Braden Stewart, Rhett McDonald, and Ian McHenry for the Mustangs, while Janne Rukamp and Garrett Alton found the back of the net for the RiverWolves. In net, Peoria's Zack Freiburger made 29 saves, and Henry Baribeau stopped 60 shots for Wausau.
Breezy Point North Stars 3 @ New Ulm Steel 9-The New Ulm Steel grabbed an early five goal lead to defeat the Breezy Point North Stars, 9-3. Steven Mordini, Kirk Coppock, Alex Angel, Ryan Smith, Tom Reilly, Austin Langworthy (2), Sam Storlie, and Luc Krueser scored for the Steel, while Hayden Hoyt (2) and Jared Fladebo found the back of the net for the North Stars. New Ulm's Ryan Beilenberg stopped 21 shots, while Bronson Moore and Lucas Ehrlich made 26 and 1 saves, respectively, for Breezy Point.
Bozeman Icedogs @ Helena Bighorns - Postponed due to inclement weather
Missoula Junior Bruins @ Great Falls Americans - Postponed due to inclement weather