Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as the Yellowstone Quake defeated Glacier in a shootout 3-2 (2-1 SO).
The Quake came back from a two-goal deficit to capture the victory. Yellowstone was down 2-0 after a power play goal by Glacier\’s Dekker Gosnell at 19:56 in the first period. The Quake knotted things up at 2-2 on a power play goal by Pilet at 3:17 in the third period.
Glacier was unable to stop Yellowstone from sending pucks towards the net, and the Quake eventually piled up 70 shots on goal. Yellowstone was ineffective while on the power play, as it was held to two goals off of 10 man advantages. The Quake found themselves short handed often, totaling 48 penalty minutes and allowing five power plays.
Yellowstone was helped by Will Landsverk, who finished with one goal. Landsverk scored on the power play 6:55 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Glacier. The Quake had gotten the advantage when Glacier\’s Joshua Larson was sent off for hooking. Buck Scougale picked up the assist. In addition, Yellowstone received assists from Sawyer Scanlan, Max Doner, and Connor Scovel, who contributed one each.
Glacier could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 68 minutes in penalties during the game.
More assists for Glacier came via Lubin, who had one.