Gillette survived a determined comeback attempt by Yellowstone on the way to a 4-3 win.
Gillette forced Yellowstone goalie Lance Knudson to work between the pipes, taking 44 shots.
Yellowstone was often in penalty trouble, totaling nine minors and one major for 33 minutes in penalty time. Yellowstone surpassed its season average of 23.0 penalty minutes per game. Gillette was unable to stop Yellowstone from sending pucks towards the net, and Yellowstone eventually piled up 34 shots on goal.
Alex Feese made 31 saves for Gillette on 34 shots. Gillette incurred 18 minutes in penalty time with nine minors. Yellowstone's Knudson stopped 40 shots out of the 44 that he faced. Yellowstone registered three goals on six power play opportunities.