Cole Stewart had a big night with 4 points (0 goals, 4 assists) as the Yellowstone Quake crushed the Gillette Wild 8-2 in a home game at Riley Arena in Yellowstone. Besides, the Yellowstone Quake's offense had a big night, peppering Gillette with 44 shots throughout the game. The Yellowstone Quake took the lead early in the first on a goal from Timo Pelto and never looked back.
Aaron Moots did his part, adding 2 goals and Ian Doner chipped in with 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist). Jack Oberg contributed with 2 assists.
During the first, Doner opened the scoring for the Quake with a goal at 0:25 with helpers from his linemates, Pelto and Stewart. Buller quickly followed with a goal at 1:05 with helpers from his linemates, Moore and Willoughby. Pelto put in what turned out to be the game winning goal at 4:24 with assists from his linemates, Willoughby and Buller. Moots netted a goal at 6:53 with helpers from his linemates, Harris and Dumont. Stockert finally put Gillette on the board with a goal at 11:17 with assists from his linemates, Oberg and Thompson. Doner answered for the Quake with a goal at 14:56 with helpers from his teammates Stewart and Schuldt.
During the second, Johnson scored a goal at 5:40 with assists from Stewart and Doner.
In the third, Peterson answered for Gillette with a goal at 4:00 with helpers from Scoggins and Oberg. Moots quickly followed with a goal at 5:51 with assists from his linemates, Stewart and Dumont. Willoughby netted a goal at 8:23 with helpers from Stewart and Stewart.
The Quake’s victory was in no doubt helped out by Waszczenko’s big night as he stopped 27 of the 29 shots he faced. Waszczenko’s counterpart, Grogan, also had a big night, managing to stop 4 of 8, but ultimately fell short.
This win brings the Yellowstone Quake’s record to (1-0-0-0).