The Yellowstone Quake's offense had a big night, peppering the Gillette Wild with 45 shots throughout the game. The Yellowstone Quake took the lead early in the third on a goal from Carter Johnson.
Ian Doner did his part, adding 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Timo Pelto contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist). Jack Oberg chipped in with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Brooks Mitzel delivered for his team with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
During the first period, Steyaert opened the scoring for the Quake with a goal at 7:07 with a helper from defenseman Stewart. Doner deposited a goal at 18:08 with helpers from his linemates, Stewart and Pelto.
In the second, Mitzel finally put Gillette on the board with a goal at 1:10 with assists from his linemates, Oberg and Stockert. Oberg scored a goal at 6:09 with assists from Scoggins and Mitzel.
During the third period, Johnson answered for Yellowstone with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 2:17 with a helper from defenseman Stewart. Willoughby put in a goal at 7:40 with helpers from teammates Doner and Sievek. Buller quickly followed with a goal at 8:41 with assists from his linemates, Moore and Ford. Dumont quickly followed with a goal at 9:32 with assists from Willoughby and Walworth. Pelto quickly followed with a goal at 10:24 with helpers from Stewart and Stewart.
The Quake’s victory was in no doubt helped out by Waszczenko’s big night as he stopped 29 of the 31 shots he faced. Waszczenko’s counterpart, Pilely, also had a big night, managing to stop 38 of 45, but ultimately fell short.
This win brings the Yellowstone Quake’s record to (21-2-1-0).