Reid Waszczenko came up big, stopping 43 of 47 shots throughout the game. The Helena Bighorns took the lead late in the second on a goal from Shawn Mitchell.
Nicholas Noel chipped in with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
During the second, Kottmeier opened the scoring for Helena with a goal at 6:44 with helpers from teammates Dietz and Smith. Mitchell put in what turned out to be the game winning goal at 16:06 with assists from Niskanen and Battaglia.
In the third, Shuldt finally put Yellowstone on the board with a goal at 4:01 with helpers from Stewart and Pelto. Scheibel answered for Helena with a goal at 14:57 with an assist from fellow Bighorns forward Noel. Noel netted a goal at 19:46.
This loss brings the Yellowstone Quake’s record to (4-2-0-0).