BOZEMAN — The Helena Bighorns lost to the Bozeman Icedogs 5-2 on Saturday night at the Haynes Pavillion.
The Frontier Divison-leading Bighorns (20-2) were a day removed from a shootout victory over second-place Great Falls.
Helena was worn down and started slow. The Icedogs (13-7) jumped out to a three-goal lead after two periods.
Nicholas Noel and Mikhail Gavrilenko scored the Helena goals, while Darren Donovan, Porter Tirrill and Noel had assists.