Butte Cobras go 2-0-1 at League Showcase

Butte Cobras go 2-0-1 at League Showcase

BLAINE, Minn. — The Butte Cobras had a successful trip to the North American 3 Hockey Leagues Showcase, going 2-1 Dec. 16-18. The Cobras opened the event with a 5-3 win over the Evansville Thunderbolts, as Butte’s Tyson Stovin lead the scoring with a hat trick and one assist performance. Joe Erickson and Dan Liner had Butte’s two other goals, and goalie Karl Zoda made 24 saves.

Butte’s next game was a 2-1, overtime loss to the Willmar Warhawks, but Butte would rebound and cruise to a thrilling 6-5 Overtime win against the Niagra Powerhawks. Ben Dirks would score a hat-trick for the Cobras, and Charles Blandin chipped in another two goals.

Butte’s next home games will be Friday and Saturday against the Missoula Bruins and Great Falls Americans.

— Story submitted by Merrick Parnell

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