Nick Bradshaw scored on an unassisted goal 6 minutes, 37 seconds left Friday night, and the Butte Cobras beat the Missoula Maulers 5-4 in a NA3HL game at the Butte Community Ice Center. (Stats)
The game-winning goal was the second of the game for Bradshaw. Ty Stovin also scored two goals for the home team. John Steers added one.
Robin Bagley and Kyler Garsjo each assisted on a pair of goals. Alec Sorby, Hunter Varney and Stovin assisted on one.
Danny Fielding turned away 53 shots to get the win between the pipes. The win was the second straight and third in five games for Butte, which improved to 4-21. Missoula fell to 7-17.
Mi-Kwan Tallman scored two goals for Missoula. Trevor Prince and Tyler Prince each scored one.
Butte and Missoula will play again Saturday, this time in Missoula. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m.