Jordan Pitlick gave the Chicago Junior Bulldogs a 4-3 (OT) victory over the Billings Bulls when he scored 39 seconds into the extra period.
Chicago overcame a two-goal deficit to capture the victory. The Junior Bulldogs was down 3-1 after a power play goal by Billings\’ Alex Lundstrom at 16:34 in the second period. Chicago tied things up at 3-3 on a goal by Mike Holmes at 16:47 in the third period.
The Junior Bulldogs were sparked by Pitlick, who finished with one goal.
Chicago additionally got points from Holmes, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Chicago also had goals scored by Taylor Hamilton and Niko Moulakelis, who scored one goal each. In addition, Chicago received assists from Tyler Seltenriech, who had three and Kyle Barna and Henry Hearon, who each chipped in one.
Others who scored for Billings included Reed Kaiser and Torin Foundos, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Billings were Wolfgang Davis, Joe Mata, and Ian Wiljanen, who contributed one each.
Michael Paku recorded 17 saves for Chicago. The Junior Bulldogs incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors. Alexander Meagher rejected 22 shots on goal for the Bulls. Billings incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors.