National anthem completed and we're set for hockey.
Referee: Michael Zalcman
Linesman: Brad Zanoni
Linesman: Tom Dellafranco
North Iowa with an early shot on Lazarski.
North Iowa spending a lot of time in Helena's zone. 6-0 shot advantage in favor of the Bulls.
Scoreless less than 3 minutes in.
Lazarski being peppered early. Now seven shots for North Iowa with 17 minutes to go in the first.
Shots now 9-1 in favor of North Iowa with 14:14 to go in the opening period.
North Iowa 0, Helena 0 seven minutes into the opening period.
Helena had a chance against Bartels, came up empty.
Ron Lindgren wound up, broke his stick.
North Iowa fought off another Helena attack without a shot getting to Bartels.
Half of the first period in the books and we're still scoreless.
Hand pass called on Helena with 9:23 to go in the first.
Christain Axelsson lights the lamp for Helena with 8:54 to go in the first. Helena 1, North Iowa 0.
Helena scores again. Rebound goal. 2-0 Bighorns.
Parker Olson scores on a rebound. Devin Smith and John Petersson with the assists. Helena 2, North Iowa 0.
Bulls getting no quality looks on offense right now
First penalty of the game goes to North Iowa.
Bighorns on the power play.
North Iowa hasn't allowed Helena to keep the puck in the zone. 25 seconds left on the power play.
Under a minute left in the period. Helena leads North Iowa 2-0.
Helena 2, North Iowa 0 after one period. Axelsson and Olson with goals for the Bighorns.
North Iowa holds a 15-12 shot advantage over the Bighorns.
Teams about set to take the ice for the start of the second period.
North Iowa with a quick shot on Lazarski.
North Iowa with two shots on goal in the first 2:21 of the second period. Helena has yet to record a shot on goal this period.
Puck thrown up in the air and somehow Bartels held on.
North Iowa with a scoring chance. James Hughes' shot saved.
Helena 2, North Iowa 0 with 15:16 left in the second.
North Iowa isn't getting any offense generated. A lot of time in the Helena offensive zone.
Shot attempt on Bartels and he saves it with his glove.
Shots now 19-17 in North Iowa's favor.
North Iowa missing on a lot of passes.
Lindgren shot attempt saved by Lazarski.
North Iowa misses on a long pass. Icing is the call and the North Iowa fans aren't happy. They thought it was touched.
10 minutes left in the second period, Helena up 2-0.