The Gillette Wild hockey team suffered a heartbreaking 4-2 defeat to the Helena Bighorns. Gillette forced a deciding game 3 by beating Helena by 3 Friday night. The Wild have yet to ever win a playoff series.
Gillette started game 3 strong, opening with a 2-0 lead but the Bighorns came back in a hurry to take a 3-2 lead with just over 4 minutes left in the 2nd period. In the end Helena scored 4 unanswered goals to seal the deal.
Helena will play the Great Falls Americans in its next playoff series.