A day after defeating Missoula the Cobras welcomed the Helena Bighorns to Butte for another NA3HL Frontier Division matchup. Despite a season-high 56 shots on net the Cobras came up short 5-4.
Bighorns goaltender Anthony Adleman proved to be the difference maker with 52 saves while Alex Bailey scored the first and eventual game-winner for Helena.
Nick Bradshaw led the Butte offense with a pair of goals and an assist while Robin Bagley contributed three helpers.
Kylar Garsjo continued his hot scoring with a goal and assist. The second year forward from Sidney has seven points in his past four games. His 18 points leads all Butte scorers.
Recent acquisition Zane Clumpf scored his first in a Cobras uniform in six games. The 19-year old now has seven points in 16 games played, 10 games previously with the Missoula Bruins.
Butte Cobras (2-16-1-0) return to action on Monday hosting the Missoula Bruins (9-5-2-0). Game time is scheduled for noon. Fans will NOT be allowed to attend.