Great Falls Americans are 8-6 in the Frontier Division and sit in 3rd place.  Just one game this week and it is on the road at #2 Helena Big Horns.  Helena is 12-3 on the season.  Game time is 7:05 pm MST Saturday night. Each week I visit with Head Coach Greg Sears and here is part of the interview.  You can listen to the entire interview at the bottom of this article.

Randy: Coach, great wins over the weekend. Tell me about them.

Coach Greg Sears: Sweet for the boys. Pretty dominant win on Friday night and started hot Saturday and then kind of got caught, almost gave one away, but won the shoot out

Randy: Explain what a shootout is.

Coach Greg Sears: So we were up four nothing. They go to three out, three overtime and if that's not decided, then they go to a shoot out. Each team gets three shooters, so Silas scores in the second round and our goalie made a couple of saves so we get the extra point.

Randy: Talk about Helena coming up. It will be on the road and the ice dogs are always tough.

Coach Greg Sears: Yeah, we're excited. We've been home all pretty much all season. So we hit the road here for three and first stop is on Saturday and the new guys haven't been there yet, so we're excited to show them. I always like to play on the road in frontier. The atmosphere is going to be awesome, so I hope to go play hard.

Randy: Injuries and health. How are you doing?

Coach Greg Sears:  We're in bad shape but we got an extra day here this week. We're actually off today and don't play until Saturday. Hoping to heal out. Sickness went through the team last week, so we're a little short but we'll be all right.


Here is the full interview:

Frontier Division Standings:

Gillette                 12-1-0

Helena                 12-3-0

Great Falls            8-6-0

Sheridan               7-6-1

Butte                     6-7-1


Yellowstone          5-8-0

Badlands              3-9-1

Bozeman              3-11-0

To learn more about the Great Falls Americans click here.

You can watch the game on Hockey TV if you can't attend in person.

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