The Minot Minotauros defeated the Bismarck Bobcats 5-3 in Game 2 of the Central Division Semi-Finals on Saturday to take a commanding 2-0 series lead.
Minot led 2-1 after the first period thanks to goals from David Raisanen and Taylor Lantz.
Didrik Henbrant and Andrew Kangas tacked on two extra goals to give the Tauros a 4-2 lead after two periods.
Adam Stacho scored his second goal of the night to make it 4-3 in the third, but Kangas would fire back with his second goal to secure the 5-3 win.
Minot will look to clinch a series sweep in Game 3 next Friday night at the V.F.W. Sports Center in Bismarck. Puck drop is set for 7:15 p.m.