Branden Komm stopped all 47 shots he faced, including 19 in the second period, and the Idaho Steelheads beat the Rapid City Rush 3-0 in an ECHL hockey game Friday night.
Idaho (17-11-3) earned its first shutout of the season, and Komm had his first since Dec. 27, 2015, with South Carolina. Miro Karjalainen scored his first North American professional goal 9:03 into the game, and Travis Ewanyk gave the Steelheads a two-goal advantage at the 12-minute mark. Branden Troock scored at 12:58 of the second in his first game since Dec. 3 due to injury.
The teams complete their three-game series at 7:05 p.m. Saturday.