Pawloski leads Bruins to a shootout win over Minot

Published 11:19am Sunday, January 6, 2013

Austin Bruins goalie Jason Pawloski made a dramatic recovery as the Bruins held off Minot (18-15-3 overall) 4-3 in a shootout win in Riverside Arena Saturday.

After allowing three goals in the first period, Pawloski stopped 29 shots in a row and he denied the Minotauros on all four of their shootout attempts to seal the win four Austin.

Jay Dickman and Brandon Wahlin each scored in the shootout to give Austin (25-5-5 overall) the win.

The Bruins trailed 3-2 for much of the night until Easton Vitala tied it up with a goal with 2:33 left in the game.


Minot 3 0 0 0 0 – 3

Austin 2 0 0 1 1 – 4

First period

(A) Chris Fischer (shorthanded) 8:53

(M) Steven Sherman (powerplay) (Seth Blair, Matt Audette) 9:35

(A) CJ Smith (powerplay) (Jake Flynn, Josh Bretner) 15:57

(M) Denis Dalidovich (Jake McCann) 17:07

(M) Sherman (Matt Audette) 18:41

Second period

No scoring

Third period

(A) Easton Vitala (Nate Mondry, Michael Bond) 17:27


No scoring

Shots: Austin – 38; Minot – 36

Powerplays: Austin – 1-for-6; Minot – 1-for-6


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