Bruins close out regular season with a winPublished 6:29pm Sunday, March 31, 2013
ONALASKA, WIS. — The Austin Bruins finished their regular season with a 5-1 win over Coulee Region (16-39-5 overall) on the road Saturday.
Jason Pawloski stopped 34 shots for Austin (42-11-7 overall), while Nate Mondry, Josh Bretner and AJ Reid all had a goal and an assist.
The Bruins will open the first round of the NAHL Central Division playoffs when they host Minot April 13 and April 14 at 7:05 p.m. in Riverside Arena for the first two games in a best-of-five series.
Austin 2 2 1 — 5
Coulee 0 0 1 — 1
(A) Jay Dickman (AJ Reid, Grant Eichstadt) 1:34
(A) Reid (Travis Maxwell, Chris Fischer) 14:49
(A) Nate Mondry (Joey Caprio, Brandon Wahlin) 1:33
(A) Josh Bretner (Easton Vitala, Mondry) 13:56
(A) CJ Smith (powerplay) (Caprio, Bretner) 3:07
(B) Andy Faust (Sean Lang, Mac Jensen) 18:31
Shots: Austin — 49; Coulee — 35
Powerplays: Austin — 1-for-4; Coulee — 0-for-4