Bruins drop game two to BobcatsPublished 3:26pm Sunday, April 28, 2013
The Austin Bruins lost 5-2 to the Bismarck Bobcats in game two of the NAHL Central Division finals in Riverside Arena Saturday.
The series it now tied 1-1 with games three and four scheduled to be played in Bismarck Friday and Saturday.
Austin pulled to within 3-2 when Ladislav Zikmund scored early in the third period, but the Bobcats put the game away when Daniel Kovar scored a shorthanded goal to make it 4-2.
Nick Lehr had 19 saves in the first two periods for Austin and Jason Pawloski had seven saves in the third period for the Bruins.
Bismarck 1 2 2 — 5
Austin 0 1 1 — 2
(B) Bob Kinne (Joe Giorano, Cory Chapman) 16:59
(A) Cody Dixon (AJ Reid, Grant Eichstadt) 12:03
(B) Daniel Kovar (Phillip Starzynski, Levi Blom) 14:00
(B) Matt Pholkamp (Blom) 8:13
(A) Ladislav Zikmund (Brandon Wahlin, Riley Colvard) 1:37
(B) Kovar (SH) (Kinne) 17:41
(B) Adam Knochenums (empty net) (Patrick Moore, Shane Omdahl) 19:05
Powerplays: Austin — 0-for-1; Bismarck — 0-for-2
Shots: Austin — 28; Bismarck — 31