Lehr scores a shutout as Bruins advance to finalsPublished 10:15am Sunday, April 21, 2013
MINOT – Bruins’ goalie Nick Lehr stopped all 35 of the shots he saw as Austin finished off Minot in game four with a 1-0 win in the NAHL Central Division semifinals.
John Simonson scored the lone goal for Austin in the first period and Austin stopped the Minotauros on all six of the power plays.
The Bruins will now prepare for a rematch of last year’s NAHL Central Division finals when they take on Bismarck, who swept Brookings.
Austin will host the first two games of the five-game series on Friday and Saturday at 7:05 p.m. at Riverside Arena.
Austin 1 0 0 – 1
Minot 0 0 0 – 0
(A) John Simonson (Brandon Wahlin) 14:33
Shots: Austin – 32; Minot – 35
Powerplays: Austin – 0-for-5; Minot – 0-for-6