Austin goalie Nick Lehr watches the puck bounce away after a stop in the first period against Bismarck Saturday night at Riverside Arena. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com
Austin goalie Nick Lehr watches the puck bounce away after a stop in the first period against Bismarck Saturday night at Riverside Arena. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

Bruins blank Bismarck to get a weekend sweep

Published 9:43am Sunday, November 10, 2013

The Bruins finished off their best defensive weekend of the season when they shut out Bismarck for the second straight night in a 1-0 win in Riverside Arena.

The Bruins (14-4 overall) held the Bobcats (10-5-1 overall) to just 17 shots and Nick Lehr stopped all of them. Over the weekend, Bismarck mustered just 37 total shots on goal.

Austin's Guillaume Leclerc carries the puck in the first period against Bismarck Saturday night at Riverside Arena. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com
Austin’s Guillaume Leclerc carries the puck in the first period against Bismarck Saturday night at Riverside Arena. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

Trey Dodd, a forward from St. Louis, Mo., scored his second career NAHL goal to win the game for Austin with 9:40 left in the game.

The Bruins are now 9-0 at home and the lead the NAHL Central with 28 points. Aberdeen and Bismarck are tied for second with 21 points.

The Bruins are currently the only undefeated team at home in the entire NAHL.

SCORING SUMMARY

Bismarck 0 0 0 — 0

Bruins 0 0 1 — 1

First period

No scoring

Second period

No scoring

Third period

(A) Trey Todd (Luke Dietsch, Eli May) 10:20

Shots: Austin — 24; Bismarck — 17

Powerplays: Austin — 0-for-5; Bismarck — 0-for-5

 


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