Bruins drop final home game of regular seasonPublished 2:24pm Sunday, March 23, 2014
The Austin Bruins lost their fourth home game of the season in their last regular season home game as they fell 1-0 to Bismarck (31-22-5 overall) in Riverside Arena Saturday.
Nate Repensky of Bismarck scored the only goal of the game in the third period and Nick Lehr finished with 21 saves for the Bruins (38-19-1). Austin had 26 shots in the loss.
With two games left on the schedule, the Bruins lead second place Aberdeen by just one point. Austin, which has clinched at least the No. 2 seed in the NAHL Central playoffs, will close its regular season with games at Bismarck Friday and Saturday.