Bruins’ shots don’t pay off in loss

Published 9:05 am Sunday, February 6, 2011

Charlie Adams tries to skate the puck through Coulee Region's Lucas Dillon, left, and David Mylrea during the third period Saturday night.- Eric Johnson/

For the second night in a row the Austin Bruins had more shots than the NAHL Central’s top team but it came up short again in a 3-1 loss to the Coulee Region Chill (25-13-4 overall) on paint the rink pink night in Riverside Arena Saturday.

Alex Tesenky put Austin (14-22-3 overall) up 1-0 in the first with a goal, but the Chill scored two powerplay goals in the second period to take control.

Austin had five more shots on goal in the game, but Coulee Region goalie Paul Moberg stopped 35 of the 36 shots he saw.

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Austin’s Keegan Asmundson stopped 28 of 31 shots.

The game was a sellout with an attendance of 1,900.


Coulee Region 0 2 1 – 3

Austin 1 0 0 – 1

First period

(A) Alex Tesenky (Dawson Kuhlmann, Nolan Kirely) 12:48

Second period

C) Connor Gaarder (powerplay) (Anderw Pitts, Matt Blomquist) 4:33

(C Micky Knox (powerplay) (Zac Frischmon, Lucas Dillon) 17:42

Third period

(C Knox (Frishmon) 4:15

Shots: Austin – 36; Coulee Region – 31

Powerplays: Austin – 0-for-3; Coulee Region – 2-for-6