Bruins start fast and win big over Blizzard

Published 8:18 am Sunday, February 20, 2011

The Bruins' Charlie Adams battles with Alexandria's Michael Pieper behind the Alexandria net in the first period Saturday night at Riverside Arena. - Eric Johnson/

Mike Adamowicz and Chase McDonald each scored two goals as the Bruins rolled to their most lopsided victory of the season in Riverside Arena Saturday.

The Bruins (17-23-2 overall) put up three goals in the first period as they beat Alexandria (21-18-5 overall) 7-1 to complete a weekend sweep of the Blizzard.

Austin Bruins goalie Keegan Asmundson stops a shot by Alexandria's Tucker Coborn in the second period Saturday night at Riverside Arena. - Eric Johnson/

Adamowicz, a forward from Chandler, Ariz., scored both of his goals in the first 13 minutes of the game and he added an assist in the third period.

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McDonald, a forward from Salt Lake City, Utah, scored in the second and third periods and he had an assist as well.

Austin grad John Kirby had three assists in the win.

Keegan Asmundson stopped 26 of the 27 shots he saw in net for the Bruins.


(A) Mike Adamowicz (powerplay) (Christian Folin, Trevor Waldoch) 8:35

(A) Adamowicz (John Kirby, Chase McDonald) 12:14

(A) Waldoch (Cody Hotchkin, Sam Olson) 18:16

Second period

(A) McDonald (Kirby) 11:08

(A) Alex Tesenky (Jordan Greenberg, Jonathan Gehrt) 19:53

Third period

(A) McDonald (Chris Fischer, John Kirby) 8:09

(AL) Jordan Nelson (Mike Krieg, Nardo Natgtzaam) 11:02

(A) Sam Olson (Adamowicz, Jeremy Finger) 19:12

Shots: Austin – 38; Alexandria – 27

Powerplays: Austin – 1-for-4; Alexandria – 0-for-4