Aberdeen tops Austin in a shootout

Published 10:24 pm Friday, March 25, 2011

After nine straight players missed on a shootout attempt, CJ Pullar found the back of the net and gave Aberdeen (19-34-4 overall) a 5-4 shootout victory over Austin in Aberdeen Friday.

All five of the Bruins’ shooters came up empty in the shootout.

The Bruins (22-30-4 overall) trailed 4-3 in regulation when John Kirby tied things up with unassisted goal with 5:45 left in the third period.

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Keegan Asmundson stopped 37 of the 41 shots he saw for Austin.


Austin 1 0 3 0 — 4

Aberdeen 2 1 1 0 — 5

First period

(AB) CJ Pullar (Paul Prescott, Tyler Poulsen) 5:17

(A) Cody Hotchkin (powerplay) (John Kirby) 10:42

(AB) Michael Malady (Ryan Wagner, Cody Marooney) 19:36

Second period

(AB) Pullar (Prescott, Poulsen) 15:11

Third period

(A) Jadin Martin (Dawson Kuhlmann, Alex Tesenky) 7:14

(A) Sam Olson (powerplay) (Trevor Waldoch, Charlie Adams) 11:38

(AB) Poulsen (powerplay) (Geoff Ferguson, Brandon Platt) 13:28

(A) Kirby 14:15

Shots: Austin — 39; Aberdeen — 42

Powerplays: Austin — 2-for-5; Aberdeen — 1-for-7