Wings rough up Bruins, 6-2

Published 6:30 pm Saturday, March 19, 2011

The Austin Bruins' Jordan Greenberg tries to settle the puck before shooting against Aberdeen in the second period Friday night at Riverside Arena. - Eric Johnson/

Austin didn’t get a real good start to their final weekend of home play in their inaugral season.

The Aberdeen, S.D. Wings blitzed the Bruins Friday night, 6-2 at Riverside Arena.

Austin was able to keep to within two at the end of two periods, but the Wings responded with a three-goal third period including the second of two goals for Aberdeen’s C.J. Pullar at 12:29 in the third.

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Austin took a 1-0 lead in the first period when Chase McDonald scored on a powerplay at 5:45 with assists to John Kirby and Connor Quinn.

However, the Wings took a 2-1 lead with goals from Paul Prescott and Pullar.

The Bruins’ only other goal came at the 6:55 mark in the third period from Jordan Greenberg, assisted by Nolan Kirley.


First period

(A) Chase McDonald (John Kirby, Connor Quinn), 5:45 PP

(Ab) Paul Prescott (Cory Ward, Brandon Platt), 11:06

(Ab) C.J. Pullar (Tyler Poulsen), 17:32

Second period

(Ab) Tyler Poulsen (Paul Prescott, Cory Ward), 16:44 PP

Third period

(Ab) Louis Educate (Cory Ward), 4:03 PP

(A) Jordan Greenberg (Nolan Kirley), 6:55

(Ab) C.J. Pullar (Tyler Poulsen, Michael Malady), 12:29

(Ab) Tim Tuscher (Michael Malady, Ryan Wagner), 13:50

Shots: Austin — 27; Aberdeen — 25

Powerplays: Austin — 1 for 7; Bismarck — 2 for 6