Bruins top Minot 5-2

Published 12:34 am Saturday, October 8, 2011

The Austin Bruins fired off 51 shots on goal as they topped Minot (1-8 overall) 5-2 on the road Friday.

For the second straight game, five different players scored goals for Austin (3-2-1 overall).

CJ Smith tied the game up at one in the second period, John Kirby scored to make it a 2-1 game and Christian Folin, Trevor Waldoch and Jonathan Gehrt all added insurance goals in the third period.

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Tyler Bruggeman picked up the win in net for Austin as he finished with 27 saves.

Minot (1-7 overall)


Austin 0 2 3 — 5

Minot 0 1 1 — 2

First period

No scoring

Second period

(M) Kevin Walz (Tim Donohue, Matt Lindquist) 3:40

(A) CJ Smith (Riley Covard, Kody Reuter) 7:52

(A) John Kirby (Brandon Wahlin, Jake Flynn) 15:57

Third period

(A) Christian Folin (powerplay) (Charlie Adams) 7:36

(A) Trevor Waldoch (CJ Smith) 9:40

(A) Jonathan Gehrt (powerplay) (Adams) 10:55

(M) Steve Heller (Derek Tylka, Buster Hebda) 19:28

Powerplays: Austin — 2-for-13; Minot — 0-for-8

Shots: Austin — 51; Minot — 29