Blizzard edge Bruins 2-1

Published 8:44 pm Sunday, January 1, 2012

The Austin Bruins fell back one point in the NAHL Central Division behind second place Alexandria when they lost 2-1 to the Blizzard in Alexandria, Minn. Sunday.

The Blizzard (19-10-2 overall) took the lead for good in the second period when Charlie Aus scored a goal.

Austin (18-11-3 overall) had tied the game up at one just 49 seconds earlier when Matt Hansen scored.

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Nicholas Lehr had 42 saves in the loss for Austin, which a three-game winning streak snapped in the loss.


Austin 0 1 0 – 1

Alexandria 1 1 0 – 2

First period

(AL) Thomas Williams (Tucker Coborn, Seth Rnsberg) 4:51

Second period

(A) Matt Hansen (Austin Nelson, Connor Quinn) 8:00

(AL) Charlie Aus (Dylan Zink, Coborn) 8:49

Third period

No scoring

Shots: Austin – 24; Alexandria – 44

Powerplays: Austin – 0-for-2; Alexandria – 0-for-6