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Bruins sweep Minot with another 3-1 win

The Austin Bruins finished off a weekend sweep of Minot (4-31-2 overall) when they won 3-1 in Riverside Arena Saturday.

The Minotauros took an early 1-0 lead in the first period but Colton Kramer tied the game up in the second period and Austin grad John Kirby put the Bruins (20-12-4 overall) ahead for good when he scored early in the third period.

Tyler Bruggeman had 21 saves for Austin.


Minot 1 0 0 – 1

Austin 0 1 2 – 3

First period

(M) Hans Drabert (powerplay) (Seth Blair, Denis Dalidvoich 13:23

Second period

(A) Colton Kramer (Chase McDonald, Jeremy Finger) 10:50

Third period

(A) John Kirby (AJ Reid, Charlie Adams) 6:36

(A) Charlie Adams (empty net) (Nolan Kirley) 19:32

Powerplays: Austin – 0-for-2; Minot – 1-for-6

Shots: Austin – 29; Minot – 22