Finger’s goal lifts Bruins past Chill

Published 9:09 pm Friday, March 30, 2012

ONALASKA, WIS. — Austin’s Jeremy Finger scored the go-ahead goal with 8:05 left in the third as the Bruins beat Coulee Region (17-35-7 overall) on the road Friday.

AJ Reid gave Austin (36-17-6 overall) a 1-0 lead in the first period with a shorthanded goal but the Chill tied it up when Chris Hughes scored just four minutes into the third period.

Tyler Bruggeman had 33 saves for Austin.

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Austin 1 0 1 — 2

Coulee 0 0 1 — 1

First period

(A) AJ Reid (shorthanded) (Charlie Adams) 17:54

Second period

No scoring

Third period

(C) Chris Hughes (Jake Useldinger, James Hughes) 4:20

(A) Jeremy Finger (Brandon Wahlin) 11:55

Powerplays: Austin — 0-for-0; Coulee Region — 0-for-2

Shots: Austin — 40; Coulee Region — 34