Bruins come back to beat Wings

Published 11:58 pm Friday, October 5, 2012

The Austin Bruins came back from an early hole to beat Aberdeen 5-3 in Riverside Arena Friday.

The Wings (2-5 overall) scored two goals in the first period, but Austin bounced back when Riley Colvard and Cody Dixon scored in the second period to tie the game.

Colvard scored again in the third period to give the Bruins (4-2 overall) a 4-3 lead and John Simonson added an insurance goal.

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Nicholas Lehr stopped 21 shots in net for the Bruins.


Aberdeen 2 0 1 — 3

Bruins 0 2 3 — 5

First period

(AB) Joe Sullivan (Peter Krieger, Steven Johnson) 4:02

(AB) Peter Krieger (Joe Sullivan) 8:34

Second period

(A) Riley Colvard 5:58

(A) Cody Dixon (Chris Fischer, John Simonson) 18:28

Third period

(A) Brandon Wahlin (powerplay) (Dixon) 2:35

(AB) Mike Parnell 3:45

(A) Colvard (Wahlin) 13:22

(A) John Simonson (CJ Smith) 14:37

Shots: Austin — 45; Aberdeen — 24

Powerplays: Austin — 1-for-5; Aberdeen — 0-for-3